Turn Safe Mode OFF Or ON In Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus

Want to know how to turn Safe Mode on your Galaxy S8 On? With Safe Mode, you’re able to pinpoint any issues your device may be having, or cut out apps that may be causing such problems. This guide will provide steps on how you can boot into Safe Mode on either the Galaxy S8 or the Galaxy S8 Plus. We’d recommend booting into Safe Mode whenever there are any apps that are causing your device to slow down or malfunction in any way.

In Safe Mode, no downloaded or third party apps can run. This means your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus can run smoothly whilst you delete any apps that may be causing issues with your device.

Follow the steps below carefully to enable Safe Mode on either your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.


Turn on Safe Mode

  1. First, switch your Galaxy device off.
  2. Next, hold the Power and Lock buttons together.
  3. Wait for the Galaxy S8 logo to appear.
  4. As soon as you see the Galaxy S8 Logo, let go of the Power button and hold down the Volume Down button.
  5. Keep holding the buttons down until the device restarts.
  6. Your device should now boot into Safe Mode.
  7. At this point you can let go of the buttons you have been holding.
  8. If you ever want to leave Safe Mode, hold the power button and then tap the on-screen restart button.


During Safe Mode, all third party apps cannot run. Use this to help troubleshoot any apps that may be causing problems.


Get you Galaxy S8 out of safe mode

  1. Restart your device and let it boot into the standard mode.
  2. Next, boot your Galaxy S8 into recovery mode. Follow this guide if you don’t know how: (Learn how to enter recovery mode on Galaxy S8).
  3. Next, remove your device battery.
  4. Keep the battery disconnected for five minutes, then add it back in.


Alternatively, you may need to hold the volume button down to leave Safe Mode. We hope this guide has helped you to get in our out of Safe Mode on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.


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