Several iPhone 12 mini users have been facing display issues on their device. Users have complained about flickering screen, a green tint and other colour inaccuracies in the phone’s display. Users have further stated that the issue occurs when brightness is set around 90 percent or lower in some cases.
If your iPhone 12 mini display is exhibiting flickering, a green or gray glow, or other unintended lighting variations under some conditions, work through these steps to get everything back to normal.
Solution #1: Reboot Your iPhone
The easiest way to ensure this isn’t a temporary glitch is to first restart your iPhone. Doing that kills all the active third-party background services and processes. It will also refresh your iPhone’s components in case any one of them had crashed during a taskt. Go to settings > general > shut down.
After rebooting, if the display is no longer failing, you should go ahead and review all the recent apps you’ve installed.
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Solution #2: Disable Auto Brightness
accessibility > Display & Text Size.
Solution #3: Check for Updates
general > software update.
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Solution #4: Perform a factory Reset
Rebooting is the most rudimentary troubleshooting method you can execute and for most problems it will do the trick.
However, if it doesn’t fix iPhone 12 mini display issues, the next step is wiping your phone entirely by performing a hard reset. That will restore your phone to its factory settings and clear the cache.
So if there’s any unprocessed data hampering your iPhone’s functions, a hard reset will clear everything right away. Of course, you can back up your phone (here’s how to backup iPhone data if there’s anything you’d like to restore later.
Go to the Settings > General,tap the Reset button and Erase All Content and Settings. Your iPhone will take a few minutes to reset depending on the amount of data it houses.
Solution #5: Get it checked by apple
Your last resort is, of course, to get in touch with Apple Support and have it checked out by a professional. If none of the aforementioned techniques fixed your iPhone 12 mini Display Problems, it’s likely a hardware failure. In most scenarios, you will have to hand in your iPhone for a repair.
There’s no guarantee that any of those steps will be able to save your iPhone. Even if Genius Bar has a solution, chances are it won’t be cheap. So, it’s worth giving each one of these a shot before deciding between a paid repair or a new iPhone:
- Reboot your iPhone
- Disable auto-brightness
- Check for updates
- perform a Factory Reset
- Get it checked by Apple
While it’s never fun to troubleshoot, hopefully these tips and tricks will help get your iPhone 12 mini display back to working condition.
And for other types of issues, take a look at these fixes for when your iPhone 12 mini is overheating.