Samsung S22 Ultra Freezing Constantly? Samsung Crashing and Restarting? You’re not the only one, we’ve noticed a lot of complaints from Samsung users who just received the phone and on the same day, the screen froze and didn’t respond. Lagging and freezing happen after it is being used for weeks and it also depends on how you’ve managed the device in terms of storage, data, and more.
Therefore, it is advisable to only keep the apps and data that you need the most, and store the rest of unnecessary data on Cloud Storage or anywhere safe. Nevertheless, let’s dive into the solutions and get the issue fixed.
Fix Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, S22 Ultra Keeps Freezing and Randomly Restarting
Many people have reported that Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra randomly froze and restarted on the first day of receiving the delivery of the phone. The same issue is escalated to Samsung since it was majorly reported across the world. Samsung has already rolled out the firmware updates for the newest Samsung Galaxy S22 Series, and it might include the bug fix which is causing software crashing and freezing.
- Connect your phone to Wi-Fi and make sure it is charged at least 50%, or connect to charger.
- Open Settings app.
- Search Software update.
- Tap Check for updates.
- Select Download and Install.
Close All Background Apps
Don’t have any pending updates? Up next is to close all the background running apps. Often, we forget to close the applications from the background and they keep eating the battery and degrade the performance over time. All you have to do is, tap on three-vertical lines in navigation buttons and select Close all.
Once you’ve force closed all the apps, jump to the next step.
To maintain performance, it is recommended to restart the phone once a week. Since you’ve force closed all the background applications, do a quick restart to refresh the processor and firmware. Sometimes, this simple process eliminates major issues.
- Press and hold Volume Down button and Power button until Samsung logo displays.
Any phone which is low on storage and at a critical storage level, has a tendency to slow down. Let’s check the storage, and delete the unnecessary files and applications.
- Go to the Settings app.
- Search Storage.
- There you can see what type of files have consumed how much storage of your device.
- Explore all the files and delete the ones that are irrelevant.
Reset All Settings
Still, Samsung Galaxy S22 lagging and freezing? Resetting all settings will clear all the settings customized by you, no personal data will be deleted from the phone.
- Open the Settings app.
- Go to General management.
- Go to Reset.
- Select Reset all settings.
- Confirm, Reset.
Wipe Cache Partition
Up next is wipe cache partition. Basically, this will delete all the system cache from the device, and if there’s something preventing the performance of the phone will be removed.
- Power Off your phone.
- Press and hold Volume Up and Power button until the system options displays.
- Use Volume down button to navigate to the wipe cache partition.
- Press Power button to Wipe cache partition.
- Confirm, and let the process begin.
Last but not the least, one of the toughest troubleshooting is to factory reset the device, meaning to delete all the personal files, applications, contacts, messages, etc. from the system. Make sure to back up the phone before proceeding with the below steps.
- Go to the Settings app.
- Tap General management.
- Select Reset.
- Find and tap Factory data reset.
- Confirm reset.
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