4 Ways to Fix iPhone Red Screen of Death Effectively

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How to Fix iPhone Red Screen of Death? (4 Effective Ways)

Just like the Black/Blue/White Screen of Death, the Red Screen of Death issue is one of the common problems that iPhone/iPad might encounters, especially iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus/6 Plus. This is caused by different reasons like screen replacement, water damage, iOS 11 updates, faulty battery, malware attack and etc. But please take it easy, this article will show you several effective solutions to solve iPhone Red Screen of Death problem for your reference. Let's see how to make it.

Solution 1. Force Restart iPhone to Fix Red Screen of Death
Solution 2. Update iPhone to the Latest iOS Software via iTunes
Solution 3. Fix iPhone Red Screen of Death without Data Lost Securely
Solution 4. Solve iPhone Red Screen of Death via Recovery Mode (Data Lost)

Solution 1. Force Restart iPhone to Fix Red Screen of Death

First of all, you can try the common method - force reboot to resolve the red screen issue on your iPhone. Most of time, it can fix many little problems on iPhone/iPad/iPod device and it is very easy to operate.

User Guide to Hard Reboot iPhone:

For iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus/6 Plus/5s and older generation:

1. Please press and hold the Home and Power (Sleep/Wake) buttons at the same time for at least 10 seconds.
2. When the Apple logo shows on screen, release these two buttons.
3. Then when your iPhone turns off forcedly and iPhone screen goes completely black, hold the Power button to start your iPhone again.

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For iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus and later generation:

Similarly, refer to the above instructions for iPhone 6 or earlier models but press the Volume Down button instead of the Home button, because there is not a real Home button for iPhone 7 and newer version anymore.

See Also: How to Fix "iPhone Is Disabled Connect to iTunes" Issue?

Solution 2. Update iPhone to the Latest iOS Software via iTunes

Sometimes, the iPhone red screen issue is caused by an outdated iOS version and a updated iOS version can fix the bugs that an old iOS software has. Since your iPhone cannot operate properly now, you can make full use of iTunes to update iPhone to the latest iOS software. Below are the instructions to upgrade iPhone with iTunes.

Step 1. Make sure you have downloaded the latest iTunes on your computer and launch it. Or you can also update iTunes to the latest version directly on iTunes by going to "Help" > "Check for Updates" on iTunes window.


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Step 2. Then connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable. When iTunes detects your iPhone, please click your iPhone icon on iTunes interface.

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Step 3. Click "Summary" tab on the left panel of iTunes window. Then you might see your iPhone information and several options on the right panel.

Step 4. Click "Update" option to update iPhone to the latest iOS version.

Step 5. If there is a newer available iOS version, you will be notified. Just click "Update" button to confirm your action to download and install the latest iOS version on your iPhone to fix iPhone red screen issue.

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See Also: iPhone Won't Update? Here's How to Fix!

Solution 3. Fix iPhone Red Screen of Death without Data Lost Securely

If you are looking for a safe and easy solution to resolve iPhone Red Screen of Death, you can't miss the professional third-party recovery tool - iOS System Recovery (Windows/Mac). With it, you can easily fix iPhone red/blue/white/black screen of death with one click, making your iPhone back to normal without any data lost.

What's more, as a professional recovery tool for iPhone/iPad/iPod, this recovery tool also fix the other iPhone errors and iTunes errors, such as iPhone stuck in reboot loop, iPhone stuck on verifying update, iTunes and iPhone errors and etc. Importantly, it is fully compatible with all iOS device in iOS 11/10/9/8/7/6 and etc, including iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/7 Plus/7/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5, iPad Pro/Air/mini, iPad with Retina display, The new iPad, iPad 2/1 and iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic. So you don't need to worry about the compatibility of the program.

Below are the free trails of the program in Windows and Mac version, please download the right version on your computer and start to fix iPhone red screen of death issue with ease.

[User Guide] Steps to fix iPhone red screen of death:

Step 1. Launch the program on your computer and connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable. On the interface of the program, click "More tools" and then "iOS System Recovery" option to move.

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Step 2. Just click "Start" button at the bottom, then this program will automatically detect and show your iPhone's possible problems, such as iPhone red screen of death, iPhone screen not working, iTunes Error 21, iPhone Error 2009 and etc.

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Step 3. Then you will need to confirm your iPhone information. Just click "Repair" button if it is right; if not, select the correct one and then click "Repair" option to start fixing iPhone red screen of death problem.

To fix iPhone red screen of death issue, this program will help you detect your current iOS version and update it to the latest software on your iPhone. When the whole process is finished, your iPhone will get back to normal right away.

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See Also: How to Fix and Recover Water Damaged iPhone Data

Solution 4. Solve iPhone Red Screen of Death via Recovery Mode (Data Lost)

There is still a way to fix iPhone red screen of death issue, that is, putting iPhone into Recovery Mode. However, it is necessary to remind you that this will delete all data and settings from your iPhone. So please remember to backup your iPhone before the whole process.

Here's how to make iPhone enter Recovery Mode:

Step 1. Connect one side of USB cable to your computer but leave the other side of USB cable disconnected to your iPhone.

Step 2. Launch iTunes on your computer now. Make sure your are running the latest iTunes. If not, you can refer to Solution 2 to update iTunes to the latest iTunes version.

Step 3. Press and hold the Home button and the Power button on your iPhone for several seconds to turn it off.

Step 4. When your iPhone screen goes completely black and shows "Connect to iTunes" screen, please connect your iPhone to computer with the other side of USB cable.

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Step 5. Now, you are be in Recovery Mode. And you will receive a notification from iTunes, asking you to "Restore" or "Update" your iPhone. Simply click "Restore" button to fix iPhone red screen of death.

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Step 6. After restoration, all contents and settings of your iPhone will be erased. And you can restore iPhone data from backup

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