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5 Ways to Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)

2017-09-06 13:21:26/Posted by Alleny Gavinto iOS Recovery Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

Having the iPhone blue screen of death (BSOD) problem? That iPhone screen turns blue all of a sudden could be very annoying especially when you are going to use iPhone camera to take a picture with your friends. When you are experiencing BSOD issue of your iPhone, your iPhone screen might stay on blue screen and remains dead, and does not respond to any gesture when you tap on the screen or press the button.

However, don't worry, it's not a big deal, there are 5 solutions to fix this problem in this post. Just read on to learn how.

Solution 1. Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) via DFU Mode

Solution 2. How to Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death without Data Lost (Recommended)

Solution 3. Fix Blue iPhone Screen by Updating System Software

Solution 4. Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death by Turning Off iCloud Sync

Solution 5. Repair iPhone Blue Screen by Restoring iPhone with iTunes

Solution 1. Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) via DFU Mode

You can enable DUF mode (Default Firmware Update mode) to fix iPhone blue screen of death issue, which is way to upgrade or downgrade the operating system for iPhone to fix some system problems. But please be noted that processing DFU mode will erase all data on your iPhone, so please make sure that you have created a backup of your important iPhone file.

Of course, you can also recover the lost data like messages, contacts and etc. with the help of MobiKin Doctor for iOS if you lose them accidentally. Anyway, let's begin to fix iPhone blue screen of death issue with DUF mode now.

Here is the guide:

Step 1. Link iPhone to computer with USB cord, then iTunes should automatically launch on PC. If not, just run it by yourself.

Step 2. Then press and hold the Home button and Sleep/Wake button at least 10 seconds.

enable dfu mode

Step 3. Release the Sleep/Wake button and press again the Home button. At this moment, a message from iTunes will show, saying that "iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode."

itunes detects iphone

Step 4. Then you might release the Home button to let your iPhone turn black. If not, try again to enable DFU Mode. Once entering the DFU Mode, you can restore your iPhone to fix the iPhone blue screen of death issue.

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Note: For iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus users, please press the Volume Down button instead of the Home button because there is not a real Home button on iPhone 7 series any more. But the other steps are the same.

Solution 2. How to Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death without Data Lost (Recommended)

If you are worried about data lost or data damage when enabling DFU mode to fix your iPhone issue, or you are hoping to fix your iPhone problem safely and automatically, you can totally rely on the a professional third-party tool called iOS System Recovery. With it, you cam easily fix iPhone blue screen of death without data lost.

Besides, you can use this software to fix different types of system problems of iPhone/iPad/iPod, for example, iPhone blue/red/black/white screen of death, iPhone Error 1/3/6/27/56, iPhone stuck on Apple logo, iPhone stuck on recovery mode and etc.

Below are the free trail of the software, please download the right version of it and follow the instructions to fix your iPhone issue.

Here is the instruction:

Step 1. Launch the installed software on your computer, and connect your iPhone to PC with USB cable. Then you might switch to "More tool" > "iOS System Recovery" option on the interface.

choose ios recovery mode

Step 2. Then software will automatically detect your iPhone's problem, and show the possible issues, such as Blue screen of death, Error 56, Stuck on Apple logo, Recovery mode and etc. Simply click the "Start" button to go to the next step.

detect iphone problem

Step 3. Then you should confirm the information of your iPhone. If it is right, just click the "Repair" button to fix the iPhone blue screen of death issue. If not, just select the right one and then click the "Repair" button to begin the repairing process.

To fix iPhone blue screen of death issue, the software might detect your iPhone's current iOS version and then download and install the latest firmware on your iPhone.

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Solution 3. Fix Blue iPhone Screen by Updating System Software

If you are using an outdated iOS version on your iPhone, it might also cause the iPhone blue screen of death issue. It is said that it is because Apple wants you to update your iOS device with the latest iOS software. So to get rid of this issue, you can also try to update your iPhone operating system.

Here is what you can do:

Step 1. Go to Settings > General > Software Update. Under General page, if there is an available update for your iPhone, there will be a notification next to the name of Software Update.

Step 2. If there is an available update, just tap the name of Software Update and then Download and Install option to install the latest iOS version on your iPhone.

Step 3. After finishing the update process, your iPhone is supposed to be restarted. Check if you have fixed this issue when you can operate your iPhone.

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Solution 4. Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death by Turning Off iCloud Sync

If there are some apps working in sync with iCloud, your iPhone is possible to have the iPhone blue screen of death issue, for example the iWork. Therefore, to get rid of this problem, you can turn off the iCloud sync feature on your iPhone.

Here is what you can do:

Step 1. Go to Settings > iCloud on your iPhone.

Step 2. Turn off the "Numbers, Pages and Keynote" sync feature.

Solution 5. Repair iPhone Blue Screen by Restoring iPhone with iTunes

To restore your iPhone with iTunes to fix iPhone blue screen of death issue, please note that all data and settings on your iPhone will be erased. So it is advised that to make a backup of your important files with iTunes or iCloud in case of data lost. Then you might follow the steps to fix your iPhone problem.

Here is what you can do:

Step 1. Make your iPhone connected to computer with USB cable. Then iTunes should automatically launch on your PC. If not, run it manually. And please make sure you are running the latest iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Then please click the iPhone icon on the top and hit the Restore iPhone option on the right panel of iTunes window.

Step 3. Then confirm your action to restore your iPhone on a pop-up window. Thus iTunes will erase all data and settings of your iPhone, then download and install the latest iOS version on your iPhone to fix your iPhone blue screen of death problem.

fix iphone blue screen of death issue via itunes

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