The #Samsung #Galaxy #S5 is one of the smartphone models in the market that uses an excellent display. Although this is already a two year old model its Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels is capable of producing vibrant and sharp images. It’s definitely a good choice for those who usually do a lot of multimedia tasks while on the go. Although the display of this phone is quite good there are instances when screen related issues can occur. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Galaxy S5 green flashing screen issue & other related problems.
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S5 Green Flashing Screen
Problem: Hello, So I have been experiencing a green flashing screen on my Samsung Galaxy S5. I have taken the steps indicated by your site. I have tried my phone on safe mode and the issue persisted. I then completed a factory reset on my device, as you can probably guess this did not fix this issue either. I would like to note that this phone is only 10 months old and has never came into contact with water. I can not recall ever dropping this phone, and have had it enclosed in an otterbox defender case since its purchase. I also, have had a security system to protect my phone from malware and viruses. As you can imagine I am very disappointed that this issue has occurred within the first year of purchase. My question to you is what do I do to get this issue resolved? Regards
Solution: Since you have already performed most of the troubleshooting steps to check if the phone software is causing the issue then this may already be caused by a defective display or a loose connection between the display and the phone’s motherboard. I recommend that you bring your phone to a service center and have this checked.
S5 Unresponsive Screen
Problem: Alright so I have absolutely no idea what could have caused this but basically this morning I started using my phone and the touch screen, as well as the buttons on the side, has become incredibly unresponsive, as in it acts as if i’m pressing down on the screen for a while when i’m really just tapping it lightly, e.g i’ll go to type a text and it lags and sends half the characters as ones with accents. There’s also similar issues with the buttons, e.g i’ll press the volume button once and it’ll turn the volume halfway up, as well as the home button brings me to the google search screen like it would if i held it down, and the things on the left and right of that button doesn’t work anymore. I’ve factory reset it and the same issues still occur, so any help would be hugely appreciated
Solution: If the factory reset fail to fix this issue then this is most likely a hardware related problem. Have you gotten your phone wet somehow? This issue usually occurs whenever a component inside the phone fails due to moisture or getting water damaged. I recommend that you bring the phone to a service center and have it checked.
S5 Screen Does Not Light Up
Problem: Today i accidentally stood on my phone. After this the screen would not light up and remained blank. i know that the sound still works as i hear it when i turn it on and so does the touch screen as when i move my finger across the screen when the phone is on it vibrates as it thinks i am entering the wrong password. there seems to be a crack on the inside of the screen as i can see the crack but i can’t feel it. I’m not sure about my carrier or version because i can’t access my phone to check.
Solution: It’s very likely that the display has been damaged already. You need to have this checked and replaced at a service center.
S5 Black Screen After Phone Dropped
Problem: My Samsung Galaxy 5 took a hard drop on the ground, now the screen is dark, I can hear the phone working, but it will not turn off. I have removed battery waited more than 10 seconds and tried to reactivate the screen but it immediately goes to on and I can hear it working but just black screen. Love this phone but it is a pain in the neck.
Solution: You will need to have this phone checked at a service center. It’s either the connection between the display and the phone’s motherboard has become loose or the display has been damaged in which case this needs to be replaced.
S5 Screen Flickers When Unlocked
Problem: Hello, I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, when you try and unlock it the screen won’t come on or will flicker then go dark, it also flickers when the brightness is low. If I warm it up it fixes all these issues but then it gets cold again. I was given an iphone so have just started using that but I prefer the android. After I got the iphone I did a master reset on the Samsung but the problem still persists. Thanks.
Solution: Since the issue still occurs even after a factory reset then this is most likely a hardware related problem already. I recommend that you have this checked at a service center to pinpoint the exact component that’s causing this problem.
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