5 Ways to Fix Lines on iPhone Screen

Have you ever encountered lines on iPhone screen like never before? It could be either green, white, blue, vertical, or horizontal lines irrespective of your iPhone model. Be it iPhone 14, 13, 12, 11, X or any older models, this lines issue seem to be a common one amongst all.

Why Do Lines Appear on iPhones?

Usually, poor connection between LCD cable and logic board, iOS system glitches, electro static discharge or damaged IC are some of the reasons for lines on iPhone. But no matter what the reason is, you can first try the following solutions of how to fix lines on iPhone screen by yourself.

1. Restart the iPhone

Restarting the iPhone can help us fix some software failures, it will allow all programs to close normally, and the lines iPhone screen issue caused by some software reasons have been ruled out.

If your iPhone is an iPhone 8 or older, you need to hold down the power button until the slide to power off screen appears.

If your iPhone is an iPhone X or newer, you need to hold down the volume button and the side button at the same time until the slide to power off appears. After sliding iPhone off, press and hold the Power button (iPhone 8 and earlier) or the Side button (iPhone X and later) to turn it on.

2. Update iOS software

iOS system failure can also cause iPhone lines on screen, you can check if there is any iOS system version update, because updating iOS system can also help fix old version system bugs.

In order to update iOS software, you need open Settings < General < Software Update < Download and Install.

Update iOS on iPhone

Make sure the Wi-Fi connection is good during the update for uninterrupted process.

3. Factory Reset your iPhone

If there are still lines on the screen, you can try factory reset your iPhone, but before doing this, make a good backup of your phone data. You can connect to your computer via a data cable and back up your data via iTunes, or use iCloud if your iCloud has enough space.

After backing up the data, we can then factory reset iPhone. Open Settings < General < Transfer or Reset iPhone < Erase all content and then follow the instructions to enter the passcode to confirm the factory reset. Once you enter your password and hit OK, the wipe begins.

Factory reset the iPhone

4. Use Joyoshare UltFix to Fix Vertical Lines on iPhone Screen

If none of the above methods can fix lines on iPhone screen issue, then you can consider using Joyoshare’s UltFix iOS system repair tool, it is one of the most ideal solutions, because it is designed to solve a variety of up to 150 kinds of iOS issues, such as iPhone stuck on white screen, lines on iPhone screen, etc. The following are the specific steps of how to get rid of green line on iPhone screen by using Joyoshare UltFix:

Step 1. Run Joyoshare UltFix and put iPhone connected to computer, choose iOS System Repair option.

Choose iOS System Repair

Step 2. Select “Standard Repair” mode to proceed.

Select Standard Repair Mode

Step 3. Download the firmware package.

Download Firmware package

Step 4. Click Repair option to repair iOS system.

Click Repair Option to Complete Process

5. Hardware Repair

If none of the above methods work, the lines on the iPhone screen might be due to a hardware issue. For example, dropping the iPhone on a hard surface, or touching the liquid may cause the bad connect between the LCD cable and the logic board, resulting in lines on the iPhone screen.

You can try to place the phone on a level surface and gently press the back of the iPhone to see if the problem is resolved.

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Closing Thoughts!

If you’re still facing issues with the any of the lines on your iPhone, it’s reliable to connect either with Apple Support or you could directly visit their store to get it fixed with a professional. That could probably be the safest way to ger rid of those irritating lines on iPhone irrespective of its color.

Harshil Patel
Harshil Patel

Harshil is a tech enthusiast with the zeal of changing the way people look at technology. He is often found testing out new gadgets when he's free!

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