TCL TV Screen Flickering

Are you experiencing a TCL TV screen flickering issue? Despite TCL TVs’ millions of deep colors and unique features, many users have experienced one common problem – “flickering”. This may be a sign that your TV is experiencing a problem, or it may just be a common problem that you can resolve easily. We will look at the causes, effects, and possible solutions for TCL TV screen flickering issue so that you can solve the flickering problem.

First we will see all the reasons why your TCL TV screen is flickering.

Why Does TCL TV Screen Flickering?

All possible causes of the TCL TV screen flickering problem can be explained as follows:

Power supply issues

Often the cause of TCL TV screen flickering is an irregularity in the power supply.

HDMI issues

A loose connection of HDMI could be a reason for to the TV screen flickering.

T-Con problems

Either dirt on the T-Con cable connection is partially blocking the signal, or you have a component failure on the T-Con or one of the other boards.

Backlight failure

failed individual LEDs in the backlight or a poor connection between LED strips can cause your TV screen flickering.

Excessive brightness or contrast

Tcl Tv screen Flickering may occur more frequently if the TV’s brightness or contrast settings are high.

Too much music

If the TV has too much music, screen flickering problems may occur.

Unreliable Compatibility

At times, use of counterfeit or unreliable items may also cause screen flickering issues.

TV age

Screen Flickering problems may occur in older TV models.

Software bugs

 Sometimes software issues can also cause screen flickering, which can be resolved by updating.

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How to Fix TCL TV Screen Flickering Issue

Here are some solutions to the TCL TV screen flickering issue:

1. Power Cycle of your TCL TV

The power cycle on a TCL TV involves turning it off completely, disconnecting it from power, waiting for a short period, and then reconnecting it and turning it on again. The following are the steps to power cycling a TCL TV:

  1. Turn Off the TV: First make sure to turn off your TV by using your TCL TV’s power button or TV remote.
  2. Unplug power cord: Disconnect the power cord from the power socket or power strip to which the TV is connected. Make sure the TV is completely disconnected from power.
  3. Hold down the physical power button on the TV for at least 15 seconds.
  4. Wait: Leave the TV unplugged for at least 1–2 minutes.
  5. Plug in the power cord: After waiting, plug the power cord back into an electrical outlet or power strip.
  6. Turn on the TV: Restart the TV using your TCL TV’s power button or remote
Power Button of TCL TV

Now check whether TCL’s TV screen flickering issue is resolved or not because the power cycle can usually resolve various technical problems, such as screen flickering issues, by resetting the TV’s internal components and software.

2. Change HDMI cable

The most probable reason for TCL TV flickering is the faculty In HDMI cables.

  • Make sure that your HDMI cable is not damaged if it is then replaced by HDMI cables.
  • Check if your HDMI cables are properly connected. Sometimes, TV screen flickering issues occur due to loose cable connection.
  • Unplug the HDMI cables and then plug them again and check if the issue has been resolved or not.

3. Need to Adjust picture settings

Sometimes excessive brightness or contrast can cause TV screen flickering to adjust brightness and contrast to go to

  • Navigate to Home screen
  • Go to Settings
  • Go to Display and Sound
  • Select picture setting
Pictures settings of TCL TV

From here, you can reduce the brightness. If that doesn’t help, then

  • Go to Advanced settings
  • Select motion menu
  • Switch off LED motion clear
How to Fix TCL TV Flickering issue

You can reduce blur reduction, and you can change the contrast and other settings.

4. Need to Update Firmware

Make sure that your TCL TV software is up-to-date. To update firmware

  • Go to Settings
  • Go to Support
  • Select Software updates
Firmware update

You have to download the latest firmware version.

For TCL Android TVs

  1. Press home
  2. Go to settings
  3. Choose more settings
  4. Select device performances
  5. Go to about
  6. Select system update
  7. Select Network update and download and install it.

5. Reset your TCL TV Factory Settings

The next step is resetting your TCL TV factory setting, to reset.

  • Press settings
  • Go to more settings
  • Go to Device performances
  • Select Reset

6. Backlight issues

Sometimes your TCL TV flicks due to backlight issues. There might be one of the LED lights or a backlight component broken. Fixing it is not your job. I suggest taking your TV to a professional Repair center or, if you still have warranty, then you can send it back to TCL.


Contact Customer Support

If you are still facing screen flickering issue on your TCL TV then you should contact TCL TV customer support.

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