When I plug the HDMI cable into the HDMI 1 port, the screen turns pink. 1. Does anyone know how to repair this? When first turned on there are pink dots on the screen. 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. Discussion Starter • #1 • Oct 13, 2008 I have been searching the internet for an answer and there are several threads on here about my issue, but no answers. Unhooked cable box, waited, rehooked and booted it and it was fine until playing another DVD. 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. Give these steps a try and it should de-pinkify your screen: Does your screen look like its tinted pink or purple? Thus, it is surely the "screen/panel." Does your screen look like its tinted pink or purple? 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. If your television suffers from a distorted picture, weird colors, or the dreaded "soap opera effect," these simple fixes can help improve your picture. As my TV is (only) TWO years old, it is out of warranty. DVD played fine but when transferring back to watch tv screen went green. 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. Thanks to anyone that can help. 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. TV shows a blue, green, or black screen. The problem occurred after viewing a DVD on the BlueRay player. Hold the power button on the side of the TV down for 3-5 seconds. Loosen (but do not remove) the screws along the upper rear of the set. 1 Posts . (In other words, it sat in the same spot for nearly two years with no "purple blotches.") Turn the TV off. No problems there with it. Your television is not getting a signal. Check behind the TV for loose connections. Easy Fixes for Common TV Problems. Hi all, I have a Samsung 52" lcd tv model LN-T5265F it is 18 months old and out of warranty. Not sure of the exact age of the unit, given to me when tv was upgraded at my son's house. If I turn the tv off then back on it goes away. I have a new Samsung 630 version LCD tv. 4 Select Picture Test. Step 1: Power cycle the TV. 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