Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPhone

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:46 PM   #1
476259
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA
iPhone 4 Yellow line on screen

Just unboxed my new phone and synchronized with iTunes and decided to play a movie to see the new "RETINA DISPLAY" in action... There is a damn yellow line at the bottom of the screen about a 1/4 inch above the home button! Man am I pissed!!!! Even when I flip it around it stays at the bottom!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0040[1].JPG
Views:	341
Size:	580.4 KB
ID:	232999   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0039[1].JPG
Views:	233
Size:	596.9 KB
ID:	233000  
__________________
500+ shares of ,32 GB iPod Touch, 4 GB iPod Mini , iPhone 2G 8 GB, iPhone 3G 16 GB, iPhone 3GS 32 GB, iPad 16GB 3G, Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook, and 2 Apple TV's and an iPhone 4
476259 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:49 PM   #2
Macman74
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Try a different movie or video.
Macman74 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:50 PM   #3
bobdigi
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
That blows chunks.
bobdigi is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:51 PM   #4
baller1308
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Did you try restarting the phone? Maybe leave it off for a bit, then boot it back up again. You can also try to get a white picture or background of some sort and temporarily leave it on for a few minutes. This usually helps relive burn marks on plasma tv's where static images get burned in. Not entirely sure if it'll have any effect on the retina display but you can try it.
baller1308 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:51 PM   #5
asleep
macrumors 68020
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
The ghost of "negative black" rears it's ugly head ...
asleep is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:53 PM   #6
gloss
macrumors 601
 
gloss's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: around/about
Send a message via AIM to gloss
Other folks seem to be having the same issue. I'd maybe run a white demo screen on it for a while and see if it subsides.
__________________
when you say it's all over / hell yeah anyway
gloss is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:58 PM   #7
476259
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA
still there! **** **** ****!!! Restoring now to see if that helps.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0047[1].JPG
Views:	121
Size:	953.1 KB
ID:	233009   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0045[1].JPG
Views:	89
Size:	1.12 MB
ID:	233010  
__________________
500+ shares of ,32 GB iPod Touch, 4 GB iPod Mini , iPhone 2G 8 GB, iPhone 3G 16 GB, iPhone 3GS 32 GB, iPad 16GB 3G, Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook, and 2 Apple TV's and an iPhone 4
476259 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:58 PM   #8
iSaxon
macrumors 6502a
 
iSaxon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Quote:
Originally Posted by 476259 View Post
Just unboxed my new phone and synchronized with iTunes and decided to play a movie to see the new "RETINA DISPLAY" in action... There is a damn yellow line at the bottom of the screen about a 1/4 inch above the home button! Man am I pissed!!!! Even when I flip it around it stays at the bottom!
& the issues begin.
__________________
PLEASE QUOTE ME IF YOU ARE REPLYING TO ME SO I GET NOTIFIED.
Gold iPhone 5s 64GB 17" MacBook Pro
iSaxon is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:58 PM   #9
iSaxon
macrumors 6502a
 
iSaxon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Quote:
Originally Posted by 476259 View Post
still there! **** **** ****!!! Restoring now to see if that helps.
I would take it to the Apple Store today and demand a brand new one.
__________________
PLEASE QUOTE ME IF YOU ARE REPLYING TO ME SO I GET NOTIFIED.
Gold iPhone 5s 64GB 17" MacBook Pro
iSaxon is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 01:59 PM   #10
MT0227
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
$H!T.....not another yellow screen problem @$#@% ^%$^%$
__________________
17" MBP 2.8 C2D (Hi-Res) | 24" iMac 2.96 C2D | iMac DV PPC 750 "G3" | Macintosh SE/20 | 64GB iPad (WiFi) | iPhone 4 | iPod 80GB Gen 5 | Airport Extreme | Airport Express X 2
MT0227 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:07 PM   #11
Michaelgtrusa
macrumors 601
 
Michaelgtrusa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Everywhere And Nowhere
I can see it.
__________________
iMACAll life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
TWITTER TUMBLR
Michaelgtrusa is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:07 PM   #12
476259
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA
Another shot! As soon as I get off the phone with Apple I'll take some better shots.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0048[1].JPG
Views:	125
Size:	627.6 KB
ID:	233014  
__________________
500+ shares of ,32 GB iPod Touch, 4 GB iPod Mini , iPhone 2G 8 GB, iPhone 3G 16 GB, iPhone 3GS 32 GB, iPad 16GB 3G, Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook, and 2 Apple TV's and an iPhone 4
476259 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:17 PM   #13
coelacanth
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Sorry to hear about the problem.

But look at the upside.

Play with your faulty phone for a while not caring too much about scratches and screen protection. When all good cases and other protections are out in the market, then replace your phone.
coelacanth is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:18 PM   #14
indie james
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
I have a similar issue, with a faint yellow line and a very noticeable yellowish blob in the top left corner of the screen. Disappointed, will need to get it fixed or replaced.
indie james is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:19 PM   #15
PunisherUltra
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by 476259 View Post
Another shot! As soon as I get off the phone with Apple I'll take some better shots.

LOOK.

It's FAULTY.

No screen should be like that.

Swap it or get a refund and come back later.

Many people are reporting the same issue.
PunisherUltra is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:20 PM   #16
master-ceo
macrumors 65816
 
master-ceo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The SUN
Quote:
Originally Posted by PunisherUltra View Post

Many people are reporting the same issue.
wow. not a good look. I agree swap that thing.
__________________
iOS Power User

Think for Yourself, Stop Mind Control
master-ceo is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:23 PM   #17
iPhonedHome
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Dallas
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=946976

Way too many showing up. This could turn out to be a train wreck come tomorrow.
iPhonedHome is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:23 PM   #18
xtend
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by coelacanth View Post
Sorry to hear about the problem.

But look at the upside.

Play with your faulty phone for a while not caring too much about scratches and screen protection. When all good cases and other protections are out in the market, then replace your phone.
exactly.. its not a 27" iMac that is hard to exchange. I was scared that my 27" is faulty with all the hassle to exchange it.
xtend is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:31 PM   #19
476259
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA
Quote:
Originally Posted by iPhonedHome View Post
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=946976

Way too many showing up. This could turn out to be a train wreck come tomorrow.
Still on the phone with Apple Tech Support. Looks like I'll have to send it in for repair?? WTF!!
@
__________________
500+ shares of ,32 GB iPod Touch, 4 GB iPod Mini , iPhone 2G 8 GB, iPhone 3G 16 GB, iPhone 3GS 32 GB, iPad 16GB 3G, Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook, and 2 Apple TV's and an iPhone 4
476259 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:35 PM   #20
PunisherUltra
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by 476259 View Post
Still on the phone with Apple Tech Support. Looks like I'll have to send it in for repair?? WTF!!
@
YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO A REFUND.

Don't send it for repair.

JUST GET A REFUND.
PunisherUltra is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:38 PM   #21
spicyj
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Go to the Genius Bar once traffic dies down and get a replacement.
spicyj is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:39 PM   #22
splashnader
macrumors 6502a
 
splashnader's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Via Satellite
That is worse than the phones with the yellow spots. This is the first I have seen of a phone with a solid line through the screen. Definitely agree that you should get a replacement. Though at this point getting a replacement could take a while.
splashnader is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:51 PM   #23
476259
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA
Not if I stand out front of the Apple Store with a sign that say's "My new iPhone's Retina Display, has cataracts! Ask me about it!!"
__________________
500+ shares of ,32 GB iPod Touch, 4 GB iPod Mini , iPhone 2G 8 GB, iPhone 3G 16 GB, iPhone 3GS 32 GB, iPad 16GB 3G, Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook, and 2 Apple TV's and an iPhone 4
476259 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 02:53 PM   #24
smokescreen220
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: California Native
At least you have your phone, mine started out in texas, and it is now in tennesse, and i'm in california....go figure...
smokescreen220 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 23, 2010, 03:22 PM   #25
smuffy
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Wow, that totally sucks! Problem is, they probably don't have any extras in stock to replace it. Would probably have to wait til July 14th to get the replacement, no?
smuffy is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPhone

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Thin yellow line on screen artypeguy iMac 2 Jul 10, 2013 01:35 PM
Yellow line on iPhone 5 screen Faithy iPhone 6 Jun 2, 2013 04:07 AM
iPhone 5 Yellow Screen SPNarwhal iPhone 7 Jan 1, 2013 02:10 PM
iPhone 5 yellow screen? apadden Wasteland 2 Sep 21, 2012 05:29 PM
Yellow line on Macbook pro screen (pic) tinyau84 MacBook Pro 14 Jul 9, 2012 06:26 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:34 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC