Users have demonstrated fear, thinking that their phone is gone forever. Hold your breath! If you are this situation right now, there is a way out and you don’t have to be a geek or have a great record of technical skills to fix this problem.
Someone sent me a message, “Please, I need urgent help, my Samsung Galaxy S6 black screen won’t turn on”. Another person simply said, “Samsung S6 dead screen, this is cra*y”. I knew automatically what their problems was, it was nothing but the annoying black screen of death that is sweeping across a lot of S6 phones.
At some point, you will get really frustrated. Expecially for users who mistakenly dropped their Galaxy S6. This is certainly not the end of the road for you. You will get your phone back in working condition with the practical and simple steps to get rid of Samsung S6 back screen and red light in this article. For other users, it could be black screen and blue light, or red light, but that doesn’t matter, we are still gong for a fix any way.
Whatever the case, there is help on the way. Just read on!
We will examine the various methods to fix Samsung Galaxy S6 black screen problem. Ensure you carry out the guide one step at a time. It surely helps that way.
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Black Screen – Fix
To fix the black screen problem on your Samsung Galaxy S6, the first practical step you are going to take is to boot Samsung Galaxy S6 to recovery mode. Once we are in, we will wipe cache partition.
Here are the Step-by-step guide to help you achieve that below:
- Press and hold together the Volume Down + Home + Power buttons
- Release only the Power button when the device vibrates
- Release the other buttons when Android System Recovery appears on the display
- Navigate to the “Wipe Cache Partition” using the Volume Down Use the Power button to enter
- Immediately cache partition is cleared, your smartphone should restart
For most users, this should fix Samsung Galaxy S6 black screen immediately. Nevertheless, if you still have the same problem after rebooting, don’t give up.
There is something else you can try, hopefully this should give you result that you desire
The second option below will take you a bit deeper in getting the Samsung S6 dead screen back to life.
Let’s take a look!
Fix Samsung Galaxy S6 Black Screen – Option 2
Here we are going to use the famous hard reset to get our your Galaxy S6 dead screen back.
I suggest you hard rest Samsung Galaxy S6. This will restore it to the original settings.
Pleas note that if you perform this action, all your files and settings will be gone forever, if you can find a means to backup, backup your files before performing the steps below.
Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S6
- Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S6.
- Press and hold the Volume Up, Home Key and Power Button
- Release the Power button when the phone vibrates, but keep pressing and hold the Volume Up and Home key.
- Now, release the Volume Up and Home Keys when you see the Android System Recovery Screen.
- Press the Volume Down button to select “Wipe Cache Partition”
- Use the Power button to apply.
- “Wipe cache partition process” will start and finish.
- “Reboot system now” would be highlighted.
- Simply Press the Power button to restart your smartphone.
If everything else fails, your last resort would be to visit a phone shop, where you can have the device checked for mechanical defect. If it is a hardware problem, they will change the defective component which should fix Samsung Galaxy S6 black screen issue.
Alright, you have a warranty that is still active? then you can easily request for a new phone or a fix by contacting Samsung.
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So, that is everything you need to know to fix the infamous black screen of death on Samsung Galaxy S6. I assure you that this will work for a lot of users. Unfortunately, some users may not be able to get their smartphone back using the practical steps written here.
At that level, you are advised not to think too bad about the situation. You may be surprised that taking the smartphone to a phone repair expert won’t cost you much money. In most cases, if your warranty has not expired and you send it over to Samsung, fixing it should be free.
Notwithstanding, we like to hear your experiences. We want to know your feedback. Which of the option worked for you? Did the problem come back after fixing it for the first time? Did you take any other practical measure outside what was written here to fix the problem. Leave them in comment, we are eager to know how the situation has affected you.
Don’t forget we have a huge library that will show you on how to fix a lot of Samsung Galaxy S6 problems, you can browse through the blog to get this information. There are also tips to optimize your battery and get premiums apps for free.
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So, if you are using any of our guides, we can’t take responsibility for whatsoever damages that may occur during the process. However, be assured that these practical steps were tested in our test lab, and at the time it was published, it worked for the specific purpose it was created.
Whatever works here on Samsung Galaxy S6 will also work on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.
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