How to fix moisture detected error on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Follow this simple guide to fix moisture detected error on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are no doubt one of the best launch by the Korean manufacturer in 2017. They come with promising specifications and have been successful in driving a lot of good reviews around the world. Both the devices were launched in the month of May 2017. The only difference between them is in the size of the display. While the Samsung S8 comes with a 5.8-inch display S8 Plus comes with a 6.2-inch display.

While a flood of good reviews was seen for the devices in all online forums, some issues too arose. Most of the reported issues were minor. Most of them where fixed by Samsung itself by pushing new updates. One issue which still persists and is really annoying is the moisture detected error. Many users of both devices have reported this world-wide.

The moisture detected error is reported to come up while the device is put in to charge. In most cases, the issue arises when you plug the device in to charge while the device is powered off. We have listed here some fixes for this annoying issue. Please read through to find out more.

Ways to fix moisture detected error on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

The moisture error can be scaru=y and annoying at the same time. in most cases, the error came up even when there was no trace of moisture. But you can completely deny the chance of moisture presence on your device. So the possible fixes should start by clearing any chances of moisture from the charge port. Find the possible fixes you can try, given below.

  • Remove the moisture

So the first step you should do for sure is to try removing any chances of moisture. Even though there is no trace you are advised to do it for safety. The best thing to do this step is my gently cleaning the port and using a blow drier in low heat.

  • Switch on the device and plug to charge

The issue where reported to occur while the device is plugged in to charge while it is powered off. So the one recommended step is to power on the device and then plugging it in.

  • Clear USB settings data

A corrupted data or file can also lead to such issues. So clearing this data can be an easy fix. The steps to do this are:

  1. Open settings
  2. Tap on apps
  3. Select system apps
  4. Tap on USB settings
  5. Tap on clear data
  6. Reboot the device

Hope you are clear with the guide. If you have any queries or feedback leave a comment below

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