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Old Apr 17, 2012, 07:45 AM   #1
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Dropped my iPhone 4 and I can't get off the black screen

i barely dropped it i had a case on it ive dropped my phone way harder then that before thats why m so surprised.. can someone please help me i can connect to itunes i can here the vibration when i prese the mute button, but i have no clue what to do please help..
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 07:47 AM   #2
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Probably fried your LCD. All it takes is once.
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 07:52 AM   #3
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Help how?

Time to service or replace. Take it to a Apple store
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 07:58 AM   #4
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i barely dropped it i had a case on it ive dropped my phone way harder then that before thats why m so surprised.. can someone please help me i can connect to itunes i can here the vibration when i prese the mute button, but i have no clue what to do please help..
Have you tried holding the home and power button to reset or will it not let you? I had an issue similar to this the other day where I pulled my iPhone out and it was on, but I couldn't get the screen to turn on. A quick reset for me did the trick...
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 08:17 AM   #5
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Have you tried holding the home and power button to reset or will it not let you? I had an issue similar to this the other day where I pulled my iPhone out and it was on, but I couldn't get the screen to turn on. A quick reset for me did the trick...
However, OP did state that the phone is working, such that it can connect to itunes, he can hear the vibration.

The symptom of what you speak of is only when the phone won't turn on at all, no vibration, can't connect to itunes, his case is different, his phone works, but screen doesn't work. He can reset or restore his device and yet still get a black screen.

My sister had this issue too when she dropped her 3G, the screen turned white, it can turn off, it can connect, but the screen remained white no matter what she does to it.

OP: It's likely that the impact may have caused some damage internally such that maybe the cable ribbon got disconnected, thus your screen not working. If you are out of warranty, and you have a iPhone 4 it only costs $149.00 to replace (depending on which country you are in). If not you can open your device and see what is wrong with it. You may have to end up ordering screen replacement along with digitizer.
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Old Apr 17, 2012, 11:48 AM   #7
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Time to get a 4S

Does the 4S at least come with Gorilla Glass? Anyone?
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Old Apr 18, 2012, 01:02 AM   #8
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Try dropping it again. It could work
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Old Apr 18, 2012, 05:15 AM   #9
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Time to get a 4S

Does the 4S at least come with Gorilla Glass? Anyone?
No. Apple don't use Gorilla Glass specifically. They do use something comparable however. That said, GG is overhyped - it isn't the end-all to all display breakages.
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Old Jun 12, 2013, 01:58 PM   #10
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Try dropping it again. It could work
dropping it slightly actually worked. wow.
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