How to run your Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus in Safe Mode

When there’s a problem with your Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and you suspect that it’s caused by an application, the best thing you can do to determine if it’s a third-party app or pre-installed is to run your phone in Safe Mode. Doing this will temporarily disable all third-party applications. Needless to say, if the problem still occurs even in this mode, the cause of the problem is a pre-installed app, otherwise, you just have to find out which of the apps you downloaded is causing the problem.

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It is very important that you know how to perform this procedure. There are actually a couple of methods you can choose and I will show them with you in this post. So, if you’re one of the early adopters of this device, continue reading as this guide may be able to help you one way or another.

For those who are looking for a solution to a different problem, drop by our troubleshooting page for we have already addressed some of the most common issues with this phone. Browse through the page to find issues that are similar with yours and use the solutions we suggested. If they don’t work for you or if you still need our help, contact us anytime through our Android issues questionnaire.

How to Reboot Galaxy S10 Plus in Safe Mode

When you notice that your phone is not working properly while in normal mode and you need to enable safe mode so that you can troubleshoot your device properly, then you can easily do so while it’s powered on. In other words, you can switch to safe mode and back to normal mode easily. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Press and hold the Power button until the Power off window 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 home screen.

Remember that third-party applications are disabled in this mode so what you can use are pre-installed apps. If your phone has some minor performance issues, you may notice that it’s responding a bit smoothly while in this mode. Do whatever you need to do to fix the problem while the device is in this mode and after that, reboot the device back into normal mode.

ALSO READ: How to Hard Reset or Master Reset your Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

How to Power On Galaxy S10 Plus into Safe Mode

There’s no difference whether you use this method or the previous one because they basically boot into the same mode. With this method however, you can make your phone run into safe mode while it’s powered down. It will become useful if your device cannot complete the boot process or gets stuck on the boot screen due to some app-related problems. Here’s how you do it:

  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. Once it’s done booting up, “Safe mode” appears in the lower-left of the home screen.

You may uninstall applications that are causing problems with your phone while it’s in this mode. To exit from here and go back to normal mode, you just have to reboot your phone.

I hope that we’ve been able to help you fix the problem with your device. We would appreciate it if you helped us spread the word so please share this post if you found it helpful. Thank you so much for reading!

ALSO READ: How to Factory Reset your Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

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