Apple: Software Update Coming to Fix iOS 7 "White Screen of Death"

Apple: Software Update Coming to Fix iOS 7 "White Screen of Death"

While Windows users often report about the "blue screen of death", iOS 7 users now have their fair share of the "white/black screen of death" too.

According to Mashable, Apple has officially acknowledged the problem and is coming up with a fix for the software bug. Based on several reported cases, the color of the boot-up screen depends on the color of the iPhone's face. A white face will lead to a white boot-up screen while a black one will produce a black boot-up screen.

"We have a fix in an upcoming software update for a bug that can occasionally cause a home screen crash," Apple spokesperson Trudy Muller told Mashable.

Any iPhone running iOS 7 can be affected by the software bug although there are some reports that the rebooting tends to occur when the battery drops below 30%. The update is expected to be delivered alongside iOS 7.1 which will bring some interface and design changes.

 The "white/black screen of death" on an iPhone running iOS 7. <br> Image source: Hiten Shah (@hnshah)

Source: Mashable

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