Safe Mode is an alternative that you can choose while may there are certain apps causing trouble in your phone. You can try to find the problematic apps by booting up your phone into Safe Mode. For your information, Safe Mode is a feature given by Google as a tool to fix problems at your Android device.
This feature is an alternative you can choose while may there is certain apps causing trouble in your Samsung Galaxy S7. The problematic apps may lead to a malfunction of your Android. You can try to find the culprit apps to uninstall them as you need to activate the Safe Mode on your phone.
You can say that this Safe Mode is like a troubleshooting step to identify any problems in your phone. For example, it if you enter the Safe Mode and your phone is no longer problematic while it used, you can say that certain apps are the culprit of your phone problem.
Maybe that certain apps are incompatible to your phone or there are some corrupted files of the apps. It is also possible that your phone is still problematic while you use the Safe Mode. You may need a further action like wipe the cache partition or perform a factory reset to your device.
However, it is important to know how to enter the Samsung Galaxy S7 Safe Mode. You can know it by the following explanations.
First Step: Power down the Samsung Galaxy S7
You need to power off the phone by pressing and holding Power button for several seconds, then select Power Off to begin turn off your phone.
Please wait until your Galaxy S7 powered down completely. You need to do this if your phone is actually turned on while you want to try entering the Safe Mode.
Second Step: Press and hold the Power button to turn on your phone
After your phone is turned off, you need to start the Safe Mode by pressing and holding the Power button to turn it on again. Please ensure that you press and hold it for several seconds.
Third Step: Release the Power button when you see the Samsung logo
When you see the screen lights up and you see the Samsung logo, please release the Power button so that you are not turn it back off again. After this step, you need to quickly anticipate the next step because you need to do it quickly.
Forth Step: Press and hold Volume Down immediately right when you release the Power button
While you let go off the Power button, please press and hold the Volume Down button immediately. You have to ensure that you do it quickly so that you can reach the Safe Mode by entering it with the correct way.
Fifth Step: Continue holding the Volume Down until your Galaxy S7 is fully booted
You can continue to hold the Volume Down button until you see that your phone boots up. You will see that you are on the lock screen and you need to let go off the Volume Down now.
After you unlock the phone, you will see your Samsung Galaxy S7 home screen shown up and you already in Safe Mode. In this mode, you will always see a Safe Mode watermark at the bottom left of the screen. Those are the steps that you can follow to enter the Safe Mode on your Samsung Galax S7 correctly.
The next thing you can do is ensuring that while you entering the Safe Mode, your phone is still problematic or not. You can try to uninstall the apps that are the culprit of your phone problem. If your Samsung Galaxy S7 is still problematic while it used in the Safe Mode, you may need a further action like wipe cache partition or perform a factory reset to your Galaxy S7.