5 Ways to Fix iPhone Black Screen

An Apple iPhone 7 and the company logo are seen in this illustration picture taken in Bordeaux, France on February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo
An Apple iPhone 7 and the company logo are seen in this illustration picture taken in Bordeaux, France on February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

LONDON – TECH – If you are an iPhone user, then you might have encountered the Black screen of Death sometime. This is a common issue with Apple devices, so you don’t need to panic.

Following, we are suggesting you five ways that can fix this problem. So, take the time to read!

1.Force Restart Your Device

You can restart your device to fix almost any software issue. If you have iPhone 8 or later models, then press volume up and after volume down button while holding side button till you can see the Apple Logo.

If you have iPhone 7 or 7 plus, then press and hold power button with volume button for 10 seconds until you see the Apple Logo.

If you have some other device, then press and hold power and home button for at least 10 seconds until you see the Apple Logo.

This way, your device will be rebooted, see if the iPhone black screen appears again or not. If it does, then use premium software. A premium suite of tools designed for iOS users, iSkysoft Toolbox can help you recover every bit of your data asap. It’s an all in one solution for iPhone users as it can help you make data transfer from iPhone to iPhone and even iPad, it can create backup and restore data along with social apps.

2.Dead Battery

You can’t skip the obvious; it’s possible your devices is drained. So, connect your iPhone to a charger and press home button or power button. If it’s the battery issue, then your smartphone will power up and show the empty battery icon. Nothing too serious, you just need to wait for the battery to charge.

3.Restore Device in iTunes

Remember, your data and settings might be wiped away if you resort to this option, so you better leave it in case nothing else helps you. You have to open iTunes on your computer and connect it to your smartphone. If your device’s screen is black, then the iTunes can detect if your phone is in recovery mode and give you the option to restore it.

If you want to restore your device, then you have to click on the restore button When the whole process is finished, you will be asked whether you want to restore from a backup or not. If you had a backup in iCloud or iTunes, then you can use it to prevent data loss.

4.Crashed App

You need to make sure your iPhone didn’t crash after you installed or launched a particular app. You need to open your recently installed apps and confirm your doubts. If this happens after you open an app, then the app is responsible for your misery.

Take swift action, uninstall the app if possible, or contact the app developer.

5.Try Repair Service

If nothing else works, then you need professional help. It’s possible your app might need a repair service. You might have dropped your phone or water damaged it. If your iPhone doesn’t turn on after all this, then there might be a hardware issue. So, visit the Apple Store or a local shop (whatever suits you) and confirm there is a hardware issue with your device. Otherwise, you don’t want to waste your money.

Be advised, take your device to Apple store only if its still under warranty. The Apple Store will do it free.