Samsung Link app gets discontinued, but content stored remains accessible

Samsung Link app gets discontinued, but content stored remains accessible
Without further notice Samsung announced it has decided to terminate the Link application effective November 1. This means that starting this month, Samsung Link app will no longer be available for download.

Samsung cites “internal policy” reasons for no longer supporting Link. However, the South Korean company confirmed that those who used the application can still access their files. 

In fact, all files stored on registered devices and cloud service will remain accessible since they will not be deleted. Unfortunately, Samsung doesn't say for how long users will still be able to access these remaining files from each device's and cloud storage's application. 

It's also worth noting that there are some devices from which Samsung Link application can't be deleted. According to Samsung, those who can't deleted Link must update the application to the latest version.

As for those Smart TVs that come with Samsung Link pre-installed, the application can be easily removed by simply updated the TV software.

The Link is one of the oldest Android apps launched by Samsung. It made its debut as AllShare Play on the Samsung Galaxy S3 and it lived for more than 4 years. Farewell Samsung Link, it was fun while it lasted.

source: Samsung via SamMobile



1. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

another failed to product. watching tv now. over 3 million washing machines exploding and now being recalled. and you guys are eagerly waiting for the next big thing promised for the s8. dream on! and keep bashing ios

2. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

This has nothing to do with this article. The washers do not explod. When they spin the tops can detach. Yeah, can't wait for the note 8.

3. gdawilson

Posts: 299; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

you're the only person to comment on this. who is bashing iOS?

4. DigitalBoy05

Posts: 278; Member since: Jun 04, 2011

I'm probably one of the few people bummed about this. I bought a Samsung Homesync which is essentially a super awesome android media server with allsharecast built in. Only problem is is that it requires the home sync app which only works side by side with Samsung link. Haven't been able to download the homesync app for a while but side loading worked on the newer Samsung phones up till note 7. I guess it's just a 1TB paperweight now :(

5. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Samsung!!! Samsung what? RIP.

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