Several users of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus have experienced their devices overheating after just a few hours of use. That is not the only case scenario. The Samsung Galaxy S8 tends to overheat when it’s exposed to heat for large amounts of time. For those with these types of problems, we’ll explain to you how you can tackle the overheating issue on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
Fixing the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus overheating problem
Uninstall the third party apps
If your device is overheating, there is a good chance a third party app is the root source of the problem. To solve this, hold down the Power key. Press and hold the Power OFF key till the message ‘’Reboot to Safe Mode’’ appears then hit restart. Read our comprehensive guide on how to get your Galaxy S8 in and out of the Safe Mode. If this solves your problem, then you have the cause of the overheating. Then try uninstalling each app separately or simply do a factory reset.
Try wiping the Cache partition
Before you opt to factory reset your smartphone, you could consider to first wipe the cache partition of your device. Read this guide to learn how to wipe the Galaxy S8 cache.
First, you need to power OFF your Galaxy S8 and get it into Recovery Mode. A blue recovery text accompanied by the Samsung logo should then appear. At this time, release all the buttons. Use the Volume Down key to highlight on the Recovery menu. Then use the Power key to select the option.
Reboot the Galaxy S8
Another solution to fix the overheating problem on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus is to reboot the phone by completing a factory reset. You can read this guide on how to reboot and reset the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. This will reset the phone back to standard settings like it just came out of the box and should solve any problems that you may have.