How To Fix Pixel 8 Pro Uneven Discoloration on AOD

How To Fix Pixel 8 Pro Uneven Discoloration on Always On Display (AOD)

Smartphones featuring an OLED display are prone to developing uneven discoloration, tint texts, and screen tint.

For example, lots of users have reported that Google Pixel 8 Pro which has LTPO OLED display is having an issue of uneven discoloration on Always on Display (AOD) in low brightness or in a dark environment.

Many users on Reddit have reported this issue. Here read what they reported:

  • Pixel 8 Pro AoD yellow gradient
  • P8P – AOD fonts turn pink
  • AOD top half – white fonts turn pink!?
  • Pixel 8 Pro – Always on discoloration in dark environment
  • P8P Red AOD (low refresh mode?)

Hence, in this article, you will learn how to fix uneven discoloration on Always on Display (AOD) issue on Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Why Uneven Discoloration Occurs on Pixel 8 Pro?

There are mainly two causes that can lead to uneven discoloration on Pixel 8 Pro.

  • Software issue (bugs/glitches).
  • Hardware issue.

If there is a software issue, then you can follow the troubleshooting that is mentioned below in this article.

But if there is any hardware issue and due to this uneven discoloration is happening, then in such case it is highly recommended that you must replace your device.

Also Read: How To Fix App Crashing on Google Pixel 8/8 Pro

How To Fix Pixel 8 Pro Uneven Discoloration on Always On Display (AOD) In Low Brightness

To fix the uneven discoloration issue on Pixel 8 Pro you have to update your phone software to the latest version.

Also, consider updating all apps to the latest version.

If that doesn’t help then restart your Pixel 8 Pro.

Or factory reset your phone and then check.

Finally, if nothing works, then contact Pixel phone customer support or carry your device to the nearest Pixel phone service centre. If possible, ask for a replacement.

Solution 1: Update Software To The Latest Version

Google releases new software updates at regular intervals for their device to deal with bugs/glitches and also bring new features and improvements to the device.

So, check for any new software update for your Pixel 8 Pro and if there is one, then update it.

  • Go to Settings > System > System Update.
  • Tap on Check for update.
  • If any new update is available, tap Download.

Solution 2: Update All Apps To Latest Version

If there are any bugs on any of the third-party apps on your Pixel 8 Pro, then you can face uneven discoloration issues.

Hence, you must keep all your apps up-to-date.

  • Open Play Store.
  • Tap on your Profile
  • Tap on Manage app and device> Update available.
  • Tap on Update all.

Solution 3: Restart Your Pixel 8 Pro

If there is still uneven discoloration on your Pixel 8 Pro when AOD is on, then restart your device and check.

Restarting can fix several issues, including this one.

  • Press and hold Power + Volume Up buttons, until the power menu appears on the phone screen.
  • Tap on Restart option.

Solution 4: Factory Reset Your Device

This is the last option that you can perform by yourself to get rid of AOD fonts turns pink/red/yellow or discoloration issues in dark environment on Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Just factory reset your phone. This will bring back your device to the default state.

Note: Back up your device data first and then perform this solution as it will delete your personal data.

  • Go to Settings > System > Reset options.
  • Tap on Erase all data (factory reset).
  • Tap on Erase all data. If asked enter PIN/Password.
  • Tap on Erase all data to confirm.

Solution 5: Contact Pixel Phone Customer Support

If nothing works, then it is highly recommended that you contact Google Pixel customer support for further assistance.

Or you can carry your phone to the nearest authorized Pixel Phone service centre. They will check your smartphone and provide appropriate solutions. If possible, you can ask for a replacement if your device is under warranty.

Wrap Up

Having such an expensive smartphone Pixel 8 Pro – with uneven discoloration is really frustrating and annoying.

We hope, that following the solutions mentioned above in this article has helped you in fixing the issue.

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