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Old October 7th, 2010, 03:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry Help! Black Dot on screen

I don't know what this is, but when I looked at my screen today on a white screen, I noticed a very small black dot or speck. At first I thought it was just some dust so I brushed off the screen - but it was still there! I even flet over the area to make sure it wasnt a scratch, no scratch! perfectly smooth on top. I even restarted the phone to see if it was some software display issue.

Nothing is making this stupid thing go away! I have never dropped the phone or anything, does anyone have a clue what it is?

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Stuck or dead pixel?
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Old October 7th, 2010, 03:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Has there ever been a pixel issue w/ the evo phones? I've yet to see anything, I'd hate to be the first to experience it
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Pretty sure it could be a stuck/dead pixel. I have a red/pinkish one towards then edge of my screen.
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Yes, there was widespread issues with "the b key" or something like that. A lot of reports of the same exact stuck pixel.

Download the pixel fixer app from the market. That will sometimes work. If it doesn't then return it for a hardware defect!
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Has there ever been a pixel issue w/ the evo phones? I've yet to see anything, I'd hate to be the first to experience it
yes, I've had three evo's with dead pixels.

Download Screen Test from the market. If it happens on all colors, then its a dead pixel. take it into sprint for a replacement.
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Okay so I dont know if this sucks more or less. I ran the Screen Test app (thanks btw) but none of the screens altered the state of the "speck". I believe that somehow there is dust stuck behind my screen, one damn speck of dust. I dont know how it got there or what to do now but I'm pretty sure it's not a dead pixel.

If anyone has any suggestions that'd be great
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The only thing you can do it take it to sprint. They will either give you a whole replacement phone, or if they have the parts/time, they will replace the screen.
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