Occasionally the display screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 remains black. This problem can occur in various circumstances. It often happens after the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 is dropped. Other times, the screen remains black after a startup, crash, or sleep. No matter the reason, don’t worry, you will find many techniques to fix the black screen of your Samsung Galaxy Tab A6. For that, it will be necessary to verify several things before trying the different methods. We will see at first what things to examine when the screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 goes black. We will see in a second time all the tricks to unlock this nasty black screen.
What should you check in case you have a black screen on Samsung Galaxy Tab A6?
Before embarking on the cheats, we recommend that you check the following to better understand where the problem may originate. This will give you good clues as to the nature of the problem.
Is the LED on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 on when the screen stays black?
One of the first things to check is the little LED at the top of the screen. If the LED is red or blue when the screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 remains black, it means that the phone is turned on. In such a case, the problem is most likely originating from the display screen.
Is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 charged?
Occasionally a deep battery drain prevents the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 from turning on for quite some time. Make sure the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 is fully charged by leaving it plugged in for at least an hour. If perhaps after this the LED does not turn on and the screen remains black, the problem could potentially originate with the electric battery.
Is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 damaged?
If the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 screen remains black after a shock, then dripping , after being wet , or after cracking , the screen could be damaged. In such a case, none of the methods listed below will work. You will then need to take your Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 to a repair shop.
How to proceed when the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 screen stays black?
After seeing the problem originate from the display screen, you can try the following tips to unlock the black screen of your Samsung Galaxy Tab A6. If one method doesn’t work, go to the next one.
Plug the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 into your charger
The first thing to do when the screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 remains black is to turn on the mobile phone. This will allow you to be at peace for all subsequent manipulations. This also solves the possible problem of a deep discharge of the mobile phone’s electric battery.
If possible, remove the electric battery from the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6
If the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 is easily removable, we recommend that you remove the electric battery . This occasionally solves the black screen problem. Wait a few seconds, then turn the battery back on and try to start the mobile phone. In case the display screen is still locked, go to the next step.
Remove the SIM card and SD card
Occasionally it happens, without explanation, that the SIM card or SD card conflicts with the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 and triggers a black screen. One of the methods you can try is to take out the SIM card and SD card. Once it completes, you should try to start the phone. In case it works, it indicates that there is a conflict with the SIM or SD card.
Force restart Samsung Galaxy Tab A6
If the screen remains black, the problem is often resolved with a force restart . To achieve this, you must press multiple keys simultaneously. You must stay at least TEN seconds for the force restart to work. The key combination will depend on the models but it had to be one of the following:
- low volume + power button
- low volume + power button + cough start
- high volume + power button
- volume up + touch power + cough start
- touch power + cough at home
Hold on until the electric battery is empty
Finally, in cases where none of the above procedures work, you can try letting the electric battery drain. Make sure the electric coil is completely empty. Once done, connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 to its charger and try to start the Samsung Galaxy Tab A6.