How to Fix Galaxy Z Flip 5 Dead Pixels on Display (Effective Software Solutions)

Dead pixels on your Galaxy Z Flip 5 display can occur due to a variety of reasons such as software glitches, hardware faults, or screen damage.

It’s a common issue that many smartphone users face and can be quite frustrating. However, there are several methods you can try to resolve this issue.


Make Sure Your Device Has Enough Space

Freeing up space can improve the overall performance of your device.

  1. Go to Settings then tap Device Care.
  2. Navigate to ‘Storage’ then check the available storage space.
  3. If necessary, delete unnecessary files or apps.

Try Using OLED Refresh App from Play Store

This can potentially fix pixel issues by refreshing the OLED display.

  1. Download an OLED refresh app from the Play Store
  2. Follow the instructions provided by the app

Disable Adaptive Brightness

This can prevent the screen from adjusting brightness automatically which might help with the issue.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Navigate to Display
  3. Turn off Adaptive Brightness

Update All Apps (If Available)

Updating apps can fix bugs that might be causing the issue.

  1. Open Google Play Store
  2. Go to My Apps & Games
  3. Update all apps

Update Your Phone’s Software to the Latest Version Available

Software updates often come with bug fixes that can resolve display issues.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Software update
  3. Download and install any available updates

Boot Into Safe Mode and Diagnose Third-party Apps

This can help identify if a third-party app is causing the issue.

  1. Press and hold the power button until the power off menu appears.
  2. Tap and hold the Power off option until the Safe mode prompt appears.
  3. Tap again to restart your phone in safe mode.

If the dead pixel disappears while your phone is running in Safe mode, a third-party app is most likely the culprit. This is when you need to uninstall any suspected applications from your device.

Uninstall Recent Problematic Apps

If the issue started after installing a new app, uninstalling it might resolve the issue.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Apps
  3. Select the problematic app and tap on Uninstall

Turn Off Developer Options (If Enabled)

Some settings in Developer Options might cause display issues.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Navigate to Developer Options
  3. Turn off Developer Options

Wipe Cache Partition

This can clear temporary files that might be causing the issue.

  1. Turn off your device
  2. Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons
  3. Select Wipe cache partition
wipe cache partition galaxy z flip 5

Reset All Settings

This will revert your device to its default settings.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select General management.
  3. Select Reset.
  4. Select Reset all settings.
  5. Tap Reset settings to confirm.

Contact Samsung Support

If none of the above methods work, it’s best to contact Samsung support for further assistance.

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Repair Options

If the issue persists, consider getting your device repaired by a professional.

Samsung Repair

Remember, attempting to repair your device yourself could void your warranty. Always seek professional help when dealing with hardware issues.


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