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Easy Way to Deal with Blue Screen on iOS Devices

author Carrie Murray
date Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

Blue screen, also known as the Blue Screen of Death, is an eror screen displayed on a smartphone or computer. When a fatal system error, also known as a system crash, happens to your iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, etc., your phone can stuck in the blue screen and stop proceeding. This is always caused by faulty hardware drivers that directly stop the function of the operation system of your iPhone/iPad. Below are some basic solutions and recommended ways to deal with blue screen on iOS device.

Section 1: Basic Solutions to Solve iOS Blue Screen Issue

Method 1. Restarting iDevice Manually

Restarting device can be the easiest way to solve many problems on your iPhone/iPad. So this is the first solution you should try. Here is how:

Step 1. Press and hold the Home and Power button together at the same time.

Step 2. Release your fingers till the Apple logo appears on the iPhone/iPad screen.

iPhone Recovery Mode

Method 2. Restore Your iPhone/iPad

Step 1. Power off your iPhone 8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus, etc.

Step 2. Connect your iOS device to the computer with USB cable.

Step 3. As you go about with connecting the iDevice, make sure to hold on the Home button till the iTunes logo shows up.

Step 4. After that, a window will appear. You can follow the instruction on the window to complete the restoration.

iTunes Restore iPhone

Section 2: Effective Way to Fix Blue Screen on iOS

The effective and recommended way in this section is FonePaw iOS System Recovery (opens new window). It is able to repair your iOS system problem like blue screen, which prevents you from enter the system of the device. Below is the Download button. Click and get the program onto your computer. Note that this program is solely compatible on Windows computer.

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Step 1. Install FonePaw iOS System Recovery

Click the .exe file of FonePaw iOS System Recovery to install the program on your Windows computer. Then open it and connect your iPhone 7/7 Plus, etc. on your PC with a USB cable and "Trust" the computer.

Step 2. Select iPhone Repair Tools

When your phone is connected, you can begin to choose iPhone repair tools. Click "More tools" > "iOS System Recovery".

Choose iOS System Recovery

Step 3. Detect Your iOS Device

FonePaw iOS System Recovery will check your iDevice and diagnosis the issue of your phone. Then you need to click the "Start" button to go on.

Detect the iPhone

Step 4. Put iPhone into Recovery Mode

In this step, you need to put your device into recovery mode.Note that if you choose Advanced Mode, it will ask you to put the device into DFU mode which can also help repair your device. However, the recovery mode is recommended to try at first. Just follow the instruction below to get your iDevice into recovery mode/DFU mode to be detected before the repairing the OS.

iPhone Recovery Mode

Step 5. Download Firmware Package

To deal with the Blue Screen issue of your iOS device, the phone will check the detected device info. If not, you will need to select the right device category, type, model and iOS version according to your device. Then click the "Repair button".

Download Firmware Package

Step 6. Repair iDevice Stuck in Blue Screen

After downloading the firmware package, the program will repair your iPhone/iPad which is stuck in blue screen. Note that the device cannot be unplugged from the computer. The internet connection is also necessary.

Repairing Device

When the progress bar is 100 percent completed, you phone is fixed. Your phone should be back to the normal status and get rid of the blue screen. Unplug your iOS device from the computer. Then you can enjoy your time with the device.

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