How to Boot into Safe Mode on Galaxy A8 plus and Galaxy A8

Samsung announced the recent launch of its latest smartphone devices- the Galaxy A8 (2018) and the Galaxy A8+ (2018). This is the latest Samsung flagship to hit the market as one of the most mid-range devices, following a commendable launch in Vietnam, Europe, India, and UAE. If you encountered any problem and want to delete any apps on your phone, then this guide will be helpful. Here I will guide on steps to boot Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus into safe mode.

The smartphone devices come with Exynos 7885 chipset as well as an Infinity Display with either 5.6” or 6” display for the Samsung A8 and A8+ respectively. The operating system is an Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and the phone supports Bluetooth 5.0, LTE Cat.11 and Wi-Fi 802.11 ac. They come in variants of Black, Gold or Orchid Gray color and the only available storage option is 64 GB, with a 4GB or 6GB ROM for the Samsung A8 or A8+ device respectively.

Although the Galaxy A8 2018 and A8+ 2018 are great smartphone devices, it doesn’t mean they cannot have any troubles. A few users have reported varying issues as it concerns using the devices such as WiFi issues, poor camera quality, slow performance, poor battery life, Mobile Data connectivity, Bluetooth issue amongst other. We’ll be showing you how to boot into safe mode on Galaxy A8 plus or Galaxy A8 to fix these problems.

Boot into Safe Mode on Galaxy A8 Plus and Galaxy A8

Booting your Galaxy A8 or A8 plus device into Safe Mode disables all installed apps on your phone. This mode is activated in order to discover whether a given problem is caused by the Samsung Galaxy device and its basic software (the operating system), or by various applications you installed.

This safe mode also helps you check for the particular application which you recently installed that is causing the deteriorating performance in the capability of your device. If your device performs better when it is boot in Safe Mode, it, therefore, means that an application is particularly slowing down your Android phone. If such be the case, you could start by uninstalling the recently installed apps one by one in order to identify which of the given apps is causing the trouble as well as knowing the point at which your device performs better. Safe mode is basically intended to assist in fixing most of the problems an operating system is facing, if not all the problems. The steps taken to boot into safe mode is very simple and can be easily learnt.

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How to boot into Safe Mode on Galaxy A8 Plus and Galaxy A8

The following procedure shows us how to boot into safe mode;


1. Switch off your Galaxy A8 and A8 plus device completely.power off

2. Now switch your phone back on. Immediately you see the Samsung logo appear on your screen, press and hold the Volume Down key until the phone boots completely to the home screen.
3. You should now see a watermark caption “Safe Mode” at the bottom left corner of your phone screen. This will now disable all safe mode
4. Check the performance of your phone now and fix it.

A notification should also appear on your screen informing you that safe mode has been enabled. Tap on this notification message to get an option where you can restart your device into its normal mode after you must have figured out where the problem you encounter while using your phone lines.

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