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iPhone Red Screen of Death? 3 Solutions to Fix It!

Q: iPhone 6 and red screen.

"I just bought a new iPhone 6 64GB and I wanted to restart it because I wanted to back up all my old messages into my new iPhone. Now its stuck on the Apple logo and after a minute or so the screen turns red and goes back to the Apple logo. Can someone please help me?"

"I recently changed my screen. After that, everything worked just fine. But when my phone died, I was trying to charge it, and a red screen showed up."

Sometimes you may encounter the iPhone red screen of death (RSOD) issue all of a sudden when you are operating your iOS device. Under the circumstance, you can do nothing with your iPhone but have the frozen iPhone with red screen. But you don't need to be so worried because you can learn the reasons of this iPhone error and the solutions to fix iPhone red screen problem in the following part. Just keep reading.

Part 1. The Cause of iPhone Red Screen of Death

Part 2. Force Restart iPhone to Fix iPhone Red Screen of Death

Part 3. Resolve iPhone Red Screen of Death by Restoring iPhone via iTunes

Part 4. Best Way to Fix iPhone Red Screen of Death without Data Lost

Part 1. The Cause of iPhone Red Screen of Death

Generally speaking, iPhone red screen of death happens for different reasons. You can refer to the possible causes as below to consider which one is the most likely factor to cause this issue.

- Some faulty hardware components could be the reason, such as a corrupted/faulty battery, antenna or SIM tray on iPhone.

- Certain defective software on iPhone could also cause the issue, which can only be fixed by an iOS update.

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Part 2. Force Restart iPhone to Fix iPhone Red Screen of Death

At first , you could try the common way to fix your iPhone red screen issue via force reboot. Below are the step-by-step guide to fix iPhone red screen of death and you can repair your iPhone on your own with it.

Step 1. When your iPhone stays on red screen, please press and hold simultaneously the Power button and Home button on your iPhone to make iPhone screen goes black, then release the two button at the same time.

Step 2. Next, please press the Power button again, don't let go until iPhone screen shows the Apple logo, then release the Power button.

Step 3. Finally, your iPhone will be rebooted automatically. After that, if you can operate your iPhone, you have successfully fixed the iPhone red screen.

force restart iphone

Part 3. Resolve iPhone Red Screen of Death by Restoring iPhone via iTunes

In order to fix your iPhone red screen of death issue through restoring iPhone with iTunes, please note that you have to create a backup of your iPhone ahead of time, because restoring iPhone via iTunes will erase all data and setting on your iPhone. With your important files on your iOS device backed up, you can start to follow the instruction as below to fix your iPhone.

Here is the guide:

Step 1. Please use a USB cord to link your iPhone to computer at first. Then iTunes should automatically run on PC. If not, please launch it manually.

Note: Please make sure the latest iTunes has been installed on your computer. If not, please go to Help > Check for Updates on iTunes to get a latest one.

update itunes

Step 2. Then you might click the iPhone icon on the top of iTunes window, then hit the Restore iPhone option on the right panel on iTunes.

Step 3. Finally, you should confirm your action to restore your iPhone on a pop-up window. Thus iTunes will erase all data and settings on your iPhone, and then download and install the latest iOS version on your iPhone. Then your iPhone red screen issue is supposed to be solved.

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Part 4. Best Way to Fix iPhone Red Screen of Death without Data Lost

Don't have a backup of your iPhone before your iPhone gets the red screen problem? Or hard reset iPhone does not work for your iPhone error? Then you will need a professional 3rd-party tool - iOS System Recovery to fix your iPhone error. With this powerful software, you can easily and automatically resolve the iPhone red screen error without any risk of losing data.

Actually, this tool specializes in resolving all types of system problems on iPhone/iPad/iPod. You can easily operate the program and quickly fix different problems like iPhone stuck on Apple logo, iPhone error 9006/53/56, iPhone stuck on recovery mode, iPhone blue/black/white/red screen of death and so on.

You can download and install the software on your computer for free as below. Then follow the guide on the following part to fix the iPhone red screen issue step by step by yourself.

Here is how to fix iPhone red screen issue:

Step 1. Link iPhone to Computer

After downloading and installing the recommended software on your computer, run it and make your iPhone connected to the PC with a USB cable. Then switch to "More tool" > "iOS System Recovery" on the main interface of the software.

ios system recovery main interface

Step 2. Detect iPhone System Problem

Next, the software will automatically detect the possible system problems of your iPhone, and show them on the interface, such as Red screen of death, Stuck on Apple logo, Recovery mode, iPhone Error 9006 and etc. Simply hit the "Start" button to go on.

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Step 3. Start to Fix iPhone Red Screen

Finally, you will be required to confirm your iPhone information. If it is right, just hit "Repair" option to begin fixing iPhone red screen error. If not, select the right one and then hit "Repair"option to start the repairing process.

To fix iPhone red screen issue, the tool will automatically detect your iPhone's current iOS version and then download and install the latest one on your device.

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