The Galaxy Note 7 remote deactivation news came from a Redditor who was apparently told by a Samsung representative over the phone that the company will remotely deactivate units that need to be turned in. Samsung refutes the report, adding that it has not said anything about remotely deactivating faulty Galaxy Note 7 units after September 30. The company says that it will share all official guidance related to the Galaxy Note 7 recall on its website.
It’s not uncommon for inaccurate information to spread in a story that’s rapidly gaining steam as this one and almost everyone appears to have an opinion about it. Always be sure to check the company’s official sources to ensure that you are abreast of the latest developments so that you are not misled by rumors and unsubstantiated reports.