How to save all the personal data on your Note7 before Samsung bricks it
Attention Samsung Galaxy Note7 owners: the time has come at last to give up on those potentially explosive devices in your pocket.
Samsung has revealed plans to remotely update all Galaxy Note 7 devices in the U.S., starting Dec. 19. The update will leave the phone “bricked” — which means it will no longer be able to charge or work with cellular networks. (Unless you have Verizon, which is so far refusing to push out the update.
Note7 owners who refused to trade in the dangerous devices following the production halt in October must take action before Samsung renders their phones unusable.