Overheating is an issue that affects most devices and Samsung Galaxy S8 is not immune to this problem. The phone is one of the most powerful models to date and it is understood that it can be overheated. If your Samsung Galaxy S8 getting hot do not panic. Overheating on Samsung Galaxy S8 can be as a result of prolong use. You can avoid this by practicing simple principles such refraining from using your phone while it is charging. This article will look at how to fix Samsung Galaxy S8 overheating.
See also: How to fix Samsung S8 slow charging
Guide: How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 overheating issues?
Avoid direct heat
Avoiding direct heat can fix Samsung S8 overheating issues. If your device is exposed to natural or artificial light for too long then it can very hot. This is a simple solution that you should bear in mind whenever you use your device. Find a cool place to store your device.
Don’t use the phone while it is charging
We know that the Samsung S8 is a great phone but try to give the phone a break especially when you are charging it. If you are addicted to your mobile device this can be very difficult. Try to do something that you love when you put your phone to charge. You will forget about it eventually. In addition to this, don’t overcharge your phone. The battery should take approximately 1 and a half hour to be completely charged.
Remove phone case
If you are experiencing overheating with your Samsung Galaxy S8 then remove the phone case. This is a simple diagnosis which will help to cool your phone and reduce overheating.
Close running Apps
Another solution is to close applications that are open. If you are not using open applications then close it. Try not to overwork your device. You can also perform a soft reset to close open applications running in the background.
- Press and hold the Power button (located on the right edge of the device).
- Tap Restart.
- Tap Restart again to confirm. If the device is unresponsive/frozen, press and hold the Power button for approximately 10 seconds or until the device power cycles.
You can dim display on Samsung S8 to reduce overheating. Please follow the steps below to reduce brightness.
- From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps
- Go to Settings
- Select Display
- Adjust the Brightness level by using the slider control at the top of the screen
- To adjust automatically, tap Auto adjust brightness
Optimize battery settings
Samsung S8 overheating can be reduced by optimizing the battery settings. This will prevents apps from leeching on the phone’s battery. Overheating tends to take place when your phone is overworked.
- Go to Settings
- Tap on Battery
- Tap on Battery Usage and then tap on More
- Search for Optimize Battery Usage and tap on it
- You will get the list of apps on your phone
- Tap on All Apps and make sure that it is switched On for all the apps on your phone
Samsung is aware of the Wi-Fi issue that users are facing. It was announced that a software update will debug and resolve the issue users are facing. This will be available in Korea. If you have issues try to update your device.
- From your home screen navigate to Settings
- Scroll down and tap About phone
- Search for the software update or System update at the top.
- Tap on it.
- Your device should be updated
Toggle Fast cable charging
Fast cable charging helps your device to charge efficiently. The device is turned off when you charge the battery. The fast cable charging may not be working so you can toggle it and the problem should be resolved.
- Go to settings
- Search for Battery settings
- Click on battery
- Search for fast cable charging and switch it Off.
- Wait for five seconds and switch it On.
Uninstall third party app
Removing third-party applications may be contributing to Samsung S8 overheating. If you have recently installed any application prior to this problem then uninstall the app.
- Go to menu
- Select Setting
- Tap on More
- Click on Application Manager
- Select Downloaded section
- Then select the app and tap uninstall
Perform a factory reset
If the previous solutions don’t work then you need to do a factory reset. This should be your last resort. Ensure that you back up important data because they can be lost after a factory data reset.
- Turn off your device
- Press and hold “Volume Down” and “Power“
- Keep holding the buttons until you see the Recovery screen
- Using the volume button, tap “Wipe data/factory reset“
- Press the “Power” button to select the highlighted option.
The solutions above should help to reduce overheating on the Samsung S8. If not please comment below and we will help you.