After accidental drop, my Google Pixel 4 show Black Screen: How to fix?

Well, accidental drops are very common if your house has any child or you behave like a child. After an accidental drop. your Google Pixel 4 shows a black screen. It could be a major or not its all depend upon the situations. In this article, we are going to discuss methods with which you can fix the Pixel 4 black screen issue which is caused after an accidental drop.

Google Pixel 4 is a premium smartphone released last year which is designed by Google. It comes with a 6.23-inch OLED display having a resolution of 1440×3040 pixels and a pixel density of 540 PPI. Google offers a lot of new tech with the Pixel 4 series, including things like Snapdragon 855 SoC, dual rear cameras, 90Hz displays, and its Soli radar system for the first time.

Pixel 4 black screen issue

Fix Google Pixel 4 which shows Black Screen

This has happened due to the pressure exerted on the display. The best troubleshooting step that you can do in this particular case is to start the phone in recovery mode and if the screen works in this mode do a factory reset.

Step 1: Clear Cache from Recovery Mode

In case you don’t know what is recovery, the first thing the bootloader rings up is the recovery. Recovery Mode refers to a special bootable partition, which contains a recovery application installed in it. And you can fix some problems with your phone. Follow the steps to clear cache from recovery mode:

  • Turn off your phone.
  • Once it is turned off. Press and hold the power and volume down button simultaneously until the Google logo pops up.
  • Release the Power button but keep holding down the Volume Down button until the recovery mode screen appears.
  • Press the power button to boot into recovery mode.
  • Use the Volume button to go to Wipe Cache Partition then press the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Press the Volume Down button to go to Wipe all user data option then press the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Wait until your device wipes out all cache or temporary data from the system partition.
  • Then press the Volume Down button to go to the Reboot system now option.
  • Press the Power button to confirm the selection.

Step 2: Factory Reset the Phone

Follow the below steps to factory reset Google Pixel 4:

  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on the System option.
  • Tap on Advanced option.
  • Tap on Reset option.
  • Tap Erase all data (factory reset)
  • And then select Erase Everything.

Additionally, you can also post your specific problem in Google Forum. If nothing works, you need to visit the authorized service centre.

Well, if you followed the above steps perfectly then you will fix the Pixel 4 black screen issue caused after an accidental reboot. But after the above methods, Google Pixel 4 isn’t behaving as expected then there might any other issue too. Well, in that case, you should check our Google Pixel 4 Troubleshoot Guide.

Do you own a Pixel Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tunned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for Pixel are coming soon.

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