iPhone 6 Plus Grey Flickering Screen

Welcome to another installment of our troubleshooting series where we aim to help our readers who own the #Apple #iPhone6Plus fix the issues that they are experiencing with their device. Today we will tackle a popular issue that  has been recently reported by several owners of this model and that is the iPhone 6 Plus grey flickering screen issue. What happens in this case is that a flickering grey bar will suddenly appear which often leads to an unresponsive touchscreen. We will take a look at this issue and see what can be done.


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iPhone 6 Plus Grey Flickering Screen

Problem: I had an iphone 6+ for over a year, no issues.  Suddenly, when I upgraded to 9.3.5, a grey screen flickers randomly and the screen is unresponsive even after restarting the phone.  I was given a replacement phone, and literally after a week – the SAME thing.  I’ve been searching forums for answers on how to fix this.  Apple just keeps telling me I must have dropped it.  I literally have had the phone for a WEEK and it is doing the same thing, which leads me to believe it could be a virus from my icloud backup?  (It automatically did an icloud backup, which I did not want.)

Solution: There have been several cases such as this that have been reported recently. Apparently this issue is caused by a faulty touch controller IC ( two of them in fact) which are soldered on the logic board. This is a widespread issue that’s affecting several iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models. This issue even has a nickname right now amd is called the Touch disease.

The only permanent solution so far is to replace the logic board ( expensive option) or to replace both Touch controller IC’s (less expensive option).  Some owners of this device whose phones are still under warranty have replaced their defective units however it’s not a guarantee that the phone they received will not have the same issue.

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