1. pegasusl's Avatar
    So I was going away for a couple fo weeks to Africa, and didn't want to risk taking my Apple watch. I took it off and put it on my desk.

    I didn't leave it charging as I didn't want it left on charge for 14 days straight, so decided I'd let the battery run down and recharge it when I got back.

    Today I have charged it and the screen is unusable. There's now a mass of flickering white or green lines across the screen that totally obstruct the watch. The watch has had no damage and has had no repairs ever, it was exactly where I'd left it.

    wondering what might have caused this and what I can do?

    Many thanks



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    10-27-2019 11:13 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Did you try to restart it to see if the lines go away? Also, try unpairing it from your iPhone and then try pairing it again.
    10-27-2019 11:33 AM
  3. Annie_M's Avatar
    Did you try to restart it to see if the lines go away? Also, try unpairing it from your iPhone and then try pairing it again.

    Yes, I would definitely try both of these suggestions! Also, welcome to iMore!
    10-27-2019 12:12 PM
  4. pegasusl's Avatar
    Yes have rebooted it and tried the unpairing / pairing it. It's "functioning" behind the mess, but the screen is unusable.
    10-27-2019 01:06 PM
  5. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Yes have rebooted it and tried the unpairing / pairing it. It's "functioning" behind the mess, but the screen is unusable.
    Why that happened is anyone’s guess. If you have Apple Care Plus on it, now would be a good time to use it. You can also take it to an Apple Store to get their take on the situation.
    Annie_M likes this.
    10-27-2019 01:19 PM

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