How to Enable Safe Mode on Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

It is important that you know how to restart your new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus in safe mode because there are times when the phone can no longer boot up properly due to issues created or caused by third-party applications or services. There are times when applications stop working or starts to keep on crashing. While it’s just a minor problem, it can affect the phone’s overall performance and this may result to some problems.

When your phone has some issues with third-party apps, the best thing you can do about it is to uninstall the apps you’re having issues with. However, doing so might be a challenge if your phone isn’t working the way it should. That’s where the safe mode comes in. So, in this post, I will guide you on how to enable safe mode on your new phone. If you don’t know how to do this yet, continue reading as this article may be able to help you one way or another.

Before we move on to our tutorial, if you found this post while looking for a solution to a problem, then visit our Galaxy S10 Plus Help Guides page for we have already addressed or fixed some of the most common issues with this device. Find issues that are similar with yours and feel free to use our solutions.

How to restart Galaxy S10 Plus in Safe Mode

This is the first method you should learn as you can make your device reboot into safe mode from the normal or standard mode. You can use this if your phone keeps on lagging, freezing or very sluggish. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Press and hold the Power button until the Power off prompt appears then release.
  2. Touch and hold Power off until the Safe mode prompt appears then release.
  3. To confirm, tap Safe mode.
  4. The process may take up to 30 seconds to complete.
  5. Upon reboot, “Safe mode” appears in the lower-left of the lock or home screen.

Those who already knew the importance of safe mode usually use this method as it’s easy to do. While the phone is in this mode, you may uninstall applications that you think are causing the problem on your device. You may also perform other troubleshooting procedures you may need to make your phone work perfectly again.

ALSO READ: How to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus to make it work perfectly again

How to turn on Galaxy S10 Plus to safe mode

Just as the title implies, you need to have the phone powered down in order to do this. So, basically, you can use this if your phone turned off by itself or you don’t want to boot it up just to restart in safe mode. It has the same effect to the phone as it’s basically the same mode as the method above. But it has it own application as well. It’s better that you also know how to perform this procedure:

  1. Turn the device off.
  2. Press and hold the Power key past the model name screen appearing on the screen.
  3. When SAMSUNG appears on the screen, release the Power key.
  4. Immediately after releasing the Power key, press and hold the Volume down key.
  5. Continue to hold the Volume down key until the device finishes restarting.
  6. When Safe mode appears in the bottom left corner of the screen, release the Volume down key.

While the phone is in this mode, you can actually continue using it normally as all pre-installed apps will still work if you open them. You can also save a bit of battery if the phone is in this mode because there will no third-party applications running in the background.

I hope that this how-to post has helped you one way or another. Please help us spread the word by sharing this post to your friends or people who may also have similar problems. Thanks for reading!


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