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6 Methods to Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Freezing and Crashing

Last Updated on May 1, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to unfreeze your Samsung Galaxy S8? In this tutorial, I’ll show you methods to fix Samsung Galaxy S8 freezing and crashing issues. This Galaxy S8 keeps freezing, and crashing occurs due to whole internal storage, software glitch, specific app problem, etc. While using any apps or games on your Android device, suddenly stop apps and see this message “Unfortunately app has stopped”. Other issues that freeze or slow down Galaxy S8 are running unnecessary background apps, mobile data usage, more than one app used at a time, and other reasons. Sometimes see a black screen on Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus devices. Follow the below given possible solutions to fix the Samsung Galaxy S8 Freezing and Crashing issue.

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6 Methods to Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Freezing and Crashing

Samsung galaxy S8 Freezing and Crashing


Solution 1: Force Restart your Samsung Phone

Long-press the power and volume down buttons simultaneously for 10-15 seconds until the Samsung logo appears. Wait until start your Samsung device.

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Solution 2: Check the Software Update

Ensure your Samsung phone is running the latest software update.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap Software update.

Step 3: Tap Download and Install.

Solution 3: Check your Phone Storage is full

Make sure your Samsung storage is not full. If storage is full, remove temporary junk files and delete unnecessary apps from your device to free up space. To check storage, go to Settings > Battery & device care > Storage.

Solution 4: Turn On Safe Mode to Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Freezing and Crashing

Step 1: Press & hold the power button until you view the power menu on your Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus phone.

Step 2: Long-press the power off button until you see this message: Reboot to safe mode.

Step 3: Tap OK.

Now check whether your Galaxy S8 is crashing or freezing. After enabling safe mode on Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus, you can see only system default apps, and it will temporarily disable all downloaded apps. If you can’t find any problem in the safe mode, any third-party app is causing the issue on your Samsung S8 and S8 Plus. Delete the recently downloaded third-party apps one by one until you find an app that causes the problem, remove it from your device, and re-install other apps.

Solution 5: Wipe Cache Partition

If your system cache corrupted, you’re Samsung phone unresponsive or freezing sometimes. Try to wipe the cache partition on your Samsung phone using the power and volume buttons.

Step 1: Power off your Samsung phone.

Step 2: Long-press the Volume up key and Bixby button, then press & hold the Power button.

Step 3: Release the buttons when you see the Android logo.

You can see the Android system recovery menu settings.

Step 4: Press the Volume down button until highlighting the Wipe cache partition.

Step 5: Press the Power button to apply.

By default, select the No option.

Step 6: Press the Volume down key button to highlight Yes.

Step 7: Press the Power button to apply.

Step 8: The Wipe cache data message is in the bottom left corner. Wait until complete the process.

Step 9: Press the Power button to restart your Samsung phone.

If you’re still facing the Galaxy S8 freezing and crashing, factory reset your Samsung phone. It will delete all your Samsung phone data, make sure to back up your data before resetting it.

Solution 6: Factory Reset Samsung Phone

It will delete all your personal information from your Samsung device. Before the factory reset your device, back up your Galaxy data.

I hope this little trick helps to fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Freezing and crashing problem. Don’t forget to mention which method worked for you.

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