With the launch of new flagship especially one like very innovative and unique as Samsung’s new smartphone Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus there are absolute to have some hiccups. Since the phone has been out for two weeks now, we have heard about tons of issues including the red-tinted display, Wi-Fi connectivity, and wireless charging issues. And now, it seems a growing number of Galaxy S8 and s8+ users are running into the more serious problem than any of these matters.
Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users posted on company’s official forum – Samsung Forum and XDA Developers forum to report the serious issue of random restarting. One of the users named Lazazy wrote on Samsung’s forum, “Everything seems to be working well except the phone keeps rebooting itself. I have had it for about 10 hours now, and it has already restarted seven times while I was using it.”
Till now there is no official statement from Samsung. However, the experts have found several ways to give a quick fix to this issue of the random reboot of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Take a look at some handy tricks.
Solution #1: Remove Micro SD Card
As for the cause of this glitch, the standard solution involves the removal of Micro SD card. Surprisingly, some the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus issue could be caused by an SD card malfunctioning. If you are using SD Card and facing the problem, then you need to remove the SD Card from your Galaxy S8/S8 Plus as soon as possible. Once after restarting your phone. It is a temporary fix, but still, it is worth trying.
Solution #2: Move All Apps to Galaxy S8/S8 Plus Internal Storage
Most of us are habituate with installing all the apps in Micro SD Card. But for Galaxy S8/S8+ user it is suggested to install apps on internal storage. To transfer the all apps on the device internal storage follow this steps.
Step #1. Go to Settings and then tap on Apps.
Step #2. It will bring you the list of apps, select the app that you want to transfer to the internal storage and tap on it.
Step #3. Here tap on Storage and then tap on Change. And this will bring you one pop-up menu of Change Storage Location with two options Internal Storage and SD Card. Here, choose Internal Storage option.
Step #4. On the next screen, tap on Move and wait for apps to be moved to internal storage.
Repeat the same steps to move all the apps to your Micro SD card till left none of the apps on Micro SD card. Then restart your device and check if your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus phone continuous to a random reboot.
Solution #3: Troubleshoot for Incompatible Apps
If the moving of the proactive apps to internal storage was unable to overcome the issue, then troubleshoot for incompatible apps will work. For that, you need to run your device in Safe Mode. This will completely stop using all of the third party apps and only uses device apps.
Doing this will be easy for you to identify if there is any third party app that causing the issue.
To do it, these steps will help you out:
Step #1. Switch off your Galaxy S8/S8+ phone and wait for around 30 seconds and then Switch ON your Galaxy S8 /S8 Plus by pressing the Power button.
Step #2. Remember one thing you don’t let go of the Power button. Then along with the Power button press the Volume Down button once you see that the Samsung logo appears on the screen.
Step #3. This will show you lock screen and here on display; you will find the bottom of the Screen those are Safe Mode, tap on it, and your device is entered in Safe Mode.
After that, you can leave the buttons and use your phone and make sure the issue is gone. You can even uninstall those third party apps. For that follow the steps below:
Step #1. Go to the Settings → Apps.
Step #2. Here tap on the app which you want to uninstall and tap on the tab of Uninstall.
Step #3. If any other apps are still running in the background then first you need to tap on Force Stop and then uninstall the app.
Solution #4: Troubleshoot for Software Errors
Troubleshoot for software errors is even works well to solve this issue. It helps you to check for malware and erroneous apps. For that, you need to run the device in maintenance mode. It helps you find that doesn’t support your Galaxy S8/S8 Plus because of the advanced version of your device. So to run device maintenance mode here are some steps:
Step #1. Open Settings and then tap on Device Maintenance.
Step #2. Tap on Optimize Now.
This will help you find problematic apps to solve the issue.
Solution #5: Restore To Its Factory Settings
If you are facing the same issue even after performing all the above Galaxy S8/S8+ Random Restart solutions then here is the best weapon to overcome this issue, and that is Factory data reset.
Restoring the factory settings the best way to fix this problem. It lets you remove all the data stored in your device. But before restoring to the factory settings, you need to make a copy of your device data. Once after data backup follows the steps listed below for factory data reset:
Step #1. Go to Settings on your device.
Step #2. Now, Tap on Backup and Reset.
Step #3. Next, tap on the option of Factory Data Reset and then tap OK, once you got the pop-up window with a warning on your device’s screen.
Now check if the issue is gone and then restore the data on the device. Make sure that the problem is solved.
These are the best possible fix for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Random Restart issue.
Don’t forget to let us know which one or more from these solutions worked for you. You can leave your comments here in the comments section.