Long before BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 went official, users began reporting a strange anomaly with their Passport devices.

In some early leaked OS 10.3.1 builds, a strange bug plagued BlackBerry Passport devices, which would make the screen flicker for no apparent reason.

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Sadly, the bug was still present even in the officially released version of OS 10.3.1. This has meant even more users who own a BlackBerry Passport are now experiencing the bug.

BlackBerry’s Michael Clewley has taken to Twitter the last couple of days to help users with the issue. Clewley says they may have a fix for the issue.

Though, an ETA for the hopeful bug fix has not been officially announced. However, Clewley offered a slight workaround, which may reduce the screen flickering.

Have you been a victim of the Passport screen flicker bug with OS 10.3.1? Let us know in the comments. If you’re a resident in the kitchener, Waterloo or Ottawa area Clewley urges you to contact him, @MichaelClewley.