How To Fix Galaxy S10/S10 Plus Overheating Problems


Many users who are using the Samsung Galaxy S10/ S10 Plus know that overheating problems are usually caused by software-related bugs, like malware, crashes. On your Galaxy S10/S0 Plus, you can check the App Issue History by heading to Settings > Device Care and tapping on it. You can also tap on “dots” at the right upper corner and choose “App Issue history” from the menu.

However, if the overheating issues don’t come from apps, there is a chance that other bugs or software problems on your Galaxy phone are the main cause. Read on this post to find out and fix overheating issues on your Galaxy S10/S10 Plus.

Best Ways to Fix Galaxy S10 Overheating Issue

Below are tested ways to solve the overheating issues on your new Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, or even S10E or S10 5G:

  1. Remove Your Phone Cover, Battery Case

If you feel your Samsung Galaxy S10 is too hot to hold, there is a chance your phone case is the underlying cause to overheat. In this case, you should remove it to release the heat trapped on the back of your phone.

  1. Close Running Applications

After using an app on your device, it would keep running in the background to get updates. However, this process will affect RAM memory and might cause overheating issues. So, you should close these apps by holding the recent apps key on the lower-left corner of the screen and then tapping on “CLOSE ALL” button

  1. Update to The Latest Android Patch Security

Sometimes, a few unexpected bugs can result in the overheating issues on your Galaxy S10. Thus, check if there is any software update available for your device as it comes with new features. Simply Download and install any updates on your phone. You can check for updates available from the Settings menu of your Galaxy S10. Scroll down all the way until you see the “Software Update” option on the screen. From there, just tap on “Download” and “Install” button.

  1. Disable Unnecessary Services & Features

Some certain features on the phone like WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth might cause the overheating problems on your Galaxy S10/S10 Plus. Similar to apps functioning in the background, these features also keep getting updates. Hence, you should better turn them off when you are not in use. After that, give your phone a reboot to free up RAM, clear cache in the memory and close all apps.

Performing a soft reset is also a potential resolution to get rid of the overheating issues. To do so, press firmly the “Power” to switch the phone off. Wait until your Galaxy phone’s temperature gets normal, and then turn it back on.

Also see: How to Fix Poor Battery Life On Galaxy S10

  1. Boot your phone into “Safe” Mode

Another good option to fix the problem is to boot your phone into Safe mode. If the issue disappears, it might be that you have to install one of the recently suspicious apps. To enter Safe Mode:

  • Hold down “Power” until the Power Off message shows up on the screen.
  • Tap and hold “Power Off” option until you see the Safe Mode on the screen.
  • Choose the Safe Mode and wait for the process to complete.
  • Safe Mode will then show up at the bottom left corner of your Galaxy screen
  • Check the device for a while and then exit the Safe Mode by powering the phone down, then turning it back on.
  1. Perform a Factory Data Reset

If none of the mentioned above methods helped you, you should perform a factory reset on your Galaxy S10. However, before proceeding, remember to create a backup first.

  • Head to Settings > General Management > Reset and select Factory data reset
  • Scroll down until you see “Reset” and tap on that option
  • Enter the password when prompted to continue
  • Click on “Delete All” button.

That’s it. Above are potential solutions to fix overheating issues ỏn your Galaxy S10/S10 Plus. One of these solutions could be effective for you. You can now use your phone without burning your palm. Good luck!