The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is not just beautifully designed, it delivers the exceptional experience as well. It comes with many fun to use features and you will find many pre-installed apps. Once you adjust the settings according to your desires, you will start downloading the apps from Google Play. The majority of third-party applications will not cause any issues, but some poorly coded ones can create a few, from battery drain, lag to overheating. One of the most common solutions when solving an issue on a smartphone is to boot it into safe mode. This will allow you to use your device without third-party apps because all of them will be disabled. That way, you will know if one of the apps you have installed is causing the issue. Here is how to boot Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge into Safe Mode.
Steps to boot Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge into Safe Mode
If you are experiencing any issues on your smartphone such as battery drain, slow performance. etc., maybe one of the third-party apps is to blame. What you need to do is boot Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge into Safe Mode.
- Turn your phone off
- Press and hold the Power button
- When Samsung logo appears, release the Power button and press and hold the Volume down key
- Keep holding Volume down until the phone restarts
- Once “Safe mode” appears in the bottom-left corner of the screen release the Volume down key.
Now use your device for a while to see how the device behaves. No issues? An app is creating the conflict.
To exit the Safe Mode press and hold the Power button and then tap Restart.
You will have to uninstall third-party apps one by one in order to get rid of the problem one of the apps have been creating. You can start with the apps you have downloaded recently when the problem occurred. To uninstall applications:
- Go to Settings
- Tap Applications
- Next, tap Application Manager
- Tap the app you want to delete
- Tap Uninstall
- Tap Uninstall to confirm your action.
The other option is to perform a factory data reset because this will delete all third-party apps, settings and data on your device and it will be restored to factory defaults. As everything will be erased, don’t forget to backup your data first. Then do the following:
- Go to Settings
- Tap Backup & Restore
- Next, tap Factory data reset
- Tap Reset device
- Tap Erase everything
- Confirm your action
- Your Galaxy S7 Edge will reboot and will get a fresh start.