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How to fix if Screen Flickering Frequently on OnePlus 8 Pro

Are you suddenly facing the OnePlus 8 Pro screen flickering issue? There’s a problem with Android screens that seems to crop up when you least expect it, and it’s too annoying to ignore. Sometimes you see the screen flashing, flickering, or blinking in and out at seemingly random times. It’s more than just annoying, it gets in the way of doing anything on your OnePlus 8 Pro. In this article, we have discussed a few methods with which you can fix the issue when Screen Flickering Frequently on OnePlus 8 Pro.

However, the Android screen flickering issue cannot be pointed directly toward the hardware, as it might just be abnormal behavior in setting and not the phone hardware. Don’t panic! It is not a problem with neither your smartphone not the Android OS. On every modern Android with a brightness sensor when the screen is on low brightness, browsing causes the screen to flicker.

Fix, Screen Flickering Frequently on OnePlus 8 Pro

Forced reboot

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.

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.

The other way of the reboot is as follows:

  • Press and hold down the Power and Volume down buttons at the same time.
  • Hold the Power button down for 10-15 seconds, or until the phone vibrates and restarts.
  • If the phone turns off let go then press power again for 1-2 seconds to restart the phone.

Check for Screen Damage

Screen replacement is the only permanent fix for a physically damaged or cracked screen. However, if you don’t want to send the phone in for repair right away and plan to, say, create a backup first, then you can try to see if the display is still functional. If the crack is not that big or serious, you can try to tape it first.

Adjust brightness level

Another simple way to possibly fix it is by adjusting the brightness level.

  • Pull screen brightness all the way down
  • Press and hold the Volume Down button.
  • While holding it down, press and hold the Power key.
  • Keep the button held for 10 seconds; it will be restarted automatically.
  • Power the phone back on and see if the screen is stable.

Turn Off Adaptive Brightness

  • Open the app drawer and then tap Settings.
  • Now, tap on the Display label.
  • Then, go to Adaptive Brightness.
  • Switch the toggle towards the left in order to turn off Adaptive Brightness.
  • Press and hold the Volume Down button.
  • While holding it down, press and hold the Power key.
  • Keep the button held for 10 seconds; it will be restarted automatically.
  • Power the phone back on and see if the screen is stable.

Turn off Developer Settings

  • From the Home screen, swipe up then tap Settings.
  • Tap System.
  • Tap Developer options.
  • Tap the On / Off switch to turn Developer options off.

Install Latest Software Updates

Sometimes the glitch is with outdated software updates, installing software updates can solve the overheating issues in your OnePlus 8 Pro.

  • Open the app drawer and then tap Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap on System.
  • And then tap on System Updates.
  • If a system update is available, you’ll see the option on the screen. Tap Download and Install.
  • If your system is up to date, you will see a message stating that the system is up to date.

Here are a few things that are needed to take care while updating your OnePlus 8 Pro or any device:

  • Your device must be connected to the internet.
  • Your device must have enough space to download the update.
  • Your device should have enough charge, more than 50% to install the update.

Troubleshoot apps in Safe Mode

In case you don’t know what is safe mode, in safe mode, the system temporarily disable all third-party applications you installed on your device. By doing this we can figure out which app is occurring the problem. Follow the below step to turn Safe Mode on:

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  • Turn OFF the OnePlus device.
  • Press and hold the Power button.
  • On the screen, press and hold Power off.
  • Tap Ok to reboot into Safe mode.

After figuring out the apps which are creating the problem, follow the below steps to uninstall it(if required):

  • Open the app drawer and then tap Settings.
  • Tap on Apps & Notification.
  • Now, tap on See all apps.
  • Tap on an app, then tap Uninstall.
  • Tap Ok to continue.

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:

  • Switch off your OnePlus device.
  • Now press and hold the Power and Volume Down buttons simultaneously until you see the recovery mode options on your device.
  • Once you see the recovery options, you can let go of the two buttons.
  • The Recovery screen menu will now appear.
  • Use the Volume button to go to Wipe Cache Partition then press the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Wait until your device wipes out all cache or temporary data from the system partition.
  • Press the Power button again to reboot the device.

This clears all the temporary data from the device. And then it works like new.

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Reset Your Device

Disclaimer

Factory reset will delete everything, so you want to make sure that you create a copy of your data such as photos, videos, documents, texts, etc. ahead of time.

Factory Reset

  • Open the app drawer and then tap Settings.
  • Tap on then tap on System.
  • Now, tap on Reset options
  • Tap Erase all data (factory reset).
  • Finally, tap on RESET PHONE.
  • Don’t select the internal storage checkbox. Select it only if you are sure you have backed up everything on internal storage, including photos and videos, music, documents, and other files.
  • Tap the ERASE EVERYTHING button now and let the phone do its thing.
  • The device would restart automatically after performing the factory reset.

Hard Reset

  • First, power off your phone normally.
  • To turn it on, press and hold the Volume up + Power buttons simultaneously.
  • Don’t release them until you see the OnePlus logo on the screen.
  • Tap on the ‘Wipe data/Factory reset‘ option.
  • Now tap on the ‘Wipe data/Factory reset‘ option to confirm your selection.
  • The phone will reset and on the new screen, use the Volume up button to scroll to the ‘Reboot system now.’ This will reboot your phone normally and that’s it!

Conclusion

This is will most probably fix the issue where you were facing Screen Flickering Frequently on OnePlus 8 Pro. If it is yet not solved then there might be another issue, check and fix that issue from our OnePlus 8 Pro Troubleshooting GuideAdditionallyyou can always contact tech support or visit your local OnePlus store or Service Center so a qualified Samsung technician can examine the issue.

Do you own an OnePlus 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 OnePlus are coming soon.

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