Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus both have a lot to be used for. So, I am not amazed to see that a lot of users decided to purchase one of them. Running the new Android OS, these devices have amazing options, but (yes, there has to be a but) things don’t always work as we want them to. If you find that something isn’t working, as it should on the Samsung Galaxy S8 do not stop and solve the issues as quickly as you can in order to get back full control over the smartphone.
I have to express you that there are big risks to achieve to lenient brick the smartphone, but there’s no motive to fear. Before the opinion of the worst, let me show what it can be done to solve all the problems in the comfort of your desk.
Don’t get me wrong; if the Galaxy S8 is hard bricked or broken materially, then taking it to the closest service center is the only option that I have for you. If you have useful a casual process, you probably know that you might have to give for these services (when applying custom methods the warranty of your device is voided).
But, at the same time, I must tell you that there are some modest things that you can do in order to fix the software related issues that you are facing on the Samsung Galaxy S8: you can make a clear cache, hard reset using recovery mode, access the Android Safe Mode or downgrade to the stock Android OS.
And if the Why am I in such a situation? question drives you mad, let me some up with some answers. Well, maybe you have applied a leaked update that isn’t yet officially available, maybe you’ve installed a third party app or even a malware, you wanted to gain root access or unlock the bootloader, or install a custom recovery image such as CWM or TWRP recovery, but things have not worked as planned as these unofficial operations are not always as easy as they might seem.
This is the process you can take to fix the bricked Samsung Galaxy S8 manually:
Unbricking your Samsung Galaxy S8:
Do the Hard Reset
Most of the software related problems that you are concerned about need nothing more than a hard reset. Through this method you can bring back the device back to the original state, so it is recommended to do such a method at least once in a month to keep your device’s performance and keep it working at its best speed.
Doing the a hard reset assists to remove of boot loop or boot stuck once a third party mod or roms are installed, black screen, low performance, are continuous app crashes and possible other bugs the show up randomly. Take a look at third-party roms or mod, low performance, black screen, repeated facing app crashes and several other bugs that appear from nowhere, so use this steps and stop being concerned.
You can do some other things that to solve the brick issue if the issue did not get solved earlier.
Clearing the cache on recovery mode
If the above process hasn’t solved the device, then there is something else that you can do in order to unbrick your Galaxy S8: put it in recovery mode. This guide can assist you; take a look below to learn what you need to do:
- Make sure the smartphone is turned off. Click the Power key once and choose “Power off” or click and hold your Power key a maximum of couple seconds.
- Click and hold the Volume Up, Home, and Power buttons simultaneously once the process has ended. You will see your recovery mode show up on the device.
- Choose “Clear Cache Partition”.
- You will be able to select Advance and choose “Wipe dalvik cache”.
- When completed, navigate your way back to the main menu.
- Choose “Reboot System now”.
Accessing the Safe Mode on the Android
If the problems are from a possible malicious app or by an unresponsive process, then Android Safe Mode could be the solution to your problems. Learn how to put Android Safe Mode on the smartphone by going here and be sure that there is nothing difficult about it. You can perform it even if you are a newbie who is doing such a process for the very first time.
Installing/ Downgrading Stock Android firmware with Odin
If you want to install Stock Galaxy S8 Firmware using ODIN, you must make sure that you’ve downloaded and installed Samsung Galaxy drivers on your computer and don’t forget to enable USB debugging on your device to prepare for the procedure.
- Download the recommended firmware file for your Galaxy S8 device with the help ofthis direct link;
- Also do Odin,
- Move this to a desktop or a place where you can find it easily.
- Make sure your smartphone is turned off.
- Put the Galaxy S8 smartphone into download mode.
- Begin the ODIN app and connect your computer to your device. You should get a message.
- On an ODIN application, choose AP, then find stock firmware that is downloaded file that is in the.tar format;
- Make sure that repartition is not checked.
- You will see a message that says “Pass!!” show up on the Odin and your device will start again.
- You should have your smartphone disconnected from your computer.
This is the way you can revive the Samsung Galaxy S8 very easily using a tock firmware.
But, there are conditions when your smartphone remains fixed at Samsung’s logo after this procedure; take a look at the steps below in order to know how you can boot correctly.
- Have the Galaxy S8 turned off.
- Click the Home, Power, and Volume Up button together simultaneously until it gets to Recovery Mode.
- You can do the following things while it is on recovery mode such as Clear Factory/Data Reset.
- Next, you have to click the reboot system now button.