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9 Samsung Galaxy S8 Problems and Solutions

The Flagship smartphone by Samsung, Galaxy S8 is undoubtedly a great device but just like any other object, it has both pros and cons. The demise of Note 7 is quite understandable to everyone. Similarly, a lot of users have come across various problems with Samsung Galaxy S8 as well.

If you’ve this phone, you cannot deny that it has some cons, particularly with battery life. Let’s have a look at them and ways to counter them.

  • Battery problems

There are a few smartphones in the market with good battery life and unfortunately, Galaxy S8 is not among them.

The Galaxy S8 is powered by a 3000 mAh battery life but it isn’t sufficient to complement its infinity display. If you have been facing poor battery life issues, the following might be one of the reasons.

  • High screen resolution

The device comes with resolution between HD+, FHD+ and WQHD+. However, the WQHD+ or the 2K resolution isn’t really usable unless you use it to watch 2k content.

Therefore, if you’ve chosen a high resolution setting, a shift towards FHD will surely make battery last a bit longer.

  • Turn off Always on display

Though this setting makes your device look stylish, it consumes up a big amount of battery power. If battery drainage is your problem, go and turn off this feature.

  • Put Apps on sleep mode

Galaxy S8 comes with Sleep mode for apps. This feature is great as it pauses the apps and they don’t run in backgrounds until you relaunch them.

  • Power Saver mode

Eventually, you can turn on the Power Saver Mode to deal with high battery drainage. This mode will control screen resolution, brightness and the always on display feature.

  • Slow Touchwiz

Though the device has Snapdragon 835 processor, sometimes its interface might lack efficiency, particularly when you scroll or search for apps. However, if it really irritates you, updating it to the latest version can do the job. Samsung has dealt with this issue by launching an update to the TouchWiz at the Play Store that is really helpful in getting rid of the stuttering and surely, renders a much cleaner look.

  • Audio problems

No matter how good your earphones are, many people complain of poor quality audio output with Samsung Galaxy S8. If this is the problem you’re facing, there might be some issues with audio settings of your device.

There are various audio settings available with S8 that can be altered

Go to Settings > Sounds and Vibration and start altering the sound quality and effects as per your preferences.Make sure to pick either one of the cool modes to get a finer and rich musical experience.

  • Storage

Though there is no issue with the internal memory of Samsung Galaxy S8, it is recommended to ensure low usage of memory. There could be various ways to deal with them.

  • Location issues

Want a cab quickly but your device’s GPS don’t give prompt response? This might be the result of the location issue of Samsung Galaxy S8. Go Settings > Location and toggle the switch for High accuracy.

I hope above solutions would be of great help to you. If you’ve better solutions or come across various other problems, do let us know in the comments box below.


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