Tips On How To Fix LG V40 ThinQ Screen Flickering Issue

The “LG V40 ThinQ” is generally known as a premium Android smartphone that was first released in October 2018. The LG V40 ThinQ is MIL-STD-810G compliant and IP68 certified. On both the front and back, this device makes use of an Aluminum frame with Gorilla Glass 5 and a 6.4-inch P-OLED Display with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 Pixels which makes viewing various multimedia content easy and faster. Under the hood, there is a Snapdragon 845 Processor paired with 6GB of RAM which enables the phone to run smoothly and also faster.


Notwithstanding the features of this “LG V40 ThinQ“, there are still instances where certain issues can occur.  Issues like “Screen Flickering“. so in this article, we will deliberate on many points to tackle this issue.

How To Fix The “LG V40 ThinQ” Screen Flickering Issue

Are you running the latest Software Version?  If you are not, all the guidelines that will be outlined below will not be useful to you so this implies that you have to run the latest software version before you can be able to carry out this troubleshooting steps below. Also connecting your phone to a computer will be possible but just with the latest version of the LG PC Suite Software installed to get the update. Follow this guideline below for a successful resolution.

Do A Soft Reset

You can use Soft Rest to refresh the phone software. To do this the only thing required of you is just to press and hold the Power button and Volume Down until the device powers off, approximately 8 seconds, then release. Once this is done the screen flickering issues will stop but if it did not stop try other steps.


Safe Mode.

Some apps you downloaded from the Google Play Store can cause issues on the phone when it is installed. So you will have to start the phone in safe mode.f you want to check if an app you downloaded is causing the problem. You can do this by following the below procedure.

  1. press and hold the Power key when the screen is on.
  2. In the list of options menu that displayed. Click Power off and restart.
  3. Once this is done, the device will restart and the Safe mode overlay will no longer show on the screen.

So if eventually, the LG V40 ThinQ Screen Flickering issue does not occur in this mode then it is most likely caused by an app you installed. look for that app and uninstall it.

To find that particular app you need to do a trial and error method start the phone normally and uninstall the app. Do this process over and over again until the screen no longer flickers after uninstalling an app.

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