Some of the users were reporting that their device is getting too hot when it’s charging. If your device is also getting hot when it’s not charging, the fast-charging setting might be a problem. There are also several other possibilities that might cause you this issue, and we will look at them all. Also, we will take a look at several possible solutions for your issues. Let’s get started.
Galaxy S7 Overheating – How to Solve the Issue
Solution 1: Do not use your device when it is charging
If you have a bad habit to use your device while it is charging, then you must stop doing that. The overheating might be caused just by your usage of the device while it is charging. You must try to avoid using your device during its charging procedure, and see if it helps.
Solution 2: Remove your device Cover/Case
If you are using a device cover or case for your device, then you can try to remove it and see what happens. Sometimes the covers/cases are tightening up the device, making it cause overheating. If your device is not that hot when you remove the case, then we can say that the problem is fixed.
Solution 3>: Turn of the Fast Cable Charging settingSolution 4: Make a Soft Reset on your device
A soft reset will not affect the data on your device, but instead, it will give you a chance to close all applications which are running in the background. It will also free up some memory. With finishing this procedure, your device will also run more smoothly, and might also fix your overheating issue. You should check if your device is running normally right now.
Solution 5: Optimize your Battery Settings
There might be an app that causes your device the overheating problem. You can try to optimize your battery settings in the way that apps cannot leech your phone’s battery. You can get this done by entering the Settings menu, and then enter the Battery menu. Now, tap on Battery Usage, and then open More. From then, find Optimize Battery Usage and select that option. Now, you will get a list from all of the apps on your device. What is next to that you need to do, is to select All Apps to turn on all of the apps on your phone. With this, you have made an optimization for the usage of your battery when you are using your apps.
Solution 6>: Make Software UpdateSolution 7: Check if you have any Third Party Apps.
If there is any third party app that is causing troubles on your device, then you must consider updating it or uninstalling. How you can check, you can start your device in Safe Mode. To do so, follow the few steps below:
- Press and hold the Power button.
- After you see the Samsung Galaxy S7 logo, release the Power button, and immediately press the Volume Down button.
- Continue to hold the Volume Down button until your device finishes rebooting.
- You should be able to see the Safe Mode text at the bottom left corner on your screen.
You can also consider making a Factory Reset on your device, to see if your device is overheating. To do so, also follow these next few steps:
- Turn off your device.
- Press and hold the Volume Up and Home
- While holding both of the buttons, press and hold the Power
- Keep holding the buttons until you see the RECOVERY BOOTING
- Use the Volume Down button to navigate through the menu, and then highlight and select the ‘wipe data/factory reset’
- Select YES.
- Select Reboot System now.
- The device will take longer than usual to finish the rebooting.
Before you make Factory Reset, make sure that you make backup on all of your data. The Factory Reset process deletes your entire data from your mobile, and brings your device to a stable state just like when you bought it.
After you try these solutions or some of them, and you still see that your problem is not fixed, then you can consider visiting a technician to help you fix your problem.