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frozen iPhone wont let me slide to unlock

My iPhone 5 screen has been frozen for like 2 days. It won't let me slide to unlock. I tried resetting it, and it still doesn't work. Please help!

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i ve tried the hard rest option bt its not working n d screen has ben locked since almost 48 hours n unable to unlock it in any manner

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What did you do to fix it?

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Great thanks problem solved with hard reset

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worked for me - thanks everyone!

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Hard reset worked ... wonder what casues this and how to avoid it

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Did you try a hard reset by holding the power and home button together for 7 seconds, then let go of the home button and continue holding the power button? This will restart the iPhone.

Was it dropped prior to this?

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It worked! Thank you for this great tip.

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I did that and now my screen is white

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thanku it did help.

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Had my IPhone5 for 11months and suddenly froze today - could not 'slide to unlock'. However, i could 'slide to answer'.

Did a Google search on the problem and this site was the 1st that i clicked on.

So took your advice and 'Bingo' :)

Thank you so much, otherwise it was a trip down to the Apple shop.

Merv Watkins, Perth, Australia.

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perferct, worked well ! Thanks !

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dismantle it and clean touch ic with ipa reheat with hot air station if not luck after replace logic board

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Wouldn't that be super expensive?

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Thanks so much hard close worked great - wonder why it happened

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Thanks a Million it work for me and i really apprecitae it

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Would my phone reset

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If you dropped your phone or if you or someone else replaced the screen or something dealing with opening the phone, then the screen might be messed up (LCD & touch screen). Replacing the screen should be a final solution after trying the other solutions mentioned above by others.

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So what you can do to use your phone is connect the earphones, and you can at least answer calls... you can either mute your phone or leave it as it is, then you answer & end calls you push the middle button from the earphones and decline with the plus or minus. Hope this helps...

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I was in voice activation. the it took me to the ist page, was giving me a comand that . It will not even let me turn off the phone. nowsaid slice to unlock, i did it but nothing happened.now i got amessage that the phone is disable. What can i do?

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OMG it works for everything thank god

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I have an iphone 5 that is frozen. I can ask Siri to go to settings, but i cannot unlock the phone.

I have tried the hard reset, it doesnt work. My off button does not work!

help please!

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It worked!! Thank you very much for the info!

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Thank you SOooo much!

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it worked....thank youuuuuu

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I'm having the same problem with my iphone 5s when I had did the hard reset it had let meh slide to set it up but then it had froze again what can u do to unfroze it I had tried to hold the home and power button at the same time but that didn't work what else can I do

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try a hard reset by holding the power and home button together for 7 seconds then let go of home....it will work

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no it wont maybe not for me and i got the iphone 5s

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tried all of the above on my frozen iphonec did not work cannot turn off voice over

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I guess all of You (with lag problem) Have an iOs 8 ? Upgrade this iOs then will be okay.

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I have tried to hold down the power and home key down for 7 seconds but when its truning on the screen is black with thin lights flashing up and down the screen then it turns on but it doesnt let me swipe to get out of the locked screen. What shall I do?

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only thing that worked ... tahnks very muchhhh

Update (11/01/2015)

only thing out of alll information that worked Thanks a whole lottttttt!!!!!

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What you have to do is hold the sleep and home button for ten seconds and let go of the Home button but still keep holding the sleep button and your Phone should restart and when it does it goes a bit Black but just wait and it will be back to normal

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It did not work but I tried it on the iPhone 6s

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Yaa, your intelligent trick works somehow. Great

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How do you upgrade if you can't get your phone open?

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screen is locked and in voice command. I hold home and power for 7 seconds, let go of home button, holding down only the power ( round) button and screen goes black and shuts off. I turn back on only to have it still locked screen and in voice command. HELP!!

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I have this same problem, phone is reading out the highlighted buttons, does not respond otherwise. Have tried restart and hard restart it just comes back to read again and goes to screen lock

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press home button three times consecutively and presto problem will get solved

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pressing the home button 3 times worked thank you.

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My phone dropped n now the keys not working

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Try this guide. It worked for me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uit5IFu8...

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I can try these.

- drain the battery

- plug it to your laptop

- press home and power button for 10s

- talk to it

- read this - How to Fix iPhone Frozen on Apple Screen

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Maybe caused by "Not enough storage", as i have experienced.

Go to Setting to check if you have enough storage, and if not delete something to get more storage.

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my iphone 5 is frozen and i cant type or reply messages help me

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it's 28/07/2016 and at first I thought it was time to buy a new iphone and let go of my iphone5 but thanks alot for the the tip..the hard reset tip :) it did work

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I have a white screen with apple logo on. How do i get it to work?

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