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How to Fix iPhone X Freezing with Black Screen in 3 Ways

November 21, 2017 04:19 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Tips
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“iOS 11.1 bricked my iPhone X. Getting an error 7.”

“Just got my iPhone X yesterday. I wanted to update it to iOS 11.1, when it was about to finish the update, the restore screen showed up. I have then tried restoring through iTunes. It gets stuck when it's trying to update the iPhone's firmware.”

We heard from some users that their iPhone X/ bricked after update iOS 11, or even worse, iPhone X/10 randomly shuts off and won’t turn back on, showing a black screen without figuring out why. If bothered by the same trouble, you can take below 3 ways to fix bricked iPhone X screen freezing and black issue.

Way 1: Force Restart iPhone X to Fix Screen Freeze

When you find iPhone X screen gets forzen for no reason, the first attempt is to give it a reboot. If lucky enough, you can have this particular issue solved. To force restart your iPhone X, do the following.  

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Should the buttons not working, find here about different ways to force reboot your iPhone X.

Way 2: Fix Bricked iPhone X without Data Loss

Even after you perform a hard reset, you iPhone X screen is still freezing and unresponsive? There is great possibility that the iOS system glitche causes iPhone X black screen of death. A force restart or even Recovery Mode can’t solve the problem fundamentally. Therefore you need to repair or reinstall the corrupted firmware.I would suggest you take this step with Tenorshare ReiBoot. Below is a simple guide on how you can fix iPhone X black screen and frozen screen without data loss.  

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Way 3: Unbrick iPhone X with iTunes

If you don’t mind losing all data, you can also try iTunes to fix the iPhone X random bricked issue. Simply connect your device with iTunes, and in normal cases you can go to Summary > Restore.    

While in this case, most of users replied that iTunes failed to recognize when iPhone X screen blackout and not responding. You then should put the device into Recovery Mode first. A prompt will pop up asking whether to Update or Restore. Click Restore and follow the directions.  

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Note: You may get an unknown iTunes error during restoring, like error 7, error -1, error 3, please refer to common iTunes errors and fixes for more help or use Tenorshare ReiBoot instead.

At last, if none of the solutions here works to fix iPhone X no response and showing black screen, it’s mostly likely related with hardware problem. Contact Apple Repair Center to ask for a repair service.  

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