How To Fix Green Line Issue On Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro

How To Fix Green Line Issue On Google Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro

Green line issue has started to occur on Pixel 8 series smartphones.

As per a user on Reddit – a single vertical green line appeared on the Pixel 8 Pro screen. It was seen on the set-up screen.

The good thing was that user was in the store, and got the replacement.

However, what you should do when you have purchased the Pixel 8 series phone online?

Well, there are a few troubleshooting tips that you can follow to see if that fixes the green line issue on Google Pixel 8 series smartphone.

What Causes Green Line To Occur On Google Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro?

There could be several reasons for a green line to occur on a Pixel 8 device’s screen.

The green line can appear due to the following reasons:

  • The display connection could be loose.
  • The display could be damaged.
  • The display might have been damaged due to water/moisture or falls.
  • Faulty application.
  • Software issues.
  • Hardware issues.

How To Fix Green Line Issue On Google Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro

To fix green line issue on Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro screen, you can try these solutions:

  • Restart Your Device.
  • Uninstall Recently Installed Apps.
  • Check For Software Update.
  • Factory Reset Your Phone.
  • Contact Google Support Team

Fix 1: Restart Your Device

Restarting the device can solve several issues, from minor to major.

So, try to restart your Pixel 8/8 Pro phone and see if it fixes the issue.

  • Press and hold Power button until the Power menu appears on the screen.
  • Tap on “Restart” option.

Fix 2. Uninstall Recently Installed Apps

If the green has started to occur after you have installed an app, then it is suggested that you uninstall that recently installed app and then check.

For example, if you have installed 4 to 5 apps, then uninstall all those 5 apps one by one and then check.

Fix 3. Check For Software Update

Check for software updates on your device to see if any updates are available. It could be possible that after updating the software, the problem will be solved and your green streak/line issue might disappear.

To check for software updates:

  • Go to Settings > System > Software updates > System update > Check for update.
  • If any update is available, then Download and Install it.

Fix 4. Factory Reset Your Phone

If still green line/streak issue still persists then it’s time to factory reset your Google Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro phone.

So, factory reset your device and then check.

Note: Back up your Pixel 8/8 Pro phone data to some other place as this will erase all data from the device.

  • Go to Settings > System > Reset options.
  • Tap on Erase all data (Factory reset) > Erase all data.
  • If asked enter your password. Tap “Erase all data” to confirm.

Once the process completes, set up your device and see if the green streak or line has gone.

Fix 5. Contact Google Support Team

If all fixes fail, and yet a green line or green streak is showing on your phone screen, then you must contact Google Support team or visit the nearest Google Pixel Repair Service Centre.

Explain your issue to them for help and see what instructions they give you to follow.

If possible, you can ask for a replacement if your phone is under warranty. I hope they will replace your phone with the new one.

Wrap Up

So, that was all about the green line or green streak issue on the Google Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro and the solutions that you can follow to fix it.

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