Dropping your iPad for the first time can be scary and nerve-racking. The majority of people are lucky and find that there are only a few scratches, but in some cases, you might encounter an iPad green or red screen. Most people will instantly think that it’s a hardware issue even though it often isn’t, so we’ll 聽show you how to fix iPad green/red聽screen.

Backing up iPad Data聽First before Fixing

Before you try any of the methods that we’re going to discuss in this article, take a few minutes to back up your iPad data聽first. Data loss can occur randomly, especially when problems like the iPad red or green screen arises, so you can use聽iMyFone D-Port Pro to take a backup prior to attempt a fix. Here are some key features of this program.

  • Selectively backup the data stored on an iOS device.
  • Restore data from iTunes and iCloud backups.
  • Extract specific files from a backup file.
  • Support most聽iOS devices, models, and versions.

Now that you’re aware of iMyFone D-Port Pro and the features it includes.聽Here’s how to take a full backup on iDevices via it.

  1. From the sidebar, choose “Back Up & Export from Device” and connect your iPad using a lightning cable.
  2. On the following display, click on “Make a Full Backup” and then “Back Up”.
  3. make a full backup of iOS device

  4. Don’t disconnect your iPad at any point as this could result in data loss. Once the backup has been taken successfully, you can disconnect your iPad safely.

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Alternatively, you can聽choose to only backup your text messages (WhatsApp聽or聽WeChat). Follow聽the steps below to do this.

  1. Click on “Back Up & Export from Device” and connect your iPad.
  2. We’ll be using聽“Back Up Messages” for this example. You can also choose WeChat or WhatsApp聽to continue.
  3. back up messages on iOS device

  4. Click on “Back Up” at the bottom-right and after a few minutes, your messages will be backed up.

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After backing up your personal data, we can now move on and show you how to fix iPad green/red聽screen.

Fix 1:聽Restart Your iPad

Sometimes technology related problems can be fixed by simply turning it off and on, so try restarting your iPad.

  1. Hold down the lock button at the top of your iPad. When the slider appears, swipe it to turn off your iPad.
  2. Wait a few minutes to ensure that your iPad is completely turned off.
  3. Hold the lock button for a few seconds until you see the Apple icon.


Fix 2: Connect Your iPad to A聽Computer

Another solution is simply connecting your iPad to a computer.

  1. Using a USB cable, connect your iPad to a computer.
  2. Leave the iPad plugged in for about 10 minutes or so.
  3. After some time, the Apple logo should appear, and the issue should be resolved.


Fix 3: Update Your iPad to Latest iOS Version

If your iPad hasn’t got the most recent iOS version installed, this could prevent the iPad red/green聽screen of death from fixing itself.

  1. Connect your iPad to a computer and launch iTunes.
  2. Once the iPad is detected, click on the “Summary” tab and then on “Check for Updates”.
  3. If an update is available, click on the “Update” button to confirm the installation.


Fix 4: Restore Your iPad in Recovery Mode

Recovery mode can be useful for fixing a range of different iOS device issues, including iPad red/green聽screen.

  1. Start by turning off your iPad and closing iTunes. Connect your iPad to the computer if you haven’t done so already.
  2. Press and hold “Home” button as well as “Lock” button at the top of your iPad until you are prompted to connect to iTunes.
  3. When your iPad has been detected, iTunes will give you some options. Click on “Update” and iTunes will now download and reinstall the most recent iOS version.


Fix 5: Restore Your iPad to Factory Settings

No results so far? Your next option is to perform a factory reset. By doing this, unfortunately, all your personal data will be wiped.

  1. Launch iTunes, connect your iPad,聽and click on the “Summary” tab. You may be prompted to “Trust This Computer”, make sure that you select trust.
  2. From the Summary menu, click on “Restore iPad…” and read the notification which appears.
  3. Your iPad will be completely wiped to its factory state and the iOS will be reinstalled.


Fix 6: Use A聽Third-Party Tool to Fix iPad Screen Become Green/Red

If none of the other fixes has聽helped you聽so far, you can try聽iMyFone iOS System Recovery to聽do this.

  • Fix iOS issues such as iPad stuck on Apple logo screen.
  • Available on both Windows and Mac computers.
  • Easy to use and efficient at fixing iOS problems.

While iMyFone iOS System Recovery can’t fix hardware related problems, if there are any iOS issues then they can be fixed easily.

  1. Launch your iPad and open iMyFone iOS System Recovery. From the main menu click on “Standard Mode”. You’ll be prompted to put your device into DFU/Recovery Mode. Use the steps shown on screen if you don’t already know how.
  2.  enter DFU mode under Standard mode

  3. Enter the requested information about your iPad and click “Download”. The relevant firmware will be downloaded and reinstalled on your iPad within a few minutes.

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After following these steps, if your problem is still there then try using “Advanced Mode” instead. Be aware that it will wipe all of your personal data聽and make them unrecoverable.

Fix 7: Contact Apple Store

At this point, if your iPad still isn’t working properly, the issue could be hardware related. You need聽head to an Apple store and have a professional look at it.

Tip: Restoring Your Backup after Fixing If You Need

On the other hand, if one of the fixes above helped but they led to data loss, then聽you can use iMyFone D-Port Pro to restore your previous backup.

  1. Launch iMyFone D-Port Pro and choose “Restore Backup to Device”. From the list of backups,聽select the most recent one that you previously take聽before fixing the issue.
  2. choose to restore a full backup

  3. Connect your iPad and on the next menu聽and聽click “Restore Full Backup”.
  4. choose to restore a full backup

  5. Click on “Next” and after a few minutes, your iPad’s data will be restored.

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To Conclude…

Finding out how to fix iPad green or red screen can take some time, especially considering every situation is different. Fortunately, with our guide and the help of iMyFone D-Port Pro, you can fix the problem with ease. Make sure that before you try anything in this article,聽you are supposed to take a backup of your iPad’s data using iMyFone D-Port Pro which聽is very important. Feel free to discuss this guide in the comments below.