Galaxy S20 Plus Most Common Problems & Issues + Solution Fix – TIPS & TRICKS

S20 Plus is another smartphone by the company, but is it perfect all around? Obviously no. First of All, in this article, we address some of the common issues and problems in the S20 Plus smartphone and next, with the proven solution to it. So, do stay until the end.

S20 Plus Common Issues and Problems

Welcome, I am here to help you out with certain Issues on the S20 Plus. Please do carefully go through all the topics that are covered in this article. PLEASE DO NOT RUSH. It will eventually help you 😀

Tips & Tricks

S20 Plus Problem Fix Issues Solution TIPS & TRICKS

Heating Problem On your S20 Plus

If your phone is raising its temperature, causing severe heating then, first of all, you need to take the following precautions –

How to fix the heating issue on the S20 Plus?

      1. Don’t let your phone charge for too long. Once it is fully charged, take off the plug.
      2. Make sure not to use your phone while charging. Using your S20 Plus phone for long while charging may lead to the heating issue.
      3. Next, playing games for too long could be the main reason for the heating issue. You may want to take a pause.
      4. Finally, make sure to turn off Mobile data, GPS while on call. On-call needs continuous power & various smartphone services that may lead to the heating issue on the S20 Plus.

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Above, steps will make sure your phone is well within the temperature line. But if the problem continues then you may want to go to the service center or your phone is naturally hot. 

Poor Battery Life on your S20 Plus

If you are one of the few customers of the S20 Plus phone that are facing battery issues. then the following steps will ensure that it’s not you who are causing battery problems on the phone.

How to fix poor battery life on the S20 Plus device? 

    1. First of all, make sure to remove the third-party app that claims to be a phone cleaner or battery saver. If you have installed any.
    2. Next, go to settings and turn on the power saving option. The battery saver provided on S20 Plus by the manufacturer will actually work.
    3. Then, turn off location services when not in need.
    4. Also, use a mobile data network on the Android phone only when needed. This sucks up your battery very quickly.
    5. Finally, uninstall apps such as Facebook which requires a lot of background services to run. Hence, ending up your S20 Plus battery life too early. 

Related – How to Install TWRP Recovery on S20 Plus 

Perform the above steps and you are good to go. If further, the problem arises on your Android phone, then you may want to go to the service provider.

A Laggy or Sluggish User interface on your S20 Plus

Though the company claims to be one of the faster phones than the previous generation, still you can encounter some laggy experiences on your phone.

How to Fix Lag on the S20 Plus Android device?

      1. First of all, if you have installed any third-party launcher, consider removing that. Because most of the launcher is not optimized for a particular spec sheet. Next, do a hard reboot. Turn off your S20 Plus and restart it again.
      2. Also if the problem still arises, you need to perform a factory reset. Go to setting > Backup & Reset > Factory Reset your phone. Make sure to take the necessary backup.
      3. Furthermore, if the UI lag never goes you can head to the service center & ask them to reinstall the OS. If still for some reason the lag persists on the S20 Plus then consider it as a software failure. You may have to wait for the next OTA update from the company.

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S20 Plus Phone unexpectedly shutting down

This issue is common among most Android smartphones. If this problem arises then consider the following steps –

How to fix sudden shut down in S20 Plus?

    1. First of all, if you encounter this issue then you may want to take care of the heating issue as well. As, if the phone temperature rises up to the maximum level, then you can face this issue.
    2. Second, charge your phone fully and let the battery drain until the phone is completely shut down on its own.
    3. Lastly, you can perform a factory reset on the S20 Plus. Do not restore backup thereafter, instead manually restore your data.

Also,  How to Install Custom ROM on S20 Plus 

If you follow the above steps and still encountering a sudden shutdown, then it’s time to go to the service center.

S20 Plus Screen frozen or stuck

If your phone is stuck while doing a task or making phone calls or maybe while playing games. Then, follow the steps below.

How to fix the screen frozen or stuck on S20 Plus?

    1. Firstly, if you are encountering the issue only in a particular app such as Instagram. Then you don’t need to worry and blame your phone for that. The app needs an update or further optimization for the particular device model.
    2. If you are getting stuck on the default apps on S20 Plus such as Phone, Messaging, or the camera app. Then, go to setting > apps > default apps, then choose the app you are getting issues with and clear its cache.
    3. Lastly, a factory reset or phone format could help you solve the problem.

Related – How to Unroot & Restore Stock ROM on S20 Plus

Consider the above steps and you are good to go 😀

Apps Opening slow on the S20 Plus

If the apps on your phone are opening apps slower than they used to be, then follow the steps below.

How to Fix Apps open slowly on S20 Plus?

    1. Firstly, some apps by their nature open slowly, such as large graphics-intensive games and apps such as Youtube. That should be fine.
    2. If every app is opening slow on your S20 Plus then you need to restart your device, so that services could run fresh.
    3. Finally, go and wipe your S20 Plus and start from a new device.

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If the problem still arises, go to your nearest service provider.

Apps and Games Crashes Suddenly or Unexpectedly on the S20 Plus

If you are one of the few getting this problem, then you should solve the issue by following the steps below.

How to fix sudden app crashes on S20 Plus?

  1. First, go to the S20 Plus’s setting > apps, then click on the app which is crashing frequently and clear its data.
  2. Second, uninstall the app and install it again from the play store.
  3. Update the app from the play store.

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This should probably fix your problem. If the problem is still there then drop a comment below describing your issue.

Bluetooth not connecting on the S20 Plus

Bluetooth problems may occur from time to time while connecting with other devices. Take the following steps

How to fix the Bluetooth connection issue on S20 Plus? 

    1. First of all, make sure your phone is up to date. Check OTA updates and update the phone as soon as possible.
    2. Second, make sure your device is discoverable to other devices and vice versa.
    3. Lastly, try turning Bluetooth on and off for few times on the S20 Plus

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The above step will definitely make your Bluetooth connection stable.

Display cracked and touch not working on S20 Plus

Your phone display is cracked and you want to access the data. Do the following.

How to access data if the phone touch is not working on S20 Plus?

    1. Connect your phone to a computer or laptop via USB C cable. You can access your data from the PC.
    2. If you want to use some apps on the S20 Plus, get an OTG cable and wireless keyboard and mouse. Connect OTG cable to the phone and connect the wireless receiver to the cable. You can access your phone just like a computer.
    3. Above, it will help you access your S20 Plus phone even if your touch is not working.

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Wi-fi Connection problem or low range of Wi-fi on S20 Plus

If your phone is getting the low range or wi-fi problem then take the following steps.

How to Fix Wi-fi Connection problem on S20 Plus?

    1. First things first, check your router or modem. Try resetting its settings.
    2. Make sure there is no obstacle in front of the router.
    3. Also, turn your airplane mode on for 1 minute and turn it off again on the S20 Plus.

Also, How to Unroot S20 Plus and go back to Stock ROM

If the above steps did not work for you, then try connecting your phone to a different Wi-fi connection and see if it’s the same or not. You may want to show your phone to the service center for any defects.

Cellular network issue or Mobile Data Problem on the S20 Plus

If your phone is not getting the proper signal or the mobile data network is not working as it used to work before then try the steps below.

How to fix the Cellular network and Mobile Data network in S20 Plus?

    1. Firstly, Take your sim card off and put it again.
    2. Turn on Airplane mode for 30 seconds and then turn it off.
    3. Tweak network settings from the settings menu on the S20 Plus.
    4. Finally, go to the service provider and make him/her do the rest.

Your phone will work as expected by the following steps. if you have any more issues regarding the network then drop a comment below.

Apps not downloading from the Play store on S20 Plus

This is one of the common issues among Android users. Take the following steps.

How to Fix Apps not downloading from the play store on S20 Plus?

  1. First, Go to settings on the S20 Plus and clear app data of the app Play Store.
  2. Then, Clear local search history from the Play store app.

This should solve your issue. If you have any other problems regarding the play store do let me know in the comment section below. I will be happy to help you. 😀

That’s it we have covered all the issues and problems regarding the S20 Plus smartphone and How to FIX them. If there are any more issues with your S20 Plus then drop a comment and I will update the article.

About S20 Plus

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched S20 Plus smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.7 inches display with a resolution of 1440 by 3200 pixels. A total of 525 pixels per inch.
  • And S20 Plus also comes with Android 10
  • And under the hood, the phone has a exynos 990 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 8GB Ram and 128GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 12 + 64 + 12 MP triple rear camera and 10 MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 4500 mAh.