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How To Get Samsung Galaxy S8 Out Of Safe Mode

The Safe Mode, as you probably know, is a special functioning mode where you can investigate a wide range of malfunctions on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. It has the major advantage that it runs a limited number of processes, services, and pre-loaded apps, allowing you to identify what third-party app is causing you problems and letting you to safely uninstall whatever apps you want.

Samsung owners use the Safe Mode quite often, whenever their smartphones freeze, reset chaotically or simply start running slower than they should. If you want to investigate your device in the same way, you don’t just need to know how to enter Safe Mode on a Samsung Galaxy S8.

 

Getting out of this running mode is equally important, provided you have solved your problem. And in this article, we are going to show you three different methods on how to get Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus out of Safe Mode:

 

Method #1 – Factory reset your Galaxy S8

  1. Turn off the device;
  2. Get the phone into Recovery Mode;
  3. Wait until you notice the Android icon on the screen and release the buttons;
  4. Use the Volume Down button to browse through the available options and select the one that says Wipe data/factory reset;
  5. Use the Power button to select it;
  6. You will be asked to confirm that you want to factory reset the device and get rid of all the data;
  7. Use the Volume Down button again, to select the option that says “Yes – delete all user data”;
  8. Use the Power button to initiate the reset;
  9. Wait for the smartphone to reboot and your device should start from scratch as if you’ve just taken it out of the box.

 

Method #2 – Access your Galaxy S8 in Recovery Mode

  1. Turn off the device;
  2. Get the phone into Recovery Mode;
  3. When the Android System Recovery text appears on the screen, release all the buttons;
  4. Use the Volume down button to make your way through the available options;
  5. Use the Power button to activate an option that you previously highlighted.

 

Method #3 – Take out the battery for about 5 minutes

  1. Turn off the device;
  2. Take off the SIM card tray;
  3. Remove the back cover;
  4. Remove the little screws that frame the device;
  5. Take out the circuit board;
  6. Gently disconnect the battery connector;
  7. Take out the battery and let it sit for 5 minutes;
  8. Follow all these steps in reverse to put the battery back on and reboot the device.

 

Any of these three methods should take your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus out of the Safe Mode. Hopefully, by the time you get to this point, whatever problem you had that made you enter the Safe Mode is already solved. Your smartphone will, therefore, restart without running slow, freezing or restarting out of the blue.

 

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