Your phone can get hot in many ways: playing games for a longer period of time, doing multiple tasks at once, or watching videos on YouTube. Sometimes an application that misbehaves can also cause this problem. Here we are going to show you how to fix Samsung Galaxy S10 overheating issues.
See also: How to fix Samsung Galaxy S10 battery life issues
How to fix Samsung Galaxy S10 overheating issues
Remove the phone case
Once your Samsung Galaxy S10 is too hot to touch, remove the case from your phone. Sometimes the case keeps the heat of your device inside.
Close all running applications
Once you have finished using an application on your phone, it continues to run in the background and update the content. This will affect the RAM and can cause overheating issues. Hold the Recent Apps button in the lower left corner of your phone and press CLOSE ALL.
Disable unnecessary features and services
Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi will also cause overheating problems on your Galaxy S10. Similar to background applications, all of these features will continue to analyze content. Therefore, disable features and services when you are not using them.
A soft reset or restarting your phone can give it a fresh start. This method closes all applications and is free from RAM. Thus, performing a soft reset can be a potential solution to solve the problem of overheating of your Galaxy S10. Press and hold the power button to turn off the phone. Wait for your phone to cool down, then turn it on again.
Boot in safe mode
The defective application can also be responsible for the overheating problems of the Samsung Galaxy S10, as it can lead to overuse of the processor. To find out if problems arise due to the incorrect behavior of certain applications, you can restart your phone in safe mode. Check if your Samsung Galaxy S10 still has overheating issues in Safe Mode. If the problems no longer appear, uninstall the suspicious applications, starting with the recently installed ones.
- Hold the power button until the Power Off message appears
- Tap and hold the dye icon until Safe Mode appears on the screen.
- Tap "Safe Mode" and let the process finish
- Once the process is complete, Safe Mode appears at the bottom left of your Galaxy S10.
- Watch the phone for several minutes
Check info history
Most Samsung Galaxy S10 overheating issues are caused by application issues, such as application crashes, malware, viruses, and more. You can view the history of application problems on your Galaxy S10. In Settings, find Device care and tap it. Tap the three dots in the upper-right corner of the screen and choose History of Application Problems from the drop-down list.
Some bugs can cause your phone to overheat. Software updates come with new features and bug fixes. For each update, download and install it. You can check the availability of the software update on your Galaxy S10 by opening the settings. Scroll through the list until you find Software Update and press it. Then tap on Download and install.
Factory data reset
Try resetting the factory data if you have tried all of the above, but the issues remain. Before starting the process, be sure to save your data. Then follow the steps below:
- In Settings, select General Management.
- Press Reset and choose Reset Factory Data.
- Scroll until you find Reset and press it
- You may need to enter your password
- Tap Delete All.