Several iPhone users have experienced problems wherein their phones will display an error claiming repair is needed on the device, disallowing use.
Apple Discussions poster Xraycovert writes:
"Abruptly, my new iPhone began, and continues to flash, a REPAIR NEEDED message on the screen. I can only access an SOS."
While for the most part this error does indicate a problem with the phone will need to be fixed, in some instances this error message is being shown erroneously. There are several things users can do to try to fix the problem before contacting Apple support or taking the … Read more