Tutorial: Fix Dead Pixels

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  1. comet

    comet Well-Known Member

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    Dead pixels can happen when you drop your phone, or a contact breaks.

    A simple fix: Below the LCD screen, it where the LCD connects to the breadboard. Depending on where your dead pixel is, this may or may not work.

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    Push down where the gray is. Your pixel may flash a bit. Then it will be gone (usually)! If not, try the top and sides.
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    Tkf1 Community Development Staff Member

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    Or download the 0.99$ app and it should fix it.
  3. aussigal

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    which app would that be and is it compatible with all generations?...I have an original 2G i[hone that has a row of dead pixels along the very top oif the screen...It didnt bother me at all but I would like to give this a try
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    If you're not afraid to open up your phone, screens are like $10-30 on Amazon

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  5. Awesomecolton

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    This didn't work. My only stuck pixel (my OCD makes it a lot worse than it is) is a little under the search bar in spotlight. I heard flashing colors may fix this.

    There is no app to fix a DEAD pixel. Only stuck ones.
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    I am afraid to open up the phone...and what is the diff between a stuck and dead pixel?

    cheers...
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    Here's your answer.
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    dead pixels dont have any electricity or whatever coming in to them. the circuit is broken. stuck pixels do have electricity but they just stopped refreshing. to fix a stuck pixel you need to find a specific colour that will send a message to the pixel to start working again (somehow)

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