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My iphone display suddenly went black...

When someone is calling I can hear the ringtone, even when I attach it to the pc I can see it on my iTunes... currently restoring atm... I annot turn the display on at any chance...

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  • sudhakarsk Nov 27, 2008

    I'm having the same problem. The display went blank on me just like that. I get a ring tone, and can sense the phone is on when i switch between vibrate and non-vibrate mode. Cannot switch the phone either.

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    i have the same problem can this be fixed

  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    Same phone screen went black...i can hear it ring but no way to answer...any ideas if it can be fixed?

  • citykin Dec 06, 2008

    I have the same problem. It will sync, and it will ring when called, but you cannot answer or do anything with it because the screen is black.

    Phone is just 3 months old. It was in the cold car yesterday, would that cause this?

  • braslov Dec 15, 2008

    hey guys. i have the same frealing problem. quite often when i phone or us the mp3 player or whatever, the screen turns black like it always does, but it just wont come back on once i click the damn home button. this sucks.
    mine is jailbroken. any help`?

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    The same problem here in the Netherlands with a legal 3G. First time this morning. Before that it was very slow. No solutions?

  • knotfan Feb 26, 2009

    stupid P.O.S. started going really really slow then turned black i missed about 25 calls because i was at work then the next day the alarm went off for like an hour. so jumped on here looked it up and thank god the 2 button reset thing worked. im happy it came back on but really pissed there's a problem like this with a phone this expensive

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    kmckennaml you rock !!
    it worked like a charm.. my display is back up..

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    i can hear the ringer and the notification that i have a text message but my screen continues to be black and at the moment useless

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    thakn you!! that worked!



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Helllooooo everyone i AM YOUR RAY OF HOPE. i just had the same problem; started thinking those terrible thoughts of what do i do next, monetary things, etc. BUT YOU CAN FIX THIS SUPER EASY. RIGHT AWAY. just take your iphone, hold the circluar home button and the power/wake button on the top simultaneously for about 10 seconds and your iphone will reset you will see the apple icon, VOILA, who loves me?

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I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!

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The tech support at the apple store I went to said I needed a new phone, but I said "**** that, I'm figuring this out for myself", I've been without working iPhone for a week, and then kmckennamb came along and gave me the most amazing feeling of "HOLY ****, THATS RIGHT MOTHER *******!!" that I've ever had. you are the best. thanks!!!

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