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How to Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death?

Some Apple users have reported the same problem that they have a blue screen of death (BSOD) stuck on their iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5s/SE. So what does blue screen of death mean and how to fix it? Actually, the issue of iPhone blue screen of death sometimes happens when the iDevice is performing some functions like Apple iWork app, FaceTime, Safari, Camera, or when users are taking multiple tasks between apps simultaneously. With this glitch, you can do nothing with your iPhone until it gets fixed. So how to fix iPhone blue screen of death? Here in the article there are some tips for you.

Solution 1. Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death with DFU Mode

Solution 2. Repair iPhone Blue Screen of Death without Data Lost (Recommended)

Solution 3. Fix iPhone Blue Screen by Updating System Software

Solution 1. Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death with DFU Mode

Enabling the DFU Mode (Device Firmware Upgrade Mode) is an effective way to fix iPhone blue screen of death, also the iPhone red/white screen of death. However, please be aware that all data on your iPhone will be erased completely, including the contacts, photos, call history, music, notes and so on. So make sure that you have the backup file of your iPhone before you enable the DFU Mode to fix the issue in case of data lost.

Here is how:

1st - Run the latest version of iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to PC with a USB cord.

2nd - Keep pressing simultaneously the Home button and the "Sleep/Wake" button for a few seconds till the screen goes black.

enable iphone dfu mode

3rd - Later you might release the "Sleep/Wake" button but keep pressing the the Home button. And the a message from iTunes reminds you that
"iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode."

itunes has detected an iphone in recovery mode

4th - At this moment, please release the Home button and you'll see your iPhone goes completely black now. If not, just retry to enable DFU Mode.

5th - Once you enter the DFU Mode, restore your iPhone with iTunes to make your iPhone get back to normal.

restore iphone over itunes

Note: To fix an iPhone 7/7 Plus, please press the Volume Down button instead of the Home button for there is no a real Home button on iPhone 7 series device. And the other steps are the same.


Tutorial on Entering and Exiting DFU Mode on iPhone

Solution 2. Repair iPhone Blue Screen of Death without Data Lost (Recommended)

As mentioned above, to fix the issue of iPhone blue screen of death with the DFU Mode will cause completely irreversible data loss. But don't worry, there is another secure way for your to repair your iPhone without losing data. Here the professional third-party program - iPhone Blue Screen of Death Rescuer is recommended to fix iPhone blue screen of death issue. Actually, this program can fix almost all kinds of iOS system problems for all generations of iPhone/iPad/iPod without data lost, including the iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5s/SE, iPad mini, iPod touch and etc. You could follow the guide as below to fix your iPhone issue.

1st - Download and run the above program on your computer and find an original USB cord to connect your iPhone with PC.

2nd - Then the program will detect automatically the connected iOS device and then shows an interface with different functions. Find and click "More Tool" > "iOS System recovery"

connect idevice to pc

3rd - Then the program will automatically detect the problem that your iPhone might have, like Blue screen of death, Error 27, Screenshot Not Working, Stuck at Apple logo, Recovery mode and etc. Just click "Start" button to continue.

detect the system problems on idevice

4th - Then you might need to confirm your iPhone information before you click "Repair" button to fix the iPhone.

If the information is correct, just click "Repair" button to begin repairing. If not, select the right information of your iPhone and then click "Repair". To fix the iPhone, the program might get the latest iOS firmware file package. Before long, the issue of iPhone blue screen of death will be fixed without data lost successfully.

start to repair iphone blue screen of death


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Solution 3. Fix iPhone Blue Screen by Updating System Software

There is still a way to get rid of blue screen on your iPhone, that is, updating the system software to fix the problem. The Apple has realized the problem and provides a solution to fix it with an iOS update. That means you might get rid of blue screen on your iPhone by updating your iPhone to the latest iOS version. However, there is still certain possibility to cause data lost during the process for some other errors on your iPhone. So it is suggested to fix your iPhone with the recommended iOS Rescuer unless you have backup files. Anyway, you could fix it according to the guide as below.

1st - Turn on your iPhone and connect to an available Wi-Fi network.

2nd - Find and tap "Settings" > "General" on your iPhone.

3rd - Tap "Software Update" and hit "Install Now" to install the latest iOS version.

4th - After installing, your iPhone will reboot automatically and the issue of iPhone blue screen of death is supposed to be fixed by now. Just check after you finish the operations.

fix iphone blue screen by updating system software

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