Question about Apple iPhone 3G
Just had same problem latest 3g phone black screen scared me waiting for important text,hold power and front button simultaneously worked as you all have been discussing ,reboots after a min, had dropped mine last week recommend getting hard back that clips on ebay five pounds n screen cover in included
Posted on Feb 27, 2009
Thanks to Raja! This was the perfect solution to my iPHONE SCREEN BLACK OUT problem. It suddenly went dead and I thought I was on my way to the AT&T store when I read your post. I held the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button simultaneously. It took a good 15-20 seconds before the Apple logo appeared and the phone rebooted itself. I am back in business!
Posted on Jan 07, 2009
I noticed the same thing yesterday night with iPhone the first version. I was browsing the photos while my wife was using/talking to someone via the bluetooth connection. When she disconnected she noticed pitch black screen, did not response to any operation, but the phone seems to be working - I redialled through my bluetooth, mute worked, charging beeped etc. I was browsing through some other site for the issue and some posted that press and hold Sleep/Wake and Home buttons. It did not respond immediately but after a few seconds pressing Sleep/Wake showed some response, rebooted after that. Hope this helps.
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
I had the same problem..My display was fine when the screen was in the locked mode.When i slide to unlock the slide bar, the scrren used to become grey and the background black.It would remain like this.I could use the sleep/wake button to sleep .But when I unlock it, it would behave the same.I tried switching it off by keeping the sleep/wake button pressed for some time.But the iphone never switched off/reboot.I even tried leaving it unused for some 2 hrs hoping it would come back to its normal state.
Finally I tried holding down the sleep/wake button and the home button simultaneously for some 20 seconds and finally it rebooted.
Thanks for the solution.Was worried that I have to take it to the store..
Posted on Feb 07, 2009
Doing a little research i have found if you turn off the bluetooth this solves this from doing it again x
Posted on May 11, 2009
Guys dont worry if your screen is black,just hold home button and sleep button for 10 second,trust me its working like hell !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
when my screen went black i thought it was my dead,but after i did...man i cant express my feelings.
anyway try this before you throw the iphone mates!!
Posted on Mar 30, 2011
Holding those buttons also fixed my issue ( blank screen . could still hear sounds )
Posted on Jun 05, 2009
Had the same problem for quite some time ! But I could see what was in the display by slanting the phone. So I navigated to the settings by looking at the display obliquely ( if thats a word) and choose Brightness --> Increased the brightness by dragging the bar --> Changed the Auto Brightness to OFF.
1. Slant the iPhone
2. Choose Settings
3. touch Brightness
4. Increase the brightness ( Now you must be able to see the display well)
5. Turn of Auto Brightness ( from ON --> OFF)
Posted on Jun 15, 2010
I'm having problems with mine as well...i can hear the ringtone when someone calls or texts, but there is nothing on the display but black. I have tried rebooting multiple times and still nothing. Is it possible for the LCD to go out? i took the phone apart to check if there was any possible water damage but there is none. Any ideas? im contemplating getting a new lcd screen and digitizer, will run about $50, but if anyone has a better idea please let me know!
Posted on Jun 21, 2010
Sleep/wake + home didnt help me. I had to toggle by bluetooth settingssettings > General > Bluetooth It was set off > toggled it ( pressed on and than again off) Display came back
Posted on Jun 30, 2009
Same happed with me 3 times a month,But is there any permanent solution???
Posted on Jun 26, 2009
I am that person who always breaks their phone. You'd think that I'd be more careful with an iphone, but no. Anyways, the blackout situation could be for one of two reasons. You may have a system failure or you may be in need for an iphone screen repair. Out of my three iphones I have had the blackout be for both issues. Efficient Repair Services
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: my apple iPhone display screen
just hold the power and round button at the same time for about 20seconds. when the little apple comes up repeat the same step. make sure you are getting updates from itunes
Posted on Jan 17, 2009
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