4 Solutions to Fix iPhone White Screen of Death without Data Lost

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iPhone White Screen of Death? 4 Ways to Fix It

A friend said that his iPhone shows a white screen and cannot turn it on normally. This can be called "iPhone White Screen of Death", too and it is generally caused by faulty jailbreak, update, restoration and etc. So how to fix iPhone white screen of death issue? Today, we'll share about the solutions to resolve white screen issue in iPhone 6/6s/6 Plus/6s Plus/7/7 Plus/8/8 Plus/X with 4 different ways. And it might be helpful for you and also it is very easy to operate.

Method 1. Fix iPhone White Screen of Death via Force Reboot (Basic Way)
Method 2. Fix iPhone White Screen of Death via iOS System Recovery (No Data Lost)
Method 3. Fix iPhone White Screen of Death via Restoring iPhone (Data Lost)
Method 4. Fix iPhone White Screen of Death by Recovery Mode (Data Lost)

Method 1. Fix iPhone White Screen of Death via Force Reboot (Basic Way)

Generally speaking, many little problems of an mobile phone can be fixed by simply turning off and then turning on again. Since with white screen of death issue, iPhone can't be restarted normally, you can hard restart iPhone, hoping it can fix iPhone white screen of death issue.

Here's the instructions to hard reboot iPhone:

Step 1. On iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus/6 Plus/5s and older generation, please hold the "Power (Sleep/Wake)" button and "Home" button simultaneously for at least 10 seconds.
On iPhone 7/7 Plus/8/8 Plus/X and earlier generation, please hold the "Power (Sleep/Wake)" and "Volume Down" button instead at the same time for several seconds for there is no Home button for new generation now.

Step 2. When you see the Apple logo shows up on iPhone screen, please let go of these two buttons.

Step 3. Wait till the iPhone screen turns completely black, then press and hold the "Power (Sleep/Wake)" button to turn on your iPhone.

Then you can check if your iPhone white screen of death issue has been fixed or not.

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See Also: How to Fix iPhone Stuck in Reboot Loop

Method 2. Fix iPhone White Screen of Death via iOS System Recovery (No Data Lost)

Here it is recommended a safe and effective way to fix iPhone white screen of death problem without data lost, that is, using iPhone error recovery tool - iOS System Recovery (Windows/Mac) to resolve iPhone white screen of death with one simple click. Except for fixing iPhone white screen of death, this iOS System Recovery also fix the other iPhone errors or iTunes errors, including iPhone stuck in reboot loop, iPhone stuck on Apple logo and etc.

And it is fully compatible with all iOS device, 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. Below are the free trails of the program in Windows version or Mac version, please download the right version on your computer and start to fix your iPhone white screen issue.

Here's how:

Step 1. Run the iOS System Recovery tool on your computer after downloading, and connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable. Then please click "More tools" option on the interface and then select "iOS System Recovery" option on the program.

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Step 2. Then the program will automatically detect your iPhone's problem and show the possible problems like iPhone stuck on Apple logo, iPhone is disabled and needs to connect to iTunes, iTunes errors and etc. Just click "Start" option to move on.

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Step 3. Then you will be asked to confirm your iPhone information. Simply click "Repair" button if it is right; if not, please select the right one and click "Repair" button to start fixing iPhone white screen of death problem right now.

To fix iPhone white screen of death, this recovery tool will detect your iPhone's current iOS version and update it to the latest software to fix your iPhone problem. Before long, your iPhone white screen problem will be fixed completely without any data lost.

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Cool, right? This method could be the greatest solution to fix iPhone red/black/blue/white screen of death problem. Just have a try.

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

Method 3. Fix iPhone White Screen of Death via Restoring iPhone (Data Lost)

When your iPhone is stuck on white screen, you can try to restore your iPhone with iTunes. This will restore iPhone to factory settings and erase all data and settings on your iPhone. This might be helpful to make your iPhone get back to normal, but please remember to backup your iPhone data before going further in case of losing data.

Here's how to restore iPhone:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable and launch iTunes. Please make sure your are running the latest iTunes version or it may cause unexpected iTunes errors or iPhone errors. Or you can also update iTunes to the latest version by going to "Help" > "Check for Updates" on iTunes.

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Step 2. Click your iPhone icon on the left top of iTunes window to manage your iPhone on iTunes.

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Step 3. Click "Summary" tab one the left and hit "Restore iPhone" option on the right panel.

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Step 4. Then iTunes will pop up a window to ask you if you are sure to restore your iPhone to factory settings and erase all data from your iPhone. Just click "Restore" option to start restoring your iPhone.

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Step 5. Then iTunes will download the software update for your iPhone to fix iPhone white screen of death issue. You can also click "Pause Downloads" option to stop downloading at any time if needed. When the whole process is complete, your iPhone white screen problem should be resolved.

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See Also: 3 Ways to Fix Error 1 while Restoring iPhone

Method 4. Fix iPhone White Screen of Death by Recovery Mode (Data Lost)

To fix iPhone white screen of death issue, you can also put iPhone into Recovery Mode. This is also a way out for you to save your iPhone, but please be noted that this also erase all data and settings from your iPhone after that. So please make sure to backup your iPhone data before moving forward a single step.

Here's how:

Step 1. Make one side of USB cable connected to your computer while the other side disconnected to your iPhone.

Step 2. Then launch iTunes on your computer. Similarly, please make sure you are running the newest iTunes version to avoid unwelcome iTunes errors or iPhone errors.

Step 3. Now, please press and hold the Home button and Power button at the same time to turn your iPhone off.

Step 4. When iPhone shows the "Connect to iTunes" screen, please use the other side of USB cable to connect your iPhone to computer to make iPhone connect to iTunes as prompted.

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Step 5. Now you are in recovery mode finally and iTunes will ask you to "Restore" or "Update" your iPhone to fix your iPhone problem on the pop up window. Simply click "Restore" option to fix iPhone white screen of death issue.

fix iphone white screen of death via recovery mode

Step 6. After the whole restoring process is complete, your iPhone's problem should be fixed and all data and settings will be deleted from your iPhone. And you can restore iPhone data from backup to get back your iPhone data.

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