Nokia Lumia 930 has a purple tint problem

Nokia Lumia 930 has a purple tint problem
The new Windows Phone 8.1 powered Nokia Lumia 930 has a problem. According to those who have just purchased the latest Lumia model, the screen is showing a purple tint. But there is a solution. Because this is nothing more than a calibration issue, you can repair it yourself. All you need to do is go to Settings -> display -> Adjust Color profile and move the Tint to Green.

Microsoft is still concerned about the problem, however, and is said to be recalling some test samples from the Norwegian market, where the phone recently launched. According to one person, when the brightness levels changes automatically, or when brightness is set to low, gray turns into a more dark purple color.

The Nokia Lumia 930 and the Nokia Lumia 630/635, are the first two new Lumia models to come out of the box with Windows Phone 8.1 on board. If your Lumia 930 came with the purple tint problem, let us know if the quick fix helped you, by dropping your comments in the box below.

source: via WMPoweruser

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Lumia 930
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2420 mAh(15.5h 3G talk time)



1. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

No big deal.....

6. Henrik

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 18, 2012

Apparently there's an easy fix to it before the official fix is released:

7. icyrock1

Posts: 307; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Bulls**t. Had this been a Samsung/Apple device, people would be up in arms.

9. vincelongman

Posts: 5720; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Depends If its a hardware problem, i.e. needs to be repair, then yea that's a big problem, since then you have to return your phone But if its just a software problem (like what the link that Henrik posted says), then IMO its not a big problem (but still kind of disappointing), since you can fix it yourself or the Nokia could just push a update

10. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

+1 Only Nokia and Sony are exempt from errors.

11. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Yeah some delusional Android fanboys. It's technology, s##t happens.

23. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Re-read his comment. He isn't blaming the technology or Nokia, he is saying fanboys have biased opinions just because its their beloved brand is under the firing line. It is no rumour that Apple & Samsung products get the most hate here. E.g. Read the comment section of this thread: Much Much different then the comment section here isn't it ? This comment should only hurt you if you're fanboy (which I don't think you're).

27. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Same as the Zombie app story about App Store. That problem is on every single app store, but because the article was about Apple, well, not a suprise what happened.

30. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

I understood what he said, further saying that Samsung gets the most hate here is subjective, a single link isn't concrete evidence, even within the Android community HTC gets a lot of hate. In your opinion Samsung gets a lot of hate, in my opinion Microsoft and Nokia products gets the most hate here on PA more than Samsung. I've even seen articles that was titled in such a way by editors that could easily be interpreted as hate even as recently as the last week. WP gets so much bashing that you know the haters by name.

33. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Did read the part where I preceded the link with 'E.g.' ?! It means a single example among several. I don't want to spam the section with links but open any apple's comments section too and you'll know what I am talking about. Moreover, I chose that link because it was a direct comparison with this particular article since both flagships of OEMs had defects and how the community responded. So look the link in that aspect. All I am saying is WP fanboys don't need to play a victim and keep spewing filth on other OEMs articles. Just because someone said something about WP isn't automatically deemed as 'delusional Android fanboys' especially when he mentioned Apple in the same breath. P.s. What last week's article you're talkin about ?

32. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

Is that so? Samsung and Apple get most of the hate? Did you forget that anything windows phone or Microsoft in general gets as much or more hate. And all of us are fanboys , you included, so don't pretend you are above that.

25. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

ROFL. Look who's saying. The biggest delusional fanboy lol. Pot meet kettle exactly.

31. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Look up delusional you would see the description suits yourself way more than it does me. I'd rather be a fan (not delusional) of something than a megatroll

28. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Well, people put higher standards on Samsung though. This is a Nokia device after all.

2. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

I'd be passed regardless of if I.could correct it myself. I'm sure Microsoft will make it right.

3. Veigald

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

I have a 930 and have not seen this issue.

12. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Every company has some devices defective..... It happens.

4. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Since every Lumia has the color profile setting, its not a big problem. On another note, Cortana's prediction is finally wrong. Netherlands won today. I hope she's wrong tomorrow as well!

5. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Jeej, we won...

8. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

And in doing so, took Brasil down another peg and probably set them on course toward less "joga bonita," and more playing football like a team. Hopefully. Of course, I actually thought these were the Nederlanders that could actually play in, and win, the WC Final. Kind of disappointing, because so many of their stars are in their prime, and in 4 years, we will see a new team.

36. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I agree, they were very strong. But penalties and the Dutch team don't go along very well

13. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Vamos Argentina.... Go Messi

14. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"Go Messi" Messi..! Messi...! Messico! :D :D :D No, I'm not a fan of Argentina or Messico, I'm just making fun. :D I wish that Germany will win World Cup 2014! :)

19. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Germany all the way although i am not a German at all

34. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I'm also not from Germany, I'm from Lithuania but I was wishing good luck for Germany team since beginning of World Cup 2014. In my opinion they deserved to be champions. They are very calm and concentrated into the game. Also I like that they are not acting and playing without extra brutality. They just play good professional football. P.S. I have nothing against other teams just like how Germans play. :)


Posts: 399; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Germany ftw

21. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

You must have read this a lot online - Brazil has neymar, Portuguese has Cristiano ronaldo, England has Rooney , Argentina has Mess , But what matters is- Germany has a team .

22. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

There is also the circumstance where Germany has momentum.

26. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Germany will crush. Germany will winnnnn eeeasily.

15. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

It's cool that Windows Phone allows you to change the calibration of your display. Neither Android or iOS has that feature...

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