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How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S6 Overheating Problem

Last Updated On: August 24, 2017

If you are the owner of the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone and you are facing the overheating issue with your smartphone. And want to know that how to fix the overheating issue of your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone. Then you are at right place, and we are here to help you. In this article, we have mentioned about that how you can fix overheating issue of your Galaxy S6 smartphone.

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone is the highly advanced android based smartphone that comes with large 5.1 inches of Super AMOLED Quad HD display that offers faster and bright visuals while gaming or multitasking. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is powered by Exynos 7420 Octa Core 64-bit processor along with the 3GB RAM that provides faster and smooth performance.

It runs on TouchWiz UI that based on Google’s latest Android 7.0 Nougat Operating system. The Galaxy S6 smartphone backed by a Non-Removable Li-Ion 2550mAh battery that can provide up to 17 hours of talk time on the 3G network.

Here we have listed three different methods that you can follow fix the heating issue of your Galaxy S6 smartphone. Many users of the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone have reported that the smartphone gets overheated during heavy gaming, streaming, and multitasking.

If you are one of them, those facing the overheating issue with their Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone then follow below-mentioned methods to fix overheating issue of your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone easily without any problem. You can use all these below-mentioned methods to fix the overheating issue of your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone easily.

Fixing Samsung Galaxy S6 Overheating Problem

Restart your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone

In this method, only you have to restart your device. This method id very easy and simple method if your device suddenly gets over heated after the gaming or multitasking. Restarting the smartphone can fix all small issues of your smartphone.

If you are facing the hanging problem with your smartphone, then you can restart your device to get back your smartphone in normal condition. By restarting your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, you can fix all small issue that you are facing with your Galaxy S6 smartphone.

To restart your smartphone, First of all, switch off your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone and wait few seconds. Then turn the Galaxy S6 smartphone on again. I hope that this small restart might fix overheating issue of your smartphone.

Uninstall third-party apps from your smartphone

If you are still facing the same issue with your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, then you can follow this method to fix the heating issue of your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone. In this method, you can fix the overheating problem of your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone using the Safe Mode. To fix the overheating issue of your smartphone, first of all, you have to boot your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone into the Safe Mode.

Once you boot into the safe mode of your smartphone, you find the app which is causing such issues on your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone. Once you booted into the Safe Mode, your all installed applications will become automatically disabled. Then you can find and uninstall that app which is causing such issues on your smartphone. To boot into Safe Mode, follow below-mentioned steps:

  • First of all, turn off your Galaxy S6 smartphone completely
  • Now, Press and hold the “Power” button until you see the “Samsung Galaxy S6” boot animation on your smartphone screen
  • Once you see “Samsung Galaxy S6” boot animation on your smartphone screen, release the “Power” button then hold the “Volume down” button until your Galaxy S6 smartphone finishes rebooting process
  • When your device boots up, you can see the “Safe mode” watermark in the left corner of the smartphone screen

Now you have successfully booted into “Safe Mode.” In the Safe Mode, all things of your smartphone will work fine and perfectly without any problem. Now you can find and uninstall that app which is causing such issues on your smartphone.

Clear & Wipe Cache Partition (Using Recovery Mode)

If you are still facing the overheating issue on your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, then you can follow below-mentioned steps to fix the overheating issue of your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone. Here, below we have mentioned about how you can clear or wipe the full cache partition of your smartphone to fix this heating issue.

In this method, only you have to clear the cache partition of your smartphone using the recovery mode of your smartphone. To clear the cache partition of your device, you need to boot your device into the recovery mode, and then use the volume down button to navigate the option.

Once you choose the option, you use the power button to complete the action. After completing the process, choose the reboot option to and again press the power to select it. Follow below-mentioned steps to clear the cache partition of your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone.

  • First of all, turn off your Galaxy S6 device completely
  • Now Press the Key combination to boot into Recovery mode, you have to press and hold the Volume Up button, Power Button, and Home Button at the same time
  • When your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone vibrates, release only the Power button and keep holding the Volume Up button and Home button
  • When you can see “Android Recovery Mode” on your device screen, Release the both “Volume Up + Home” button
  • Now, you can see all options of Android Recovery mode. Now use the Volume down button to select the “Wipe Cache partition” option then press the “Power” button to start the process
  • Now wait until the wiping process completed
  • When the process completed, You have to use the “Volume Up” button to select the “Reboot System Now” option then press “Power” button to confirm the action.

Do factory Data Reset on your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone

If you are still facing the same issue on your smartphone and all above-mentioned methods, do not work on your smartphone. Then this is the last method which you can try this method to fix over heating issue of your smartphone. Before using the method, you need to backup your all user data of your smartphone.

Because the factory data reset will delete your all user data from your smartphone. So before performing the factory data reset process, take a backup of your smartphone data. Now follow below-mentioned steps to do factory data reset on your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone.

Here are the few steps to do factory data reset on your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone using the “Settings.”

  • First of all, open the “Settings” of your smartphone
  • Then scroll down and select the “Backup and Reset” option
  • Now you have to tap on “Factory Data Reset” option to start the reset process on your smartphone. (This will clear and wipe you’re all user data from your smartphone)

You can also factory reset your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone using the “Recovery Mode” of your device. To do factory data reset using the recovery mode, follow below-mentioned steps:

  • Turn off your Galaxy S6 smartphone completely
  • Now Press & hold the “Volume Up” button, “Power” Button and “Home” Button at the same time to boot into the “Recovery mode” of your smartphone
  • When the Galaxy S6 smartphone vibrates, only you have to release the “Power” button and keep holding the “Volume Up” button and “Home” button
  • Once you see the “Android Recovery Mode” on your smartphone’s screen. Release both the “Volume Up” + “Home” button
  • Now you are in Android Recovery Mode, here you can use Volume Down button to highlight the “wipe data/factory reset” option. Now you can use the “Power” button to start the factory resetting process (Now wait until the process completed)
  • Once the wiping process completed, Use the “Volume Up” button to highlight “Reboot System Now” option then press “Power” button to reboot the smartphone (Now your Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone will boot up in factory state)

We hope this process will fix your overheating issue of your Samsung S6 device. Do share your feedback about the steps mentioned above.

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