iPhone grey screen of death can be fixed by several ways, EelPhone OSFixit is the best method which can fix iPhone grey screen of death without losing data if the standard mode works.
iPhone has the grey screen mode, you can set up grey mode from iPhone settings. The next time when you want to change the grey mode on iPhone, return to iPhone settings to get the normal iPhone screen color.
“ When I get a call it is showing only a grey screen. That grey screen is not deleting or refreshing. Also it is not letting me open any of my apps or fully shut down my phone by holding the power and volume buttons. My phone is turning grey and not letting me open any apps, what can I do? ”
Different from the black or white screen with Apple log, iPhone gray screen is totally gray and no anything else on iPhone screen, it's the system problem when your iPhone stuck on grey screen of death. The iPhone frozen and the grey screen doesn't disappear. There are all solutions to fix iPhone grey screen of death.
- Part 1: How Do I Turn Off Gray Mode on My iPhone
- Part 2: How to Fix iPhone Gray Screen Without Data Loss
- Part 3: How to Fix iPhone Grey Bar of Death for Free
Part 1: How Do I Turn Off Gray Mode on My iPhone
iPhone gray screen is not the issue of the system, your naughty baby has enabled gray mode on iPhone, it doesn't matter, just disable the gray mode on iPhone settings.
Unlock iPhone, turn to Settings>General>Accessibility>Display Accommodations>Color Filters, disable the Color Filters to turn off the gray mode on iPhone.
It's the way to choose the iPhone screen color as you like, switch to the colour filter you want from the listing below. The iPhone gray mode only takes the iPhone screen grey, no effect of using iPhone apps and all features in iPhone. For iPhone grey screen of death, turn to the parts below to get a better solution.
Part 2: How to Fix iPhone Gray Screen Without Data Loss
EelPhone OSFixit is the first method we recommend using to fix iPhone gray screen of death because EelPhone OSFixit is the only method that can fix iPhone grey screen of death without losing any data in iPhone if the standard mode can solve the system issue. What's more attractive, the operation to fix iPhone gray screen of death is nearly automatic, just follow the guide on the tool.
Step 1: Free download EelPhone OSFixit to computer, from the main interface of the tool, use the standard mode at first, only the standard mode can fix iPhone grey screen without losing data. Turn to the advanced mode for serious iPhone system issues with all data loss.
Step 2: Plug your gray screen of death iPhone into the computer, follow the steps to link iPhone to the tool if it can't link to the computer automatically.
Step 3: Check the iPhone model information from the interface, the tool will download the corresponding iPSW data package to repair iPhone gray screen of death.
Step 4: The tool will download and unpack the iPSW data package automatically, during the process, keep the connection.
Step 5: Tap on Repair Now button once the iPSW data package was unpacked with success.
The whole process takes only a few minutes, just follow the guide on the tool to fix iPhone gray screen of death without losing data under the standard mode. In the case that the standard mode can't fix iPhone grey screen of death and unresponsive either, return to the main interface, use the advanced mode to fix iPhone grey screen of death effectively, but you should know that advanced mode is the last hope for serious ios system problems which will erase all data in iPhone.
Part 3: How to Fix iPhone Grey Bar of Death for Free
For iPhone screen grey and unresponsive issue, you can also seek more freeways from this parts, some tips can fix iPhone gray screen of death without losing data also, but some will erase all data in iPhone. You can have a try one by one from this part.
Hard Restart iPhone
When iPhone screen grey and unresponsive and you can't open any apps in iPhone or use any features in iPhone, restart iPhone is the first method you should have a try, holding the power button for a few seconds, if iPhone turns off, after a few minutes, turn it on to check the iPhone gray screen disappear or not.
Restore from iTunes
If iPhone stuck on gray screen and won't turn off, connect the gray screen iPhone to computer, launch the iTunes you've linked to before if your iPhone can be linked to iTunes without asking for iPhone screen lock password, from the Summary interface, tap on Restore iPhone button to restore iPhone from iTunes. It's good luck that you can link to iTunes without entering your iPhone password. All data in iPhone will be erased after the restoration process.
Put iPhone Into Recovery Mode
If your iPhone can't be scanned by iTunes without entering iPhone password, put iPhone into recovery mode with the help of the buttons of iPhone. You can follow the guide to put iPhone into recovery mode from this article, and then link iPhone to the computer, tap on Restore when pops the window on computer. This method will also erase all data in iPhone.
Remove Battery from iPhone
If you have professional tools, you can also remove the battery from iPhone, it's may effective but it's not a good method to fix the iPhone grey screen of death, it may damage iPhone hardware. For too old iPhone, you can have a try with this method, remove the battery from iPhone directly and put it back, turn on iPhone by holding power button.
Take it to Apple Service
Especially for iPhone hardware damage, it's better to take it to the Apple service to fix iPhone gray screen issue. The components are too small to remove from iPhone, the Apple service has professional tools.
For Apple gray screen of death issue, check the cause of the issue and find out the exact method to fix iPhone screen that has gone grey effective from all tips above.
This article was updated on 04 August, 2021
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