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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Review, Specification, Common Problems & Solutions)

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Indeed, even in 2018, the Galaxy Note 8 remains the greatest rethinking of Samsung’s best cell phones for profitability, and all that could possibly be needed to right the real wrongs of the reviewed Note 7. This is a uber measured mea culpa. Though the phone is very good, it is not completely perfect. In this article you will get the complete information about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with it’s common problems.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been redesigned in its truest sense. It has been modified  to top-to-bottom, edge-to-edge, and back camera to, best quality front camera from the average smartphone. There are currently two cameras on the back, a first for a Samsung leader cell phone (the new S9 Plus has it as well). It takes splendid picture photographs, and you can even alter the profundity of field post-catch.

What makes the Note 8 distinctive is the helpful S Pen stylus and bigger 6.3-inch ‘Vastness Display’ to work with – yet one that doesn’t expand the measurements of the genuine telephone excessively. The telephone demonstrations like a major, border-less glass canvas for your vital written by hand notes and magnum opus doodles.

Specification of Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Display

  • Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • 6.3 inches Screen ~83.2% screen-to-body ratio
  • 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Grace UX UI

Processor & Operating System

  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • Adreno 540 GPU

Camera

  • Dual Rear Camera 12 MP
  • OIS,PDAF (phase detection autofocus), 2x optical zoom, dual tone LED flash, Geo-tagging.
  • 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • High quality 8MP Front-Facing Camera
  • [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR

Battery Life

  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
  • Up to 24 hours talk time (approx.)
  • Up to 74 hours music play (approx.)

Memory

  • 6GB RAM
  • 64/128/256GB internal memory
  • Support expandable memory up to 256 GB (dedicated slot in single SIM model & In Dual SIM use the SIM 2 Slot)

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • comes with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Audio

  • Stereo loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Active noise cancellation technology with dedicated mic

Body

  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
  • Weight: 195 g (6.88 oz)
  • Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • dust/water proof
  • Stylus

Key Features / Advantages

  1. Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  2. Infinity Display
  3. Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor
  4. Expandable Memory
  5. Dual 12 MP Rear-Facing Camera
  6. 8MP Front-Facing Camera
  7. Water & Dust Resistance
  8. Fingerprint Scanner
  9. Iris Security Scanner
  10. Face Scanner
  11. Samsung Smart Switch
  12. Bluetooth 5.0
  13. 3300 mAh battery
  14. Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Common Problems & Solutions

1. Galaxy Note 8 is not taking 100% charge problem

We have seen that some of the users of the Galaxy Note 8 have faced this problem. It has some basic solution that you can try.

 Solution- The best solution that should be taken is to backup your phone data then do a factory reset. Do not install any apps on your phone after the completion of reset. First clean the charging port of the phone using a can of compressed air then check if it will fully charge. You should also use different power adapter to check if there is any fault in charging adaptor.

 

2. Black Screen or Blank Screen Problem

If your screen becomes unresponsive or blank of the galaxy note 8 then it can be because of some major internal software issue or it may happen due to some minor problem in OS. If it is a minor problem then it can be resolved by yourself only here is the solution-

Solution-

  • Hard reboot your Note 8 by pressing Power and Volume Down buttons together until the device powers off. Then reboot the phone.
  • Attempt to restart your Note 8 to alternate boot modes
  • Contact Samsung or you can feel free to contact us here.

 

3. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 won’t turn on issue

Solution-  

  • Try to do hard reboot.
  • Put the phone on charge and then try to turn on the phone forcefully.

Keeps showing the notification “moisture detected” issue

It is possible that if your phone comes in contact to water and moisture for long time then this problem may occur.

Solution- 1. Dry your phone with a Towel.

Keep the phone in a rice bag for 48 hrs it will absorb  the moisture.

For more information about how you could rescue your phone from water damage then click here.

 

4. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 keeps restarting frequently and automatically

Solution-

  • Make sure there’s no sign of liquid damage.
  • Try charging your phone.
  • Observe your phone while in Safe mode.
  • Perform the Master Reset.

 

5. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 turned off by itself and won’t turn back on issue

Solution-

  • Make sure there’s no sign of liquid damage.
  • Try to charge your phone for few minutes.
  • Observe your phone while in Safe mode.
  • Perform the Master Reset.
  • Reboot your phone in different mode.

 

6. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 heating up so fast issue

Solution-

  • Boot into Safe Mode and diagnose apps.
  • Wipe cache partition through Recovery Mode.
  • Install the latest Android software version.
  • If there is any hardware problem then fix it we are here to help you.

Operating System Issues

Some kind of  error or common issues you might face due to the error in operating system of Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Here is the list of those problems-

  1. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 automatically closes its notification tray
  2. Frozen Samsung Galaxy Note 8 issue.
  3. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 that’s now running very slow issue.
  4. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 taking restart every time Mobile Data is used.
  5. Galaxy Note8 is not booting Samsung logo screen and won’t turn off issue.
  6. Galaxy Note 8 “SIM card not inserted” notification issue.
  7. Blocked by FRP error on your Galaxy Note 8.
  8. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stuck In Samsung Logo issue.
  9. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Sensors Not Working After Software Update.
  10. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stuck On BSoD With Blue LED Light Blinking.
  11. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Randomly Crashes Issue & Other Related Problems.
  12. Galaxy Note8 fast charging stopped working after booting to Download Mode issue.
  13. Galaxy Note 8 Samsung Themes app 6/T500001 error, other issues
  14. How to fix Galaxy Note 8 “process.com.android.phone has stopped” error, other issues
  15. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 became so laggy, sluggish and slow.
  16. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Is Lagging issue & Other Related Problems.
  17. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 keeps showing a box about virus infection.
  18. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 turns off immediately after booting up.
  19. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 lags when launching an app, started to run so slow
  20. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 that’s stuck in boot loop
  21. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets stuck on Verizon screen
  22. Galaxy Note8 that keeps restarting / rebooting
  23. Galaxy Note8 that gets stuck on the Samsung logo.

Apps Issues

  1. Samsung Galaxy Note8 keeps showing “Unfortunately, Settings has stopped” error.
  2. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 keeps showing “Unfortunately, Email has stopped” error.
  3. Note8 keeps showing “Unfortunately, Gallery has stopped” error
  4. Galaxy Note8 plays Youtube, Facebook, and Gallery videos abnormally slow
  5. Galaxy Note8 notifications for multiple apps won’t go away, keeps showing up
  6. Galaxy Note8 has “Unfortunately, Android Keyboard Has Stopped” error.
  7. Whatsapp keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  8. Pandora that keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  9. Galaxy Note8 update issues: “Phone has stopped” bug and persistent “screen overlay” message.
  10. Galaxy Note 8 when its Gallery app keeps crashing issue.
  11. Amazon Shopping that keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  12. Instagram that keeps crashing on a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  13. Galaxy Note 8 Google Play Store app has stopped working error
  14. Snapchat that keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  15. Youtube that keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  16. Galaxy Note 8 can’t install app updates, Play Store keeps showing popups issue.
  17. Netflix that keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  18. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Web Links In Email Not Opening In Chrome Issue & Other Related Problems.
  19. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 keeps showing a box about virus infection.
  20. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 keeps showing “Unfortunately, Chrome has stopped” error issue.
  21. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 keeps popping up “Unfortunately, Phone has stopped” error.
  22. Facebook app constantly crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  23. Samsung Galaxy Note8 that keeps showing “Unfortunately, Messages has stopped” error
  24. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 unable to open or view email attachments.
  25. Samsung Galaxy Note8 keeps showing “Unfortunately, Camera has stopped” error.
  26. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 lags, freezes and shows “Unfortunately, Settings has stopped” error.
  27. Twitter app keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  28. Facebook Messenger keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  29. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 lags when launching an app, started to run so slow
  30. Samsung Galaxy Note8 keeps popping up “Unfortunately, Internet has stopped” error
  31. Samsung Galaxy Note8 keeps showing “Unfortunately, Gallery has stopped” error [Troubleshooting Guide]
  32. Facebook keeps crashing on Samsung Galaxy Note8.

Internet Issues

  1. How to fix your Samsung Galaxy Note8 that can’t connect to Wi-Fi.
  2. Galaxy Note 8 mobile data keeps disconnecting, wifi drops over and over again, other issues
  3. Why is my Samsung Galaxy Note 8 unable to open or view email attachments and how to fix it? 
  4. Fix for Note8 that is lagging when using the internet (whether on wifi or mobile data)
  5. Solved Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Restarts Every Time Mobile Data Is Used
  6. How to fix Galaxy Note8 that has “Network not available, but please try again later” error
  7. Galaxy Note 8 can’t connect to wifi. 
  8. How to fix Samsung Galaxy Note 8 WiFi that keeps dropping / disconnecting.

Calling Issues

  1. Galaxy Note 8 how to view contact details, how to import/export contacts, other issues
  2. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 keeps popping up “Unfortunately, Phone has stopped” error [Troubleshooting Guide]
  3. How to fix your Galaxy Note8 if calls keep dropping [troubleshooting guide]

Texting Issues

  1. How to fix your Samsung Galaxy Note8 that can’t send / receive text messages [Troubleshooting Guide]
  2. Solved Samsung Galaxy Note 8 No Sound Notification For Text Message
  3. What to do if Galaxy Note8 has “Unfortunately, Android Keyboard Has Stopped” error
  4. What to do if Galaxy Note8 is unable to send text messages [troubleshooting guide]
  5. How to fix Samsung Galaxy Note 8 that can’t send MMS (easy steps)
  6. How to troubleshoot your Note 8 when its mobile data is not working
  7. Verizon Galaxy Note 8 long messages split up into smaller messages, SMS are out of order, other texting issues
  8. How to fix Samsung Galaxy Note8 that keeps showing “Unfortunately, Messages has stopped” error [Troubleshooting Guide]

Camera Issues

  1. Samsung Galaxy Note8 that keeps showing “Camera failed” or “Unfortunately, Camera has stopped” error
  2. Galaxy Note 8 camera vertical blurred line issue, other Android camera issues.

Screen Issue

  1. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 screen flickering issue.

Solution

The most basic solution of any kind of problem mentioned above in Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is given here.

  • Boot your device in safe mode to know if any outsider apps are creating any problem. When you will do so all third-party apps and services will be temporarily disabled and this thing immediately resolve the problem.
  • If the device is frozen and becomes unresponsive then try to do the Forced reboot or soft reset procedure.
  • We can also give you advice to delete all the system caches so that they’ll be replaced with new ones as they often get corrupted especially during OS updates. To do this you need to boot your phone in Recovery mode and wipe the cache partition.
  • If everything fails, it’s better to just backup your files and data in cloud or any other device and then do the Factory reset. This procedure will bring your phone back to its factory default settings and will delete other third part apps and settings which may create  problem.
  • Even better, do the Master reset, which, beside taking your telephone back to its production line defaults, designs both the store and information allotments and completely erase conceivable degenerate framework reserves, records and information.
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