How to Fix Amazon Echo Show Screen Flickering

Amazon Echo show is an amazing smart speaker that is capable of performing the tasks such as controlling smart home devices, starting timers, placing orders, calling and sending messages to your contacts as well as contacting other echo devices.

Amazon Echo Show Screen Flickering

Despite its good features, echo users may experience an issue with its display like the screen flickering problem which may be annoying. It might start flickering at the lower side and in some cases, the entire screen starts flickering. Here we provide you with quick and simple suggestions on how to deal with the problem.

What causes the Screen Flickering Problem in Echo Show?

After receiving numerous reports from multiple users, we decided to investigate the issue and came up with a set of solutions which solved the problem for most of our users. Also, we looked into the reasons due to which the error is triggered and listed them below.

  • Bright screen: If the screen is too bright, there is a higher possibility for screen flickering display.
  • Interference from foreign devices: Echo show can display flickering screen when it is located near stronger devices like a printer, a computer or any other devices that interrupt the signal.
  • Faulty LED circuit board: On the screen display, a grid of infrared LED lights and receptors brings up the touch screen sensitivity.

Now that you have a basic understanding of the nature of the issue we will move on towards the solutions. Make sure to implement these in the specific order in which they are listed to prevent any conflicts.

Solution 1: Rebooting the Device

This is the first and easy way to solve the problem as quickly as possible. This will enable you to get rid of the unimportant, random, and temporary settings and configurations; therefore, allowing the device to run afresh in a fast and effective way. To shut down and reboot the Amazon Echo Show, you need to simply follow the steps below;

  1. Hold and press the leftmost button located on top of the Echo Show which is the mute button.
  2. Then tap ‘’OK’’ when the power off option shows up.
Rebooting the Amazon Echo Show

3. To power it back on, press and hold the mute button again and the device will restart.

Solution 2: Adjusting Screen Brightness

If the solution above did not solve your problem, you need to try to adjust the screen brightness. When the screen brightness is too high, there is a higher possibility for screen flickering problem to occur. Reducing the screen brightness to less than medium can help you get rid of the flickering problem. You will have to follow the following steps;

  1. Drag down your screen and go to Settings
Drag down your screen and go to Settings

2. Select Display and scroll down to Brightness and lower it by less than medium.

Select Display and scroll down to Brightness and lower it by less than medium

3. Or select the Adaptive Brightness and switch it on.

Select the adaptive brightness and switch it on

Solution 3: Factory Reset

If the above solution did not work out, you should try to factory reset the device to restore the settings back to default by erasing all the stored information on the device. Once the device has been restored to its original manufacturer state, you will have your device in a new form free from major errors like the screen flickering issue. This process is likely to solve all your device problems. You will have to follow the following steps:

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen and click on Settings.
Swipe down from the top of the screen and click on Settings

2. Scroll down to Device Options and click on it.

Scroll down and click on Device Options

3. Scroll down to Reset to Factory Defaults and click on Reset.

reset factory
Scroll down to Reset to Factory Settings and Click on Reset

Solution 4: Contact Amazon Support

If none of the above options does work, you will have to contact Amazon support for more assistance. In case of any faulty devices, Amazon will be able to fix or replace depending on the device’s warranty and the type of problem in accordance with the return policy. Amazon has a one-year limited warranty to Echo Show device. To contact them, you may navigate to Amazon’s official customer support.


Kevin Arrows

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