The Samsung Galaxy S3 is a multi-touch, slate-format smartphone with eye-tracking ability, increased storage, and a wireless charging option.

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Samsung Galaxy s3 not showing display but obviously powered on.

Hi all! I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that turns on but i cant see anything on the screen. When I turn it on i can hear the startup sound, see the LED and see the touch buttons lighting up. Need help ASAP! The phone worked fine before it was dropped.

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Hi Ethan,

First off, take a flash light, and shine it on the display to see if the LCD under the glass is cracked. If the LCD is damaged, you'll need to replace the display. If the LCD isn't cracked, take a look at this guide (Galaxy S III Display) and check the display connections at the motherboard first to make sure the display connector didn't become dislodged from the drop. If unplugging and replugging the display cable doesn't fix your problem, you might want to consider a display replacement. The replacement procedure is relatively straight forward for these phones (I've replaced roughly 10 displays on various S IIIs over the years). But be careful with the Wi-Fi antenna connections, I damaged one of them from prying on the first S III I repaired! Good luck!

- Jasen

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Hmm... Never thought of that! Il try that when I get outta class in about a hr.


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