In iOS devices such as iPhone and iPad, sometimes it freezes up and appears to be dead and only show a black screen, which we call iPad black screen or iPad black screen of death. Below are some solutions to such problem.
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Tips to Fix iPhone Black Screen of Death
"My iPhone 7 Plus has a black screen and won't turn on."
"So after school one day I took my phone out of my pocket and the screen was black. I
was pressing the on and off button for the sound and I could hear the noises, so I decided
to restart my phone. After waiting for ten minutes I keep on pressing the restart button and
it still would not turn on. Once I got home I plugged my phone into the charger thinking
that it might turn on. But still it has not turned on. What happened to my device?"
The Black Screen of Death is an error screen of a smartphoen after coming across a
critical system error which can cause the system to shut down. In iOS devices such as
iPhone and iPad, sometimes it freezes up and appears to be dead and only show a black
screen, which we call iPad black screen or iPad black screen of death. Below are
some solutions to such problem.
Solution 1: Get Rid of iPhone Black Screen by Rebooting
To reboot your iPhone is the easiest way you can try. And it can save the phone which is
stuck in black screen.
Step 1. Press and hold the "Sleep/Wake" and the "Home" key for about ten seconds.
Step 2. Wait until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
Step 3. After the iPhone is rebooted, it should be back to the normal status.
If the slider occurs, slide it to turn it off and then restart the phone again.
If the phone battery is empty, you can connect your device to a power.
Solution 2: Fix iPhone Black Screen with FonePaw iOS System Recovery
FonePaw iOS System Recovery comes with tools for repairing all kinds of iOS system
issues, including black screen of death. What you need to do is to connect phone,
download firmware and then your phone can survive the black screen of death. Easy, right?
Give it a try by pressing the download button below.
Step 1. Open FonePaw iOS System Recovery
Click the installation file to install FonePaw iOS System Recoveryon your computer. Then
run the program after the installation. Next, connect your iPhone to the computer with a
Step 2. Select Tool to Fix
At the left pane, you need to select the forth module-More Tools. Then you can choose
"iOS System Recovery".
Step 3. Detect the Plug-in iDevice
The program will check the iPhone and recognize the problem of it. Click the "Start"
button to go on.
Step 4. Enable iPhone into Recovery Mode
In this step, you need to put your device into recovery mode, which will not lead to data
loss. Just follow the instruction below to put your iPhone 7/7 Plus or other iDevice into
recovery mode to be detected before the repair.
Step 5. Download Firmware for Fixing
In this step, the FonePaw program will detect your phone model and the iOS version. If it
fails to do that, you can manually select them for your device. Then check the "Repair"
Step 6. Fix iPhone Black Screen of Death
Download is completed. Your iPhone is being repaired now. Wait for a few minutes.
FonePaw iOS System Recovery will bring your device back to normal status.
Note that after repairing, situations below will occur:
1) iOS will update to the latest version after restoring.
2) Unlock network will be re-locked.
3) Device will be restored to non-jailbroken after restoring.
Solution 3: Fix Black Screen by Restoring iPhone to Factory Settings
Step 1. Install the latest version iTunes on your computer. Launch the program. Then
connect your iPhone 77 Plus etc. to the computer with a USB cable that came with it.
Step 2. Hold the power button + the home button on iPhone until the iTunes displays a
message prompting that it has detected the iPhone ad now is ready for the restoration.
Step 3. In the Summary pane of iTunes, click the device icon to see your iPhone. From the
right pane of the screen, select the Restore key which is under the Backups section.
Note that pressing the button will give privilege iTunes to clear all data from your iPhone,
including data and settings. Then it will restore your iPhone to the latest backup.
Step 5. iTunes will complete the installation. Then your iOS device will reboot
automatically. You are required to set up the handset and use it as a new device.