If I turn the tv off then back on it goes away. 4 Select Picture Test. 1. The problem occurred after viewing a DVD on the BlueRay player. Does anyone know how to repair this? Not sure of the exact age of the unit, given to me when tv was upgraded at my son's house. Easy Fixes for Common TV Problems. 5 Prior to the test picture being shown will be an information page stating the start of the Picture Test followed by the test picture. Also, interference is most likely NOT an issue, as it is not near any RF-emitting devices, and it's been fine up until a month ago. When I plug the HDMI cable into the HDMI 1 port, the screen turns pink. Hold the power button on the side of the TV down for 3-5 seconds. Hi all, I have a Samsung 52" lcd tv model LN-T5265F it is 18 months old and out of warranty. When first turned on there are pink dots on the screen. 3 On the Device Care page, select Self Diagnosis located at the bottom of the screen. Thanks to anyone that can help. I have a new Samsung 630 version LCD tv. Take a clean, lint-free (preferably brand-new) cloth and wipe, using firm yet cautious pressure, from the centre of the screen to the edges. Step 1: Power cycle the TV. The following steps will help you diagnose whether your issue is a problem with the TV or the device broadcasting the picture. Your television is not getting a signal. No problems there with it. Unplug the power cord from the outlet or the wall (whichever is more accessible). This can happen if your HDMI signal isn’t being translated correctly by your box or TV. 1 Posts . Repeat until the visibility of the clouds is reduced. Thus, it is surely the "screen/panel." Unhooked cable box, waited, rehooked and booted it and it was fine until playing another DVD. TV shows a blue, green, or black screen. Turn the TV off. If your television suffers from a distorted picture, weird colors, or the dreaded "soap opera effect," these simple fixes can help improve your picture. DVD played fine but when transferring back to watch tv screen went green. Screen is pink on LCD TV in HDMI 1 port by MattShae Feb 22, 2009 1:23AM PST. As my TV is (only) TWO years old, it is out of warranty. Check behind the TV for loose connections. Make sure that your cable or satellite box (or other device) is powered on and that the TV is set to the correct input – press Input, Source or TV/Video on your remote control. Give these steps a try and it should de-pinkify your screen: Does your screen look like its tinted pink or purple? Spoiler alert: if you really love your pricy flat-screen TV, with its brilliant colors and perfect contrast, stop reading — because we don't want to ruin it for you.But for those of you who are intrigued by the inner workings of your high-tech television and wonder why images may look just a bit grayish sometimes, this story's for you. Loosen (but do not remove) the screws along the upper rear of the set. 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