Droid Turbo 2 Screen Flickering

The newly released Droid Turbo 2 differs from the previous Verizon mobiles. That is because it has more features which include a large battery and shatterproof screen.

However, some users have complained that the Droid Turbo 2 screen flickers. If you are reading this article, it means you are experiencing this problem too.

Screen flickering can be caused by many factors. If yours is caused by a damaged screen component, then you need to see a technician.

Other causes of screen flickering can be software related. They include screen brightness and bad apps.

If your problem is software related, below are the ways you can fix it yourself without visiting a service centre.

Solution 1: Boot your device in safe mode.

This is to determine if a third-party app causes your Droid Turbo 2 screen flickering problem. In this mode, all third-party apps are temporarily disabled.

  • Step 1: Go to the “Home screen”, then long-press the “Power key” till you see a “Power menu”
  • Step 2: Release the power key and select the “Power off” option.
  • Step 3: Tap “OK” to confirm the “Reboot to safe mode”. Your device will now power off and restart into safe mode.
  • Step 4: Swipe the screen to unlock your device. Enter your screen lock to proceed, if prompted.

If you have followed the steps above carefully, your device is now in safe mode. Do you still have doubts? You can find the Safe Mode watermark at the lower side of your screen.

Now that your device is in safe mode, did you notice any screen flickering? If yes, it means a third-party app is not responsible for your problem. Where the answer is no, then you need to uninstall some third-party apps.

Follow the steps below to uninstall third-party apps.

  • Step 1: Open “Settings”
  • Step 2: Touch “Apps”
  • Step 3: Select “All apps” in the drop-down menu at the top.
  • Step 4: Touch the apps you want to uninstall
  • Step 5: Tap “Uninstall” then, “OK” to confirm.

After the third-party apps have been removed, restart your phone to see if the problem persists.

Solution 2: Wipe Cache Partition Via Recovery Mode

This solution will solve your problem if your screen fulgurating is triggered by corrupted temporary files. These files are stored in the system cache partition and you need to wipe them.

  • Step 1: Press the “Power key” to switch off your device.
  • Step 2: Long press the “Power” and “Volume” button together until the device powers on.
  • Step 3: Use the “Volume” button and navigate to the “Recovery mode” option.
  • Step 4: Press the “Power” button to restart your device into “Recovery mode”
  • Step 5: While holding the “Power” key, press, and release the “Volume up” button.
  • Step 6: Navigate to “Wipe cache partition” by pressing the “Volume down” button.
  • Step 7: Press the “Power” button to confirm your selection.
  • Step 8: The “Reboot system now” option will be highlighted once the process has been completed.
  • Step 9: Press the “Power” button to confirm your selection.

Wait for your device to boot and see if your problem has been solved.

Solution 3: Factory Reset

Some software errors will not be solved by the solutions above. If your problem persists after trying the solutions above, then you need to perform a factory reset. Backup all the files in your device as this process will erase all your information stored on the phone. After backing them up, follow the steps below.

  • Step 1: On your home screen, tap “Settings”
  • Step 2: Navigate downwards and tap “Backup & reset”
  • Step 3: Switch the option from “Backup my data” to “Automatic restore off”
  • Step 4: Select “Factory data reset”
  • Step 5: Then touch “Reset phone” to confirm.

Once you have followed the steps above, it is now time to perform a factory reset. Below are the steps to do it yourself.

  • Step 1: Press the “Power” button to switch off your device.
  • Step 2: Long press the “Volume” and “Power” together until the device powers on.
  • Step 3: Using the “Volume down” button, navigate to “Recovery mode”
  • Step 4: Touch the “Power” button to restart your device into recovery mode.
  • Step 5: While holding the “Power” key, press, and release the “Volume up” button.
  • Step 6: Using the “Volume down” button, navigate to “Wipe data/factory reset”
  • Step 7: Press the “Power” button to confirm your selection.
  • Step 8 Press the “Volume down” button to navigate to “Yes – erase all data”
  • Step 9: Press the “Power” button to confirm your selection.

Your device will reboot automatically when the process has been completed.

Conclusion

When the solutions discussed in this article cannot solve your problem, it means the screen or motherboard is damaged. This can occur because of dropping or exposure to liquid, visit a service centre to seek further help.

 

 

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