Several users are complaining about black screen issues after changing their iPhone’s resolution. Here’s a quick fix to this annoying problem.
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Why does iPhone stop working after changing resolution?
Changing the resolution of your iPhone is risky business. The IPA file of async_wake resolution changer is hit and miss and can cause issues even if you do everything correctly.
The reason behind this is that the exploit and, in turn, the IPA file is inherently flawed.
Unfortunately, this led to a lot of users losing their jailbreaks. If you are suffering from the same issue, you can try any of the following methods.
Fixing black screen after changing resolution
Method 1 – Reset display with 3uTools
Step 1 Download and install 3uTools on your computer. Remember, 3uTools is a third-party tool and I suggest removing it once you are done with this tutorial.
Step 2 Launch 3uTools from your desktop.
Step 3 Connect your iPhone to your PC and ensure 3uTools recognizes it.
Step 4 Navigate to Toolbox from the tab section at the top.
Step 5 Click on Realtime Screen and let it download the necessary files.
Step 6 Once it downloads all the files, it will display your screen in a popup window. You will get your original resolution back.
This is the by far best and the easiest method and should work for all models and iOS versions.
Method 2 – Reset iPhone Settings
Although your device doesn’t display anything, you can still use all functions like you do normally. In this method, we will use Siri and VoiceOver to navigate through our device.
- Press the sleep/wake button.
- Unlock your device through Touch ID.
- Long press the Home button to activate Siri.
- Tell Siri to turn on VoiceOver. It will read out everything loudly so you will get an idea of where you are even without a display.
- Once Siri does that, go to Settings > General > Erase All Content and Settings.
- Tell it to just reset the Settings.
Method 3 – Perform an iCloud wipe
I recommend using this method only as a last resort. If you decide to go with this option, all data will be wiped off of your device.
- Go to iCloud.com.
- Go to Find My iPhone app.
- Locate your device.
- Click on Erase iPhone.
If you have any other method that worked for you, kindly share it in the comments below.
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How do I connect my phone to my laptop, i think i have to press ‘trust’ but i can’t because my screen is black.
Try pressing the left side of the screen.
i can’t press trust because my phone is locked
It’s on the screen, so you just have to press on the left half of the screen.
Hello! Unfortunately, none of the methods helped. Is there any other way?
Yes, you can use QuickTime to mirror your screen and it get back to its original resolution.
I had the same problem. I had jailbroken on IOS 11.3.1 on an Iphone 7. I changed the resolution to 1920×1080 and received a black screen when it restarted. Completely panicked, It took me 2 hours to figure out to turn voiceover on and select settings general then reset all settings. I think it worked because I changed the resolution from the display and brightness menu. I then rejailbroke with electra and I kept all my tweaks. I will have to reenable them though, but better than resetting all content and settings or option 3. If anyone is reading this: NEVER CHANGE RESOLUTION ON IPHONES IT WILL CAUSE ONLY WORRY AND DAMAGE.
That’s correct. Changing resolution is a one-way ticket to restore city.
Soo I rebooted my phone because that was the only way for the resolution to set in. I have a password, siri disabled and find my iphone disabled.. I’ve got a mac virtual machine if that helps.
It won’t work then, just restore your device.
so I have a problem. I have no idea if my phone is disabled of me trying to unlock it guessing where the numbers are on the screen, because I rebooted my device. Any solutions?
I believe only a restore will work now.
not giving up on my phone .
Hello, why you suggest to “remove 3uTools”?
The tool has served its purpose, that’s why. You can keep using it if you really want to. I have got absolutely no problem with that.