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My Galaxy S5 screen doesn't work?

I dropped it in the grass and the screen turned black like if it was turned off. I thought I was off but then I saw that the phone vibrate and I saw then that the screen doesn't work. I need help how to fix it or if I need a new phone

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Method 1

  1. 1
    Remove the back cover and battery from your Samsung S5 as shown in our tutorial.
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  2. 2
    Wait for 10 seconds and replace the battery.
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  3. 3
    Put the back cover back on.
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  4. 4
    Turn S5 on.
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Method 2

  1. 1
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    Install Kies and run it.
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    Plug your S5 into a USB port of your computer.
    Drivers may be installed.
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  4. 4
    When Kies sees your S5, click "Tools" at the top.
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  5. 5
    Click "Firmware Upgrade and Initialization".
    A driver may be installed again. Just follow the screen prompts, unplug the phone, and click "Install". Once you have confirmed the installation and it has been finished, plug the S5 into the PC again. Click "Tools", then click "Firmware Upgrade and Initialization" once again.
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    Click "OK".
    The phone will be reset, and the data will be gone.
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If these still does not fix your phone, you will need to bring it to a Samsung service center.

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How to troubleshoot Samsung Galaxy S5?

Black screen display but has button light at home button. I can sense a boot up and hear system sound, status light is blinking

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You can either bring the smartphone to a Samsung service center for a screen replacement and screen connector fixing or attempt to reflash the smartphone to see if it fixes the problem. Warning: this will delete all of the data. To flash the smartphone, follow the steps in the tutorial on flashing official firmware, but replace the firmware in step 1 with your own, obtained from SamMobile. Type your exact model name and select your country and carrier to download a firmware file. Then, proceed from step 2. In step 7, just press the combination for long enough, give the smartphone a couple of minutes, and then press the volume up button to enter the download mode. If after reflashing you will not see anything on the screen, then it needs to be fixed.

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Why doesn't the screen turn on when I can see that the phone is on?

My S5 mini was working fine until a couple of hours ago where the screen stayed black, the buttons lit up but nothing. I've pulled the battery but nothing helped

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Samsung S5 was dropped, screen has cracked?

Dropped my S5 and the screen cracked and webbed, the screen does not show any picture, but the phone is on and I hear notifications and see the bottom buttons lighting up.

I have pictures that are saved in private mode, but they do not show up as a folder when I plug phone into computer

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