Some Galaxy Phones Are Slowing Down As A Result of Google’s Most Recent Play System Update

Some Galaxy Phones Are Slowing Down As A Result of Google’s Most Recent Play System Update

In the latter week of April, Google released the May 2024 Play System update for Android phones. In addition to the customary stability enhancements, the build brought in Cross-device services, which let you smoothly transition between devices during Google Meet video sessions. Additionally, it brought Google Password Manager’s family password sharing feature. On some Galaxy smartphones, nevertheless, it seems that the May 2024 Play System upgrade had an unforeseen consequence that resulted in slower performance and longer app start times.

The Galaxy S23 and a few other Galaxy phones seem to be impacted by the problem. In its South Korean community forum, Samsung admitted to the issue and offered a straightforward workaround (via SamMobile) while it worked on a solution.

After installing the most recent Google Play System update, a corporate moderator has noticed that you may notice your Galaxy phone slowing down when using it for extended periods of time. Until a solution is released, you can temporarily remedy the issue by restarting your phone.

Restarting your Android phone is necessary in order to install a Google Play System update. But in this instance, if you feel that your Galaxy phone has slowed down and is taking a long time to access apps, Samsung advises doing another restart after a few hours.

In order to save your Galaxy phone from slowing down, you can choose not to install the May 2024 Play System update if you haven’t already. June has already begun, so Google’s Play System build for this month ought to be available sooner rather than later. It might include the change required to address the delay.

Owners of Samsung Galaxy devices frequently have problems because of Google

In less than a week, Galaxy owners have encountered two unrelated usability issues. This is the second one. Earlier this week, reports surfaced of Samsung Messages on Galaxy handsets malfunctioning due to a Google Meet upgrade.

Prior to this, the One UI 6.1 update that was released in late March caused problems with the Galaxy S23 series’ touchscreens. Many believed that the latest firmware from Samsung was the cause. However, it turned out that the issue was with the Google Discover feed, and Google subsequently released a remedy.