Fix Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Random Reboot Issue

Samsung is going through the dark clouds once again. The new flagship devices i.e. the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 have started having a lot of problems. It’s merely a week since the Galaxy S8 duo got rid of the DQA issue through an update issued by Samsung, and another issue has occurred. This time, the devices are randomly rebooting on their own. Galaxy S8 owners and Samsung itself are clueless why this issue is occurring.Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Random Reboot Issue

The random reboot issue basically forces your phone to restart on its own. There is no specific time interval after which this issue happens. A Galaxy S8 or the S8 Plus can restart at any time in your hands when it wants to. Samsung suggested the users run the phone in the safe boot mode to check what’s the culprit, but that thing didn’t help many users. Samsung is also working on a fix for this issue. In the meanwhile, if you have got this phone and you want to try some solutions to fix this issue on your own, then you can have our support.

I have tried to collect a number of methods that will most probably work for your device. You can read the different fixes given below to fix Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Random Reboot Issue now.

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Random Reboot Issue

S8/S8 Plus Randomly Rebooting: Clear Cache

Clearing the cache of your phone is one solution to a hundred problems. This solution comes in happy most of the times when your smartphone is acting crazy. Clearing the cache of your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus can fix its randomly rebooting issue. Here’s how you can do it.

  1. Turn off your Galaxy S8/S8 Plus.
  2. Now press and hold Bixby + Vol Up + Power key to boot your phone. As soon as the phone turns on, let the keys go.
  3. Now you will see the stock recovery on screen. Use Vol Up and Down keys to navigate through the options and select “Wipe cache partition”. Press Power Key to making a selection.
  4. Wipe the cache partition now. Reboot your phone afterward. Check if the issue is gone or not.

S8/S8 Plus Randomly Rebooting: Safe Mode

Booting your phone into the safe boot mode turns off/disables all the 3rd party applications installed on it. This is the nicest way to debug your phone if you think that an application is being the culprit behind the problems coming up on your phone. It’s very easy to boot your phone in the safe boot mode. Follow the steps below to do it.

  1. Turn off your phone completely.
  2. Now turn on the phone. As soon as the Samsung logo appears on screen, press the Volume Down key and keep it pressed till the phone boots up.
  3. Once your phone boots into the system, you will find “Safe Mode” message on the lower-left corner. You will find all apps disabled on the phone.
  4. Now run your phone for a while. If it doesn’t restart, it means an application is a culprit. Check your recent installations and delete any application that you think is causing all this trouble. If your phone still restarts, it means something else is wrong and this solution is not for you.

S8/S8 Plus Randomly Rebooting: Factory Reset

The mother of all solutions. Factory resetting your device will wipe off all the applications and data from your phone. This option is capable of fixing your malfunctioned device within no time. It only depends if the problem is fixable using this solution or not. Here’s how to factory reset your Galaxy S8 or the Galaxy S8 Plus.

S8/S8 Plus Randomly Rebooting: Re-install Stock Firmware

Your last option in this list should be to go with a re-installation of the stock firmware. For this method, you have to download an official ROM for your phone. Flash the ROM using Odin. Prior to the installation of ROM, all you have to do is to perform a factory data reset on your phone so that the new installation becomes clean. Here’s a guide on how to flash stock ROM using Odin.

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