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How to fix Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus screen flickering issue

Samsung is a South Korean manufacturer with a big user base of their smartphones globally. They manufacture device on a variety of price ranges. But the pride of Samsung as a smartphone manufacturer is the Galaxy S series. They have been launching premium devices in the series which were known to the top of market everytime a new one is launched. So every year users will wait with big expectations for the new devices. The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are finally here stopping the long awaiting of users around the globe. In this guide, you will learn to fix Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus screen flickering issue.

Samsung has launched the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus with a 5.8-inch display and 6.2-inch display respectively. S9 gets a 4 GB RAM, while S9 Plus gets a better 6 GB RAM. The rear camera of both devices is also different with a dual camera setup of 2 sensors each of 12 MP on S9 Plus, while a single 12 MP sensor is provided with the S9. Both devices get the latest Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 SoC. An internal storage of 64 GB is available for both devices and can be expanded up to 400GB. A 300 mAh battery for S9 and a 3500 mAh battery for S9 Plus is provided.

How to fix Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus screen flickering issue

Steps to fix Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus screen flickering issue

Screen flickering issue has been reported on a variety of devices from different manufacturers recently. With the touchscreen display being the only means of access to the device an issue with it can be really annoying. This can greatly affect the usability of the device. The ways to fix Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus screen flickering issue are listed below.

Boot into safe mode

  1. Power off the device completely.power off
  2. Now Turn on by holding the power button, don’t release it.
  3. Press and hold until the logo appears
  4. Once the logo appears, release the power button and the press and hold the volume down button
  5. Release the button when safe mode appears at the bottom of your device screensamsung safe mode

Booting into safe mode can help you identify if the issue is caused by a third-party app. If this is the issue you can uninstall the app to solve the issue.

Clear cache partition

  1. Power off the devicepower off
  2. Press and hold volume up button, Bixby button and power button
  3. When the screen with No commands message shows up tap on the screen
  4. Use volume keys to highlight wipe cache partition and use power button to select itSamsung Recovery
  5. Confirm by selecting yes option

Hard reset

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold volume up button, Bixby button and power button
  3. When the screen with No commands message shows up tap on the screen
  4. Use volume keys to highlight wipe data/factory reset and use power button to select it
  5. Confirm by selecting yes option

I hope this guide was useful in understanding How to fix Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus screen flickering issue. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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