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I have a 3GS with white screen issue. It will boot up, swipe to unlock and I can hear the unlock tone but it only display a solid white screen....
11-11-2011, 11:12 AM #1iphone 3GS white screen but not death
I have a 3GS with white screen issue. It will boot up, swipe to unlock and I can hear the unlock tone but it only display a solid white screen. It will sync with itunes. So far I swapped the LCD and even swapped the logic board into a working 3GS shell but still only see white screen. I updated to the latest software (5.0.1) still the same. It looked like the problem is within the logic board. No sign of water damaged, the #1 LCD connector on the logic board looks good.
Any suggestions? Any ideas?
11-11-2011, 11:17 PM #2
If you're absolutely sure you've got the three connectors secured for the screen, and it still does this, it could be a deeper issue. Especially when a clean restore to stock fw doesn't fix it, it might be time to get a professional to repair it or get another phone.
If you can find Cowboy, he's really good with hardware troubleshoot. Try to shoot him a PM if he doesn't get to come in here and respond.
11-21-2011, 02:14 PM #3
make sure the cable for the lcd isnt being clipped when you put the screen back on
01-08-2012, 10:37 AM #4
I'm glad I've finally found somebody else who is having the same trouble. If you find a solution PLEASE email me at [email protected]
Just to clarify, once I get past lock screen my phone works fine but when I lock it again I have to get past the white screen before I can do anything
Last edited by LifeBandit666; 01-08-2012 at 10:41 AM.