How to Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Common Issues

When a new phone comes to us, it's usually accompanied by minor problems, such as WiFi, Bluetooth, screen, battery, etc. Here we have a collection of common problems with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and the ways to solve them. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

How to Change Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Screen Resolution

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a big 6.3-inch screen with a stunning 2960 x 1440 Quad HD resolution. This makes the apps, games and movies look great on the display. However, the resolution is set to 1080p by Samsung to improve performance and battery life.
People’s eyes can’t tell the difference between 1080p and Quad HD, but they can enjoy the longer battery life. However, if you want to set the Quad-HD resolution on your device, here’s how to change it.
Go to Settings > Display > Screen resolution and slide it to the far right for the full WQHD+ and tap to apply it.

How to Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 8 WiFi Issue

  1. 1. Go to Settings > Connections > WiFi. Forget the Wi-Fi network, research your Wi-Fi then input the password to reconnect the network, this way always works.
  2. 2. Turn off the device and the router for at least 10 seconds, then turn them back and reconnect the network.

How to Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Bluetooth Issue

  1. 1. Go to Settings > Bluetooth, disconnect the Bluetooth device then try to pair again.
  2. 2. Delete all paired device and try setting them up again.

How to Fix Dead Pixels on Samsung Galaxy Screen

  1. 1. Go to the Google Play Store to download and run a pixel fixer app like Dead Pixel Test and Fix. The App will fix the dead or stuck pixels on your screen.
  2. 2. However, if the dead pixel is not fixed by the app, you should replace a new Note 8 screen replacement in the Samsung or repair shop.

How to Improve Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Battery Life

  1. 1. Screen always drains the most battery, reduce screen brightness and the display time can extend the battery life.
  2. 2. Open the Power saving mode, Go to Settings > Device maintenance > Battery. I recommend you choose the medium power saving mode because it doesn’t influence the device performance.
  3. 3. Find out the App who drains the most battery. Go to Settings > Device maintenance > Battery and scroll down, you can find out which App drains the battery most. If the App is not always used, turn off or uninstall the App. If it is used frequently, upgrade the App to the newest version or reinstall the App.
  4. 4. Turn on the always on display. Go to Settings > Display > Always On Display to turn off the always on display.

How to Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Not Charging Issue

If your device not charging after plugging, try these ways to fix it.
  1. 1. Plugging the USB cable again, your phone won’t charge may cause by the loosely connected cables. Check the charging cable to see whether the cable is loose and tighten them. Also, check the charging cable to make sure it is in a good condition.
  2. 2. Check the charging port to find whether there is dirty in it. You can clean the charging port with a toothpick.
  3. 3. Make sure your charger is fine by charging a different device with the same charger.
If the ways above can’t fix your issues, you can try to soft reset, reset all settings or factory reset your device.

How to Soft Reset Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Click and hold the Power button and Volume Down button for 10 seconds then your device will boot up as normal.

How to Reset All Settings in Samsung Galaxy Note 8

This is basically just like the factory reset this will not delete your device files and data, only reset the settings. It is very effective in solving problems related to incorrect Settings in the device. It's safe, easy to do and effective, and I urge you to follow these steps to see if the process works.
  1. 1. Go to the Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. 2. Go to Setting > Settings icon > Backup and reset.
  3. 3. Choose Reset settings in the Reset section.
  4. 4. After tapped, you may need to enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
  5. 5. After confirming, review the info then tap RESET SETTINGS.

How to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Back up your device data. If you registered a Google account on your device and have activated the anti-theft system. You may need your Google credentials to complete the master reset.
  1. 1. Turn off the device.
  2. 2. Press and hold the Volume Up button and the Bixby button, then press and hold the Power button.
  3. 3. When the Android logo appears, release all buttons.
  4. 4. Press the Volume down button until you highlight “wipe data/factory reset”.
  5. 5. Press Power button to select it.
  6. 6. Press the Volume down button until you highlight the “Yes — delete all user data”.
  7. 7. Press Power button to select and began the master reset.
  8. 8. When the master reset is completed, it will highlight “Reboot system now”.
  9. 9. Press the Power button to reboot the device.

Have you ever had any problems with your Samsung Galaxy Note 8? Please feel free to comment below.
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