Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

How to Fix If Samsung Z Flip 4 Stuck on Safe Mode

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Have you accidentally booted your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 into Safe Mode, or did you enter Safe Mode on purpose to resolve an issue., but cannot go back? In either case, being stuck in Safe mode can be frustrating. 

Many Galaxy Z Flip 4 users become trapped in Safe mode while using. But don’t worry, these instructions will let you exit Safe mode and resume normal use of your device. we’ll walk you through 3 solutions to help you overcome the problem.

Let’s start with the first fix:

Fix 01: Force Restart the Device

When you perform a forced restart while inside Safe mode, it will resolve the issue. If you’re currently browsing this guide on your Galaxy Z Flip 4, we recommend loading it on a different device so you can follow the instructions easily.

Here are the step-by-step instructions to force restart your Galaxy Z Flip 4:

  1. Press and hold the power key and volume down key together until the device starts to turn off and display the Samsung logo.

Now, check if the issue is resolved. If not, let’s move on to the next fix.

Fix 02: Power Off the Device, Then Turn It Back On

Powering off the device and then turning it back on is slightly different from a restart. Powering off a device and turning it back on ensures a clean start and clears temporary files, cache, or software glitches, while restarting the device involves a rapid process without a complete power off, reloading the operating system and essential software components without a complete power cycle. This step can help in resolving the issue.

It is recommended to restart or power off your device periodically, depending on your usage patterns and the specific device. While there is no strict rule, performing these actions once every few days or at least once a week can help keep your device running smoothly.

Fix 03: Boot the Device into Recovery Mode

If the previous fixes didn’t work, you’ll need to boot your Galaxy Z Flip 4 into recovery mode. Recovery mode is a built-in troubleshooting environment that allows you to perform various actions on your device.

Boot your Galaxy Z Flip 4 into recovery mode by following the below steps:

  1. Turn off your device.
  2. Plug a USB cable into the device.
  3. Press and hold the Power key + Volume up keys for a few seconds. When the recovery menu appears, release the keys.

Now, you need to wipe the cache partition. System cache stores frequently accessed data or instructions in a temporary storage area, acting as a high-speed memory buffer, enhancing system performance and speeding up data retrieval. Therefore, it is possible for it to contain temporary files and data that can sometimes cause issues

Here’s how to wipe the cache partition:

  1. Use the volume keys, highlight the Wipe cache partition, and press the power key.
  2. On the confirmation prompt, select Yes and press the power key again.

Once the cache partition is wiped, you need to reboot your device. Follow these steps:

  1. Once the cache is cleared, you will see the recovery menu again. Use the volume keys, highlight the Reboot device now, and press the power key again.

After the device restarts, check if you’re still stuck in Safe mode. If the issue persists, it’s recommended to take your device to a Samsung repair center for further assistance.

Wrapping up

We hope this guide has helped you resolve the issue with Safe mode on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below. We also invite you to provide feedback about the guide.


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