Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is also one of the best Android smart devices ever. The way Samsung has provided the features and specs is incredible. Also, some of the great phone facilities have been provided by Samsung to make life easier. But, as the number of features increases, the possibility of some known issues will also be higher. One of the most common issues that come to S7 Edge is overheating. It may become a considerable issue to damage your device if you don’t take care. So, to get rid of it, just have a look at the discussion on How to Fix the Galaxy S7 Edge Overheating Issue.

Fixing Galaxy S7 Edge Overheating

Many factors invite this one of the strangest issues on the Galaxy S7 Edge. Also of that, due to the misuse of the device, you may face such issues. If you love to play high-quality games that affect the platform of the device, it also brings such issues. However, it will be a bigger issue that happens to the device unless you do not take it seriously.

Before we move to the solutions to overcome the issue, here we have some short tricks to do the same.

  • Never use the mobile while charging. If you are doing so, it may be one of the most likely things that create overheating sometimes it might explode.
  • If you find that the phone gets heated up while charging, then just turn off the mobile, not the charging. It will also help you a lot to overcome the issue.
  • At the time of using the mobile, you may observe the phone getting heated. More than that, the same thing you may also find while playing games. So, at that time, to fix the issue, the Factory Data Reset will be the best option. The process of the Factory Data Reset is mentioned below.
  • If the phone accidentally dropped down, then you may have the same issue due to the bodily damage. So, at that time, let the technician be allowed to take over the case.
  • If you have lost the mobile into the water, it invites the same due to the inter short circuit. To absorb all the moisture, you can also put the mobile inside the bowl which is filled with the rice. It will absorb all the moisture within 3-4 days, and then try to use the mobile and observe it.
  • Without any of the reasons, you have the same issue; then the best place is the Authorized Service Center for repair.

Also, you can try the below tricks to overcome the Galaxy S7 Edge Overheating Issue. The same technique applies to fixing heating issues on any other smartphones too. E.g. Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6, S5, and many more.

How to Fix Galaxy S7 Edge Overheating Issue -

Factory Data Reset Your Galaxy S7

The factory data reset might be one of the most efficient ways to fix the issue. But, before performing this process, do not forget to back up the data. Because this process will erase everything that you have stored on the mobile. So, to get it back, a backup is a must.

To perform this process, you do not need to switch off your phone. To know the process, have a look at the below. 

  • Go to the “Settings” of your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone.
  • Then, go to the “Backup and Reset” option by scrolling down the screen.
  • Here, tap on the “Factory Data Reset” option.
  • On the next display, at the end of the screen, you should see the “Reset Phone” option. Tap on it.
  • As you tap on it, the next screen will last time prompt you to take your confirmation to do so. Here, again click on the Erase Everything option.
  • With the tap on it, the Factory Data Reset process will start.

Wait till the completion of the process. Then, use the device regularly for some time to observe whether the phone gets heated or not. And, you may feel that the problem is solved. If not, then try the next process by turning the device into Safe Mode.   

Enable Safe Mode On Galaxy S7 Edge

Nowadays, the mobile comes with many of the pre-installed apps. Also, as per our need, we are installing some apps on the mobile. In the end, mobile has many of the apps. Which, sometimes, some third-party apps cause such issues as overheating and more. So, if you stop using those issue-making apps, it will be beneficial for you. To catch those apps, the best option is Safe Mode. Just turn the mobile into Safe Mode and find the app that causes an issue.

Remember, by just turning the device into safe mode the problem won’t fix unless you find that app.

  • First of all, switch off the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge mobile.
  • Then, press and hold the Power button.
  • As the mobile name “Samsung Galaxy S7 EDGE” comes, leave the Power button and quickly press the Volume Down button.
  • Press the Volume Down button till the completion of the rebooting.
  • As the phone is turning on, you can see the Safe Mode at the left lower corner of the screen. 

Then here, in the safe mode, you can quickly catch the issue-causing app. After doing so, just come back to the normal mode of the device, and delete that app. To come back to the normal mode, just switch off the mobile.

Master Reset Galaxy S7

  • First of all, Switch off the Galaxy S7 Edge.
  • Then, press and hold the Home key and Volume Up key. And, straight after that, press and hold the Power key at the same time.
  • You can release the Power key as you show the Mobile name on the screen, But, still, continue pressing the Home key and Volume Up key.
  • As you can see the Android Logo on display, frees up your fingers by leaving the rest of the keys.
  • Then, by using the Volume Down key navigate to the Wipe Data/Factory Reset. The next display would ask you to confirm the action. Then, tap on the Yes option.
  • Wait for the completion of the entire process. As the process is completed, select the Reboot System Now option.

Wait for a while. Wait till the phone gets turned on again. Now, to test the device, you can use the mobile by using various apps and games. If still, you still find the issue, then the best option is the replace the device. To do so, you can contact the Authorized Service Center, to lodge your complaint.

We hope that you will find this guide helpful. If you can, then do not forget to share it with other users of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

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