Have you ever encountered Android Black Screen of Death issue when you are using your phone? If you don’t know how to deal with this issue effectively, you can read this post to learn some possible ways.
Perhaps, you are familiar with Windows Black Screen of Death which can cause the system to shut down. But, you may don’t know your Android device can also encounter Android Black Screen of Death issue.
Your Android screen keeps going black when you are facing this issue. Thus, you will be unable to use your Android phone as normal. To keep your Android data safe, you’d better use a piece of free Android data recovery software to recover your Android data and then fix this issue.
In this post, we recommend you to use MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android to recover your Android data, and then show you some ways to solve this issue. Please keep on reading.
Part 1: How to Recover Data from Android with Black Screen of Death
MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android has two powerful recovery modules: Recover from Phone and Recover from SD-Card. With these two recovery modes, you can recover different kinds of Android data including contacts, messages, photos, videos, and more from your Android phone, tablet, and SD card.
When Android Black Screen of Death issue happens, you can remove your Android SD card from the device and use it as usual. Thus, Recover from SD-Card module is not available here.
To use Recover from Phone module to retrieve data from the phone with Android black screen boot issue, you can download the free edition of this software from the MiniTool official site on your computer to have a free trial.
Before Android data recovery, you need to know that this recovery module can only recover data from a rooted Android device. In addition, you need to guarantee that the USB debugging on your Android phone is enabled. Otherwise, this software will be unable to identify your Android device.
Besides, to guarantee the normal operation of this software, you’d better close any other Android management software when you are using this software.
After installing this MiniTool software to your computer, you can open it and start the Android data recovery process.
Step 1: Choose Recover from Phone Module
After opening this software, you can see its main interface as follows. There are two recovery modules in this interface. Now, you need to click on Recover from Phone module to continue.
Step 2: Connect Your Phone to Your Computer
This software will show you a piece of blue information as “Please connect your Android device to PC via USB”. Just do it, and then the software will begin to analyze the Android device automatically.
Step 3: Choose a Scan Method to Scan Your Android Device
Then, you will see the following Device Ready to Scan interface. There are two scan methods in this interface. Which scan method should you choose to use? You can see the following introduction:
1. Quick Scan method is designed to only recover your text data on your Android device, such as contacts, short messages and call records.
If you choose this scan method, Contacts, Messages, Call History, and WhatsApp messages & attachments will be checked by default, and you can uncheck these data types according to your needs. In addition, this scan method will not cost you a long time.
2. Deep Scan method can scan the entire Android device and recover more files from your Android device, such as photos, videos, documents, and more.
If you choose this scan method, all the data types will be checked in this interface by default. And you are unable to uncheck the data type you don’t want to recover. Besides, this scan method will cost you a long time to finish the scanning process.
You can choose a suitable scan method according to your actual need. Here, we take Deep Scan method as an example. After that, please click on Next button to continue.
Step 4: Choose the Files You Want to Recover from the Result Interface
When the scanning process is finished, you will enter the scanning result interface as follows. You can see that this software can detect the deleted files with their names in orange and the existing files with their names in black.
Here, you can choose the data type from the left list and check the data you want to recover. Moreover, you can enter the file name into the Search bar to find the target data directly.
Step 5: Choose a Location on Your Computer to Save These Files
After checking the files you want to recover, you need to click on the Recover button in the lower right corner.
Then, there will be a pop-out window with a default storage path. You can click on Recover button to save these files to this path directly. Or you can click on Browse button and choose another path from the pop-out interface to save these files.
After these steps, you can open your specified storage path and view these recovered files directly.
Recover from SD-Card module is inapplicable in this Android black screen boot issue. But, if you are interested in this recovery module, you can refer to this article to get some useful information: How Can I Recover Deleted Files from SD Card Android Easily?
Since you are using the Free Edition of this software, you can only recover ten files of one type each time. If you want to use this software to recover your Android data without limitations, you had better update this freeware to its advanced edition.
Now, you have recovered your Android data to a safe place. Then, it’s time to fix this Android Black Screen of Death issue. However, before introducing the ways to solve this Android screen keeps going black issue, we think it is necessary for you to know the causes of it.
Please read part 2 to learn the causes.
Part 2: What Are the Causes of Android Black Screen of Death
Your Android device may encounter Android Black Screen of Death issue due to more than one reason such as:
- The incompatible APP or APPs with bugs and virus may lead to Android black screen boot issue.
- Your Android phone is charged for a long time even it is fully charged. Then, this issue may happen by accident.
- An incompatible charger may also cause this Android screen keeps going black issue.
- Too many caches of the applications you use on your Android phone may interrupt the normal running of the device and cause this issue.
- Old battery can also lead to this issue.
Now, you learn the possible causes of Android Black Screen of Death issue. Then, you need to avoid these causes when you are using your Android phone to avoid this issue.
However, if this issue happens finally, you need to search for a proper method to solve it. We summarize some ways for you to fix black screen on Android phone in the following part. Please learn these ways and choose one way accordingly.
Part 3: How to Fix Black Screen on Android Phone
Method 1: Wipe Cache Partition
Wiping cache partition is the commonly used method to fix Android Black Screen of Death issue. To do this, you need to follow the steps as follows:
Step 1: Power your Android phone off by tapping the power button for seconds.
Step 2: You need to enter the Recovery Mode then. Different Android phones have different ways to enter this mode, and you can search for one way accordingly on the internet.
Here, we take Samsung as an example. You need to press the Volume Up + Power + Home buttons at the same time until you enter the Recovery Mode.
Step 3: There are many options in this Recovery Mode. You can use the volume up and volume down buttons to highlight wipe cache partition option.
Then, you need to tap the power button to select this option. After that, you need to select yes option by using volume up and down buttons, and tap power button to make wipe cache partition option effective.
Step 4: Then, your Android device will show you a message saying reboot system now. You can select it by tapping the power button. Your Android will reboot then.
Finally, you can see whether your phone can work normally or not.
If the answer is negative, you should try the next method.
Method 2: Uninstall Incompatible Applications
If you have installed an APP on your Android device and it crashes frequently, it may be the reason for Android Black Screen of Death issue. To solve this issue, you’d better uninstall this APP by entering Safe Mode. Please see the following steps:
Step 1: Turn off your Android device and then turn it on. When the boot logo spears, you need to press and hold the volume down button for seconds until you see the lock screen. You will see Safe mode on the bottom left.
Step 2: Please open Settings option on your Android device and choose Application manager. Then, you should tap the faulty APP and click on Uninstall option to uninstall this APP.
Step 3: Then, you can restart your Android device to check whether this issue is solved or not.
If this solution can’t help you out, you need to factory reset your Android device. Please see the next method.
Method 3: Restore Your Android Phone to Factory Reset
Factory reset will delete all data and settings on your Android device. After factory reset, you can use your Android phone as a new one. Thus, it is important for you to recover your Android data to a safe place with MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android in advanced.
To restore your Android phone to factory reset, please follow these steps:
Step 1: Turn off your Android device and then enter the Recovery Mode as mentioned in method 1. We will still take Samsung phone as an example.
Step 2: In Recovery Mode, you will see the wipe data/factory reset option. Please use the volume up and down buttons to navigate this option and select it by taping the power button.
Step 3: To take effect this option, you need to tap Yes option from the pop-out window. Then, it will take some minutes to complete this factory reset process.
When this process is finished, your Android phone will restart automatically. Then, you can discover that Android Black Screen of Death issue is disappeared.
Part 4: Summary
When you are facing Android Black Screen of Death issue, we suggest using MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android to recover your Android data firstly and then take measures to solve this issue. Some methods to fix black screen on Android phone issue are introduced in this post. You can try them one by one.
Should you have any questions when you are using MiniTool software, you can feel free to contact us by sending an email to [email protected]. Or, you can leave a message on the following comment zone. Any useful solutions are also appreciated here. Thank you!