How to fix Huawei Honor 9 Lite screen flickering issue

The year 2017 made a lot of changes in the smartphone market. We have seen a couple of devices from Chinese manufacturers becoming very much successful in the market. One such manufacturer is Huawei, and they made a good impact on the market in the year 2017. Huawei started the year 2017 by launching the Honor 9 Lite. In this guide, you will learn to fix Huawei Honor 9 Lite screen flickering issue.

The Huawei Honor 9 Lite comes with the latest 18:9 screen ratio and has a 5.65-inch display. The device is powered by octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 659 processor. The device offers an impressive camera department with a dual camera setup on both front and rear, with two sensors of 13 MP and 2 MP. Out of the box Honor 9 Lite users get to experience the latest Android 8.0 Oreo on the device. A good battery with a capacity of 3000 mAh is also added. A 3 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM variant and a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM variant are available.

How to fix Huawei Honor 9 Lite screen flickering issue

Steps to fix Huawei Honor 9 Lite screen flickering issue

The screen flickering issue is the most common issue which appeared on a lot of Honor devices in the past. The chances that the Honor 9 Lite will also get reported on this issue is very high. If you are facing such an issue here are some fixes you can try. If nothing worked you are recommended to get technical assistance.

Boot into safe mode

The chances of a third-pary\ty app causing this issue are very high. So the best way to find if it is a third-party app, which is causing the issue is by booting your device into safe mode. This will disable all third-party apps on your device. So if the issue doesn’t occur in safe mode you can confirm a third-party app like the one causing the issue. You can then simply uninstall the problem causing the app to get rid of the issue. The steps to boot the device on to safe mode are:

  1. Power off the deviceHuawei Power Off and Restart
  2. Power it back on
  3. When you see the Honor animation on the screen press and hold the volume down button
  4. You can see safe mode at the bottom left corner once the device finishes bootingHuawei Safe Mode

Clear cache partition

Cache files can greatly increase the processing speed of the system. But when some corruption occurs on the saved cache files this can give rise to undesired and serious problems with the device. But the solution for this is simple and can be solved by clearing the cache. The steps to clear the cache partition of Honor 9 Lite are:

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  1. Power off your device
  2. Press and hold the power button and volume button until recovery mode appearsHuawei Recovery Mode
  3. Use volume buttons to highlight ‘wipe cache partition and use the power key to select it
  4. Reboot the system once the process is completed

Hard reset

Hard reset can solve most of the firmware issues which might make screen flicking problems on your device. But make sure you back up all the data in prior, as the hard reset will wipe all data. The steps to perform a hard reset on Honor 9 Lite are:

  1. Power off your device
  2. Press and hold the power button and volume button until recovery mode appears
  3. Use volume buttons to highlight ‘wipe data/factory reset and use the power key to select it
  4. Reboot the system once the process is completed

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to fix Huawei Honor 9 Lite screen flickering issue. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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