How to speed up Samsung galaxy S8 for faster performance

Samsung galaxy S8 is one of the best phones in the world and also one of the fastest. But being one the fastest phones does not mean it would not get slow at some point. So here are 10 tips which you can implement so as to make your Samsung galaxy S8 faster in its performance.

These tips are;

Decrease Your Screen Performance

One of the best ways to make your galaxy S8 faster is by reducing the screen resolution.

Galaxy S8 comes with a screen display of 4,262, 400 pixels(2960 x 1440) which affects its processor and GPU, thereby lowering the speed of the phone.

But by lowering the resolution to 720p, it would save you much part of the phone’s GPU and processor, thereby making the phone faster.


  • Go to settings
  • Search for display
  • Select Screen Resolution
  • Drag the slide to the left to decrease the resolution


Use Hermit Application

Hermit Application is an application which integrates fast and tiny web apps into the android system.

With the hermit application you can replace your native apps with web-based lite apps.

With this app on your galaxy S8, you can browse faster, save data, block ads, protect your privacy and browse in night mode.

The main function of /Hermit/ is to provide lighter versions of useful applications such as Facebook, twitter, WhatsApp which consumes a lot of memory space on your device.


Uninstall all unnecessary Apps

Leaving Applications which you no longer use on your device only adds up to your storage space and therefore makes your device to become slow.

Once you no longer require any application on your device , always make sure to uninstall it, so as to free up memory space for faster performance.


  • Go to settings
  • Tap on Application
  • Select ‘All tab’
  • Select the App and uninstall it


Clear the cache always

Cache are data which have been accumulated from the use of web pages and applications.

It is advisable to always clear the galaxy S8 cache data once or twice a month so as to free up memory space and make your device faster.


Disable or use less widget

Widgets are one of the features which make a smartphone’s home screen organized and attractive, but this widgets also consume a lot of RAM (Random Access Memory) and therefore affecting the processing speed.

To avoid this, always make sure to use less number of widgets and remove the unwanted ones.


  • Tap and hold the widget
  • Then drag the widget to ‘remove’ and release it as it turns red


Setup a background process limit

This helps to limit the number of processes running in the device’s background and thereby increasing the performance speed.


  • Enable developer option
  • Tap on settings
  • Go to ‘background process limit’ and then tap on ‘At most 4 process’
  • Exit and restart your device


Debloat Galaxy S8

Debloating simply means removing all the applications that came pre-installed in your phone. The Galaxy S8 and S8 plus has over hundred (100) of such applications and they consume about 1.6GB of RAM.

Removing this applications will free up memory space, reduce RAM consumption and thereby increase the performance speed of your device.



Enable “Don’t keep your activities”

Enabling this feature blocks applications from running in background when they are closed.

Once this is done, the amount of RAM being consumed would be reduced and thereby increasing the phone’s performance speed.


  • Go to settings
  • Go to developer option
  • Check the “ Don’t keep activities “ box


Turn on Download Booster

Turning on download booster allows your galaxy S8 to use both WI-FI and LTE connections at the same time to download files thereby making your downloading faster and also increasing the speed of your device.


  • Go to settings
  • Search for “Download Booster” and then toggle it to on


Enable the Game Launcher

Having a high quality phone like galaxy S8 also means you would use it for a lot of tasks such as playing games and this will definitely slow the device down.

Enabling the Game launcher would allow you to play games without glitches. When you turn the game launcher on, it creates a folder for storing all the games on your device and it also offer various other options such as disabling the game notification and muting all sound, and this all make your galaxy S8 performance to be faster.


If you implement all this tips or most of them, your galaxy S8 performance speed will definitely increase and it would make you enjoy your smartphone more.


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