How to Fix iPhone, iPad, iPod Blue Screen of Death after iOS 10/9 Update


Many Apple users have upgraded to the latest iOS 10 and are having fun with the new features the new operating system brings; nevertheless, there are still some issues following by the new iOS. Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) is one the frequently asked questions on forums. One user wrote:

“After I did the latest iOS 10 update on my iPhone 6 it will not reboot. It goes to an apple logo then random blue screen crash with iphone. The phone is stuck like this. I've tried restoring it and everything nothing's working.”


When the iPhone/iPad/iPod is stuck on blue screen and keep rebooting in loop, you cannot boot the device into its system properly. iTunes cannot recognize it even:

Is there a way to get out of the stuck? You can try following 3 ways to fix the blue screen of death on iPhone/iPad/iPod after updating iOS 10/9.3/9.2/9.1/9.

Top 3 Ways to Fix iOS Blue Screen of Death on iPhone/iPad/iPod

Solution 1: Force Restart Your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Solution 2: Use Reiboot to Reboot Your Device without Data Loss
Solutoin 3: Restore to Factory Settings

Solution 1: Force Restart Your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Perform a force restart when your phone is unresponsive. Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home button simultaneously for several seconds until you see the Apple Logo. Release the two buttons and wait for the iPhone to load to the main screen.


Solution 2: Use Reiboot to Reboot Your Device without Data Loss

Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) offers a free way to fix all kinds of iPhone, iPad, iPod touch stuck and blue screen of death issues including:

  • The iDevice randomly gets blue screen and crash, and goes into a loop of boot up, blue screen, reboot…etc.
  • iPhone is stuck on the White Apple Logo and unresponsive to any press.
  • Endless spinning gear during boot
  • iDevice is stuck on recovery mode

Download and install Reiboot to computer. This program is intuitive and easy to use. Just connect your stuck iPhone to computer. Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) will detect your device in recovery mode.

Click Exit Recovery Mode button and the device will boot up. Once rebooting successfully, your iDevice is out of recovery mode and can be used normally.

That is the simple steps to get iPhone SE/6S/6/5S/5/4S/S out of the black screen of death, and moreover, no data will be lost during the rebooting process.

Solution 3: Restore to Factory Settings

However, when the aforementioned two methods do not help, you have to restore the device as the last resort. The restore will cause all data in your device lost. Connect your iPhone or iPad to iTunes, click Restore button in the Summary panel.

If you have never create backup in iTunes or iCloud for your device, you can still have chance to get back the lost files from your iPhone/iPhone SE after restore with the help of iPhone Data Recovery, which can recover contacts, messages, photos and up to 20 types of data.

That is the top 3 solutions to fix iPhone stuck on BSOD and other stuck issues occur on iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8.4/8.3/8.2/8.1/8.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iOS Update Follow @Jerry Cook