Samsung released the latest iteration of its Galaxy Z Flip series. The new model of Galaxy Z Flip is Samsung Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4, which was launched on August 26, 2022. It comes with all the cool new features. Its specialty is that it can be folded into half of its original size, and it has a small screen on its back side. From these features, it looks cool and different from other series of Samsung. Unfortunately, sometimes you come across issues. In this guide, we will deal with how to fix Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4 stuck at Samsung logo at the startup. The issue can arise anytime, mainly after an update. OR the Operating System is corrupted and cannot load the Operating System.
All about Samsung Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4:
The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is a flip phone-styled foldable, so it looks a lot like classic flip phones of the past. Galaxy Z Flip 4 features a small 1.9-inch Super AMOLED outer display. In addition, a larger 6.7-inch 120 Hz adaptive display on the inside when Galaxy Z Flip 4 is opened. There are dual rear cameras on the back of the Galaxy Z Flip 4. Both cameras have 12 MP – One of which is a Wide-Angle lens with f/1.8 aperture, and the other is an Ultra –Wide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture. The front camera is 10 MP with an f/2.4 aperture. Galaxy Z Flip 4 has Snapdragon 8+Gen1 processor paired with 8 GB RAM. It has 256 GB of storage at the base and goes up to 512 GB of storage. Galaxy Z Flip 4 is available in Graphite, Bora Purple, Pink Gold, and Blue colorways.
Fix Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4 stuck at Samsung logo in a bootloop at startup:
There are many reasons which cause your Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4 to be stuck in a bootloop. Each cause has a different solution. So firstly, you need to find out how and why it happened. Now, if you do not know how your phone got stuck in the boot loop. Like suddenly, your phone restarted, and it stuck on the Samsung logo, or it happened after an OTA update from Samsung. So, start with the first method by clearing the cache. If the issue is not solved, then move downward for more solutions.
If your Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4 is stuck at the Samsung logo after flashing firmware, recovery or trying to root it. Flash Stock Firmware is the only method that will help you fix your phone. So now, let us move toward the methods.
Clear cache partition from the recovery menu:
Let us start with the first and easy solution, which has no side effects on your device. Clearing the cache would not delete any of the data that is in your phone. However, if there are any corrupt data (cache) that stops your phone from booting the operating system correctly, clearing the cache will solve the issue.
To clear cache, follow the steps that are as follows:
- First of all, turn off your Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4.
- Now, press and hold Volume up and Side Button until the Samsung logo appears.
- Once you do this, you will be in the Recovery menu.
- There will be a number of options in the recovery menu. Use volume buttons to scroll up and down and use the power button to select. Select ‘‘Wipe Cache Partition”.
- This might take some seconds or minutes to complete. Once done, you will see a log entry on the bottom side of your phone.
- Once the cache data is successfully deleted from Galaxy Z Flip 4, use volume buttons to navigate to the ‘‘Reboot system’’. Your phone will be restarted now.
Hopefully, this will resolve your issue of Galaxy Z Flip 4 stuck at the Samsung logo at startup. If it doesn’t work, the following method to try is to factory reset from the recovery menu.
Factory Reset Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4 to fix the Bootloop issue:
The second step is to do a factory reset. The side effect of this method is that you will lose all the data that is present in your Galaxy Z Flip 4 internal storage, including your accounts. Therefore, we will perform a factory reset from the recovery menu.
The steps to factory reset Galaxy Z Flip 4 from the recovery menu are as follows:
- First of all, just like the previous method steps. Turn off your phone, and get into the recovery menu by pressing and holding the Volume up and Power button until you see the Recovery menu.
- Once you do this, use the volume bar to select ‘‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’’.
- Once you select the option, it will warn you that all the data in your phone’s internal storage will be deleted. Then, move on to factory reset your phone.
- It may take some time. However, once finished, your phone will restart automatically.
I hope it will work, and your phone will be passed by the Samsung logo when it is restarted. If it doesn’t work, then the last method in this guide is to flash the stock firmware.
Fix Bootloop by Flashing stock firmware on Galaxy Z Flip 4 stuck at the Samsung logo:
The last resort in this guide is to flash stock firm fare on your Galaxy Galaxy Z Flip 4. There are multiple ways from which you can do flash stock firmware. First, you can use the smart switch, which may or may not detect your phone, considering it is in the bootloop. The other method you can do flash stock firmware is ODIN, which is official software that can be used on Samsung devices to do recoveries or flash firmware. ODIN is a little more complex than the smart switch. ODIN works undoubtedly, and it will fix the issue if there exists any. Whereas in smart switch, the control is with the software. If you can’t handle complex things, then smart switch is the best option. And if you can, then you can go for ODIN.
Flashing stock firmware will delete all the data that is present in your phone’s internal storage unless you find the exact same firmware that is already loaded onto your Galaxy Z Flip 4.
If you want to flash the firmware via ODIN or SmartSwitch, you can find a step-to-step guide here. It will help you to flash stock firmware to fix Galaxy Z Flip 4 stuck at the Samsung logo in a bootloop. It is written for Samsung Galaxy S21, but the steps or guide are the same as for Galaxy Z Flip 4. You can take guidance from this article.
I hope this guide will solve your issue. If you have any questions regarding any of the methods that can be used to fix the Galaxy Z Flip 4 stuck at the Samsung logo at startup. You can comment below if you have any questions.