Users of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have reported horizontal lines appearing on their displays after turning on their devices.

According to user reports on Reddit and Apple’s community site. A significant number of iPhone owners are experiencing green and yellow lines flashing across their screen when the device is turned on. According to a few customers, Apple has confirmed that the problem with flashing lines is not a hardware issue.

Horizontal lines on Display

Apple have stated that it is an iOS problem. Some iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max owners stated that the problem began with iOS 16.2. While others indicate that it existed in previous iOS 16 versions.

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The colours and quantities of horizontal lines vary, but green and yellow lines are the most common. According to certain users, the glitch does not occur every time. Another user claims that the lines vanished after a second.

The problem is believed to have begun after the iOS 16.2 upgrade, however others claim to have observed flashing lines on the screen in previous iOS 16 releases.

Some Reddit users claim that they took their higher-end iPhone 14 series models to the Apple shop and were told that the problem is not due to a hardware flaw, but rather to an iOS glitch. Few claim that the problem persisted even after rebooting their smartphones and updated to iOS 16.2.

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Apple is aware of the problem. The company’s Support team tweeted earlier this week. Asking impacted consumers for further information regarding the issue and the version of iOS on their smartphones.

Affected consumers have also looked for a remedy to resolve the issue on their end. Turning off the Always On Display feature, according to some, has helped them overcome this issue. Resetting the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max has also been reported to work by some customers.

According to a user going by the moniker Cab1X, who cites an Apple engineer. The problem will be fixed in the future iOS 16.2.1 update.