I am unable to get my Pi 3B to work with a 3.5in RPI Touchscreen LCD v3.0. I have NOOBS and the Raspbain OS Image downloaded to my micro SD Card. All it does when I set it up is turn white. What is the problem?

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    can you attach a photo of how you have it setup? and maybe include a link to where you bought the screen? also does the pi work when connected to a monitor? – Mohammad Ali Aug 6 '16 at 23:42
  • I had the same problem, except it was with a TFT, not an LCD. Can you attach a picture of the back of the screen? PS. I know this isn't an answer, but I can't comment unless I have 50 rep.... (where's the logic SE?) – Erik Jul 17 '17 at 13:48

Depending on what LCD screen you have, the following may work. First check if the display looks like the picture here. There are many cheap clones of these available on Chinese sites. If it looks similar, first download the correct driver:

For 2016-May-10-raspbian-jessie or later:

wget http://www.waveshare.com/w/upload/2/24/LCD-show-160520.tar.gz

For older jessie versions:

wget http://www.waveshare.com/w/upload/3/37/LCD-show-151102.tar.gz

After downloading do the following:

tar xvf LCD-show-160520.tar.gz
cd LCD-show/
sudo ./LCD35-show

It will reboot and if you are lucky you might have a working display.

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