[FIX] On Screen Display Flickering Error by Android 2016

After updating new OS, Android phones getting screen flicking problems with the display. Do you have an idea about why this flickering occurs? Yeah, I know, and that's why you are here. Don't worry, it's not a PROBLEM neither with your phone nor OS. When the screen is on low brightness, browsing through web pages causes the screen to flicker. Fix Android Phone Screen Keeps Flashing - With the new release of Android 4.2 Jellybean or KitKat 4.4 or Lollypop 5.0* Marshmallow 6.0* or even custom firmware CM10* including ROM & TeamEOS 4; everyone is getting this problem where the screen starts flickering. The device screen would irregularly fluctuate between being bright – blurry – unclear – dim and this occurs more in a low light location. It's incredibly annoying. So stop searching for Android screen flickering, or display flickering problem and learn how to fix constant screen flickering, flashing, jittering backlight error on screen display after updating Android ROM.
On Screen Display Flickering Error by Android [Solved]
On Screen Display Flickering Error by Android [Solved]
Previously we have seen, how to fix "Unfortunately, Touchwiz Home Has Stopped error". But today we are going to learn a simple tutorial about solving another error encountered with the display screen. Lots of customers like us are used to update android as soon as possible with new releases. But some of us are experiencing the problem with android 4.2+ update where the display screen start flickering. And we assumed that something has happened wrong with your phone or ROM, but the truth is NOTING HAPPENED WRONG with neither phone nor ROM.

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Why Flickering The Mobile Screen?

Quick reason is, it happened just because the new updated OS not able to decide between software CPU or hardware GPU. This is more visible in app drawer when searching apps. Usually, this encountered a flickering display when opening small apps and when using the keyboard or when watching website pages on the Chrome browser or it frequently happens in browsers when typing using the on-screen keyboards.

How To Solve Display Flickering Error on Screen by Android Jelly Bean

Luckily, the fix is easy & following solution may fix a more annoying problem.
  1. Go to settings >> More Tab >> About device.
  2. Find "Build number" and click 6 times fast on it.
  3. You will then get the message saying: "You are now a developer"
  4. Come back to Home Screen, and then go back to Settings >> More Tab >> Now you will see the "Developer Options"
  5. Now go to Developer options >> Drawing Section or Rendering Section >> Find "Turn off hardware overlays" or "disable hardware overlays" >> This will force the phone to always use GPU for screen compositing

[Update 26 Jan 2016]

Phone Screen Keeps Flashing?

Deselect Adaptive Brightness to Fix Flashing Screen
  1. Goto Settings >> Display >> Brightness.
  2. Deselect the option "Automatic/Adaptive brightness".

This is a temp solution until they find or fix the problem. But this is the typical fix for this common problem in most any Android phones. Hope this tut helps you out there. If you have any further suggestion/solution, then let us know via comment. We will love to add it on this page. Cheers

Vinayak SP
[FIX] On Screen Display Flickering Error by Android 2016
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