For those with a Galaxy S8 or a Galaxy S8+ Plus, it is important to know how to fix the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Plus freezing issue. It is very common to have your Galaxy smartphone freezing regardless of the apps you are running. In this article, we’ll explain how you can fix your Galaxy S8 and S8+ Plus freezing problem.
There are various reasons as to why your Galaxy smartphone will freeze, eventually crashing. However, it is important that you update your Galaxy smartphone to the latest software before attempting any of our proposed fixes below. If any of your installed apps continues to crash even after the software update, then you are very welcome to try out any of our fixes below.
Try factory resetting your Galaxy S8 and S8+ Plus smartphone
If the problem affecting your Galaxy smartphone cannot be identified, then it is advisable that you attempt a factory reset of your device first. However, you should note that this process deletes all your data and information. As such, ensure that you have saved all your important all your important information and files prior to the reset. Read this guide on how to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
Try uninstalling the crashing applications
It is a common problem to get some 3rd party applications being the cause of the crashing problem of your Galaxy S8 or S8+ Plus. It is very advisable that you first of all read the reviews of any app before you download it on Google Play Store.
This is especially important as it notifies you beforehand if there are other users experiencing similar problems. Since Samsung cannot fix the stability of 3rd party applications, it is down to the developers to improve their apps. If it is not fixed after some time, then the only option is uninstalling the app.
A lack of memory
The unstable application might not have enough memory on your device to function properly. Try deleting your uncommonly used applications and media files to free up some much needed internal memory.
This is especially common when you fail to restart your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus for several days. What will happen is that the apps start to randomly crash and freeze, as a result of the memory glitch. Turning your Galaxy smartphone on and off may sometimes solve the problem. If it doesn’t do it, follow the below steps;
- Go to the Home screen
- Open on applications
- Hit Manage Applications (swipe left/right to locate it)
- Hit on the application that keeps crashing
- Press Clear Data and Clear Cache