How To Fix Samsung Galaxy S5 Black Screen
Sometimes the Samsung Galaxy S5 will have a black screen after you have turned on the smartphone. The problem is that the Galaxy S5 buttons light up like normal, but the screen remains black and nothing is showing up. The Galaxy S5 screen won’t turn on at random times for different people, but the common problem is that the screen fails to wake up. There are several different ways to try to solve the Galaxy S5 blank screen problem, follow the instructions below to learn how to fix the Galaxy S5 black screen not turning on issue.
Boot to Recovery Mode and Wipe Cache Partition
The following steps will get the Samsung Galaxy S5 into Recovery Mode by booting the smartphone:
- Press and hold the Volume Up, Home, and Power buttons at the same time
- After the phone vibrates, let go of the Power button, while still holding the other two buttons until Android System Recovery screen appears.
- Using the “Volume Down” button, highlight “wipe cache partition” and press the Power button to select
- After the cache partition is cleared, the Galaxy S6 will reboot automatically
Factory Reset Galaxy S5
If the method above didn’t help you fix the black screen problem on the Galaxy S5, then you should try to factory reset the smartphone. It’s important to note that before you go to factory reset a Galaxy S5, you should back up all files and information to prevent any data from being lost.
Get Technical Support
If none of the methods have worked in trying to get the Samsung Galaxy S5 to turn with the black screen, it’s suggested to take the smartphone back to the store or to a shop where it can be physically checked for any damage. If proven defective by a technician, a replacement unit may be provided for you of it could be repaired.