Samsung Galaxy Store

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Samsung Galaxy Store
Samsung Galaxy Store logo.svg
Developer(s)Samsung Electronics
Initial release14 September 2009; 11 years ago (2009-09-14) (as Samsung Apps)
PlatformAndroid, Samsung Gear (Tizen), Bada Samsung Galaxy feature phones
Available inmultiple languages
TypeDigital distribution
WebsiteOfficial website

Samsung Galaxy Store (marketed as Galaxy Store; formerly known as Samsung Apps and Galaxy Apps) is an app store used for devices manufactured by Samsung Electronics that was launched in September 2009.

The service is primarily supplied pre-installed on Samsung Galaxy smartphones, Samsung Gear, and feature phones (such as the Samsung REX and Duos).

The store is available in 125 countries, and it offers apps for Android, Tizen, Windows Mobile, and Bada platforms. Apps from this store are updated by notifying the user via the Samsung Push Service, which has been installed in over one billion smartphones over the years.[1]

Ratings system[edit]

The Samsung Galaxy Store has a rating system used to determine what app is okay for a child.

Rating Restricted? Description
All No Apps with this rating are suitable for all ages. No explicit material should be used in apps with this rating.
4+ No Apps with this rating are recommended for ages 4 and up. No explicit material should be used in apps with this rating.
12+ No Apps with this rating are recommended for ages 12 and up. It may contain mild violence, mild sexual content, and mild bad language.
16+ No Apps with this rating are recommended for ages 16 and up. It may contain mild violence, mild sexual content, mild bad language, crude humor, mild blood, and simulated gambling.
18+ Yes Apps with this rating are suitable for adults. It may contain strong violence, strong sexual content, strong bad language, alcohol use, tabacco use, and gambling. Apps with this rating are not meant for minors.
Banned Yes Apps with this rating are not available for purchase due to them having content that is too objectionable.

Samsung apps provided[edit]

  • Booking.com[2]
  • Weather Channel[3]
  • Yelp[4]
  • Device Assistance
  • Samsung Archive
  • Calendar
  • Samsung Cloud
  • Samsung Gallery
  • Samsung Gear
  • Fit Manager
  • Samsung Health
  • Samsung Internet
  • Samsung Internet Browser
  • Samsung Keyboard
  • My Knox
  • Samsung Level
  • Samsung Link
  • Quick Measure
  • Samsung Messages
  • Samsung Music
  • Samsung My Files
  • Samsung Notes
  • Samsung Pay
  • Samsung Smart Home
  • Samsung Smart Switch
  • Galaxy View Remote
  • Samsung Video Library
  • Samsung Voice Recorder
  • Samsung Game Plugins

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samsung Push Service - android market data, growth and stats". AndroidRank.org. AndroidRank. 16 October 2020. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  2. ^ https://galaxystore.samsung.com/detail/com.booking.forsamsung
  3. ^ https://galaxystore.samsung.com/detail/com.weather.samsung
  4. ^ https://galaxystore.samsung.com/detail/com.yelp.android