How to Fix iPod Touch White Screen? 5 Solutions Offered!

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With the new iOS 10 being released you could be curious to update the OS of your iPod. It is not just updating to latest version, you could be upgrading to iOS 9. In the event of updating your OS, the process may fail and you will see your device stuck on white screen.  In this article you will show you how to fix iPod Touch white screen of death with five possible solutions.

1 Plug in Your Device to A Power Source

When you see a white screen this is the first thing is to try charging it. Follow these steps.

Step 1. Connect a USB cable to your iPod.

usb cable

Step 2. Next is to try charging your iPod.

If you have a USB wall adapter you can connect it to the wall power output. For a USB only connect it to your USB computer port.

Step 3. You will see a lightning bolt in the status bar showing the phone is charging. If you see a low battery screen leave it to charge for a while.

Now, the iPod may fail to respond and it will display a notification “ I see Accessory Not Supported or Certified.” Then you will have to force restart the device when it is plugged to the power source.


2 Force Restart Your Device While It's Plugged in

Since your iPod is not responding, you will have to force restart.  Ensure that the iPod is still plugged in to your computer or wall power source.

Step 1. Identify the home button which circular button at the bottom face of your iPod

Step 2. Locate the sleep/wake is on the top left side.

Step 3. Now, tap on home button and Sleep/Wake button simultaneously for more ten seconds.

hold home and power button

Step 4. When the Apple logo appears your iPod should reboot immediately. You can use your device.

If that fails consider the next method.


3 Hold Down Home + Volume Up + Power

This is another possible remedy that you can use to fix the issue of iPod Touch white screen of death.

Step 1.  Locate the home button, sleep/wake button and the Volume up.

Step 2. Next press the Home button, Sleep/Wake, and Volume up button concurrently for more than 10 minutes until Apple logo appears.

hold down home and volume up and power

Step 3. Now release the buttons once you see the Apple logo. Your iPod will the restart in a minute or so.

If it does not work, opt to restore your iPod with iTunes.


4 Restore Your Device Using iTunes

If you have tried out all the above tricks and your iPod is still showing a white screen, then restore it using iTunes. Just ensure that you have latest iTunes on your computer and a USB cable that is in a good condition then follow these steps.

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your Computer.

Step 2. Link your iPod to the computer using a USB cable.

Step 3. Once your iPod is detected by iTunes click on it.

Step 4. Go to the summary panel and click on “Restore iPod”.

Step 5. Click on “Restore” when the message notification pops up.

click restore

Step 6.  iTunes will then erase your iPod and updates its iOS.

After that, your iPod will restart and goes back to normalcy. But if your iPod Touch keeps white screen and restore doesn't work, you will have to try the last option.


5 Using A Ultimate Third-party Tool

The last and convenient method is using a third-party software that has “Fix iOS System” feature. A recommended software is iMyfone D-Back tool(Windows OS and Mac OS). This software will fix your iOS device out of Recovery mode, White screen, and stuck on Apple Logo.

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How to Fix Your iOS System Using iMyfone D-Back

When you have downloaded the software on your Mac or Windows. Open it and follow these steps.

Step 1. Select Fix iOS system

Once you open the software, you will see the “Fix iOS system” on the bottom of left panel. Click on it and then link your iPod Touch to the computer via a USB cable.

choose the fix ios system feature

Step 2. Download Firmware

Next is to download the latest OS firmware that matches your iPod Touch. The program identifies a firmware that matches it. Move the cursor to “download” button to get it.

Please wait for a moment

Step 3. Fix your iPod

When the firmware is downloaded, iMyfone D-Back starts to fix your iPod Touch at once.  The progress is displayed on the screen. Once it is complete the program will notify you. From there you can now restart and use your iPod Touch.

device boots back to normalcy

iMyfone D-Back is the right tool for iPod Touch white screen repair since you will not incur any data loss. Download iMyfone D-Back for Mac/iMyfone D-Back for Windows to fix iPod Touch white screen of death right now.

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  • Sergio

    When I download the firmware package using iMyfone D-Back, it always cuts off the connection with my iPhone, what should I do?

    • Hi Sergio, have you tried another good cable? I guess the disconnection is caused by unstable cable.
      And if you still cannot download the firmware package, you can email our customer support team:support@imyfone.com and they will help.

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