iPhone X Green line down side of iPhone X screen

mix0mat0sis

macrumors newbie
Nov 6, 2017
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I’m having the same issue. That’s all I see now when I turn on the phone. Major bummer.
 

irusli9

macrumors newbie
Dec 8, 2016
9
1
Tustin, CA
Wow that’s on the other side to mine. Does it start where the very top and bottom edges meet the bend of the corner? Mine was the right side edge but stopped right at the bend of each corner.
Yeah the line goes all the way from the very top to the very bottom.
 

MareLuce

macrumors 6502a
Sep 26, 2010
754
260
I see a green line like that on my TV every once in a while
2016 LG OLED65e6p
 

haqsha23

macrumors 6502a
Oct 22, 2017
696
525
Mississauga
No, I bought mine in Canada (unlocked 64gb, space gray). I returned it btw. I'm going to wait this out and see what happens.
I bought a 64 Silver unlocked from the Apple store, no green line. Although there have been a few instances where there is what looks like a smudge in the top left corner. Once i turn the screen off and back on again it's gone. It has surfaced about 4 times, not a big deal but still annoying. Not enough for me to return the device though (unless it keeps happening). In your case I'd return it asap.
 

tmiles81

macrumors member
Original poster
Sep 13, 2011
69
32
Melbourne, Australia
So far all units with the green line Is bought in US ?
No, mine was Australia.
I wouldn’t have even wasted my time writing this post. I would have had that device boxed and returned within 20 minutes.
I call BS on this!
You have over 6,500 posts so I believe you post a fair amount on here.
Now tell me, what time does your closest Apple store close?
Mine closes at about 9pm on launch day and didn’t open on the Saturday until 9am.
Since the issue didn’t happen until after 11pm, I thought it prudent to write here and see if this became a more widespread problem.
Was this not the thing to do in the circumstances?
 

woodynet

macrumors newbie
Apr 16, 2009
22
6
Brisbane
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So I was playing with my new phone and all of a sudden, this happened!
It’s a really bright line going down the entire right side of the phone.
Tried turning it off but didn’t fix it!
Has anyone else seen this?
I’m in Australia and will take to an Apple store in the morning.
Major bummer...
[doublepost=1510085215][/doublepost]:/ wow ! I think we are on the verge of a
New issue, just happened to me also :/ off to Apple at 10:20, pain in the asss this is
 

nickelro

macrumors member
Nov 11, 2013
71
6
People were supposedly to enjoy these bs amoled displays adopted by apple. But apparently it's quite the opposite for some already. It's safe to say by now that amoled is still a ****** tech.
 

RtWrecklezX

macrumors member
Apr 13, 2009
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View attachment 731397 View attachment 731398 Ok...

So I was playing with my new phone and all of a sudden, this happened!
It’s a really bright line going down the entire right side of the phone.
Tried turning it off but didn’t fix it!
Has anyone else seen this?
I’m in Australia and will take to an Apple store in the morning.
Major bummer...
Question any gaming or CPU/GPU intensive tasks on the phone before this? Maybe any excess heat or overheating?
 

DNichter

macrumors G3
Apr 27, 2015
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Philadelphia, PA
That sucks. This was one of the first things I checked when I got mine after I saw your post. I had no issues. Didn't read all the way through, but hopefully you got a replacement fairly easily.
 

deuxani

macrumors 6502a
Sep 2, 2010
549
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I bought a 64 Silver unlocked from the Apple store, no green line. Although there have been a few instances where there is what looks like a smudge in the top left corner. Once i turn the screen off and back on again it's gone. It has surfaced about 4 times, not a big deal but still annoying. Not enough for me to return the device though (unless it keeps happening). In your case I'd return it asap.
I had that too! At first I thought I was going crazy, but it's a bug in the live wallpaper luckily :) At least for me it is. Are you using a live wallpaper? Specifically the one with red, blue and white?
 

RtWrecklezX

macrumors member
Apr 13, 2009
90
82
I think I’d just downloaded an app. The reddit one which is blue. Not sure of its name, I deleted it and now scared to reinstall it!
Definitely a bummer I remember MBPs one year had a similar issue and it's root cause was faulty GPUs but since the iPhone 8 uses the same chip and no know issues have popped up it must be the screen or ribbon cable on the X.
 

haqsha23

macrumors 6502a
Oct 22, 2017
696
525
Mississauga
I had that too! At first I thought I was going crazy, but it's a bug in the live wallpaper luckily :) At least for me it is. Are you using a live wallpaper? Specifically the one with red, blue and white?
Yes! Same wallpaper. Well that's a load off my mind! Because other than that, this device has been flawless for me. I always love getting a defect-free unit :)
 
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Benebo

macrumors newbie
Nov 7, 2017
2
0
That's what I plan to do at 10:20 I also paid for apple care so not going to put up with a swap out.
I have This issue 2 after I got a replacement, do you guys know if this will end up making the phone worse or can I just ignore it and forget about it sense it’s on my far right screen
 

AppleZombie

macrumors 6502a
Oct 27, 2012
638
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SoCal
I have This issue 2 after I got a replacement, do you guys know if this will end up making the phone worse or can I just ignore it and forget about it sense it’s on my far right screen
No, don't ignore it. Take it back and get a replacement this is BS coming from a "flagship" phone...insane
 
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