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Black iphone screen

My phones screen is black, but when i get a text message or a phone call, i can hear it, but i cant do anything about it cause the screen is black, as i said. when i charge it or connect it to the computer, it makes that sound, but still i dont see anything. is there another way to fix it without having to restart it and lose all data? maybe, waiting for the batteries to die out? how long does it take, for the batteries to die, if it was fully charge and i wasnt using the phone, AT ALL? :)

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  • veee640 Feb 15, 2009

    are you SURE i wont lose anything? D:

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    works a treat - thanks

  • Markskie Mar 11, 2009

    I had the exact same problem. Worst part was, the alarm went off at 4:30 in the morning on my day off work and i couldnt do anything to stop it.



    But thankyou for the soloution.

    Hard reset worked fine. :)

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    my iphone screen went black and I could hear the charging sound, email sounds, etc however my screen was black, the person who stated hold the home button and the on/off button at the same time until the apple logo comes up was correct, this helped me get my screen back on thanks a million!

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    wow that worked! holding the home button down at the same time as the sleep/wake button...i wonder why it did this in the first place..the screen going black but i could hear it when it rang and stuff...but anyways thanks!! :]

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    This is my 2nd iphone that this has happend to.. I WILL NEVER EVER EVER buy another one..

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    It is funny how I NEVER had this issue when I was JailBroken. Now that I'm clean, even a new iPhone this has happened...

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Do a hard reset on the phone you won't lose any information hold home button and sleep/wake button at the same time until an apple logo appears then release the buttons

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Ive had this problem before, and my easy solution was that I took the iphone case off which i had from my first gen. iphone...it fixed the problem.

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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