How to fix a black screen on your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

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How to fix a black screen on your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini?

Today using a smartphone every day has become a habit in the lives of many users.

But it can happen to some people to see a black screen appearing in front of their eyes without their mobile having undergone any fall or damage.

The truth is, malfunctions on your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini could sometimes happen, so do not worry.

In this article we will explain first how to repair a screen by performing manipulations without losing your data, then how to make a factory restart.

Eventually, we will show you how to back up your data on your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini through third-party applications.

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Repair the black screen of your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini with a simple restart

Load your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Your screen is black and your device will not turn on.

This problem can have multiple different reasons.

First, start charging your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini for about 20 minutes.

Then try to turn it back on.

If this works then you no longer have to worry.

Remove the battery from your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

If the first manipulation gave no result, follow this chapter.

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First, press the “On/Off” button on your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and see if your smartphone reboots.

If this does not work, then remove the battery from your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and then turn it on again to turn it back on.

It’s finish! This could have been caused by a poor connection of the battery.

Be careful though! In some new phones, the battery can no longer be removed as in older smartphones and it may be the case for your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini.

Repair the black screen of your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini with a factory restore

Your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini still does not work after performing previous operations.

You only need to do this yourself: do a factory reset to restore your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. This will result in total data deletion on your smartphone.

Therefore, we strongly recommend that you back up your data first.

All the explanations concerning the backup of your data can be found in the next section.

Start by pressing the three buttons simultaneously: the top volume button, the Home button (located at the bottom of the unit) and the Power button.

During this operation, you will see a menu labeled “System recovery”. Once in this menu, go to “wipe data” using the volume buttons to navigate this interface.

Then go to “factory reset” and confirm your choice by pressing the “On/Off” or “Home” buttons.

After performing this operation, your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini will perform a factory restore.

Let it restart and your device should normally work.

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Retrieve data from your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini using third-party applications

As your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini displays a black screen and refuses to turn on, be prepared to retrieve data from your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini to recover from this black screen issue. We strongly advise you to make a backup of your data in case you need to perform a factory reset and restore or your device.

First take your computer, go to the internet and type “Google Play Store” in your favorite search bar.

You will land on the Android Play Store site as on your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. Next, search for “Data Recovery” and you will find a wide range of applications.

When installing one of these applications, the application will explain to you in detail what you have to do, so do not worry.

Be careful to look at all the notes and user reviews.

In addition, there are applications that are free and some will be charging you, so think carefully when making your choice.

If in doubt, do not hesitate to contact a technology expert to help you save your data on your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini.

Consult an authorized service engineer for your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

If after all these different operations mentioned above your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini still displays a black screen, we strongly advise you to go to an authorized repairer who will repair your device.

You can also visit the store of your telephone company that will support your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini if it is still under warranty or if you have purchased insurance.

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No worries, this type of problem happens frequently and if your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini has not suffered a shock it should remain repairable.