1. Dgratz110802's Avatar
    Recently I turned my phone down on the lowest brightness setting, and it started to flash a yellowish color. I found that as long as I don't have it on that setting I'm fine. But now whenever I go to turn on my screen (despite the brightness level) it flashes green and sometimes won't turn on and it can take several minutes for me to turn it on. I have looked up solutions and found some, but they often don't work. Does anyone else have this problem? And if so, could you help?
    07-27-2016 04:16 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Is the phone rooted or unrooted? Do you have any 3rd party screen dimming apps installed?
    07-27-2016 04:26 PM
  3. Dgratz110802's Avatar
    My phone isn't rooted and I don't have any screen dimming apps on it
    07-27-2016 04:55 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Does it happen in Safe Mode as well? https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-10696
    07-28-2016 01:27 AM
  5. Dgratz110802's Avatar
    For some reason, yesterday it stopped doing the flash thing. It did this before but it came back a day or later, so I'm thinking it'll come back. Anyway, when it still did it, I went into safe mode and it didn't stop. So it's not a problem with any of my 3rd party apps.
    07-28-2016 02:26 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    That makes me think it's a hardware issue. A connection might be loose, or something might be about to fail. Make sure all of your data is backed up or synced, and consider bringing it to a repair shop.
    07-28-2016 02:51 PM

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