Samsung Galaxy S6 What does the device status mean – Solution

You can see on your Samsung Galaxy S6 the device status. To do so, navigate to the following submenu of the Android operating system:

Menu --> Settings --> Device Information --> Status

If you scroll all the way down here, then you can read the device status of your Samsung Galaxy S6. There are the following options, which can be viewed here:

Device status "officially"
Device Status "Modified"

Now you might ask yourself the question: What does the device status mean for my Samsung Galaxy S6?

This question we want to answer you in more detail here:

If the device status of your smartphones is 'officially', then you have a smart phone, which was not rooted by a user. This status should your Smartphone always have, when you buy new or used one. Because only through an authorized device status, you retain your warranty.

If the device status of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is  "Custom" or "Modified", then the device is provided with root privileges, which automatically leads to the fact that your warranty expires. The fact that the Knox Counter is adjusted by a rooted smartphone, the device status cannot be set back to “officially”.

You know now what is going on with the device status on your Samsung Galaxy S6 and what to watch.

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