What should I do if I see a yellow patch on my phone screen?


Number of faults in mobile gadgetsgrows in proportion to the emergence of new technologies. The culprit of this trouble is competition, because the race for success can not be delayed, otherwise your place under the sun will be taken by another company. As a result, developers do not have time to test the devices properly, and imperfect smartphones fall into the hands of consumers.

The problems are different: from serious, disrupting the efficiency of the device, to minor, but spoiling the aesthetic component. One of these problems is a yellow spot on the phone screen.

yellow spot on the phone screen

What a malfunction looks like

From this trouble are not insured morehalf of modern smartphones. Most often it is mentioned by users of devices from well-known brands: Apple, HTC, Samsung (less often). But when used for a period of two years, such a defect is capable of manifesting itself in any brand of device.

A yellow spot on the phone screen can beany place, so when you buy it is recommended to carefully inspect the gadget. It is worth remembering that most often this malfunction is visible on a white background, for example, if search results are open. The intensity of the defect is different: sometimes it looks like a light blackout on the display closer to a brownish hue, but there are also very bright spots, as if oil or glue was spread under the glass.

a yellow stain appeared on the phone's screen

What happens?

If a yellow spot appears on the phone screen, there are several reasons:

  • dropping the device from a great height;
  • strong blow to the body from the side or directly on the display;
  • long stay in direct sunlight;
  • liquid ingress;
  • strong heat from an external source (stove, fire, battery, etc.);
  • the same as in the previous paragraph, but due to a faulty battery or processor.

All these factors can serve as a failure.transistors at some pixels. Because of this, the latter cease to work correctly, giving out various effects: from color or dimmer areas to a “gasoline” rainbow on the display.

You should not despair, at this stage this can still be fixed.

How to remove the yellow spot from the phone screen?

Attention! The methods described below are not suitable if the malfunction of the gadget was caused by mechanical damage. In this case, only a complete replacement of the display will help. It is produced both independently and in any service center, so it’s unnecessary to worry about it.

So, what to do in other situations? Unfortunately, there are not so many options.

Overheating smartphone

If the defect is caused by high temperatures,It is worth trying to cool the device. To do this, the device will need to be turned off, put in a sealed bag and ... placed in the refrigerator. No, this is not a joke on inexperienced owners of gadgets! This method really helps, but there is one caveat: the temperature in the chamber should not be below +8 degrees Celsius.

how to remove the yellow spot from the phone screen

Keep your smartphone cool for10 minutes. It is then removed and left to "warm up" at room temperature. When you next turn on the yellow spot on the phone screen should disappear.

However, this method does not save against the secondary appearance of a defect.

Spontaneous detection

If the gadget is not affected by hightemperatures, you can try another method. This will require a special program (like ScreenFix Deluxe only for smartphones), which launches high-speed color change of pixels in the desired area. Sometimes it helps to remove the yellow spot on the phone screen, but not in the case of a factory fault in the display.

Then it remains only to contact the warranty service or service center.