Pixel 4 touchscreen not working, How to fix display issue?

This could sometime be very frustrating that you are doing something important and suddenly your smartphone’s display stops responding. This type of display issue is common with Google Pixel 4 devices, as reported by Pixel 4 users. In this article, we discussed how to temporarily fix the Pixel 4 display issue.

Google Pixel 4 series was announced and released last year in the month of October. Google’s offering a lot of new tech with the Pixel 4 series, including things like dual rear cameras, 90Hz displays, and its Soli radar system for the first time.

pixel 4 display issue

Follow this article only if you are facing the problems listed below:

  • Not responding
  • Flickering
  • Jumping
  • Flashing
  • Showing dead pixels
  • Blank

Fix Pixel 4 Display Issue

Step 1: Check your phone’s screen

  • Make sure that your screen is clean.
  • If you’re wearing gloves, take them off.
  • Make sure that your screen isn’t cracked, chipped, or damaged.
  • If you’ve put any stickers over the screen or sensors, peel them off.

Step 2: Troubleshoot the Pixel 4 Display Issue

1.Restart the Phone

Well, I think you already know how to restart your phone. So just restart the device and see whether it solves the issue or not. Restarting a device is always an ultimate solution for any issue. Not only Pixel but this applies to each and every electronic device. I used to tell my mom to restart her device if she faces any issue with her smartphone.

Well if you still need to know how to restart then, here is it: Press your phone’s power button. On the screen, tap Restart.


2. Troubleshoot with Apps

  • Turn on safe mode. Follow the below step to turn it on:
    • Press and hold your device’s Power button.
    • On your screen, touch and hold Power off. Tap OK.
    • After you see “Safe mode” at the bottom of your screen.
  • Once you’re in safe mode, touch the screen.
    • If your screen works in safe mode, a downloaded app is most likely causing your issue.
      1. To exit safe mode, restart your phone.
      2. To find the app that’s causing issues, uninstall recently downloaded apps one by one.
      3. Once you remove the app that’s causing the problem, you can reinstall the other apps that you removed.
    • If your screen doesn’t work in safe mode, continue to the next section.

3. Turn OFF Developer’s Setting

  • Open Settings from Pixel Launcher.
  • Scroll down and Tap on System.
  • Go to Developer’s Setting.
  • Turn off Developer options.

4. Factory Reset the Phone

If none of the above methods worked for you then the last thing which can be done by us is that you can factory reset the phone.


ake sure you backup your important data before doing this step
  • 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.

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.

If you have any queries regarding this, the comment section always available for you.

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