Recently, I was trying to watch a show on Funimation. But after launching the app I noticed that I was not getting anything on the screen except black. I tried relaunching the app but that didn’t work for me.
So I went online to search for a fix for this problem. After spending some time online and speaking with Funimation team, I was able to resolve this problem on my device.
In this post, I’m going to share how you can fix the Funimation black screen issue on your device.
How to Fix Funimation Black Screen Issue?
You can fix funimation black screen issue by powering cycle of devices, reinstalling or updating the app, disabling or removing ad blockers or disabling vpn or changing your vpn location or deleting the vpn from your device. If you still face black screen issues, please check funimation status at downdetector.
Power Cycle Your Smart TV
If you’re watching Funimation on tv, then I’ll suggest you to first try power cycle of the tv. This will free up some memory and clear temporary cache, that can help in resolving the Funimation black screen issue.
- Close the Funimation app.
- Turn off your smart tv using remote.
- Unplug your tv from the wall.
- Press and hold the power button for 15-20 seconds.
- Wait for 10-15 minutes.
- Now plugin your smart tv and turn it on.
Launch Funimation app and now check if the black screen problem is resolved or not.
Clear Cache of Funimation App
This fix worked for me, I was able to fix Funimation black screen problem by clearing cache and data of the app. To clear Funimation app data follow the steps below.
- Close the app.
- Go to settings and select application option.
- Go to application’s storage option.
- Force stop the Funimation app.
- Now clear the cache and data of the app
Launch the app and login to your account. Now Funimation black screen issue should be fixed.
Tips: If you’re facing black screen issue on your xbox gaming console, don’t worry. This issue is faced by many xbox owners after recent update. To fix Funimation black screen issue set the xbox theme as Dark (Set hight contrast as off). Now you’ll use Funimation without facing black screen issue.
Check Funimation Status
You can face the Funimation black screen problem during an outage. If the Funimation is down in your area, then you can face the no picture issue. To check for Funimation outage you can pay a visit to downdetector. If you see a spike in the chart, this means that the Funimation servers are down. During this time you cannot access the Funimation on your device. Once the server problem is resolved you’ll be able to watch Funimation again on your device.
Reinstall The Funimation app
Some users have reported, that they were able to resolve the Funimation black screen issue by reinstalling the app. You can follow the steps below to reinstall the Funimation on your device.
- Delete the Funimation app.
- Now restart your device.
- Go application store or play store and search the Funimation.
- Now install it on your device.
Launch the Funimation app and check if the black screen issue is resolved.
Update The Funimation App
Sometimes outdated application can also causes issues like black screen. You can easily resolve this problem by updating the Funimation app. To update the Funimation app you can follow the steps below.
- Go to app store of your device.
- Check if there is an update for Funimation.
- If yes, then download the Funimation.
After updating Funimation check if the black screen issue is resolved. If not then check for device update. Download and update the firmware of your device. After updating your device try playing the Funimation again.
Many users have reported that they started facing the Funimation black screen after using an ad blocker. Removing or disabling the ad blocker can fix the Funimation black screen issue. If you are using an ad blocker then disable it or remove it from your device. After disabling the ad blocker launch the Funimation app and check if it is working properly or not.
Remove or Disable VPN
Some users have reported that they were able to fix Funimation black screen issue by disabling vpn. If you are using a vpn, then disable the vpn and check if the black screen issue is fixed.
If not, then try selecting a new location for streaming Funimation. After changing the location launch Funimation and check if the black screen is fixed or not. You can also remove the VPN from your device for resolving Funimation black screen issue.
If you are still facing Funimation black screen issue, then get in touch with Funimation. Explain the problem you are facing, the Funimation team can help you in resolving the no picture issue.
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