What you need to know

  • Samsung has announced a new feature that will protect your data while your phone is being repaired.
  • The repair mode feature will first be available on the Samsung Galaxy S21 series in South Korea.
  • In the future, Samsung intends to expand the feature to other Galaxy models.

The idea of leaving your broken phone in the hands of a technician can be a nightmare, but Samsung has devised a solution to give you peace of mind while your device is being repaired.

Samsung has introduced a new repair mode feature (opens in new tab) for Galaxy devices (via SamMobile (opens in new tab)). The feature is coming to the Galaxy S21 series first in South Korea before making its way to many of the best Samsung phones.