1. Thermistor's Avatar
    Just bought a Samsung licensed case. No phone numbers given at the store or any interaction with the phone. 10 minutes later (of having said case on phone) I get a message "Congratulations on your new cover. Check out these phone case themes" with link to Galaxy store. I check settings and Phone case themes is now enabled "Get notifications about exclusive themes available for your phone case". What the......???
    03-31-2019 08:45 AM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    Very nice.

    I don’t use Samsungs, but some sort of connection between case and phone, perhaps.
    03-31-2019 09:34 AM
  3. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    Where did you buy your case? Service provider, Best buy, etc? Did you use the same card that you used to buy your phone? Did you have to enter an email address at any time? Most likely, I would bet that your name, payment method, or some other bit of information in the transaction is tied to your Samsung account somehow.
    03-31-2019 10:03 AM
  4. Rukbat's Avatar
    The case might have something in it (an RFID, a magnet) that the phone can detect.
    03-31-2019 05:19 PM
  5. Mike Dee's Avatar
    03-31-2019 05:39 PM
  6. Thermistor's Avatar
    At a Samsung store. Different store than where I bought the phone. Paid cash. Kinda freaky. I'm guessing there is some kind of RFID/magnetic strip in the case that is picked up by the phone. Errr...who knows
    04-02-2019 09:47 AM
  7. Thermistor's Avatar
    cash.
    04-02-2019 09:47 AM
  8. Thermistor's Avatar
    Quite possible.
    04-02-2019 09:48 AM

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