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Apple logo then blue screen

After I did the latest update on my iPhone 5S it will not reboot. It goes to an apple logo then a blue screen and back to the apple logo. The phone is stuck like this. I've tries restoring it and everything nothing's working.

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I think it's a iOS system problem. Maybe you can try this.

How to Fix iPhone Blue Screen of Death

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Did u have to buy a new phone or go to a shop and get it fixed there ?

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I bought my iPhone 5s last month. After half an hour of consistent usage, it tuned over-heated & turned off & shown blue screen. After turning off for 3 to 4 hours it will be started. Then an alert came on my iPhone 5s about to upgrade to iOS 10, I OK it, then the problem occurred i.e. crashing with a blue screen and then restarting and screen will start flickering, lines were appearing on screen and I will either get a Blue Screen or a White Screen or other different colours. When I turned it on, the iTune logo stucked on the Screen. Then I install the software and tried to Restore iPhone via my PC. All the process went good but at the end of verifying the process, an error would occurred such as the iPhone device could not be connected or could not found. Upon approaching to the mobile technicians regarding fixing the issue, they argued that this is a hardware issue & this issue cannot be fixed in Pakistan. Can anyone help me out in this regard plz.

email: fareedagha48@yahoo.com

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I've just experienced this problem now, I've only had my iPhone for 10 months

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My iPhone 5s Screen Broke and I had it replace in the mall after it place he hard reset it by pressing the home and lock button so that my touch ID would work The phone work for about five minutes while he was making sure everything worked in the phone turned off and kept restarting and flash the blue screen he then open the The phone and said that it looked like my front camera was old and that he would replace it free of charge because it was working before he touched it no biggie the phone turned back on and has been working since I'm currently using it now but I'm scared to update it because whenever I hard reset it it flashes blue when turning off but it turns back on perfectly with no problems it's only when I press the lock and home button to turn it off does it flash i'm waiting to get a new phone and then I'll update it to see if it stops working but I'm not taking any chances while I don't have another phone

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The blue screen is cause by a mismatch of the screws. Your motherboard might be damaged! Here is how to fix it: http://vkrepair.com/iphone-5s/iphone-5s-...

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This is not always the answer. This sometimes also happens when the replacement screen is rejected.

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hi i bought my iphone 5s in march and it was working perfect until thursday i woke up and the phone was on the apple logo, i held the home button and the lock button for a few seconds until screen turned off then i powered the phone up and it worked, friday morning i woke up and the screen was stuck in a 'grey/black' screen i held the lock and home button until screen turned off then tried powering on, the phone did not turn on but is stuck in a bootloop where its on the apple logo for about a minute or two and then the screen goes blue for 2/3 seconds then black then starts again with apple logo? please help as ive tried restoring with itunes

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In that case , try the following steps if your iPhone stuck in Apple logo ,

Connect your iPhone to computer , before doing so , you need to install a iOS rescuer , which can enter and scan your iphone for fix stuck at the apple logo

https://www.tunesbro.com/iphone-stuck-at...

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Blue screen of death is a terrible thing. So i search many about this for my iPhone. At last, I found this method which can fix this kind of iPhone blue screen caused by iOS system problem or software problem.

https://is.gd/NJ1jTh

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@yeeng you comment is SPAM. Stop being a scamming dirtbag and either HELP or shut up.

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Hey,

It is really easy to fix iPhone stuck on appl logo problem. You just need to use iOS system recovery. It can connect your iPhone deeply and fix the problem for you easily. You can learn how to fix iPhone stuck on apple logo. You can also fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode, blue screen, black screen, white screen, stuck in dfu mode and other iOS problems easily.

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this happens when you put the wrong screw in the bottom right hole of the lcd shield plate. this hole uses a 1.2mm screw, if you put a 1.3mm scew, will damage the ic tracks underneath the screwhole

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that happen to me, what can I do now??

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First of all, THANK YOU VICTOR MOHAMED! You saved me from buying a new phone, I had the wrong screws in place; switched them. Secondly, just do what he said; switch the screws so the smaller ones are on the bottom of the plate (while the phone is upright) and the longer on the top, and it should fix the problem! Again, you're a lifesaver man. Thanks so much! :D

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my phone was new and didn't touch any screwdriver , i also face same problem after some month from buying, what was problem now

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Blue screen of death is a terrible thing. So i search many about this for my iPhone. At last, I found this method which can fix this kind of iPhone blue screen caused by iOS system problem or software problem. https://goo.gl/5cPwtu

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this just happened to me... white screen w/ logo, then blue screen then black and repeating...

didn't realize how critical the order/placement of the screws around the efi shield is...

here's what i did as a workaround... i reopened the phone, detached the home button cable to get to the efi shield, removed the shield's screws and the shield itself, reconnected the home button cable, put one of ifixit's thin plastic "guitar pick" tools over the three connectors so they would stay snug inside the phone (in other words, in place of the now-removed metal shield), then carefully snapped the phone shut and closed it up w/ the two bottom screws.

and everything works!

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now, admittedly, if you were so unfortunate as to have unknowingly damaged one of more of the logic board layers by replacing a too-long screw in the wrong place... then you're out of luck... i'm glad i was one of the lucky ones.

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Just so everyone is aware, its not always, in fact these days rarely, long screw damage.

Its much more likely U2 IC failure as another person has suggested. There is a link on my profile for you to find someone close to you to repair it in any case

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Thanks for the post, Ive had many phones come into the shop that did not have long screw damage. We usually send these out for repair but its refreshing to know which part it actually is and it makes a lot of sense. Early models that support the lightning connector have all kinds of U2 IC failuers including the iPad Mini 1st gen, iPhone 5, iPad Air, and iPad 4th Gen. just a heads up if you get an any one of those devices that are DOA, dont spend too much time doing unneccessary work.

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Try without connecting the proximity/camera ribbon. Had this problem on a 5s and replacing the proximity/selfie camera ribbon fixed it

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Are you sure this didn't happen after a screen repair as it always happens if wrong screws were used on emi shield..

If a screen replacement essential do and it did happen after a update then try putting phone in dfu mode and restoring it via iTunes on a laptop

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I have this same issue and it happened after a screen repair. Is there a fix for this?

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Few simple steps to bring your phone back to life

1) Turn off the phone

2) connect the phone on dfu mode ( press and hold home key while phone connect to the PC) : iTunes required.

3) Open below path and delete firmware file (*.ipsw file)

C:\\user\user name**\appdata\roamin\applecomputer\itunes\iphonesoftwareupdates\ and delete *.ipsw firmware file

  • PC user name is requred

or type .ipsw on search option and you will see the relevant firmware file

4) Restore the iPhone via iTunes as usual

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thank's that worked for me. you are my savior!

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i've done it a thousand times. always happens again and again

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I spoke too soon. I think it's something to do with the charging port. I think there's a short or something. It's been doing it off and on for the last couple of days. Getting a new phone tomorrow.

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I had a similar problem on iPhone 5c

when I'm triing to upgrade to ios 9.1 my iPhone falls in to a boot loop, tht happens 7 days afther and I cant find a solution

I've check on reddit and a lot of 5s users reports the same problem whit the iPhone.

it's a hardware problem.

hope U can fix the issue and if you can fix it tell me how did you do it

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This started happening to my phone randomly this morning (5s) for no apparent reason. I installed the latest iOS and SO FAR it seems to be working.... Time will tell I guess!

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its hardware problme

first change u2 ic and chek if no done

chek light ic if if same

then chek and replace power ic if problme not solve

then faulte in proccessor or emmc now chek these

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Don't worry, just follow these steps to fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo

=> First of all Start your Computer and then connect with Internet connection, now Download the latest version of the iTunes application

=> Now install the iTunes application in your System and connect your Device with computer via Data cable

=> Now connect your Device with iTunes application and then Tab on summary option, see in the left side bar of iTunes

=> Now Select restore option from iTunes and then confirm the Restore Message for better results. After this unplug your Device and Restart it

Hope it helps.

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I've done this 3 separate times this weekend, 1st time used data restore to reinstall the apps, personal data, and brought in music, BSOD came back after a few hours, 2nd time I manually installed all the apps, BSOD came back overnight and several times today, 3rd time I only installed Facebook and Messenger apps, BSOD occurred once, the phone rebooted without BSOD at least twice. The phone has been in a Lunatik Extreme case since day 1, it is 15 months old and never repaired or opened. Not impressed.

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I have had the same issue. Just turned phone off and waited a few seconds. I then turned it back on by holding the on/off button along with the home button until the apple logo appeared then held the volume up button until the phone restarted correctly (i.e. where passcode required). I have then updated the ios (as I suspect the latest update caused the issue as another one was waiting to be downloaded) and removed the last app I installed to be on the safe side. All working ok now :)

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how to solve blue screen 5s

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please see above? posted 11/06/2015 -- worked for me, Might work for you.

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The blue screen is caused by mismatching the screws. Your motherboard might be damaged. Here is how to fix it: http://vkrepair.com/iphone-5s/iphone-5s-...

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but my phone hasn't been opened yet since i first bought it. how did the mismatch of screws occur if that is the case?

help please

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i have an issue with my phone which is A1533

my phone has display replaced and after that i cant install IOS from itunes giving error as 3194, (sad) . the iphone is stuck in recovery mode or apple logo mode .what is the 100% possible way to make it work ?

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I do have my screen replaced , but it worked fine for weeks after. Now it's stuck on Apple logo that goes back and forth from apple logo to blue screen. I tried to restore in ITunes , and I said it was not eligible for rebuild. Basically wouldn't restore .. Please Help its been a week no phone.

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did you get sorted my son has same problem

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I am an Apple unauthorised service provider that happened to get one 5s phone with the exact same issues as described here today, and here is how i fixed it.

1: Remove the entire display

2: Reconnect ONLY the ribbon cable with the HOME button

3: Connect the phone to iTunes "used a mac"

4: Push the POWER + HOME for 10 sec or as long is needed to get iTunes to see the phone and wanting to restore it

5: Do a full restore and wait until its all finished.

6: Once done, turn the phone off, and reconnect the screen and all its cables.

7: Turn on the phone, and you should have a working phone again.

:)

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i have a problem with my battery draining fast and on the back hurts up? so what can i do...........

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Is just the screws. I had the same problem. Just look at it: http://www.iphonebits.co.uk/iphone-5s-bl...

Everything you need is there.

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the screws on that article are incorrect, just as they were on ifixit prior to myself and another mentioning it. The bottom left screw is NOT 1.7mm. information like this causes long screw damage. both bottom screws are identical, as are the thread on the board they screw into

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i have same problem too, what can i do to solve this kind of problem

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I reloaded the iOS 10.1 through iTune 3 times, first time restoring the apps, music and photos to the phone via the backup, the BSOD returned, second time I loaded a few apps and music, the BSOD returned after a few hours, the third time I only loaded a couple of apps (Facebook and Messenger) and left the music and photos off, this time the phone has been 100% stable for 3 days without any unintended reboot or BSOD.

I will monitor and load a couple more apps at a time then wait a few days to see if the phone remain stable, perhaps some part of the firmware was messed up which took 3 tries to clear up.

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It shows that there is a program in the background, you can go to the settings - Privacy - positioning software to see what you think you would have been used in the background, can cancel the cancellation.

http://cellphone.listofask.com/?qa=33346...

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That is not the faults of software problem.I heartily says that is the fault of hardware.Sometime hard brick or the mistake of technicians while insert lcd. While fix lcd the long screw makes the track cut and causes that problems.Here i wish to sharethe common repair mistake to warn while repair any iDevice.

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