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Galaxy S9: Turn Safe Mode ON And OFF

Your new Samsung Galaxy S9 has a lot of great features. As one of Samsung’s newest phone models, it showcases great applications and hardware specs. One of the best things about Android phones is the level of customization on each phone. It allows the user to tweak with different settings and change the default ones. It grants the user access to different settings, and one of these is accessing the phone in Safe Mode.

The Safe Mode is a mode your Galaxy S9 may utilize if you are experiencing problems such as crashing, freezing, or you think your phone is compromised and need to backup some files. This mode allows your phone to run only the needed programs to boot the device. This helps a lot especially if the problems on your device are caused by third-party apps.

So, if your troubleshooting guide brought you here to fix problems on your Galaxy S9, just follow the instructions given below.

How to Turn ON Safe Mode on Samsung Galaxy S9

  1. Switch Off your device first
  2. Press and hold the Power button until the Galaxy logo displays
  3. Release the power button and hold the Volume Down
  4. When your device totally boots and show the Safe Mode message at the lower left corner of the display, release the Volume Down button

While you are in your Safe Mode, you can only access the default software built on your device. All other apps which you have installed later would not be functioning at this time.

Turning OFF Safe Mode on your Galaxy S9

First, you have to turn off your Galaxy S9 for three minutes and Open it again. Just follow the steps mentioned above, then choose Safe Mode again to turn it OFF.

At this moment, once you turned off your safe mode, the apps which are not working previously should be working properly by now. If it does not function anymore, you have to uninstall it and try to reinstall after a minute.