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    Tablet is 5 or 6 months old and When plugging in charger this morning the screen went from normal to just lines. What has happenend how do I fix this?
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    After checking on it a few times it went back to normal. Not sure what happened.
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    Same problem came back and now has been like this for 5 days. Anybody else experience this?
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    I have a similar problem, also on a Galaxy Note 8 (SGH-I467 model). It happens on boot-up and if I repeadedly boot the tablet up it will eventually boot up OK but it can take 20 or 30 boot-up attempts. When it does evenually boot up OK it works fine in every repect (both in terms of apps and display) but if I switch the tablet off (other than briefly) it happens again. The screen looks simlilar to yours (apart from the white horizontal line) in terms of the bands of colour which resemble the colours in the actual start-up screen. I posted details on the xda forum in November and in spite of nearly 300 views of my post no one has come up with an explanation of what's going on. Hence I'll be keen to see if anyone can explain it on this forum and hopefully suggest a fix. I'm tempted to think its not a screen problem because when it does boot up OK I can use it for several hours without any problem whatever.
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    You may well have tried this but if not -- next time it is bad try tapping around one front/sides/back and see if it changes. Also if that does not show anything take opposing corners and try torquing the unit slightly and see if it changes. If either makes changes I'd guess internal connection problem between unit and display.

    If no one comes up with better suggestions you can reset to factory to be sure it isn't software problem. First! When it is working backup everything because a reset will wipe your data and apps out. Then go to settings, device I think it is (don't have my unit with me) and look for reset to factory or something similar and reset the thing to out of box condition.

    You could also check for updates. It might be a newer firmware would help.
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    Thanks, I'd already tried a factory reset and clearing the cache and no change to the screen problem. I'd also tried tapping all round the screen as I also wondered if it could be a problem with an internal connection. I'll try this a bit more harshly including torquing the screen. However, the fact that the screen problem doesn't happen when the tablet is in use might suggest this isn't the problem.
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    I had a computer with a similar problem (distorted screen). What you are doing is just a temporary fix. This is most likely a problem with the on-board video card and you will need to send it in for repair.
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    My note8 lte rogers is acting excatly the same . I dont need to restart it to make it work. I just turn the screen on and off. And sometime the screen will work by itself from 1 to 10000 times depands on luck. Tried hardreset, flash firmware. No hope... and hopeless.

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