Galaxy Note 8 is a great smartphone with some awesome features. However often even some of the best phones also have some small Galaxy Note 8 problems. So all Galaxy Note 8 users out there, here we will discuss some common Galaxy Note 8 problems and how can we fix this issues.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is an Android phablet smartphone. It comes with enhanced Bixby voice assistant making the smartphone capable of performing tasks with very few or single keyword. For instance, Galaxy Note 8 can activate silent mode and turn the Night mode on with just a Good Night command.
An amazing 6.3-inch Infinity Display and two back cameras, this phablet is perfect successor to Galaxy Note 7. So without delaying anymore, let’s check out some Galaxy Note 8 problems and simple tricks to fix them.
Some users have reported about Samsung Galaxy Note 8 WiFi problems and we do get these issues more often than not in all smartphones. So need to worry. We will see in a while what we can do to quickly fix it. If you find that WiFi is too slow and the device gets disconnected too often, there is something you need to do about it. If you had a Samsung smartphone and you used the Samsung SmartSwitch to get all your stuff transferred to the new one, it is possible that your WiFi settings too get transferred. Your device gets connected and you don’t have to worry about it. But sometimes it do cause issues.
If you are worried with the slow charging of Galaxy Note 8, here is what you can do to charge it very quickly.
Using the fast charging method may heat up the battery a bit. But there is nothing to worry. It is safe and if it bothers you, you can turn off the settings and the smartphone will get charged in about 2 hours.
We are used to the app drawer button in our Android smartphones. But Galaxy Note 8 doesn’t have an app drawer button. So you may find it difficult to see all the apps that are installed in your smartphone as easily as in other smartphones. However, it is not a bug or an issue. It is simply hat Samsung has changed the way we see all the installed apps. Let’s find out more.
So in this phablet, you can just swipe up from the bottom of the screen. This will bring up the app tray. Now you can see and access all the installed apps. But if you would still want to get the good old white app drawer button, read below on how to do it.
Now since the smartphone has a 6.3 display, most apps do not have the same aspect ratio. As a result you will find that many apps are not full screen. You see on top and on bottom, a black bar is there. So what to do now? To make the apps full-screen, here is the solution.
As there is no physical button, you got to use the Fingerprint scanner for unlocking the phone. Now this fingerprint scanner sometimes may not work properly. Although there is no sure fix for the fingerprint scanner isn’t working scenario, but we sure can try some tips to help. The fingerprint scanner is at the back of the phone. So what you can do is set it up once again. Remove the already saved prints and do it again. Do it carefully and make sure you save more than one finger. However if the fingerprint scanner doesn’t work still, maybe it will be best to contact the customer service.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has face scanner and iris scanner apart from fingerprint scanner for unlocking the device. The iris canner is great to use and you can use it even at night and at various angles. But there might be some instances when it may not work properly. To fix iris scanner issue, you should try deleting the saved iris and save it again.
The face scanner or facial recognition feature can be a good or bad. That’s so because it will unlock the device if it successfully scan or recognize your face. And so it is possible to unlock your Galaxy Note 8 with a picture of yours. So it is better to use other lock features provided.
Using Smart Lock is beneficial and provides more security. Here is what to do to set up Smart Lock.
Bluetooth issue is not new and it is often on of the most common issue complained about by the Android users. There might be issue with devices not getting detected or the transfer rate is too slow. Sometimes, with subsequest software updates, these Bluetooth issues get fixed. There is not much that you can do except the following quick tips.
With Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s striking 6.3-inch display and a resolution of 2960×1440 Quad HD, the apps and games look so amazing. But with this high resolution, it effects the battery life and the performance. So Samsung maked the resolution to 1080p and this battery life and also the performance is also better. The difference would not be that obvious to notice but you can modify settings so that you get the Quad HD resolution. Here is how to modify and set Galaxy Note 8 Quad HD resolution.
Sometimes your smartphone may freeze or become unresponsive and Galaxy Note 8 is no exception. To fix Galaxy Note 8 freeze, you can use the button combination and reset it.
Galaxy Note 8 has this great curved and rounded screen. It is perfect and not much complaints have come up regarding screen colors issues. But in case you do come across such issue, you can try the following solution.
Here you can select different color mode, the options being Adaptive display, AMOLED cinema, AMOLED photo and basic. Select as per your need. You can even go ahead and adjust the color balance option to modify the display colors, tone and white balance.
You usually do not factory reset your smartphone. If there are too many Galaxy Note 8 problems cropping up and nothing works, then a factory reset can solve most of the problems. So let’s see the steps to factory reset Galaxy Note 8. If possible back up your data and then proceed.
That was all from Galaxy Note 8 problems and fixes. These are some common issues.