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How to Fix If Samsung S22 Keeps Vibrating

Does your Galaxy S22 keep on vibrating? Don't worry! We are going to help you today!
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Many Samsung Galaxy S22 users have reported that their phones keep vibrating, even when there are no incoming notifications. Are you having the same issue with your Samsung Galaxy S22? Don’t worry, you have landed in the right place.

The vibration mechanism on smartphones is a well-known feature that alerts us to incoming calls, messages, and notifications without disturbing those around us. But if this feature becomes an annoyance, no surprise that it is a frustrating thing for users.

The notification reminder feature, the NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, a third-party app, or system-wide glitches are the causes of this continuous vibrations issue. 

But as we said before, there is nothing to worry about because, in this guide, we’ll give you four effective solutions to fix the issue of your Samsung S22 vibrating randomly. 

Let’s get started!

Note: Solutions in this guide will work on any Samsung Galaxy S22 model (S22, S22 Plus, S22 Fe, and S22 Ultra models.)

Editor’s note: We created these instructions using a Samsung Galaxy S22 running Android 13. Depending on your device’s software version, some steps and menu positions may look slightly different.

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Fix 01: Download Nice Catch App To Identify Which Service/App Causing the Issue

Nice catch app from galaxy store

The Nice Catch app, developed by Good Lock Labs for Galaxy users to identify various vibration alerts on their devices. The app provides a detailed log of all the vibrations and notifications the device has experienced, allowing you to pinpoint the exact app or service causing the issue. 

So you need to download and use the Nice Catch app to figure out if it is a system service or an app causing the issue. Here’s how:

  1. First, download the Nice Catch app from the Galaxy Store using this link.
  2. After downloading, open the app and turn it on.
Turn on nice catch
  1. Then toggle on “Vibration history”.
  2. Wait for your device to vibrate. Once it does, navigate to the “Vibration history” section of the app. Here, you’ll see a list of all the apps and services that have caused the device to vibrate.
  3. Look and find the app or service that’s causing excessive vibrations.
Vibration history

Once you’ve identified the app or service causing the issue, you need to either uninstall the app, disable its notifications, or adjust its settings to stop the vibrations. 

After all, check whether the continuous vibrating issue is resolved on your Galaxy S22. 

Fix 02: Turn Off Notification Reminder

The Notification Reminder feature on your Samsung Galaxy S22 alerts you of any unread notifications. While this is a helpful feature, it will sometimes cause the device to vibrate randomly, especially if it’s set to remind you frequently. 

Therefore, you need to turn off the Notification Reminder on your phone. By turning off it, you won’t get repeated alerts for unread notifications.

Here are the steps to check if this feature is enabled and how to turn it off:

  1. Open the Settings app on your Samsung Galaxy S22.
  2. Scroll down and tap on Accessibility.
  3. In the Accessibility menu, tap on Advanced settings.
Advanced settings
  1. Look for the Notification reminder and toggle it off.
Turn off notification reminders

After you’ve turned off the Notification Reminder, you need to restart your device. This ensures that all changes are properly implemented and it will resolve any lingering issues. 

Note: If you find that you’re missing important notifications, you need to turn this feature back on and adjust the reminder frequency to a level that’s comfortable for you.

Fix 03: Do a Software Update

Outdated software is one of the most common reasons for your Samsung Galaxy S22 keeps vibrating. For these kinds of scenarios, software updates will fix bugs and glitches that are causing the phone to vibrate randomly. Therefore, it’s crucial to ensure that the device is up-to-date with the latest software.

Before proceeding with the software update, ensure that the device is connected to a stable Wi-Fi network and has sufficient battery (preferably above 50%). 

Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to update your Samsung Galaxy S22 software:

  1. Go to Settings > Battery and device care.
Battery and device care
  1. Scroll down and tap on “Software update”.
Software update
  1. Tap on “Download and install”.
Download and install
  1. The device will now check for any available updates. If an update is available, tap on “Install now”.
  2. The device will restart and begin installing the update. Do not turn off the device until the update is complete.

After the update, monitor the device to see if the random vibrations issue has been resolved.

Fix 04: Reset All Settings

If none of the above solutions didn’t resolve your issue, it’s time to reset all settings on your Samsung Galaxy S22. This method essentially reverts the device’s settings back to the factory defaults, eliminating any changes you’ve made that may be causing the issue. 

However, it’s important to note that this will not erase any personal data or apps, it will only reset system and app settings.

Before proceeding with this step, make sure to note down or back up any important settings you have customized on the device. This includes Wi-Fi networks, paired Bluetooth devices, and any personalized system preferences.

Once you are ready, follow the steps to reset all settings on your Samsung Galaxy S22:

  1. Open the Settings app on the device.
  2. Scroll down and tap on General Management.
  3. Tap on Reset.
Reset option samsung
  1. Here, tap on Reset all settings.
Reset all settings

Once the process is complete, restart the device.

Wrapping Up

In this guide, we’ve provided four potential solutions, to fix the random vibrations on your Galaxy S22. 

We hope this guide has been helpful in resolving the problem. If you have any questions or need further clarification on any of the steps outlined in this guide, please feel free to leave a comment below. Also, we highly appreciate it if you could give us feedback to improve our future content.

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