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Have you ever acquired some odd push notifications in your OnePlus telephone? Maybe messages with random jumbled English letters or different characters, that make no sense? In that case, don’t fear, your telephone hasn’t been hacked or compromised in a roundabout way, it’s a mistake on OnePlus’s half. The corporate tweeted concerning the mix-up after OnePlus telephone homeowners began posting photos of the unusual notifications, involved there was a safety problem.
OnePlus says it has been finishing up an inside check, the place a worldwide push notification was by chance despatched out to some OnePlus 7 Professional homeowners. “We wish to apologize for any difficulties, and guarantee you that our group is at the moment investigating the error,” OnePlus wrote. The corporate says it should share extra data on the error quickly.
Primarily based on the replies to the tweet, OnePlus homeowners from everywhere in the world have acquired the push notifications. Some reported that when the notification was tapped, it opened the net browser solely to return a “Web page not discovered” message, so there doesn’t seem like any hazard if you happen to by chance work together with the message. OnePlus’s speedy request for forgiveness has made it straightforward for homeowners to fortunately dismiss the notification, with out worrying their telephone has been compromised in a roundabout way.
The thriller OnePlus notification comes only a few weeks after Huawei hit the information with undesirable adverts displaying up on some telephones that use its Journal Unlock characteristic, the place the lock display screen picture adjustments every time the display screen wakes up. It was solely after investigation that Huawei knowledgeable homeowners that the reserving.com adverts had been a part of an inside check that by chance hit non-public telephones. These two incidents present alterations could be made to the way in which your telephone works by firms and app builders, if you happen to present permission.
OnePlus launched the OnePlus 7 Professional in Could, alongside the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 5G. Don’t let the shock push notification put you off shopping for one if you happen to’re nonetheless not determined. Like Huawei’s check, it should seemingly not occur once more. The telephone can also be wonderful, and advantages from common software program updates to enhance the digicam and different points of the telephone. It’s out there now, with costs beginning at $670.