Why is my phone so slow

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Androids used to be state of the art phones. Felt great, looked cool, always seemed to be 1 step ahead of the competitors. But the note 8 is the worst device I've ever purchased and sadly, I cant return it. It's been 6 months and the phone is half as fast, takes about 7 hours to charge, and the screen tears every so often (half screen goes black then goes normal). I've never dropped this device and it has been in a nice case since I bought it. Any suggestions on fixing my battery, speed, or screen?

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Welcome to Android Central! I moved this to the Note8 forum for more specific traffic.

Does this still happen in Safe Mode? https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-36242. If not, then something you installed is causing the instability. You may have to uninstall apps one by one until the problem goes away.

If the problem persists in Safe Mode (especially the screen issue), then I suspect either a firmware or hardware fault. You could try reinstalling the firmware using Smart Switch, but assuming the phone is still under warranty, it may be best to contact Samsung for warranty repair/replacement.