If your phone suddenly powered down and would no longer turn on, it’s possible that your device has a Black Screen of Death issue. In fact, this problem seems to look serious, but in reality this is just a minor firmware issue.
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This means that you can fix the problem on your own without bringing the device to a tech. So, if you own a Samsung Galaxy A53 5G and have a similar problem, then continue reading for this post might help you.
First solution: Perform the Forced Restart.
Before anything else, the first thing that you should do is to perform a forced restart on your phone. This method is a simulated battery removal that refreshes the memory of the device and reloads all its services that's running poorly. So, if this is just a glitch in the system, then performing this method will fix it.
This is how you do a forced restart on your phone:
1. Press and hold the Volume Down button and don’t release it yet.
2. While holding down the volume button, press and hold the Power key as well.
3. Keep both keys held down together for 15 seconds or until the Galaxy A50 logo shows on the screen.
While performing the method and the logo shows, then a glitch in the system caused the issue. However, if performing the forced restart and your phone is not responding, move to the next procedure.
Second solution: Charge phone and do the Forced Restart.
More often, a drained battery can be a factor to consider if the device won't power on. It's possible that due to insufficient battery the components cannot function normally and resulted the device becoming unresponsive. So, to eliminate this suspicion, follow these steps:
1. Plug the charger to a working wall outlet.
2. Using the original cable, connect the phone to its charger.
3. Regardless of whether the phone shows the charging symbol or not, leave it connected to the charger for at least 10 minutes.
4. After which and while the phone is still connected to the charger, press and hold the Volume Down button and don’t release it yet.
5. While holding down the volume button, press and hold the Power key as well.
6. Keep both keys held down together for 15 seconds or until the Galaxy A50 logo shows on the screen.
After performing the method and your phone is still stuck on Black Screen of Death, then it's time for you to bring your device to the store where you bought it to be checked by the tech for your phone might have a hardware issue.
- Android 13
- Galaxy A53
If your phone responds and turns on again but the issue occurs from time to time, then we suggest you do a reset on your device. It’s possible that some of the files and data on your phone are corrupted and could not run smoothly in the system and triggers the device to power down without apparent reason.
But before you perform a reset, make sure to backup your important files and data because all will be removed during the process.
We hope this troubleshooting guide is able to help you fix your Samsung Galaxy A53 5G that got Black Screen of Death issue.