Revamped version of the iPhone 3G with faster processing speeds. Repair of this device is similar to the 3G, and requires simple screwdrivers and prying tools. Model A1303 / 16 or 32 GB capacity / black or white plastic back.

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White screen after repair

I had someone bring me an iPhone 3GS they had attempted to take apart (to replace the glass) by prying apart the chrome bezel from the back case. Needless to say, they broke several components in the process. I had to replace the dock connector assembly, the power/headjack/mute-toggle/etc. ribbon cable and vibrate motor. I also replaced the glass digitizer and LCD.

When I power it on, I never get the apple logo, and it goes right to a white screen. If I hit the power/lock button it will go black screen. Hit it again and white screen. The mute toggle works (phone will vibrate), and iTunes recognizes the iPhone just fine. Holding home button will bring up voice control. I have tried swiping the digitizer screen to see if I can get some sort of audible response, but no luck. I have tried multiple new LCD and digitizer's, and same symptoms.

I have even restored the firmware 3 times, no luck. Can anyone help?

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What was the problem now? Did you solve it?

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i have the exact same problem :(

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i got the same problem is . after i reset my iphone 3gs and turn the power on it's come to logo apple like it was but when i hold the power button to sleep mode then it's come to white screen and i trying to reboot again it's come to menu then i just click on the power and turn it back to white screen. Anyone know how to fix it . Please help me out thank you and this phone i never fix it or give someone to fix it yet . Please if you have any command how to fix it . thank you ..

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when someone has taken no care or paid any attention to the help guides that are free all over the www it's a wonder anything works at all. well done to you for getting it to this stage. I'd imagine that in prising apart the display they have either levered on a component or they have damaged the LCD connector/path in someway. you need to examine the connections and then follow the path looking for fractures in the gold wiring of the motherboard (which you can then solder/jump) or use a infrared thermometer to isolate the non working component. my guess is connector 1 is slightly off the board or pin bent so that only some of the pins are in contact with the motherboard.

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Thanks, I will look into the areas you suggested and let you know how I get along.

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"when someone has taken no care or paid any attention to the help guides that are free all over the www it's a wonder anything works at all"... I hate comments like this. First, at least they tried to fix it themselves instead. Secondly, do you fix everything the first time you try it? For me, the first couple of times doing anything is the learning process.

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@Jimmy Cochran, I changed your answer to a comment, since it obviously was not an answer. BTW, I think what was implied here was, that somebody tried to fix it (nothing wrong with that) but then expect someone else to fix it (after it was further broken)

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@ oldturkey03 I can't believe you felt compelled to reply to that.

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@Jimmy Cochran, hate is such a strong word....:-)

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Try the following;

Press and hold the home button, then the up-volume button, then the sleep/power button (so all three buttons are now pressed and held) --- it takes a while, but the white screen will go away and then after another 10 seconds or so (still holding btw!) the apple logo will come up, release the buttons and then wait, it'll boot normally again in a minute or two.

I've used this to resolve WSoD on iPod, iPhone and now need to do it on my iPhone, which sadly, has a broken up-volume button, so it's proving a bit tricky.

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Spot on it worked a treat.

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thanks, worked for me. I had the white screen after changing the rear housing on a 3gs.

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I too got the white screen after attempting a battery change and am very thankful to you for your excellent advice.

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Here is a video showing almost step by step how to fix the WSOD on the iPhone 3GS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJksdOgd...

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Just press at the same time power and home botton for ten seconds and wait to see Aple logo.

BUUM!!! it's done.

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I had the same problem with my Iphone 3gs in the past after fixing my screen or even putting something new in the phone it self. When i get the white screen I check all my cables are plug in tight and right if that is not the case I just do a Factory restore on the phone that always seems to fix the problem for me hope it help everyone else!

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I have the white screen when I lock/unlock my screen with the top button on my 3GS. It is so annoying. Pressing and holding the top button and the home button does not work. It stared when my ex smashed my phone against the wall. There is nothing else wrong with the phone.

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