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[Q] Nexus 5 Display Flickering Issues

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By Infineon12, Member on 8th May 2014, 09:30 AM
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Hello all,

i got some issues with my Nexus 5.

After some days of uptime i do sometimes face the issue that my screen is flickering.
I do not see any direct reason why this could happen.

I cannot fix the issue by turning off display and on again.
Even if i do what e.g. 10 Minutes the problem remains.
If i reboot the device everything is normal again for ~ days.

I searched for issues but did not found anything that reads like my issue.

Following a short video of the issue.


So my question is quite simply:
Do you guys think this is a hardware issue and i should try to replace the phone?

I am currently running CM11 Nightlies with stock CM Kernel.
No custom changes like overclocking or so have been done.
 
 
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8th May 2014, 09:36 AM |#2  
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Hi,

It happens since the beginning? With the last CM nightly or other nightlies?

Maybe in first try to return to stock and see if the problem persists: http://forum.xda-developers.com/goog...image-t2513701.

Or try the CM M6 (or another rom)?

EDIT: https://productforums.google.com/for...us/o_Hj782Y_aY.
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8th May 2014, 02:23 PM |#3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Infineon12

Hello all,

i got some issues with my Nexus 5.

After some days of uptime i do sometimes face the issue that my screen is flickering.
I do not see any direct reason why this could happen.

I cannot fix the issue by turning off display and on again.
Even if i do what e.g. 10 Minutes the problem remains.
If i reboot the device everything is normal again for ~ days.

I searched for issues but did not found anything that reads like my issue.

Following a short video of the issue.


So my question is quite simply:
Do you guys think this is a hardware issue and i should try to replace the phone?

I am currently running CM11 Nightlies with stock CM Kernel.
No custom changes like overclocking or so have been done.

Have you flashed the updated GPU drivers I had similar issues after flashing them

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8th May 2014, 05:24 PM |#4  
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I sometime ago flashed modem updates cause cm11 requested so.

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8th May 2014, 05:33 PM |#5  
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I just recently experienced a similar flicker a few days ago on Elix-R Rom, but a simple restart managed to fix that for me
9th May 2014, 06:14 AM |#6  
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Same problem
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I just recently experienced a similar flicker a few days ago on Elix-R Rom, but a simple restart managed to fix that for me

I have the same problem, i'm using elix-r rom too with elementalx 0.38 and sometimes it happens this, i don't know if it is the kernel because since i installed that problem didn't showed up
13th December 2014, 02:40 PM |#7  
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can you use a SlimPort cable or cromecast to mirror the screen to a TV and see if the flicker still happens?
So you'll know if the problem is in GPU or screen?!
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