When first turned on there are pink dots on the 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. 1. I have a new Samsung 630 version LCD tv. This can happen if your HDMI signal isn’t being translated correctly by your box or TV. The following steps will help you diagnose whether your issue is a problem with the TV or the device broadcasting the picture. Give these steps a try and it should de-pinkify your screen: Does your screen look like its tinted pink or purple? 1 Posts . 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. Unplug the power cord from the outlet or the wall (whichever is more accessible). Step 1: Power cycle the TV. Screen is pink on LCD TV in HDMI 1 port by MattShae Feb 22, 2009 1:23AM PST. Thus, it is surely the "screen/panel." Thanks to anyone that can help. Turn the TV off. When I plug the HDMI cable into the HDMI 1 port, the screen turns pink. 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. Your television is not getting a signal. Loosen (but do not remove) the screws along the upper rear of the set. Does your screen look like its tinted pink or purple? No problems there with it. Repeat until the visibility of the clouds is reduced. This can happen if your HDMI signal isn’t being translated correctly by your box or TV. As my TV is (only) TWO years old, it is out of warranty. Does anyone know how to repair this? Hi all, I have a Samsung 52" lcd tv model LN-T5265F it is 18 months old and out of warranty. 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. TV shows a blue, green, or black screen. 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. 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. (In other words, it sat in the same spot for nearly two years with no "purple blotches.") 4 Select Picture Test. If your television suffers from a distorted picture, weird colors, or the dreaded "soap opera effect," these simple fixes can help improve your picture. Unhooked cable box, waited, rehooked and booted it and it was fine until playing another DVD. 3 On the Device Care page, select Self Diagnosis located at the bottom of the screen. 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