How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4

By | June 27, 2022


How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4
If you notice you Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is making notification sounds and vibrating but has a black screen, it may be a software issue. You can attempt to fix the problem by following the four simple fixes below.

Keep in mind, that you complete these fixes at your own risk. We aren’t responsible for your Galaxy Watch 4.

How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4

  1. Force Restart
  2. How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4
    Press and Hold the Back Key and Power Key at the same time.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4
    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 4
    Connect your Galaxy Watch 4 to a compatible charger.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4
    Charge for 30-60 seconds. It may need a longer charge if you don’t see the charging lighting bold, charge for at least 10 mintues.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4
    Press and Hold the Back Key and Power Key at the same time.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4
    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 4
    Press the back key 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 4
    Press the power key several times, same way you did the back key.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4
    Force a Restart by pressing and holding the back key and power key at the same time.

    How to Fix a Black Screen on a Galaxy Watch 4
    Release both buttons when you see the Samsung logo appear. Your watch should now reboot and turn on.

  7. Refrigerator Method
  8. Place your Galaxy Watch 4 in the refrigerator for five to ten minutes and then complete a forced restart. It may be that your watch has over heated and needs to cool down.

Summary
The Galaxy Watch 4 has just come out and know you are having issues with the watch’s face showing a black screen. Before getting upset and buying a new watch, try the simple solutions listed above. It could be as simple as a software crash, overheating, or not charging your watch correctly.

You will also want to make sure you have the most recent updates installed on your watch. This is could be contributing to the issue.

If you have tried all the fixes above and are still not able to see your watch face screen, you can try a factory reset. Keep in mind this will delete all data, returning your watch to its original settings.

If you found the above fixes helpful or found another way to fix the issue please leave us a comment below letting us know.