BLACK SCREEN ON SAMSUNG GALAXY S6: WHAT TO DO?
From time to time the screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6 remains black. This problem can happen under several conditions. Often times this happens after the Samsung Galaxy S6 has fallen. Other times, the screen remains black after a boot, lock, or sleep. Whatever happens, do not worry, we can find different tips to fix the black screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6. To do this, it is essential to consider several things before trying the different solutions. We will first find out what things to check when the screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6 remains black. We will see in a second step all the techniques to be able to unlock this unpleasant black screen.
WHAT TO CHECK WHEN YOU HAVE A BLACK SCREEN ON SAMSUNG GALAXY S6
Before beginning on the tips, we suggest that you check the points below if you want to better understand where the problem may be coming from. This will give you good information about the nature of the problem.
IS THE LED OF THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 ON WHEN THE SCREEN REMAINS BLACK?
One of the first things to check is the little led that is above the screen. In fact, when the led is red or blue when the screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6 remains black, it means that the mobile is well on. In this case, the problem may come from the screen.
IS THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 CHARGED?
From time to time, a deep battery discharge prevents the Samsung Galaxy S6 from turning on for a while. So check that the Samsung Galaxy S6 is charged by leaving it plugged in for at least 1.5 hours. If ever after that, the led does not light up and the screen remains black, the problem could very probably come from the battery.
IS THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 DAMAGED?
If the Samsung Galaxy S6 screen remains black after being shocked, dropped, soaked, or cracked, the screen is probably damaged. In this case, none of the techniques below will work. In this case, you will have to take the Samsung Galaxy S6 to a repairer.
WHAT TO DO WHEN THE SCREEN OF THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 REMAINS BLACK?
After having checked that the problem comes from the screen, you will be able to try the following tips to unlock the black screen of your Samsung Galaxy S6. When one method doesn’t work, you can continue with the next one.
CONNECT THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 TO ITS CHARGER
The first thing to do when the screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6 remains black is to charge the mobile. This makes it possible to be clear for all the following methods. This also makes it possible to solve the problem of a deep discharge of the battery of the mobile.
WHEN POSSIBLE, REMOVE THE BATTERY FROM THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S6
If the Samsung Galaxy S6 is simply removable, we suggest you remove the battery. This will sometimes resolve the black screen issue. Wait a few seconds then turn the battery back on and try to restart the device. If the screen is still blocked, go to the step below.
REMOVE SIM CARD AND SD CARD
It is sometimes possible, without reason, that the SIM card or the SD card conflicts with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and causes a black screen. One of the methods to try is therefore to remove the SIM card and the SD card. As soon as it is ok, you have to try to restart the mobile. If it works, it means there is a conflict with the SIM or SD card.
FORCE RESTART SAMSUNG GALAXY S6
When the screen remains black, the problem may be solved with a forced restart. To do this, you will have to keep pressing certain keys at the same time. You will have to stay for at least 8 seconds for the forced restart to take place. The key combination depends on the models but must be one of the following:
- Volume Down button + on/off key
- Volume Down key + on/off key + Home cough
- Volume Up key + on/off key
- Volume Up key + on / off key + Home key
- Key Power Key + Home key
WAIT FOR THE BATTERY TO EMPTY
Finally, when none of the methods seen above work, you can try to let your battery run down. So make sure that the battery is completely empty. When it’s done, plug your Samsung Galaxy S6 into its charger and try to start the Samsung Galaxy S6.