If you are the owner of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone and looking for a solution to the slow performance issue that you are facing on your Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone, then you are in the right place.

Here in this article, we have mentioned the whole detail of how you can fix all performance-related issues on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone. If you are one of them who is facing lots of issues with their Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone, then you can follow the below-mentioned tips to fix all performance-related issues.Galaxy S7 Edge Running Slow

Here, in this post, we have mentioned how to fix the slow performance and freeze issue on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone. So, let’s take a look at the below tips to fix all performance-related issues on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone.

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Here is a list of a few issues. If you are facing these issues on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone, then follow the below-mentioned tips:

  • Freezing (stuck)
  • Laggy TouchWiz
  • Slow Performance
  • Turns off unexpectedly

Fixing Galaxy S7 Edge Running Slow Issue

Restart your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone

If you are facing a performance issue on your smartphone, then restarting your smartphone can automatically fix all performance issues on your smartphone. First of all, save all work or data on your smartphone, then turn off your device using the power button.

Once your device turns off, wait a few seconds and again press the power button to boot your smartphone normally. So if you are facing a slow performance issue too on your smartphone, then you can also try this method on your smartphone. This method will work on every smart device, such as a smartphone, tablet, etc.

See also: How to Fix Galaxy S7 Edge Overheating Issue


Clear and Wipe Cache Partition (Using Recovery Mode)

If you are still facing performance issues on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone, then follow this method to fix all performance issues on your device. In this method, you have to clear and wipe the cache partition of your smartphone. To clear your smartphone’s cache partition, you first have to turn off your Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone. Now, wait to turn off your device completely.

Once your device turns off completely, press the key combination to boot your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone into Recovery mode. You will find the Clear and Wipe Cache data option in this recovery mode. Now you have to select it using the power button. Now follow the below-mentioned steps to clear the Cache partition of your smartphone.

How to clear cache s7 edge

  • First of all, turn off your device completely.
  • Now Press the Key Combination to boot your device into Recovery mode
    Key Combination: Press and hold the Volume Up button, Power Button, and Home Button at the same time
  • When your smartphone vibrates, release only the power button while continuing to hold the Volume up button and Home button
  • Now you can see the Android Recovery mode screen, then release the both (Volume Up + Home) button
  • Here you can see all options of Android Recovery mode; now, use the Volume down button to navigate the “Wipe Cache partition” option. Now use the Power button to start the wiping process
  • After the wiping process starts, wait until the process completed
  • Once the process is completed, now use the “Volume Up” button to select the “Reboot System Now” option, then press the “Power” button to confirm the action.

Uninstall third-party apps from your smartphone

First of all, you have to find out the app which is causing such issues on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone then, you can easily fix such issues on your device. To find out about that app, you need to boot your Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone into Safe Mode.

Once you boot your Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone into Safe Mode, then all externally installed apps on your smartphone will automatically be disabled. Then you can easily find the app that causes such issues.

Once you find that app on your smartphone, then you can easily uninstall them from your smartphone. Now follow the below steps to boot your smartphone into Safe Mode.

Step 1: First of all, turn off your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone

Step 2: Then press and hold the “Power” key until you see the “Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge” boot animation

Step 3: When you see the “Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge” boot animation, release the “Power” button, then hold the “Volume down” button until your device finishes rebooting

Step 4: Once your device boots up, then you will see the “Safe mode” watermark in the left corner of the smartphone screen

Now you are in Safe Mode, and here all things will work perfectly and fine without any issues. Now you can find the app that causes such issues and uninstall it from your smartphone without any problem.


Perform factory Data Reset on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

If the above-mentioned methods do not work on your smartphone, then this is the last method you can use to fix such issues on your Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone. In this method, you have to perform a factory data reset to wipe all user data from your smartphone. Now Follow the below-mentioned steps to do factory data reset on your smartphone.

Using the “Settings” of the smartphone

  • First of all, open “Settings” on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone
  • Now Scroll down and tap on the “Backup and Reset” option
  • Here, you have to tap on the “Factory Data Reset” option to reset all your user from the smartphone

Using the “Recovery Mode” of your smartphone

  • First of all, turn off your device completely
  • Now Press and hold Volume Up button, Power Button, and Home Button at the same time to boot into the recovery mode.
  • When your smartphone vibrates, release only the power button while continuing to hold the Volume up button and Home button.
  • Now you can see Android Recovery mode on your smartphone screen, then release the both (Volume Up + Home) button.
  • Here you can see all options for Android Recovery mode; now, use the Volume down button to navigate the “wipe data/factory reset” option. Now use the Power button to start the wiping process.
  • After the wiping process starts, wait until the process completed
  • Once the process is completed, now use the “Volume Up” button to select the “Reboot System Now” option, then press the “Power” button to confirm the action.

Now, your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone will boot up in a Factory state. You are done!


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