What to do if your Galaxy phone is heating up during use
Samsung offers the best mobile experiences possible for Galaxy users by supporting to fully enjoy the latest mobile experiences while they are using Galaxy devices. The device comes with a variety of features and applications for users to take advantage of Galaxy devices.
However, increased screen brightness, longer intervals before screen timeout, high-performance apps, streaming high-resolution content, and location services or other allowed services will also increase battery consumption.
Similarly, when you use features or apps that require more power or use them for extended periods, your device may temporarily Heat up due to increased battery consumption. Close any running apps and do not use the device for a while.
- How to fix Screen Overlay error appears on Galaxy devices
- How to update software and apps on your Samsung Galaxy Watch
- Samsung Galaxy S10 series One UI 3.0/Android 11 update status
The following reasons will lead to device heating issue:
- During the initial setup after purchase or when restoring data.
- Downloading large files.
- Using apps that require more power or using apps for extended periods such as.
- Playing high-quality games for a long time.
- Recording videos for extended periods.
- Streaming videos while using the maximum brightness setting.
- Using the Screen Mirroring / Smart View feature (connecting mobile to a TV).
- While multitasking or when running many apps in the background i.e.
- Using Multi-window.
- Updating or installing apps while recording videos.
- Downloading large files during a video call.
- Recording videos while using a navigation app.
- A large amount of data for syncing with the cloud, email, or other accounts.
- Exposing device under sunlight when the temperature is high around you.
- Extensive usage of a mobile hotspot and tethering feature.
- Using a device in areas with weak signals or no reception or in the roaming network.
- Charging the battery with a damaged/unapproved USB cable.
- The device’s multipurpose jack is damaged or exposed to foreign materials, such as liquid, dust, metal powder, and pencil lead.
Turn off un-used options
- Turn off Wi-fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and other connectivity options when not in use by dragging the notification panel.
Decrease screen brightness
- Decrease screen brightness by dragging down the notification panel since a high brightness level may result in device heating.
Close background running applications
- Close applications when they are not in use by using the recent application button.
Delete unnecessary applications
- Too many applications installed in a device may result in device heating since their corresponding process will keep on running in the background. It is advised to uninstall unnecessary apps if not using them.
Use of Data-dependent apps or graphic intensive games
- Avoid using apps like GPS, data-dependent apps, or graphic-intensive games for a longer duration since they require more energy to function, causing the device to heat.
Use of mobile phone while charging
- It is advised not to use the device while charging as it may cause the device to overheat.
Safe ModeClick to Collapse
Please follow the below steps to boot the device in Safe Mode:-
- Power off the device.
- Now turn on your device by pressing the Power key. When the Samsung logo appears, press and hold the Volume down key.
If your device functions correctly in Safe Mode, it is most likely that the issue lies with a 3rd party application that can be uninstalled to resolve the problem.
Note- There are 3 different ways to exit Safe Mode:
- Hold Volume Down and Power key for at least 5 seconds to force the device to restart.
- Hold the Power key and tap on Restart.
- Drag the Notification panel. Select the notification Safe Mode is on and tap Turn Off on the prompt to restart the device.
Software UpdateClick to Collapse
- Kindly check by updating the device software (if available).
Reset device click to Expand
If you’re experiencing unusual behavior on Samsung mobiles, tablets, or wearables, you can send us an error report or ask us a question in the Samsung Members app. This allows us to take a closer look at what is happening. The data is anonymized and only held for the duration of the investigation.
Here’s how to fix fall detection notification issue on Galaxy Watch
Samsung provides a Fall detection feature to the Galaxy Watches in addition to several Health alert functions. But for some time, Galaxy Watch users are facing an issue related to fall detection notifications, due to which they are not able to properly use other functions of their Samsung smartwatch.
Several community users have reported that the hard fall detection notification pops up repeatedly on the Galaxy Watch, even when no fall has occurred. If you are also facing the fall detection notification issue on your Galaxy Watch, then you can check the solution below.
The Samsung smartphone’s fall detection feature triggers a 60-second notification on your watch when it detects a hard fall. If you don’t respond, it will send an SOS message to the emergency contact listed with your location. The smartwatch also allows you to call an emergency contact if you’re in a position to do so.
If you don’t need the fall detection function during daily life then you just need to change the setting of this function.
Follow our socials → Google News, Telegram, Twitter, Facebook
How to change the Galaxy Watch Fall detection notification?
For changing the settings of the Fall detection feature, you just need to follow a few steps.
- Firstly, connect your Galaxy Watch to your smartphone
- Open the Galaxy Wearable app on your smartphone
- Now tap on the Watch Settings.
- Click on the Safety and emergency option.
- Tap on the Hard fall detection feature.
- Now, you just need to select the ‘ Only during workout‘ option.
- It is done.
3 Smart tips that help you increase battery life of your Samsung devices
Here’s how to change the navigation bar on your Samsung smartphone
Navigation Bar is one of the important parts of a smartphone as it allows users to control or navigate all the activities on their smartphone as per their wish. Along with changing the Navigation Bar on Galaxy smartphones, Samsung also offers various options to decorate and customize it.
If we buy a new smartphone, we need to navigate to use it. Although navigating the smartphone is very easy, yet we can make it more comfortable. How? So it is based on you in which way makes you feel comfortable using your Samsung smartphone, perhaps with gestures or buttons.
Here you can check how you can change the Navigation bar of your Galaxy smartphone.
Follow our socials → Google News, Telegram, Twitter, Facebook
How to change Navigation Bar on your Galaxy device?
You can easily change the Navigation Bar of the Samsung smartphone, just need to follow a few steps mentioned below.
- Open Settings on your Galaxy smartphone.
- Click on the Display option.
- Scroll down and click on the Navigation bar.
- Select Navigation type from two options:
2.) Swipe gestures
Aside from this, you can also change the icons, layout, and background color of the navigation buttons in addition to height through the Good Lock module NavStar.
Here’s how to adjust height of navigation bar of your Samsung device
3 Accessibility features you should try on your Samsung One UI 5.1 device
Samsung enhances its technology day by day and One UI 5.1 seems to be a fantastic upgrade over its predecessors that brought many new improvements and features to the existing user interface. Apart from the many new features of One UI 5.1, you can also check here 3 amazing accessibility functions of Samsung smartphones that give you the next-level experience.
In the accessibility section of your smartphone, you can find some of the most innovative features of your Galaxy smartphone. The functions of accessibility are more useful for the person who is managing a disability as it helps to supercharge your Galaxy device.
3 Samsung One UI 5.1 Accessibility Features
1.) Flash notification
Flash the camera light or the screen when you receive a notification, call, or when an alarm sound. To turn on this function, you just need to visit Settings >> Scroll down and press Accessibility >> Tap on Advanced Settings >> Flash notification. Now, you can see two options:
- Camera flash notification
- Screen flash notification
You can turn on the function by tapping on the toggle.
2.) Left/Right Sound Balance
Samsung provides a separate option for adjusting the sound of the phone’s speaker and any other connected devices like earbuds, Bluetooth headsets, and more. It is a very helpful feature for those users who use it, however, the feature is not applicable for calls.
You can easily use this feature by following a few easy steps. Open Settings >> Click Accessibility option >> Tap on the Hearing enhancements option. Now, you can find the Left/right sound balance option, which includes the following two sliders.
- Connected device
- Phone Audio
You can adjust them by sliding left or right as you feel convenient.
3.) Accessibility button/gesture
You can add Accessibility floating buttons to easily access several functions of the Accessibility section. Also, you can change its size and transparency accordingly.
To add the Accessibility button, you just need to open Settings >> Accessibility >> Advanced Settings>> Accessibility button/gesture >> Select actions, and it is done.
One UI 6.0
Samsung’s One UI 6.0 will release later this year, while the Beta program could start by July 2023. Despite a long gap in the timeframe, Samsung silently released support for One UI 6 software to the stock apps for some users.
Here’s how Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro can boost your mental health