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OnePlus 7 Pro users are getting gibberish spam notifications

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : July 01, 2019 4:34 pm

Many owners of the OnePlus 7 Pro expressed concerns on Twitter by reporting that they were on the receiving end of two spam notifications. While one of them appeared to be in Chinese, the other was just a gibberish set of English alphabets. Upon clicking the notification, the screen showed a “browser not found” error.
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Several users of the OnePlus 7 Pro were left weirded out when the company’s push service alerted users with two new notifications. Users took to the internet to report that their OnePlus 7 Pro units received gibberish messages, thinking OnePlus' servers might have gotten hacked. 

 

Many owners of the OnePlus 7 Pro expressed concerns on Twitter by reporting that they were on the receiving end of two spam notifications. While one of them appeared to be in Chinese, the other was just a gibberish set of English alphabets. 

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Upon clicking the notification, however, the screen showed a “browser not found” error. The incident is reported to have happened to users in India, Belgium, Hong Kong, Germany, France and Netherlands. 

 

Since the issue, OnePlus has shared an official message on the matter revealing that push notification was nothing but the result of internal testing which sent out notifications to all OnePlus 7 Pro users globally. The company also apologised to its users and said it’s investigating the error and would share updates soon. 

 

 

 

The latest incident comes just weeks after OnePlus was found leaking email addresses of multiple users via its Shot on OnePlus application. The app contains a security flaw that has revealed email ID of hundred of users.

 

To recall, the OnePlus 7 Pro features a 6.67-inch QHD+ Fluid AMOLED display with 1440x3120 pixels resolution, 516ppi pixel density, 93 per cent screen-to-body ratio, 800nits brightness and 90Hz maximum refresh rate. It is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor along with Adreno 640 GPU. 

 

The phone equips a triple rear camera set up at the back, with one 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, a 16MP wide-angle secondary sensor and a third 8-megapixel sensor with 3x optical zoom. There's a 16MP Sony IMX471 pop-up selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS). The phone is backed up by a 4000mAh battery with support for Warp Charge 30 (5V/6A) and it runs on Android 9.0 Pie, which is based on OxygenOS.

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