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Since Android 10 my lock screen occasionally flickers on and off 0 Recommended Answers 6 Replies 20 Upvotes
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Especially shortly after sleeping the device, when Ambient display is on, the time/date and battery percentage at the bottom of the screen may start flickering on and off, irregularly for several seconds. Its not waking up at this point so the rest of the screen remains black and the live wallpaper doesn't appear at all, just the ambient display is flickering. Usually if I wake the phone up with the power button and sleep it again, it stops. But this happens quite frequently. Only noticed it since 10/Q and have seen others mention it on reddit etc.
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Hi Colin,
I have not experienced this, personally. 
Please send feedback directly to the team about this via Settings > System > About phone > Send feedback about this device
- Mike
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I've noticed this on my Pixel 2 only since upgrading to Android 10 too. Have submitted the feedback on the device as requested by Tickmc.

Hope this gets resolved quickly.
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This sounds very similar to what I am experiencing. I started noticing it around the time of the Android 10 update as well. When I lock/ unlock my phone, the screen flashes/ flickers multiple times. It is much worse with the ambient display turned on, but it does still do it even with the ambient display turned off. The worst part (similar to what the original poster stated) is that when I unlock the phone, sometimes the screen just turns black and displays nothing. It responds to touch, but you can't see anything. When it gets in that state, I have to try locking/ unlocking it repeatedly until the display finally comes back on. The weird thing is when I have the ambient display turned on, it stays visible even when the unlocked screen is stuck displaying nothing. I will lock the phone and the ambient display will turn on, then I will unlock the phone and it will flash/ flicker and then turn black. It is extremely frustrating to say the least.
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Upgrading to Android 10 has been a @#*! disaster.  Just upgraded my Google Pixel a few hours ago and all i get now on my phone is flickers, white ghosting, and flickers.  It's so bad, I can't even get my screen to stabilize enough to turn my phone off.  I don't even know how they can fix this given that my screen is now completely unstable.  Factory reset perhaps?  I also have a Google Pixel 3 and I'm never going to upgrade it again unless 6 months have passed.  I'm going to get my dad an iPhone cuz he hates the Android interface on his Moto whatever.  The flickering will be the last straw.
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Im also getting issues with flickering of the ambient screen elements on my Pixel 2.
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Same issue here in a Pixel 2 XL, since Android 10 update
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