Samsung officially rebrands 'Apps' to 'Galaxy Store' with wallpapers to hide the S10 display hole

Samsung officially rebrands 'Apps' to 'Galaxy Store' with wallpapers to hide the S10 display hole
Remember the Galaxy Apps company store on your Samsung of late? Well, after it started changing the name and icon forcefully, Samsung is now making it official that the themes and wallpapers shop will be rebranded as the Galaxy Store with the slogan "Everything your Galaxy device needs, together in one place."

Perhaps because it is a one-stop shop for your themes, fonts, wallpapers and other goodies besides apps, perhaps because it felt the need for a change, but the rebranding is now a fact and if you have the old Apps icon, Samsung won't let you go in before you update. Unfortunately, what you see then depends on the country you are using the shop in, as not everything is available everywhere.


The Galaxy Watch and Samsung Gear wearable users can swap watch faces or download apps directly from the phone, as there is a dedicated "Watch" section in the Galaxy Store, in addition to games, utilities, and other pertinent tabs that make finding what you are looking for easier. 

In the new Store, you can also "AI-Recommended" apps and curated items with video explanation that can dress up your Galaxy with new and cool stuff like edge panels or camera stickers, for a price. 

That's right, the best things in the Galaxy aren't free, and if you want to pick one of the awesome wallpapers that will hide the selfie camera holes on your new S10 models, you'd have to shell out a buck. Seriously, there is such a category, and it is huge - from eagle eyes to Hello Kitty exercises. Any favorites there?



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Galaxy S10
  • Display 6.1" 1440 x 3040 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 10 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core, 2840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3400 mAh

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11 Comments

1. alligator

Posts: 97; Member since: Jan 09, 2016

PA, Galaxy Store has been rebranded about 2-3 weeks ago. If this was change in IOS you will notice it immediately but for Samsung, Huawei or any other brands this happens with 2 weeks delay.

3. eausa

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 28, 2019

Yeah, it does suck and their bias clearly shows. But who cares, we all know Samsung makes the best phones. As long as I have one in my hands.

5. mrochester

Posts: 997; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Samsung make the best android phones. Apple makes the best smartphones as a whole.

7. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

LMAO Then why does Samsung get phone of the year.

8. apple-rulz

Posts: 2113; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

10. iloveapps

Posts: 855; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

Then why Samsung mobile profit decline every year.

9. pimpin83z

Posts: 541; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

LMAO! *insert Jennifer Lawrence 'yea okay' thumbs up gif here*

2. eausa

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 28, 2019

Lol, love the creativity.

4. Cat97

Posts: 1892; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Actually they did this only after people did it on reddit after they begun receiving their preordered phones. Before this, they did the lame misleading wallpapers with the darkened corners, you know, just like Apple does to hide the notch or the Chinese to hide the chin :)

6. drunkenjay

Posts: 1670; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

cool story bro.

11. iloveapps

Posts: 855; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

Next rebranded: Samsung Store

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