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Mobile Phone Issues & Solutions

As we all know India is the 2nd largest market for Smartphones after china in 2019, here are a few mobile phone issues & solutions for the same to help our readers. In this ever-changing and highly competitive market, not the SAMSUNG or iPhone but VIVO is winning the game as it reached the highest ever share in the Indian smartphone market. But in the race of winning, smartphone brands are focusing on providing more at lower-cost to consumers and somewhere in this; smartphones are lacking contribution in its quality. Every day, people are facing problems with their smartphones and as soon as they cannot get it repaired they are going for the change. But in most of the situations when someone suffers from a serious issue in their phone it may lead to loss of their data as well, and this is what we are afraid of.

After all, the smartphone is a computer; don’t be surprised, it is, & a powerful computer at that! And in the end, so sometimes you may found bugs sort of crashes. Here is the list of some common mobile phone issues & solutions. Read the blog carefully, so that in case of emergency you would be able to handle the situation at least.

Common Issues

  • Poor Battery Life
  • Water & Liquid Damage
  • Insufficient Space
  • Connecting Problems with WiFi, Bluetooth
  • Google Play Store Crashing
  • Overheating

Poor Battery Life

Battery life is one of the most common mobile issues & the solution to it is given below. Even after not using the phone all the time if it is still draining this is called self-discharged. Mobile phone batteries have a certain life-span, most of the common batteries can handle up to 500 charge cycles [2-3 years]. To save yourself from this issue and to keep your phone’s battery from aging too quickly, first of all, try to figure out those particular apps that are actually darning your battery and if possible try to delete those apps if not important, you can also save your battery by taking some small steps like low brightness, enable battery saving mode, turn off location, wifi when not using. Also before plugging your phone on charging try to run the battery down as much as possible and unplug when fully charged.

poor battery life

1 recharge cycle is considered when your phone is charged to 90% or more and then discharges completely or less than 10%. Hence another hack for longer battery performance is to keep your phone between 15-90% battery at most of the time. It is also important NOT to use substandard batteries in our cellphones, these will definitely cause performance issues and are a safety hazard as well bursting into flames and burning your phone and anything else around it.

Water & Liquid Damage

Some Mobile phone problems happen accidentally such as water damage and we cannot do anything about this. Even a small amount of water is enough to crash the motherboard of your mobile phone. In such a case first of all never try to switch on your phone immediately, try to dry off your device as soon as you can and then take it to repair shop to have it diagnosed. To dry off a phone, bury it in a bowl of rice and leave it alone for 4 hours; DO NOT leave your phone under direct sunlight for too long and DO NOT use hair dryer or any other similar device to dry the phone. To avoid such types of incidents cover your phone with a good guard, it may be expensive but it will be a worthy investment.

water or liquid damage

Insufficient Memory

The most common mobile phone issue that maybe everyone suffers is the storage space issue for sure because most of the space in everyone’s phone is filled with photos and videos. Remember a limited number of smartphones have the feature of expandable memory nowadays. The easiest way to free up the space of your phone is to uninstall apps that are not in use, clear junk files from the phone, delete cache, transfer images on the cloud to free up space. You can also find some apps on play store to free up space on your phone such as CCleaner, cache cleaner.

insufficient memory

Ideally, you should always keep at least 10% of your internal memory FREE for the phone to be able to perform its regular actions normally. Less than 10% free memory will lead to your phone responding slow, freezing up when you open multiple apps, restarting unexpectedly or even cause data loss in some cases.

Connecting Problems With WiFi, Bluetooth

Not every time but sometimes you may also have to suffer connectivity issue which can be solved every easily within seconds. Whenever your phone can not connect to their local network, keep your mobile phone on airplane mode for at least 30-60 seconds and then try to reconnect to the network. And if you are still facing any issue in the connection get it repaired or change the settings of Bluetooth and WiFi again.

Connecting Problems With WiFi, Bluetooth

Always be sure of the WiFi network you connect to, open and free networks can be a bait to install virus on your phone and perform phishing tactics. And your phone has a lot of information about you, much more than you think, your email, passwords, bank accounts, cards, payment apps and wallets, history, location and so on. By ensuring that you connect only to safe and reliable networks, you are saving yourself a world of trouble.

Google Play Store Crashing

We know it’s annoying that when you try to install an app from Google Play Store but it crashes all the time. It happens most of the time when your phone’s cache file is corrupt. Simply wiping cache files will solve this problem. Steps to follow-

google play store crashing
  1. Settings
  2. Apps
  3. Swipe right to locate the “all” tab
  4. Locate the Google Play Store and wipe cache and data
  5. Restart your phone

Always restart your phone after performing this task.

Mobile Phone Issues & Solutions: Overheating

Overuse of smartphones brings the problem of overheating. More likely when you spend most of your time in gaming apps, shopping apps, that can affect the performance of the battery. Overheating can also be caused by a dying battery, when its trying to perform really hard to keep the phone ON while last of its lithium ions get used up.

phone overheating

To avoid overheating issues try not to use your phone while charging, and if your phone is still heating, get it repaired because this could be the fault of the company manufacturer. If your phone is out of warranty and you feel the manufacturer is not the right option for you, then go to a reliable repair shop. Phone batteries are among the most common spare parts that are easily duplicated by unauthorized dealers who do not follow quality/security guidelines and manufacture substandard products, such batteries may overheat, swell up, even combust spontaneously we strongly suggest not using such batteries as it may cause much more damage than a few bucks you will save by choosing it.

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