Flickering black screen using 4K on Xbox One X

Discus and support Flickering black screen using 4K on Xbox One X in XBoX Games and Apps to solve the problem; Hi, I have recently been experiencing some intermittent flickering when using 4K@60Hz resolution from my Xbox One X (TV is Sony XE9005, capable of... Discussion in 'XBoX Games and Apps' started by TimTheLimey, Oct 6, 2019.

  1. TimTheLimey
    TimTheLimey Guest

    Flickering black screen using 4K on Xbox One X


    Hi,

    I have recently been experiencing some intermittent flickering when using 4K@60Hz resolution from my Xbox One X
    (TV is Sony XE9005, capable of 4K@60Hz). While this has worked previously, and for a long period of time, I have recently begun to experience the flickering screen. The screen will turn black and then return to normal after a second or two.

    Upon assuming the cable may not be suitable, and possibly too long, I have since tried Premium Certified (18Gbps) HDMI leads using a booster inbetween two such HDMI leads. This yielded the same flickering issue so I purchased a 4M fibre optic HDMI lead (Premium
    Certified) hoping this would resolve the issue. It has not. It should be noted that at no point have I experienced this issue when dropping the resolution to 1080p, however 1080p is not desirable given the capability of the hardware. I would appreciate
    it if anyone could help me get to the bottom of this issue.

    Some further notes:

    I have experimented with all of the display options, including colour depth and profiles.

    I have booted the Xbox to safe mode and reset the display options, and then tried again.

    The flickering will happen even on the home screen, but it is most noticeable during game play.

    I do not have another 4K source to test with.

    Thanks in advance.

    :)
     
    TimTheLimey, Oct 6, 2019
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  2. CptMorgnNoBeard Win User

    Flickering black screen using 4K on Xbox One X

    Sorry to hear you are having issues.

    I know this won't be a solution but have you tried moving the console closer and using the HDMI cable that came with the console? If the flickering still occurs we know its not the HDMI cables.
  3. RedCarGamer Win User

    Flickering black screen using 4K on Xbox One X

    Try, if you be available to do it, a different HDMI Cable or in a different TV/Monitor. And see if come up with the same issue. This could help see if really the issue is in the console or is in the cable or TV.
  4. papyforest Win User

    playing with xobx on a ACER X34

    X box one x.

    But thx for answer, i found a button in the screen after finding the screen notice...

    and the game got only 2 black colums on each side, but it will be enough for me.

    No 4k, but well, not a 4k Screen.

    Thx for the answer it was usefull!

    @+
  5. RAIDEN496 Win User

    LG HDMI Ultra HD Deep Color issue (Screen flickering)

    not sure if the flickering is the same. But i have a sony 4k with HDR and when ever i am playing games i will get flickering., The screen does no flicker as in a HDMI problem as in turning on and off. It's more like the color flickering from dark to light
    really fast. But If I turn off 4k on the Xbox it will correct the problem.
  6. Rogg721 Win User

    Tv screen keeps going black

    I’m having the same issue, but its on the Xbox One X, and its only with HDR. Screen will flicker on and off randomly. If i wait long enough screen will stay black, never come back. I had to disable HDR on the port, flicker goes away ( so does hdr). Everything
    worked before the most recent update. Happens on every port, and only happens wjth my xbox. Thoughts?
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