How to Fix Galaxy Z Flip 5 Screen Burn-in Issues (10 Must-Try Solutions)

Screen burn-in issues on the Galaxy Z Flip 5 can occur due to prolonged display of static images. This can cause permanent discoloration or ghosting effect on the screen.

It’s a common issue in OLED screens, which are used in the Galaxy Z Flip 5.


Adjust Screen Brightness

Reducing screen brightness can help minimize the risk of screen burn-in.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Display
  3. Adjust the brightness slider to a lower setting

Disable Adaptive Brightness

Disabling this feature can prevent the screen from being excessively bright.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Display
  3. Toggle off Adaptive Brightness

Update Apps

Updating apps can fix any bugs that might cause screen burn-in.

  1. Open Google Play Store
  2. Tap on My apps & games
  3. Tap on Update All

Install New OS Updates

Installing new OS updates can provide fixes for screen burn-in 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

Booting into safe mode can help identify if third-party apps are causing the screen burn-in.

  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.
  4. If the screen burn-in problem does not occur while in Safe Mode, you need to uninstall the third-party app that’s causing it.

Uninstall Recent Problematic Apps

Uninstalling recent apps that might be causing the screen burn-in can help resolve the issue.

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

Turn Off Developer Options

Turning off developer options can prevent any settings from causing screen burn-in.

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

Wipe Cache Partition

Wiping the cache partition can help fix any software issues causing screen burn-in.

  1. Turn off the 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

Resetting all settings can help fix any settings that might be causing screen burn-in.

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

Run Phone Diagnostics

Running phone diagnostics can help identify any hardware issues causing screen burn-in.

  1. Dial #0# on the phone dialer
  2. Follow the prompts to run diagnostics
run phone diagnostics galaxy z flip 5

Consider Hardware Repair

If all else fails, consider getting a hardware repair. Contact Samsung Support for further assistance.


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