How to Fix Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Black Screen Issues

Last Updated on December 24, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to fix Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL black screen issues. Several Google Pixel users reported unresponsive touch screen issues or screen not responding. If your Pixel device won’t turn on, then factory resetting or wiping data using recovery mode are the solutions to fix this black screen of death on Google Pixel. This wipe data on Google Pixel 3 & 3 XL is helpful to fix other problems such as Pixel won’t turn on, Pixel not responding, unresponsive touch screen, and more. Follow the below-given method to fix Pixel 3 black screen problem.

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How to Fix Google Pixel 3 XL Black Screen Issue

Apply the below given possible solutions to fix Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL black screen of death, boot loop, stuck on G logo, frozen, and other issues.

Forced Restart

Long press the power button for up to 30-35 seconds until you see the Google logo on your device. Wait until your device is power on and check to fix the issue.

Charge your Pixel after Fully Discharging

Wait until the complete discharge of your Pixel device. After discharge, make sure to power off your device. Now, put your phone into charging for 30-40 minutes and check your Pixel device turns on, and fix the black screen problem.

Turn On Safe Mode

Make sure the phone is switched off.

Step 1: Press you’re Pixel device power button.

Step 2: When the Google logo appears, press & hold the volume down button. Keep holding until the animation ends and your Pixel starts in safe mode.

How to Fix Black Screen on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Step 3: Now, see the safe mode icon at the bottom left corner of the screen.

Now, check to fix the Pixel 3 black screen issue. If you can’t find any issue, it means any third-party app causing the issue, remove the recently installed apps one by one and check the fix issue. To exit safe mode, restart your Pixel devices.

Factory Reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL using Recovery Mode

Make sure back up your important data safely to another phone or PC, after that perform this action. Apply the below settings to fix the Pixel 3 stuck on a black screen.

Step 1: Power off your Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL.

Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until your phone vibrates.

Now the Android system recovery screen is a view on your phone. By default start button show on your Google Pixel 3 screen.

Fix Pixel 3 black screen problem

Step 3: Press the volume down button until view recovery mode.

Step 4: Press the power button to restart into recovery mode.

You can see the android robot exclamation mark with a red triangle symbol with No command on your Pixel 3 device.

Step 5: Press & hold the power button and press the volume up button one time only and then release only the volume up button.

You can see Pixel 3 recovery mode options including reboot system now, reboot to bootloader, Apply update from ADB, Wipe data/factory reset, and more settings.

Step 6: Press the volume down button until Wipe data/factory reset.

Step 7: Press the Power button to perform wipe cache data.

This message appears on the screen: Wipe all user data? By default selected No option.

Step 8: Press the volume down button to select Yes.

Step 9: Press the power button to factory reset Pixel 3.

Wait until wipe the cache data in your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

Step 10: Use the volume up button to move the reboot system now.

Step 11: Press the power button to reboot the Pixel 3 system.

Now check your Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 black screen issue. I hope this method work for your problem.

Replace your Pixel if Under Warranty

If your Pixel device is under the warranty, replace it.

And that’s it. Do you have any alternative methods to fix the Pixel 3 black screen problem? Tell us in below comment section. Don’t forget to share with others if you found it helpful.


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  1. Wow. I never fix anything. However, thanks to this article I’ve successfully brought my Pixel 3 xl back to life when I was certain that it was done.

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