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How to Fix Touch not Working on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Does your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus tend to freeze a lot? Sure, How to Fix Touch not Working on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus it can occasionally happen to any device, but is this happening to you on multiple occasions, no matter what app you’re using at the time of the crash?

It is an upsetting problem, indeed, and it can certainly have some serious causes. While we cannot guarantee that you will be able to fix the freezes and the crashes without taking it to an authorized technician, we can share with you a couple of solutions.

How to Fix Touch not Working on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Update latest software version

#1 – Update your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus to the latest available software version. This might fix it, but if it doesn’t, you still have a long way ahead of you.

Factory reset

#2 – Factory reset your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus to bring it back to the default settings and eliminate whatever went wrong with it since then. This will erase all your saved data and installed applications, as well as Google account settings. In fact, nothing will remain on your phone, so backup everything prior to starting with these instructions on how to factory reset Galaxy S8/S8 Plus.

Uninstall malfunctioning apps

#3 – Uninstall malfunctioning apps, especially if there’s one or two that you have particularly noticed triggering the freezes. You could read some reviews on the Play Store to see if their developers are planning to fix these issues (in the event that other users have reported the same problem) but if there’s something you can give up on, do it without hesitations. It’s not Samsung’s problem to fix and you cannot expect one particular developer to rush into fixing these problems for you.

Clear Cache and Clear Data

#4 – Restart your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus more often. This isn’t just a temporary fix, but rather a way of preventing such episodes in the future. Many smartphones tend to freeze or to randomly crash after not being restarted for days, as memory glitches are common. So, begin by restarting the device periodically and, on different occasions, consider clearing the data and cache of some problematic apps. For doing so, open the Apps icon from the Home Screen and tap on Manage Applications. Swipe right or left, browse around, and tap on the app that you have noticed crashing more often. Select Clear Data and, right after it finishes, select Clear Cache.

Free up some memory

#5 – Free up some memory as soon as you can. If your smartphone doesn’t have enough free memory it has all the chances to misbehave. It simply lacks the resources to run all those processes and operations and you will have to help it a little bit. For starters, you could uninstall any app that you haven’t used for a while or any apps that you won’t be needing in the near future. Media files can free up the internal memory too, which is also a good thing.

With these five methods at hand, it should stop Touch not Working on Galaxy S8. If it doesn’t, you know what you have to do, right? Take it to a technician!