iPhone Black Screen Issue: How to Fix

iPhone Black Screen Issue

iPhone Black Screen Issue

This guide will list out various methods to fix the black screen issue on the iPhone. There’s hardly an iota of doubt that the offering from the Cupertino giant is among the very best in the smartphone domain. Moreover, it’s quite difficult to convince users to jump the fence from one side over to the other. But there are few instances wherein seeds of doubt get implanted in the minds of users.

iPhone Black Screen Issue

For instance, recently many users had voiced their concern that their iPhone screen went black all of a sudden. While it will ring, vibrate, and the notifications can be heard, but the screen will just not wake up. While sometimes users can wake up the screen using the hardware keys, but the issue tends to re-appear after a day or two, so the frequency is definitely quite alarming.

iPhone Black Screen Issue

Moreover, most of these issues are reportedly coming from the latest iPhone flagships i.e. its fifteenth iteration, which is definitely going to put a stain on its otherwise stellar reputation. Likewise, this issue is picking up the pace at quite an alarming rate, with close to five thousand users already echoing the same issue within a few months after the issue first came to light. Fortunately, there does exist a couple of handy workarounds that should rectify this black screen issue on the iPhone. Follow along.

Fix iPhone Black Screen Issue

It is recommended that you try out each of the below-mentioned workarounds and then see which one spells out success. Follow along.

FIX 1: Via Force Reboot

This is the easier of the two fixes and might give you relief from the issue much quicker. However, many have said that it provides just a temporary respite of the issue and the bug tends to re-appear after a few hours to days. So even though it addresses the problem pretty fast, it only does half the job.

  1. Press and release the Volume Up key followed by the Volume Down key.
  2. Now press and hold the Power button until the Apple logo appears.forcee restart iphone
  3. Once that happens, release the Power key. The forced reboot is complete.
  4. Check if it fixes the black screen issue on your iPhone or if it is still there.
  5. Do note that you might have to carry out this process around 3-4 times.

Via Recovery Mode

The technical of the two approaches, it requires you to take the help of a Mac, boot your device to Recovery, and then Update or Restore your iPhone. Here’s how all these tasks could be carried out:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac and select the same from the Finder window.select iphone finder
  2. Then press and quickly release the volume up button, press and quickly release the volume down button, and press and hold the side button.
  3. Keep holding the side button until you see the recovery mode screen.iPhone Black Screen Issue
  4. When it appears, you may release the keys. You” now get a pop-up on your Mac, click on Update.
  5. If it is already on the latest build, then try Restore [make sure you have taken a backup beforehand].iPhone Black Screen Issue
  6. Wait for the restore to complete. Once done, your device should auto-reboot to the OS.
  7. Do note that the first boot after applying the fix will take up some additional time, that is a normal delay.
  8. Once it boots up, the black screen issue should be fixed on your iPhone.

How to Prevent iPhone 15 Pro Max Black Screen Issue

While you have successfully fixed this issue, however, there might be a slight chance of the issue reappearing in the near future. To prevent that from happening, there are a few precautions that you should keep in mind, as listed below.

Method 1: Limit Charge to 80%

Going through various user reports, one thing stood in common- many users had left their devices in a charging state overnight. As a result of which, the device was unnecessarily being charged even after reaching the 100% mark way before. So either you should prevent that from happening, or set the charging limit to 80%. Here’s how the latter could be carried out:

  1. Head over to Settings > Battery > Battery Health & Charging.
  2. Then go to the Charging Optimisation and choose 80% Limit.iPhone Black Screen Issue

Method 2: Horizontally Place MagSafe

This wireless charging technology as well as their associated chargers from the Cupertino giant also have a role to play in this issue. As strange as it may sound, horizontally placing the MagSafe Charger on the iPhone instead of its vertical alignment also seems to be popping up the issue or even fixing this issue.

iPhone Black Screen Issue

So try out these tweaks and it should fix the iPhone black screen issue. Likewise, make sure to implement the preventive measures as well and you shouldn’t come across this issue. With that said, if there are still any doubts with regard to the aforementioned instructions, then do let us know in the comments section.


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