Background going black

brdmsd

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Yesterday while accessing a phone contact, my screen suddenly went black and when I pressed the home button the contacts came up with a black back ground with white lettering. Additionally, two phone voicemails appeared that I had received a week previously but had not shown up when I actually received them. I did a hard restore and the screen appears normally afterwards but I'm wondering what caused this to occur. Also, after the hard reset I lost some of recent text messages that had been kept in the text history . I normally do not erase past text messages. So in wondering what caused that as well.


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Ledsteplin

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Yesterday while accessing a phone contact, my screen suddenly went black and when I pressed the home button the contacts came up with a black back ground with white lettering. Additionally, two phone voicemails appeared that I had received a week previously but had not shown up when I actually received them. I did a hard restore and the screen appears normally afterwards but I'm wondering what caused this to occur. Also, after the hard reset I lost some of recent text messages that had been kept in the text history . I normally do not erase past text messages. So in wondering what caused that as well.


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Was all lettering white, or was some white and some orange. If the latter, you may have triggered "invert colors" from accessibility. I have that set to where I press the home button 3 times and the screen is black with white text.


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brdmsd

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No orange text and when I did a hard reset everything returned to normal


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