Furthermore, the messages do not leave any trace that they were sent, leaving phone owners clueless on what just went out of their devices.
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Observations from some users showed the issue did not happen on other messaging apps.
Over on Samsung's forum, a Galaxy S9 user this week complained that Samsung Messages "has become VERY BUGGY" since T-Mobile started rolling out RCS support. "However, there was record of it on mobile logs", one Redditor posted less than a week ago.
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Another S9+ punter chipped in: "Oddly enough, my wife's phone did that last night, and mine did it the night before".
Samsung is encouraging those experiencing this issue to call the company directly at 1-800-SAMSUNG.
They added that they had enabled a setting allowing pictures to be automatically backed-up to Google, and suspected that the leak occurred because of an update to the Samsung Messages app. You can protect yourself or your pictures by revoking Samsung message's permission to access your photos. He wrote that the app was sending scheduled messages early, that some messages were ending up in wrong threads. Notably, there's also no record that the photos were sent from an affected users' phone, according to the Reddit user.
Samsung is aware of the issue and is now investigating it (and T-Mobile says the issue is on Samsung's end).