How to Force Restart a Frozen / Unresponsive Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Find out how you can force restart a frozen and unresponsive Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with its non-removable battery where the old-fashioned way of removing the battery of the phone is not working here.

Imagine this, you are in middle of using your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to play a game or browse your favorite website when suddenly the phone froze. It won’t respond to anything. You can’t go back to Home menu, close the app, or launch another app.

This is what people called as frozen or unresponsive phone and it happens all the time to all sort of smartphone. When it happens, you have two options. You can wait for it to clear out on its own, means that you can leave the phone and let it sort the problem. In some cases, this simple method works. Just leave the phone, work on other things and get back the responsive phone.

But sometimes you don’t have the time for it, especially when you are working with something important on the phone. In this case, you have to force reboot the phone. Force reboot the phone will clear this issue instantly, which usually caused by firmware crash.

Remember that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a non-removable battery. You can’t use the old-fashioned yet effective method of taking out the battery of the phone. You need to use a different method to force reboot the phone.

Use this method instead, press Power button and Volume Down button for several seconds. It will force the system to reboot back and release those buttons only when the phone has successfully turned off. After that, wait for it to turn back on.

It is as simple as that. When the phone has turned back on, there should be no more frozen and unresponsive issue with the phone. You can do this every time the phone becomes unresponsive. But if the problem keeps happening, you need to look further to find the real cause of it and get it fix accordingly.