Also on the Samsung Galaxy S7 or Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge it can happen that the phone does not react, the screen freezes and you no longer can operate the device. If that is the case for your Samsung Galaxy S7, then the only solution is the following trick:
Since the Samsung Galaxy S7 has a permanently installed battery, this cannot be easily removed in order to restart the device. That's why this function has been implemented, which has the same effect:
The soft reset
This can be carried out as follows:
Press and hold the power button for about 10 seconds. Your Samsung Galaxy S7 will then quickly turn off after the time and then restart. Thereafter, the Samsung Galaxy S7 can be used as usual.
However, we recommend you to definitely check which app has caused the failure. You know now how to restart the Samsung Galaxy S7, if no more touch inputs are possible.