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Troubleshooting The iPhone 6 Plus Flickering, Black, & Blue Screen Problem

The #Apple is known for releasing smartphones with the best displays available in the market. The #iPhone6Plus is one of such smartphone model of the company that shares this distinction as it makes use of a 5.5 inch Retina display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. This does not mean however that this phone will not experience any display issues as it also does.

iPhone 6 Plus

In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the iPhone 6 Plus flickering, black, and blue screen problem. We have selected three problems of this nature sent to us recently by our readers which we will troubleshoot.

If you own an iPhone 6 Plus or any other iPhone model for that matter then feel contact us using this form. We will be more than happy to assist you with any concern that you may have with your device. This is a free service we are offering with no strings attached. We however ask that when you do send us an email try to be as detailed as possible so that an accurate assessment can be made and the correct solution can be given.

iPhone 6 Plus Blue Screen After Screen Replacement

Problem: I recently had the phone screen replaced on my iPhone 6 Plus. Now when the phone comes on, the Apple icon comes on like the phone is about to power on, but then this blue screen comes up and it just restarts and doesn’t go past that screen. What seems to be the problem?

Solution: Try to check first if this problem is caused by a glitch in the phone software by restoring the phone to its original factory condition and setting it up as a new device.

If the problem still persists or if you are unable to restore the phone then this issue may be caused by the recent screen replacement. Bring your phone to where you had the screen replaced then have it checked for any hardware related issues.

iPhone 6 Plus Freezes Then Has Black Screen

Problem: When i miss an incoming call the phone locks-up or freezes, and have a black screen with text in blue at the corners left upper corner has the word “back” the lower left has “cancel”, the right lower “accept”. There are some text in middle of screen (i don’t remember what) either way when touch any of these nothing happens. I have to turn off/on to clear this. I had this with the ios 8 and still have with the ios 9. I just want find out if this a carrier problem or my phone. Thanks.

Solution: This freezing and black screen issue could be caused by software issues. Since your phone did a software update and the problem still persists then it might be caused by some corrupt data in your phone or by some apps you installed.

The quickest way to resolve this issue is to backup your phone data then restore your phone to its original condition. When setting up your phone set it up first as a new device.

Check if the issue persists. If it doesn’t then install one app then observe if the issue occurs. Repeat this procedure until you have installed all your apps.

iPhone 6 Plus Flickering Screen

Problem: Since the last couple of updates my screen has started flickering at the top and now apps are not responsive. Sometimes the phone locks up and I can’t do anything with it. Even after a reset, home button and power button push, it can still be a problem. Read online from one owner that it appears to be a hardware issue that can be recreated by flexing the phone. Hold the top left and bottom right and flex a bit and it will flicker. I tried it and it did it once but no more after that

Solution: Before ruling this as a hardware problem you should first check the software side of your phone. The quickest way to check if this is a software problem is to backup your phone data then restore the phone to its original factory condition. Set up your phone as a new device.

If it still flickers then there’s a possibility that this may already be hardware related. You should then bring your phone to an authorized service center for checking.

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