Some Common Problems In Samsung Galaxy F42 5G + THEIR FIXES!

Today in this guide we will learn how to fix common problems in the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G with simple, easy steps.

Samsung recently launched the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G device and is a 5G category phone, plus it offers the best features according to its price.

After many users use this device, the Galaxy F42 5G is facing common problems like network, fingerprint scanner, battery drain, overheating, and Bluetooth connectivity issues.

But don’t you worry, I will give you a proven solution to solve all these problems, so read this post till the end.

Common Problems In Samsung Galaxy F42 5G

Network, Fingerprint scanner, Battery Drain, Overheating, and Bluetooth Connectivity Issue In Samsung Galaxy F42 5G + Solutions

In this article, I have given solutions to fix all these problems, as well as all the solutions explained below are testing and 100% working.

Therefore, follow the steps mentioned below carefully.

Some Details & Features about Samsung Galaxy F42 5G:

This Galaxy F42 5G features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED screen with 1080 x 2408 pixels, powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G chipset based on the 7-nanometer process.

Also comes in 6 or 8GB of ram and 128GB of storage, moving to the camera we have a 64-megapixel main wide camera, 5-megapixels ultra-wide, and 2-megapixel depth camera, moving into the front-facing camera it’s an 8-megapixel.

And we have a 5000 mAh battery with a 15W normal charger.

Fix 1: Samsung F42 5G Connection Issues

I have seen on many user forums, connectivity and network problems persist on Poco’s devices.

This problem can happen for various reasons, so I cannot say for sure why this problem occurs, but below I have given some tricks that you can try to fix it:

  • First, Reset your device’s APN settings.
  • Once, Reboot your device.
  • Then Check the SIM card placement is correct or not.
  • Reset your Network Settings.
  • That’s It 🙂

If you have problems related to Wi-Fi, then follow the steps given below:

  • Turn the airplane mode off and on for a few seconds.
  • Forget the saved networks and reconnect.
  • Once, Reboot your device.
  • Finally, Reset your Network Settings.
  • That’s It 🙂

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Fix 2: Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Fingerprint Sensor Not Working

How to fix the Fingerprint scanner Not Working issue in Samsung Galaxy F42 5G:


  1. Make sure your fingers are neat and clean
  2. Also, your screen should be clean.
  3. Once, Reboot/Restart your Samsung Galaxy F42 5G
  4. Remove the bulky screen protector
  5. Add fingerprints again in Samsung Galaxy F42 5G
  6. That’s it 🙂

Fix 3: Fast Battery Drain Problem in Samsung Galaxy F42 5G

The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G has a Full HD+ display, plus a 5000 mAh battery, and the powerful MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G should bring great screen-on time.

But sadly, this is not happening with many users, they are reporting the battery drain in their device.

Many times the device automatically drains the battery when the screen is off for some time.

To solve this problem, I have given some remedies below, by following which you can prolong the battery life.

How to Fix Fast Battery draining issue in the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G:


  1. First, clear all background apps.
  2. Disable networks like Wi-Fi, Location, and Mobile Data.
  3. Turn off Auto-brightness, Set the brightness manually.
  4. That’s It 🙂

Must Read: Fix Touch Screen Issues on Samsung A32 5G?

Fix 4: Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Overheating 

The problem of overheating is also something many people have to face, and the device feels quite hot while charging and during extensive gaming sessions.

You can reduce overheating by removing the back cover of your phone while charging or playing a large game.

There may also be some problems with the kernel on the firmware, so report the problem to Samsung Support.

Fix 5: Bluetooth not working in Samsung Galaxy F42 5G

Does Bluetooth not work on your Galaxy F42 5G? Don’t worry, I have given some steps below to fix this problem.

  1. First, Turn Bluetooth off and on again for a few seconds.
    • To do this, Go to Settings → Turn Bluetooth Off, and On.
  2. Then Turn the Airplane mode off and on again for a few seconds.
    • To do this, Go to Settings → Turn Airplane mode Off, and On.
  3. Once, Restart your phone
  4. Also, Unpair and repair the Bluetooth device once.
    • To do this, Go to Settings → Connections → Bluetooth → Tap Unpair listed device.
  5. Make sure to Reset network settings.
    • To do this, Go to Settings → General management → Reset → Reset network settings → Reset settings button → Finally, Tap on Reset to Confirm.
  6. Update your software to the latest version.
    • To do this, Go to SettingsSoftware update → Download, and install.
  7. If any of the steps mentioned above do not work, then you have a last resort that you will have to factory reset your device.
    • To do this, Go to Settings → General management → Reset → Factory data reset → Delete all.
  8. That’s It 🙂

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Final Words:

So these were some fixes for Common Problems In Samsung Galaxy F42 5G, I hope this guide will be helpful for you.

Tell me in the comment section if you are facing any other problems related to your device.

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