The fifth Google Nexus phone. Officially announced on October 31, 2013, it sports a 4.95" 1080p display, a 2.26 GHz Snapdragon processor, and LTE support. Powered by Android 4.4.2, KITKAT. Manufactured by LG.

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Random Black Screen On my Nexus 5 Marshmellow

So my nexus 5 works fine, at times, but somtimes i get a random black screen. The phone is still on, after a few seconds it comes back and its like nothing

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Hi, Just wondering. Does it happen when you are using a particular app?Also maybe there are too many apps 'running' at the one time for the amount of memory. Have you checked for malware?


its happend un various applications, and I always close an app when I'm finished. How do I check the malware?


sounds like more a hardware than software problem, but I would flash factory images anyways

use the latest one for hammerhead n5


i also think its hardware, but if it is, what could it be?


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I presume it is because of the sensor activation.

Go to Settings-> Display & Lights.

Disable Ambient Display; Double-tap to sleep.

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