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iPhone 5S Users Reporting "Blue Screen of Death" Error

By - Source: via The Verge | B 68 comments

The dreaded BSOD on iPhone.

Apple fans who rushed out to buy the company's newest iPhone over the last few weeks are finding that their brand new handset sometimes presents them with the dreaded Blue Screen of Death, also known as BSOD. Though it doesn't look exactly like Microsoft's famous Stop Error, The Verge writes that some iPhone 5S users are reporting blue screen crashes and reboots.

 The problem seems to be mainly with Apple's own iWorks apps, but users are reporting the same issue is also occurring with Facetime, Safari, the camera app and even installing applications. Folks on Twitter and Apple's support pages have talked about workarounds. These include exiting a document before you hit the home key, and turning Pages, Numbers, and Keynote off in iCloud's documents and data. Unfortunately, these are just workarounds, and Apple has yet to comment on the issue or provide a fix.

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    L0n3Gr3yW0lf , October 13, 2013 3:59 AM
    You are looking at this the wrong way ... it's not an error it's a new feature: Blue Screen of Death Screen Saver ;) 
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    house70 , October 13, 2013 4:44 AM
    Funny. I haven't had a BSOD on my Win7 machines in ages, I think the problem is contagious, LOL. It went from Windows to iOS.
    What makes this even funnier is that it was Apple who used to make fun of BSODs in their 'commercials'. Who's laughing now?
    Oh, the irony...Priceless.
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    amdfangirl , October 13, 2013 4:14 AM
    Quote:
    You are looking at this the wrong way ... it's not an error it's a new feature: Blue Screen of Death Screen Saver ;) 


    With the iPhone 5C, your BSOD matches the colour of your phone!

    For the colourful.

    :3
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  • 12 Hide
    tmk221 , October 13, 2013 3:27 AM
    You just use it in a wrong way..
  • 16 Hide
    monsta , October 13, 2013 3:55 AM
    You are holding it wrong....
  • 33 Hide
    L0n3Gr3yW0lf , October 13, 2013 3:59 AM
    You are looking at this the wrong way ... it's not an error it's a new feature: Blue Screen of Death Screen Saver ;) 
  • 7 Hide
    monsta , October 13, 2013 4:10 AM
    LOL!!
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    amdfangirl , October 13, 2013 4:14 AM
    Quote:
    You are looking at this the wrong way ... it's not an error it's a new feature: Blue Screen of Death Screen Saver ;) 


    With the iPhone 5C, your BSOD matches the colour of your phone!

    For the colourful.

    :3
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    SilverWolf9000 , October 13, 2013 4:22 AM
    Oh boohoo, us Windows users have dealt with this for years... A BSOD never hurt me :p 
  • 2 Hide
    edwd2 , October 13, 2013 4:42 AM
    sounds like apple's about to introduce some new product
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    house70 , October 13, 2013 4:44 AM
    Funny. I haven't had a BSOD on my Win7 machines in ages, I think the problem is contagious, LOL. It went from Windows to iOS.
    What makes this even funnier is that it was Apple who used to make fun of BSODs in their 'commercials'. Who's laughing now?
    Oh, the irony...Priceless.
  • 7 Hide
    x2ruff4u , October 13, 2013 4:51 AM
    One word, "IRONY".
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    monsta , October 13, 2013 4:53 AM
    Irony is the new black
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    cynath , October 13, 2013 5:08 AM
    They decided they wanted to borrow more than just the design language from Windows Vista I guess.
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    xero141 , October 13, 2013 5:35 AM
    "working as intended"
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    meowmix44 , October 13, 2013 5:55 AM
    Its just a glitch! Dont worry, our iPhone has a newly implemented feature to fix all BSoDs. It will take use a month to fix this and cost only 89.99 for the new feature to be turned on.

    -Apple
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    qlum , October 13, 2013 6:10 AM
    While it is true that the average bsod is a minor annoyance at worst it still is enough to get the average apple user to run around screaming.
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    meowmix44 , October 13, 2013 6:15 AM
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    While it is true that the average bsod is a minor annoyance at worst it still is enough to get the average apple user to run around screaming.


    You can pay NOW to get early access to the extraordinary, ground breaking, revolutionary iOS 7 update! Hurry, limited sales!

    -Apple
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    bombebomb , October 13, 2013 6:47 AM
    You guys need to quit trash talking Iphone's. You all just didn't know you needed a BSOD till apple told you, you did. That time has come, everyone embrace the BSOD!
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    back_by_demand , October 13, 2013 6:57 AM
    Uh oh, I think I heard a toilet flush, maybe it's Tim Cook's career
  • 17 Hide
    The Greater Good , October 13, 2013 7:13 AM
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    at least iphone owner don't wait 10 years for a software update....also they have less crapware on their phones unlike Android and Windows smartphones


    Gooooood Gooooooood. Let the butthurt flow through you!
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