Those of us who own the new Samsung phone have a lot to say about the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. Most have complained about the frequent crashes and freezes especially when using different apps. Different reasons could cause the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus to freeze or crash. Try to update your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus before choosing to fix the crashing and freezing problems. If an app continues to crash after the updates, follow the guide given below to learn how to fix the Galaxy S8.
Try deleting defective apps to prevent your phone from crashing.
A number of Google Play Store apps can cause your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus to crash. To see if other Samsung users are dealing with the same problems, read the reviews written about various apps on Google Play Store. You should know that Samsung cannot fully guarantee the stability of third party apps and this leaves the developer fully responsible for improving their apps. Delete bad apps if no improved versions are released.
At times if your do not restart your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus after a long time, some apps will start to freeze and randomly crash. The reason as to why these apps keep on crashing could be because of memory glitches. Turning your S8 on and off should help solve this problem. If the problem persists after trying this out, the following steps should suffice:
- Power on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus
- Click on the apps
- Choose to select Manage Applications
- Click on Clear Data and also Clear Cache
How to factory reset your Galaxy S8 and S8+ Plus to fix crashing problems
After all the alternative options, you may not have figured out where the real problem lies with your Galaxy S8. If this is the case, try to perform a factory reset. Factory reset will make you loose on the applications on your device and all the data as well as Google account. Ensure you perform a data back up before carrying out this procedure. to learn more on factory reset, read the guide on how to factory reset the Galaxy your Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus.
Lack of memory
Faulty apps could also be as a result of insufficient memory on your Galaxy S8. Uninstall unused apps and those apps you do not frequently use so salvage some free internal space.