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PiTFT Blank White Screen
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PiTFT Blank White Screen

by krrodriguez3 on Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:16 pm

Hi everyone, I'm super new to this and have absolutely no idea what I'm doing. I'm just trying to make a piHole but I can't even get passed seeing anything on the screen.

I'm following this tutorial to set of a pi/piHole
I've downloaded Raspbian Lite to my computer by following this tutorial
I've downlaoded balenaEtcher and successfully 'flashed' the image to my little sd card.
I've made the text files in boot to set up wifi and ssh by following this tutorial

After that I connect the headers for the 3.5 piTFT into the pi 3b and plug it in and the red light turns on and the green light blinks a little but the screen is just plain white.

Can someone please tell me where I went wrong or how i can fix this?


edit - I checked the cable on the back of the screen and it is plugged in all the way.

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Re: PiTFT Blank White Screen

by adafruit_support_carter on Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:50 pm

You need to do some additional steps to configure the TFT:
https://learn.adafruit.com/pi-hole-ad-p ... ation-4-10

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Re: PiTFT Blank White Screen

by krrodriguez3 on Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:02 pm

adafruit_support_carter wrote:You need to do some additional steps to configure the TFT:
https://learn.adafruit.com/pi-hole-ad-p ... ation-4-10


Thank you for your response.

I'm still confused, I'm sorry. How can I enter this script onto the piTFT when the TFT doesnt show anything except a blank white screen? Do I plug the sd card back into my computer and then make a text file with this code and then plug that back into my pi?

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Re: PiTFT Blank White Screen

by adafruit_support_carter on Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:22 pm


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