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I just tried to turn ON my Samsung Galaxy S5 and the screen is black. What can I do?

I turned ON my phone and the screen is black.

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There are a number of things that could be causing your Samsung Galaxy S5's screen to be black when you try to turn it on. The most likely issue is that your device is nearly out of power, and the device is preventing itself from turning on so it doesn't run out of power during the boot up process. Plug your Samsung Galaxy S5 into its AC adapter and let it charge for 15-20 minutes. Then, try turning your phone on. If it turns on normally, you will just need to closely monitor your Samsung Galaxy S5's battery more closely so you always have enough charge to turn your phone on. If that doesn't fix your issue, however, you may have a broken screen. Since you are unable to see anything on the screen, you won't be able to do any further troubleshooting with your phone and you will instead need to contact Samsung's customer service to schedule a repair or replacement for your phone. Depending on your warranty status, you may or may not have to pay for repairs. If your Samsung Galaxy S5 does not have a lockscreen pattern, you can back up your information using Samsung Kies 3 before you send your device out for a repair or replacement. However, this will only work if your phone does not have a lockscreen password.

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My phone screen is pitch black, but I can still hear and feel vibrations?

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My Samsung S5 mini screen stays ON whilst on a call?

My Samsung S5 mini screen stays ON whilst on a call, when in my pocket and ends up taking it off my Bluetooth device back to phone

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My Samsung screen is black, no display at all, but it is powered ON?

It turns ON but no display at all. .BLACK

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Samsung S5 screen is black, but buttons are responsive?

Phone screen randomly went black after an update. Taking out the battery does not work, holding down the power and the center button does not work.

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White pixelated screen on Samsung S5?

Hi, My phone turned up with a white pixelated screen. I can hear the phone receiving messages, emails etc., but the pixelated screen remains

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My Samsung S5 was dropped, and it is not showing anything on the display?

It is not displaying the screen. Also, the touch is not working; otherwise, the phone is on. What should I do?

You can try one trick if you have spare money and a smart high-definition television set before you bring the smartphone to a Samsung service center to get all of the data off the smartphone. Warning: this trick may not work for your phone, so it is best if you just bring the phone to a service center for repairs.

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    Plug the adapter into your phone.
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    Now, connect a computer USB mouse to a free USB-hub slot.
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    Put the adapter into a free USB of the hub.
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    Insert the MHL adapter into the mini-USB slot.
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    Connect a HDMI cable to the MHL adapter and to your smart HDTV.
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    See if you can mirror the phone screen on your smart HDTV.
    Instead of tapping the screen, use the mouse. You can unlock the phone, back up the data, or use Smart Switch Samsung software to copy the files over to your computer.
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I need help with my S5 as it does not work all the time?

My S5 turns on, its fully charged, the screen turns on and shows the Android logo then it goes blank black, but the features still work as normal. Like I swipe the screen and it unlocks (unlock sound) and all the other buttons work but nothing else works.

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My Galaxy S5 stays on the first page after turning on, does not display any more, what I am going to do?

My Galaxy S5 stays on the first page after turning on, does not display any more, what I am going to do

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Can you please help me with my black screen issue?

My phone was working fine until the battery died last night. After charged, it would turn on but without the screen turning on. It seems like the screen has disconnected from the LCD? or something? My notification light stills flashes blue and the lights for the touch screen buttons light up. I can hear messages come through and my phone vibrates when it turns on. But the screen just doesn't show at all. If you have any idea on what to do, that would be great. I didn't drop my phone or anything. The battery just died and now the screen won't turn on.

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See more questions like this: My problem isn't so much that my screen is black, When I power it on it turns into more a white screen with green and others colors in it. The sound works and all lights lit up but I cannot see the screen. Any help would be great?

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Hello, can you help me fix my Samsung Galaxy V?

Can I ask for help with the same problem, when I turn my phone the screen is all white but it's in a Samsung Galaxy V. I updated it with the latest update using ODIN and everything went well, it was successfully done but when it restart, I can't see anything but only white that covers the whole screen. I tried to reflash it but it's still the same. HELP ME PLEASE.

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My phone display boots with a white pixellated screen, then goes dark and unresponsive?

My Galaxy S5 was plugged in on the original charger. The phone 'rang' and when I looked at it the screen was black. I pushed the Home button to no avail. I unplugged it and still had the unresponsive black screen, but with the blue missed call indicator flashing. I removed the battery, replaced it and rebooted the phone. When it starts up it shows a white pixellated screen, does its usual bootup noises, then goes dark. When I push the Home button the 'all apps' and back buttons illuminate, but nothing works.. I have tried: I detailed all of that in my question details.. I think it was caused by: Absolutely no idea.

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Since my last software update, my S5 doesn't mute when faced down?

S5 doesn't mute when faced down. I think it started since my last update. And once in a while the ringtones to different contacts go to default.. I have tried: On and off. took battery out. restart. tried resetting the face down mode.. I think it was caused by: Latest update maybe?!?!

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Cannot use S5 after clicking on what looked like a remote control icon on the home screen?

Hi, I touched an icon on the locked home screen of my S5 by mistake and now the touch screen is completely unresponsive. I cannot even turn off the phone as I would need to click 'Power off' on the screen. It is not responding to anything. The screen has turned a shade darker and doesn't respond to anything. Your help would be much appreciated!

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MY Verizon S5 FELL IN SALT WATER, I SOAKED IT IN ALCOHOL AND DRIED IT OUT WITH RICE...WHEN I TRIED TO CHARGE IT THE SCREEN IS NOT SHOWING?

CAN YOU HELP ME TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM

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I have Samsung Galaxy S5 active and I tried to take a picture underwater, (only about 4 inches under the surface). about 30 seconds after I pulled it out the screen went black. All sounds and lights still work accordingly just the screen is black. I immediately removed the back and found water inside the back of the phone. I removed the battery and put it in rice overnight to no avail. What should I do now?

About 30 seconds after I pulled it out the screen went black. all sounds and lights still work accordingly just the screen is black. I immediately removed the back and found water inside the back of the phone. I removed the battery and put it in rice overnight to no avail. What should I do now?. I have tried: Rice over night

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clearing residual power and restarting. I think it was caused by: Water

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