[2022] 4 Ways to Fix Vertical Lines on iPhone Screen

it is quite common when you see a line appearing on your iPhone screen and many iPhone users have encountered this problem. They may be alarmed when a line appears on iPhone screen or when the iPhone falls down with a green line on the screen.

The good news is that the iPhone vertical lines issue can be easily solved. We will introduce a few simple methods to help you fix vertical lines on your iPhone.

1. Fix Vertical Lines On iPhone Screen with a Advanced Tool

In this section, we will introduce how to fix the vertical or horizontal lines on iPhone with a powerful program using exclusive technology: LazePaw iOS System Recovery. Here are the key features of this powerful tool.

  • Fix iPhone screen with a vertical line problem with 100% success rate.

  • In standard mode, it does not change or delete any data on your iPhone.

  • It is 100% secure and has been recommended by many famous media sites.

  • Fully support iPhone 13/12/11/X and other models of iPhone.

  • Fix various iOS issues in a few clicks.

Step 1: Download and install LazePaw iOS System Recovery, run this program and select "Repair Operating System".

repair operating system

Step 2: Connect the iPhone to computer and follow the instructions on the interface to set your device into DFU mode.

Step 3: LazePaw will provide corresponding firmware based on the device information, confirm the information and click on "Download" button.

download firmware package

Step 4. You will see the repair interface when the firmware is downloaded. Until the repair interface appears, click on "Start" to begin the repair process of vertical lines on the iPhone screen.


If the standard repair mode does not work, you can use the "Advanced Mode" instead. However, the advanced mode will delete all data on your device.

If the vertical lines appear when you accidentally drop the device on the ground, it may be a hardware issue and we recommend contacting Apple Support for help.

2. Fix Lines on iPhone Screen without Installing 3-Party Tools

The solutions in this section will fix this problem via iPhone settings, but the success rate may not be that high.

2.1 Force Restart iPhone

Force restart iPhone may be one of the feasible ways to fix the horizontal lines on iPhone screen.

For iPhone 13/12/11/XR/XS/X/8/SE:

  • Press and quickly release the Volume Up button, and press and quickly release the Volume Down button.

  • Then press and hold the side button.

  • Release the button when the Apple logo is displayed.

For iPhone 7/7 Plus:

  • Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.

  • Release the buttons at the same time as the Apple logo is displayed.

For iPhone 6/6s/SE:

  • Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time.

  • Release the button at the same time as the Apple logo is displayed.

restart iphone

Once rebooted, check to see if the problem of a line appearing on iPhone screen has been resolved.

2.2 Reset iPhone to Fix Vertical Lines on iPhone

Resetting iPhone will clear all the settings. When the methods above cannot solve the issue of iPhone green line/white line/black line etc., you can reset the device to get rid of this issue.

However, this will erase all the data on your iPhone. So it is very important to back up your device data in advance.

Step 1: Go to iPhone Settings > General and select "Reset iPhone".

Step 2: Click on "Erase All Contents and Settings" and enter the password to confirm this operation.

erase all content and settings

Step 3: When your iPhone restarts, enter the screen password to  check if the iPhone vertical line has gone.

2.3 Fix iPhone Green/White/Black lines with iTunes

You can restore your iPhone and fix a vertical lines on iPhone screen by restoring iPhone with iTunes. However, this method is time-consuming and the iPhone data will be overwritten.

Step 1: Open iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to computer using the USB your

Step 2: If prompted, follow the steps in the interface to enter the password to proceed.

Step 3: Click on the device icon appearing on iTunes and select the option of ‘Restore iPhone’.

restore itunes

Step 4:  Enter the password when prompted and click on "Restore", then wait for iTunes to restore your iPhone and install the latest iOS version.

Step 5: Wait until your iPhone boots up and your iPhone will be reset as a new one.  You can then follow the instructions to set up the device and confirm that the phone vertical issue is resolved.

3. FAQs about iPhone Vertical Lines

Q1. Why does my iPhone have vertical lines on the screen?

The following content are the reasons of vertical lines appearing on the iPhone screen.

  • Poor connection: One of the most common reasons of vertical lines on iPhone is a poor connection. In other words, if the cable is not connected properly, a line will appear on the screen.

  • Electrostatic discharge: Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is also another common cause of lines on iPhone.

  • Damaged IC: If the display IC of the screen is damaged, this is likely to be another important cause of a line on the phone screen.

Q2. Can I fix iPhone green/white/black lines without using tools?

Yes, you can! As introduced above, there are many ways on how to fix vertical lines on iPhone screen, including manual setting on iPhone and the technique of using tools to fix this issue. However, it is worth mentioning that without using a tool, the success rate is less than 50%, and it will take some time.

By LazePaw Wednesday on Mar 16, 2022, 18:34:02 GMT / Post By LazePaw

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