Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Black Screen of Death – TroubleShooting

Samsung Galaxy S8 has issues, One of them is the worst one. It’s called Black Screen of Death. In this Post, I’ll tell you How you can fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Black Screen of Death.

Power issues have not left Samsung Galaxy devices alone. Nowadays we are seeing that Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8 are in the news. The reason behind all this is the battery drain and Battery Deep Discharge Issue. We have covered both problems. You can check in our Guides sections.

Now let’s get back to our Topic. The power-related issues on Galaxy devices often caused by a software problem. Once this start happening, your device will automatically turn off and no matter what you do it no longer responds. This is called the Black Screen of Death issue. Now let’s troubleshoot it.

Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Black Screen of Death

Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Black Screen of Death:

This issue can be caused by several reasons. We will cover the issues which are causing black screen of death on Samsung Galaxy S8.

Galaxy S8 that won’t turn on or has BSoD:

Heed the instructions below as stated.

  • Press and Hold down both volume and Power button for 10 seconds.

If your device is not facing hardware issues then it would probably boot up normally. If not then follow the steps below.

  • First, only press + hold volume down button.
  • Now do the same with Power button and don’t let it go for 15 seconds.

Hope to see your device will boot up. If there is no life sign I think your device battery is all drained up. Try the following solutions.

  • Put your device on Charging, USE the original Charger or Try charging your device wirelessly.
  • Try to charge your device using your PC.
  • Make sure you charge your device for minimum 10 minutes.
  • Now try the solution provided above.

Best Tip for you can get:

If you don’t want to go through with all of this, I would suggest you should seek professional help. Go to the nearest Samsung service center and let them fix this for you. Sometime while we are trying to fix things up ended in more problems.

Signs of Physical and/or Liquid Damage:

We have made a detailed guide on Fix Galaxy Note 8 Moisture detected in charging port error. You can try these methods on Samsung Galaxy S8.

Read more: Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Turns Off Randomly Not Turning

Run Phone in Safe mode:

  • First, turn off your Samsung Galaxy S8.
  • Now press and hold the power key.
  • When you see Samsung Galaxy S8 logo, release the button and then press+hold the volume down button.
  • Don’t let go until your phone finishes the rebooting process.
  • When you see Safe Mode in the lower left corner of the screen let go the volume down button.

Once you are in Safe Mode, you’ll need to investigate. Maybe a culprit app is causing these shutdowns. Find that app and Uninstall it.

Boot S8 in Recovery mode and wipe cache partition:

This will be the last resort. Once you have tried everything and nothing is working for you. Then you should consider doing this. If you only want to wipe cache partition then it’s ok. But if you want to factory reset your device along with the cache partition. You should use the following link to backup your device first. If this solution doesn’t work for you, then you cannot Fix Galaxy S8 Black Screen of Death by our troubleshooting guide.

Read more: Download Deep Discharge Protection Tool APK for Galaxy S8, S8 Plus and Note 8

Before we proceed to factory reset option, you must backup your device using our guide. [ How to Backup Your Entire Android Device to PC ].

Wipe Cache Partition:

  • Turn off your device.
  • Now press and hold home+Power+Volume Up key.
  • Release the power button once you see a logo, but keep holding home and Volume up keys.
  • Now when you see Android logolet go both buttons.
  • Use the volume down button to navigate and highlight wipe cache partition.
  • Now use the power key to select the option.
  • You have to select ‘Yes‘ when you’ll be prompted to next menu.
  • Now wait for the process to be completed, once it’s done highlight ‘Reboot system now’ and press power button to select it.
  • All Done.

Perform a Factory Reset:

  • Turn off your device.
  • Now press and hold home+Power+Volume Up key.
  • Release the power button once you see the logo, but keep holding home and Volume up keys.
  • Now when you see Android logolet go both buttons.
  • Use the volume down button to navigate and highlight wipe data/factory reset.
  • Now use the power key to select the option.
  • You have to select ‘Yes‘ when you’ll be prompted for next menu.
  • Now wait for the process to be completed, once it’s done highlight ‘Reboot system now’ and press power button to select it.
  • All Done.

That’s all. This is how you can fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Black Screen of Death. Please let us know how was your experience in the comment section.

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