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My S3 has black dots and lines on screen

12th February 2014, 04:57 PM   |  #1  
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Hello. I noticed this problem last week when turning the phone on. There was a black line on screen that was visible on the S3 logo and boot animation. Today I noticed It's getting bigger and several black ' balls ' or dots appeared but again they are only visible on boot or the TWRP recovery stand-by mode. I don't know what this is, I never had this problem before with any phone. Please help me. Also I have the international version, the GT- I9300. And the lines and dots aren't visible normally, the phone works just fine You can't even see those 'things' normally when the phone is on.

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12th February 2014, 06:16 PM   |  #2  
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Restore to stock return to vendor .
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It is on stock rom, it's rooted and it has TWRP recovery and I can't return it because it was purchased online and it can only be returned within the first 3 days. I might think those lines are dead or stuck pixels

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Hello. I noticed this problem last week when turning the phone on. There was a black line on screen that was visible on the S3 logo and boot animation. Today I noticed It's getting bigger and several black ' balls ' or dots appeared but again they are only visible on boot or the TWRP recovery stand-by mode. I don't know what this is, I never had this problem before with any phone. Please help me. Also I have the international version, the GT- I9300. And the lines and dots aren't visible normally, the phone works just fine You can't even see those 'things' normally when the phone is on.

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try flashing another rom and another recovery, like phil'z recovery. if the problem persists, it's probably the screen.
18th February 2014, 10:41 AM   |  #6  
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It looks like the known issue of AMOLED screens on dark screen+ low brightness.

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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1701528
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