1. Jesse Shooter's Avatar
    So today I tried to unlock my screen and it was completely black. Holding down the volume up and power buttons eventually caused the screen looked like the attached picture after a couple hours of trying. Is there some way to fix this? This is also exactly what happened with my last BLU phone (BLU Life One). Would something I have done (like drop it, say) do this, or what? Both times when this happened I just took my phone out of my pocket and the screen looked like that, so it's really weird.
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    07-21-2016 12:42 AM
  2. nahoku's Avatar
    Maybe by having the phone in your pocket you're bending (possibly damaging) the screen.
    07-21-2016 02:45 AM
  3. Jesse Shooter's Avatar
    That's the best I could come up with as well, although I don't imagine that I put any more strain on it than would be expected. Especially today since I was standing for a few hours beforehand. Do you have any ideas as to how it could be fixed, if at all?
    07-21-2016 03:02 AM
  4. nahoku's Avatar
    Seen too many phones with bad screens on this forum and many don't suspect its because they carry it in their pocket. Doesn't take much to put pressure on a thin, rigid device. You could try taking it to a repair shop but it might cost more than a new phone, with labor and all. Replacing a screen is not an easy task and sometimes it just makes matters worse, especially if you try to do it yourself. This phone seems like a mid-range phone and I can't even find a seller for it even though it's a 2016 phone. Surprising! In any case, it might be best to just invest in a new phone. And... get a belt clip hip case for it.

    I don't like to show this too often, but this is what I carry my Note 4 in... for 19 months already. You can't buy this as I make them myself, but any belt clip case would be better than carrying in the pocket.

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    07-22-2016 03:30 AM

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