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