Samsung says it is investigating the problem, which might be attributable to an change to the texting app Samsung Messages.
“Ultimate night spherical 2.30am, my phone despatched [my girlfriend] my whole gallery over textual content material nevertheless there was no doc of it on my messages app,” one Reddit shopper complained.
They added that they’d enabled a setting allowing pictures to be routinely backed-up to Google, and suspected that the leak occurred resulting from an change to the Samsung Messages app.
Additional homeowners of the Galaxy S9, S9+ and Discover eight items have complained about picture dumps, prompting one Reddit shopper to quip: “Do S9’s embody divorce attorneys?”
One different referenced the self-immolation of Discover 7s debacle by stating: “Give me a spontaneously exploding phone any day of the week, Samsung, as a substitute of this nightmare state of affairs.”