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  1. tezoo2002's Avatar
    Im suffering from flickering screen issue on my lumia 920, but this was there even before amber update. To reproduce the issue , i found this way - Make a call and put your finger near proximity sensor so that screen goes off. Stay like that for 2 to 3 minutes and now take out your finger. You will see that entire screen is flickerng. But this is not the only cause for flickering screen, as i observed it coming many times in my usage. Nokia plzz respond to the question quickly. Guys tell me how many of u are also suffering from similar problem.
    08-30-2013 01:46 PM
  2. stmav's Avatar
    I just got off of a 15 minute phone call with my sister and have no flickering on my 920. I even dialed my work extension and did the trick with the finger near the sensor, again no flickering.
    08-30-2013 02:11 PM
  3. pranav rai's Avatar
    Im suffering from flickering screen issue on my lumia 920, but this was there even before amber update. To reproduce the issue , i found this way - Make a call and put your finger near proximity sensor so that screen goes off. Stay like that for 2 to 3 minutes and now take out your finger. You will see that entire screen is flickerng. But this is not the only cause for flickering screen, as i observed it coming many times in my usage. Nokia plzz respond to the question quickly. Guys tell me how many of u are also suffering from similar problem.
    I had seen this, when my phone had no amber update. the screen would flicker like a strobe lap but a a much slower rate. Further it seemed to be worse on gray colored screens and nearly invisible in blue ones.
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    08-30-2013 02:16 PM
  4. bobmcbobman's Avatar
    Im suffering from flickering screen issue on my lumia 920, but this was there even before amber update. To reproduce the issue , i found this way - Make a call and put your finger near proximity sensor so that screen goes off. Stay like that for 2 to 3 minutes and now take out your finger. You will see that entire screen is flickerng. But this is not the only cause for flickering screen, as i observed it coming many times in my usage. Nokia plzz respond to the question quickly. Guys tell me how many of u are also suffering from similar problem.
    I've had this issue since day one with my 920, I can agree with all of the signs that you are having regardless of OS version this issue persists.
    08-30-2013 02:23 PM
  5. Angry Pixel's Avatar
    I have seen this 2 or 3 times in last 1 month. It goes away on its own though.
    08-30-2013 02:30 PM
  6. DreadVenom's Avatar
    I have the same issue which i posted about recently. I am waiting to see if GDR2 will fix but i fear it may not. I am going to send my device for repairs as i think its the proximity sensor that is at fault.
    afrimov likes this.
    08-30-2013 02:53 PM
  7. gedzum's Avatar
    I had a similar issue but it only seemed to happen when I was outside. I turned off the sunlight readability setting and I don't seem to get it anymore. Not sure if it's the solution for your issue though. Might be worth a try.
    08-30-2013 02:59 PM
  8. gothfebrio's Avatar
    mine is flickering as well recently, even after amber update and hard resetS. thinking of sending it to nokia care. and yea it seems that most of the time when it happen is when im outside. turning off sunlight readability or auto brightness(while its happening) does not fix this. im guessing hardware issues.
    08-30-2013 04:06 PM
  9. DreadVenom's Avatar
    So, just got my phone back from repairs and to my surprise its running gdr2 w/ amber. Also it has DataSense. Just now need it to sync with the myEE app to correctly and then i good. So far my screen seems like new and the phone is a bit nippier. Overall very happy at the moment.

    Update, just tested and the original issue still persist. Dam, i don't want to send it off again :-(.....
    Last edited by DreadVenom; 09-16-2013 at 08:40 AM.
    09-16-2013 08:04 AM
  10. gothfebrio's Avatar
    So, just got my phone back from repairs and to my surprise its running gdr2 w/ amber. Also it has DataSense. Just now need it to sync with the myEE app to correctly and then i good. So far my screen seems like new and the phone is a bit nippier. Overall very happy at the moment.

    Update, just tested and the original issue still persist. Dam, i don't want to send it off again :-(.....
    did they changed the screen?
    09-16-2013 09:04 AM
  11. DreadVenom's Avatar
    did they changed the screen?
    I think so but maybe not as the issue still persist. I had hoped they would have changed my front panel as it has some scratches :-(. I do think they changed something inside the device though as i noticed that charging port sits less plush with the base of the device. I can now clearly see a gap between the case and the housing for the micro usb slot. An a software side, im loving gdr2/amber. Pro cam is superb and DataSense is really good. Best treat so far is that my other storage is at 1GB atm.

    Also, there is no fmradio in this update. Wonder why.


    UPDATE..... I found Radio, was looking in wrong place. Its part of the music&video app collection.
    Last edited by DreadVenom; 09-17-2013 at 02:52 AM.
    09-16-2013 01:40 PM
  12. nitin88's Avatar
    This issue is quite exist in many LCD screens. It doesn't hurt you at any time. You can even test it in LCD TVs too, by over imposing black color. Since LCD can produce 100% white but not 100% black. AMOLED produces 100% black but not 100% white. So there will be slight flickering happens sometimes and it's normal and eventually disappears
    rotkod and DreadVenom like this.
    09-17-2013 12:18 AM
  13. DreadVenom's Avatar
    This issue is quite exist in many LCD screens. It doesn't hurt you at any time. You can even test it in LCD TVs too, by over imposing black color. Since LCD can produce 100% white but not 100% black. AMOLED produces 100% black but not 100% white. So there will be slight flickering happens sometimes and it's normal and eventually disappears
    Glad to hear it will disappear. It really isn't an issue for me but i just wanted it checked. I don't really know what the repair team did but the LCD panel seems sharper and brighter.
    rotkod likes this.
    09-17-2013 01:55 AM
  14. arielwp's Avatar
    I have this awesome cyan line on my screen, adding to other problem of the lumia which is CRAZY cant-hold-my-phone-cuz-its-too-damn-hot heat problem. im definitely reconsidering upgarding to 1020 or other future nokia phones
    09-18-2013 04:12 AM
  15. gothfebrio's Avatar
    Glad to hear it will disappear. It really isn't an issue for me but i just wanted it checked. I don't really know what the repair team did but the LCD panel seems sharper and brighter.
    well i have bad news for you. the flickering is not normal. and mine eventually have blue lines across the screen from top to btm depending on the color and brightness of the screen. the flicker is getting worse, though it still happen randomly. your phone should not flicker at all. just sent mine to nokia care centre this morning.
    09-23-2013 05:08 AM
  16. walter1832's Avatar
    What about getting the 920 to accept a new accent color. Mine is stuck on orange whenever I restart it. I can't get it to keep a new color.
    09-23-2013 05:20 AM
  17. Jignesh Jain1's Avatar
    what did nokia care said even im having same issue
    09-24-2013 11:13 AM
  18. gothfebrio's Avatar
    what did nokia care said even im having same issue
    well the NCC i sent to said that i need to wait a week for the replacement screen to arrive. so im guessing they will change the screen.
    09-24-2013 10:29 PM
  19. Jignesh Jain1's Avatar
    in india they said we dont find any flickering
    so they told we will keep ur phone for 2days check ourself and let u know
    i know its dumb but such is nokia care
    and as a replacement they gave me x2 i mean how cheap is this
    well the NCC i sent to said that i need to wait a week for the replacement screen to arrive. so im guessing they will change the screen.
    09-25-2013 03:20 AM
  20. gothfebrio's Avatar
    in india they said we dont find any flickering
    so they told we will keep ur phone for 2days check ourself and let u know
    i know its dumb but such is nokia care
    and as a replacement they gave me x2 i mean how cheap is this
    they let me borrow a lumia 520 here in malaysia, i guess it depends on the ncc u sent to. pretty sure its a common issue right now, just saw my friend having the same problem as well. bought the phone around the same time 9-10 months ago. hope the replacement lcd will last longer.....
    Jignesh Jain1 likes this.
    09-25-2013 05:53 AM
  21. Jignesh Jain1's Avatar
    i again visited store today they told we dont find any problem in this phone its not flickering
    this is very unfair when anybody can see this y cant those employees
    i told them to give it in writing that the display doesnt flicker which they refused
    what should i do any idea?
    they let me borrow a lumia 520 here in malaysia, i guess it depends on the ncc u sent to. pretty sure its a common issue right now, just saw my friend having the same problem as well. bought the phone around the same time 9-10 months ago. hope the replacement lcd will last longer.....
    09-26-2013 03:43 AM
  22. Ahmad K's Avatar
    I had a similar issue but it only seemed to happen when I was outside. I turned off the sunlight readability setting and I don't seem to get it anymore. Not sure if it's the solution for your issue though. Might be worth a try.
    i have the same !! exactly ,, i mean when i am outside .. i tried to turn the sun readability off but the problem is still there ., it happens every two hours :/
    09-27-2013 02:41 AM
  23. gothfebrio's Avatar
    picked up my phone today, turns out it was ready last friday. they changed the whole screen(including the digitizer). hope it will last longer.
    09-30-2013 07:29 AM
  24. DreadVenom's Avatar
    picked up my phone today, turns out it was ready last friday. they changed the whole screen(including the digitizer). hope it will last longer.

    That's great news. Also you were correct, the flickering is getting worse to the point that only a restart resolves it. I am looking to send the device to ncc rather than phones4u as they didn't fixed the issue the first time nor did they state what they did.
    10-09-2013 01:29 PM
  25. straightaways's Avatar
    I had this issue.... it happened quite frequently in the first few weeks I had the phone and then it just went away. I hadn't even thought about it until I stumbled across this thread.
    10-10-2013 04:44 AM
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