How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3

By | June 25, 2022


How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
If your Galaxy Watch 3 is still vibrating but is showing a black screen, it may still be working. It may not be showing the watch face for any number of reasons. You may be able to fix the issue with a few simple steps and get your display screen viewable again.

You will not lose any of your watch’s data by following the fixes below. If your watch is still not working after trying the fixes below, your last option will be completing a Factory Reset using your phone.

How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3

  1. Force Restart
  2. How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Press and Hold the Back Button and Power Button at the same time.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Release both buttons when you see the Samsung logo appear. Your watch should now reboot and turn on.

  3. Charge Watch and Force Restart
  4. How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Connect your Galaxy Watch 3 to a compatible charger; charge for 10-15 minutes.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Press and hold the back button and power button at the same time.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Release both buttons when you see the Samsung logo appear. Your watch should now reboot and turn on.

  5. Stuck Buttons
  6. How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Press the back button several times, if there is anything stuck in the watch’s buttons it can cause it to not function properly.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Press the power button several times, same way you did the back button.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Force a Restart by pressing and holding the back button and power button at the same time.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 3
    Release both buttons when you see the Samsung logo appear. Your watch should now reboot and turn on.

Summary
If you can still hear and feel notifications on your Galaxy Watch 3, it is most likely still working with no display showing on the watch’s face. Like most technology issues will arise and solutions can usually be found. Before tossing the watch and buying a new one, you may be able to fix the issue and continue to use it.

If you found the above fixes helpful or found an alternate fix for your Galaxy Watch 3 please leave us a comment below letting us know.