The screens of modern phones are their main advantage. A touch screen is very convenient and intuitive. You don’t need to understand how and what works. Just press your finger on the option that interests you. However, at the same time, this is also its main disadvantage. Since the screens of modern smartphones are large, they’re much easier to break or damage from overheating, for example. This is a big problem that cannot be solved. You have to be more careful with your devices.
Unlike push-button phones, if the screen on your smartphone stops working or doesn’t display information correctly, you won’t be able to interact with your phone. However, if you have a problem, such as a pink screen on your android device, there are several ways to solve this problem.
What may be the causes of the pink screen
This problem usually has a hardware reason. It often shows that the ESXi/EXX VMK host kernel has severe pain and becomes inoperable, stopping the running of virtual machines.
For example, this may happen if your device has fallen from a great height or you drowned it, as well as due to severe overheating.
Often these problems can occur after a repair. For example, you have recently replaced the display, and after a while, you may have noticed that the device gets hotter and purple spots appear on the screen. When you change screen settings such as brightness, they disappear.
For some people, the screen may turn completely purple; others say it gradually turns purple, and then it may turn black. What to do in this situation?
How to fix the purple screen on your Android device
There are several basic ways to solve such a problem. They are simple and can be applied to any Android device with minor modifications. The main thing is that you start fixing the purple screen as early as possible. The fact is that the purple screen can eventually “kill” your smartphone or tablet.
Reboot your device
First, you should try the simplest and most obvious way. Rebooting your device will allow you to reboot your system and close all running apps completely. This may also help with the purple screen problem.
To reboot most android devices, you need to press and hold the Power button until the Power Menu appears on the screen. Then press Shutdown or Reboot. Then press the Power button again to power your device. The main thing to remember is that all your applications and processes started when restarting the phone will be immediately terminated and closed.
Launch your Android device in Safe Mode
This way, you can determine if an app causes the problem or if it’s a system problem. Safe mode will disable all third-party apps, and you will better understand the situation. To put your phone safely, you need to:
- Press and hold the power button.
- When the Power Menu appears, turn off your phone.
- Then press the power and volume down buttons until the phone powers on.
- Your phone should now restart in safe mode. In most models, this will be indicated by the text on the corner of the screen.
If the purple screen doesn’t appear, a third-party app causes the problem. This will be very easy to fix. You need to uninstall the apps you have installed recently, and after installing them, you began to have issues with the purple screen.
Disconnect third-party devices from your phone
If your device is connected to equipment such as a CD card, headphones, or something similar, try disconnecting them. It may be that they’re causing the problem. If the purple screen disappears after that disappears, you better replace your gadgets.
Adapters can also cause problems. For example, if you want to connect a USB-A memory stick to your USB-C connector and use an adapter, that could be the problem. I advise you to try a different adapter or a different device, and if the problem repeats with other devices, then you better go to a certified repair shop to replace the port on your device.
Remove the settings and overclock tools.
If you overclock your gadget by changing its hardware clock rate, voltage, or multiplier, this might cause it to overheat. This cannot be good for the device and lead to a purple screen. Remove all the overclocking tools and settings and see if that solves your problem.
I don’t advise you to overclock your device at all. Most of these overclocking programs and methods will slowly destroy your device. This is usually due to overheating or the battery draining too quickly. So if you don’t want to get a “brick” out of your smartphone, stop experimenting with it.
Install the latest software update
Often problems can be caused by bugs or conflicts within apps. In that case, developers are usually quick to track down such phone issues and release new bug fixes that should fix all problems with your device. To update the software on most Android devices, you need to follow these simple instructions:
- Open the Settings app.
- Scroll down to About Device.
- Here you can see the latest update.
- If there is one, click on the active “Download and Install” button.
After that, you should wait for a while. It may take up to half an hour, and your device may restart. I recommend that you update your system as often as possible. Usually, updates bring you different fixes and performance improvements. However, suppose your smartphone is more than 2-3 years old. In that case, I recommend avoiding updates because some developers, with the release of new patches, can deliberately slow down older devices so that you upgrade faster.
Perform a Factory Reset
If none of the above methods have helped you, resetting your device to factory settings can help. It’s important to remember that this will delete all data from it, including your accounts, photos or videos, and all installed third-party apps. To do this:
- Open Settings.
- Then go to General.
- Here you can find Reset and tap on factory data reset.
- Then your smartphone will reboot, and your purple screen problem should be solved.
Once again, I want to remind you that all data from your smartphone will be deleted; it will be returned to the settings and appearance it had when you first took the smartphone out of the box. If none of the above couldn’t help you, it makes sense to apply to the service center to check your phone and find any hardware problems.
What to do if the screen crashed and purple stripes appeared
It’s not uncommon to see purple streaks on the screen or the entire screen turning purple after you smash your smartphone screen. In that case, you will most likely have to spend money to replace it.
The fact is that the screen of your smartphone is divided into two parts. It is a transparent “glass” on which you move your finger and your screen, which displays a picture and reacts to your taps. If you damage the “glass,” you will have cracks or scratches, but the smartphone will work in normal mode without problems.
However, if the damage is more severe and the display is affected, various artifacts may appear on it, such as purple dots and stripes, or even your whole screen may turn into a purple filter. In this case, you will have to go to a workshop where the display will be replaced. This will cost you a few tens or even a hundred dollars. So maybe you should replace your smartphone and upgrade it.