Is Your Nexus 5X Showing a Yellow Screen? Here is How to Fix it.

Since the very beginning of the release, several Nexus 5X owners are complaining of a display with yellow tint. Yellowing issues on a smartphone is nothing new, even the original Nexus 5 had this issue, but the real problem here is that the yellow tint makes the display looks dull. Google already addressed this issue and released a fix for it.

Is your Nexus 5X showing a warm, yellow screen? Read on to know how to fix it. With the security patch for March (MHC19J), Google included a solution to fix the yellowish issue on Nexus 5X. However, note that just flashing the update will not fix the issue; instead, you have to change the screen temperature to cooler side. This update includes a ‘Cool color temperature’ toggle for Nexus 5X to tackle the yellow tint issue.

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Note that the upcoming Android N (Android 7.0) will have a comprehensive option for changing the screen color temperature. The developer preview version of Android N has a display calibration option, besides the cool color temperature toggle. The display calibration option lets you adjust the screen color (RGB) to a desired a value.

How to Fix Yellow Tint on Nexus 5X Screen

1. First, install March security update (MHC19J). Check it by going to Settings > About phone > System update.

2. Now, enable the ‘Developer Options’ menu. To do so, go to Settings > About phone > and tap on Build number repeatedly.

3. In the Settings menu, tap on ‘Developer Options’, scroll down and turn on the option ‘Cool color temperature’

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Note that, you will need to turn the display off and back on for changes to take effect.

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

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