Black screen no matter the OS
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I got my pinephone a few days ago, I turned it on to check it was working, used the browser for a little bit and then turned the screen off. Since then the screen has been black. (But it is lighting up very slightly I think) I've tried flashing a few different OS's with jumpdrive (arch-arm with phosh and manjaro-arm with phosh.) and the screen stays black. I think the actual OS's are working because jumpdrive clearly works (Lets me see and flash to the eMMC from my pc) I just can't see anything on the screen. I also installed tow-boots installer on an sd and put it in the phone, but the screen merely flashes blue after turning it on and then goes dark again. That's everything I've tried, any suggestions would be appreciated.
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If you have been flashing new images and this occured after, check the image name carefully when downloading

Black screen is a common result when someone flashes the wrong image (ie: wrong version of Pinephone).
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(07-19-2022, 12:47 AM)RTP Wrote: If you have been flashing new images and this occured after, check the image name carefully when downloading

Black screen is a common result when someone flashes the wrong image (ie: wrong version of Pinephone).

I checked and all the images I downloaded were for the pinephone. I forgot to mention that the screen first turned black after I put the brightness all the way down on the os (manjaro I believe.) that was already installed on it. I managed to slide the brightness back up but the next day the screen went black again, before I tried flashing anything else on the phone.
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