5 Major Problems in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and How to Solve Them

    Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been making rounds on the internet for all bad reasons, thanks to its exploding batteries. Many airlines including the Indian Airlines have issued a ban on carrying the Galaxy Note 7.

    5 Major Problems in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and How to Solve Them

    However, this is not the only issue with the device, but one of them. Here are 5 common issues with the Samsung's latest iteration of Note series and solutions to fix them.

    5 Major Problems in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and How to Solve Them

    Iris Scanner is a hit and miss

    Iris Scanner, is a good feature to have on a smartphone, but do we need it when we already have the quick fingerprint scanner? We will leave that for you to decide but if there's one common problem it is its occasional malfunction.

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    Moreover, a few people complained on the internet that they've been struggling to make it work properly.

    5 Major Problems in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and How to Solve Them

    How to fix it?

    There's one thing you can do. Clean the upper part of your screen (near the infrared iris scanner) and make sure that it has no fingerprint smudges.

    Also, when you're trying to unlock your phone, try to hold it between 10 to 14 inches from your face.

    If all of the above fail, try registering your iris scanner again. To do this head to Settings > Lockscreen & security > Irises > Remove Iris.


    5 Major Problems in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and How to Solve Them

    Recall for explosion

    Unless you've been living under a rock, you'd be aware of the battery explosions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

    The solution, you ask?

    Well, Samsung is offering replacements for the handsets irrespective of the time you bought it.

    5 Major Problems in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and How to Solve Them

    Green band on display

    A few users on the internet have complained about their Note 7 screen turning green intermittently. Given the company's history, it's not something uncommon. It has happened before with the Note 5 and even with the recently released Galaxy S7.

    Fix for the green screen

    Try to restart your device in Safe Mode. If the issue still occurs then probably an app is causing this to happen. Take a backup of your Note 7 and factory reset the device. Make sure you don't install or update any apps.

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    If the problem still occurs, then it should be a hardware-related problem. Take your phone to the nearest Samsung service center to get your display replaced.

    5 Major Problems in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and How to Solve Them

    Improper functioning of speakers after submerging in water

    This problem arises when water gets into speaker holes. The Galaxy Note 7 is IP68 certified, meaning it's resistant to dust and water to a good extent. So, you don't have to worry about your device.

    How to fix it?

    You can simply allow the water to dry by itself or you can shake it or tap it to remove the water from the speaker. Once, its dry your speaker should function as usual.

    5 Major Problems in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and How to Solve Them

    Google Now Launcher is not working properly

    Lot's of people like the stock Android-like look and for this reason, alone they prefer to use Google Now Launcher. However, many users have raised complaints that the Google Now Launcher is causing issues on their smartphones.

    Here's how to fix this!

    This problem is caused by the Samsung's KNOX security software. To get rid of this problem, uninstall the Google Now Launcher first, next head straight to Settings > Lock screen & security > Secure Folder > Uninstall > Back up & uninstall to disable KNOX.

    Then install the Google Now Launcher, configure it and reactivate the Secure Folder by going to Settings > Lock screen & security > Secure Folder

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