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Black Screen on handheld mode

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I just recently bought the switch off a yard sale page and the girl I bought it from wasn't having the issue I am. Whenever my switch is in handheld mode the screen is completely black. It's still making noises when I move the joystick around so it's on and working but the screen is black. When I plug it into the tv it works just fine, it's only in handheld mode. Is there a way to fix this? Or will I even be able to send it into Nintendo since I bought it from somebody who didn't like it? I mean it's still basically brand new. It was working the first day I had it and then the 2nd day the screen went black.

 

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I noticed this problem on my Switch today. I also bought mine recently, around a month ago. It used to work fine, just today I tried playing on handheld and the screen was black. It was on, the backlight was on, but there was no image. And just as with you, it's fine on tv. I wanted handheld as the game works better with touchscreen.
Edit: Managed to get it working. I force reset it (held down power button until it switched off) and didn't try to turn it on again right away but instead let it just be for like half an hour. My Switch was a little warm, perhaps the problem was caused by overheating or something.
I hope you'll get yours to work too.

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Sounds like you may have been cheated at that sale. Who just sells a Switch because they "don't like it"? What did you pay for it if you don't mind my asking?

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