Rarely, an iPhone touch screen stops working after an update. It’s obvious to feel frustrated when your iPhone touch screen is not working. You use your phone for everything and it’s not subtle. Usually, this problem occurs when physical parts of phones display which processes digitizer (touch) stop working correctly. It could be a software and hardware problem. Troubleshooting phone software problem does not cost anything. A screen protector can also damage the screen of your iPhone. Try removing protectors when facing issues.
Here are some reasons why the touch screen on your iPhone is not working and the ways to fix these problems.
Clear your phone screen
Always clean your phone and figure, if you are using a case or thick screen protector to remove them and clear your phone. Wipe your phone with a soft cotton cloth. Make sure that your fingers are clean and dry.
Make sure the phone screen and your hands are clean and dry before using the phone.
A problem with the software which commands your phone can cause your phone touch to stop working. Reset troublesome software.
Try uninstalling and reinstalling software or problematic app
The touch screen is unresponsive because of one particular app. Sometimes the app remains open and stops responding as it freezes. A frozen app usually does not respond to any touch.
If the touch screen is not working in a given app, then update the app. If it does not get resolve by updating, delete the app and then reinstall the problematic app.
- Press and hold on the app icon until a menu appears.
- Tap delete
Update your iPhone
iPhone software updates can sometimes cause touch screen issues
Go to setting > general > software update > download and install
When your iPhone doesn’t respond to touch at all
When it’s hard to do any troubleshooting step because your touch screen doesn’t work then we will need to do a hard reset.
- Hold the power button and home button down at the same time
- Wait for few seconds until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
- A hard reset will abruptly stop all the background processor on your iPhone.
- Only do a hard set when you need
If you have dropped your phone ad damaged the screen can be an obvious reason for the touch screen not working.
A drop can loosen or damage the under a layer of your phone which is known as a digitizer.
If your phone touch is still not working and its completely broken you can order a kit or schedule your appointment at the apple store or iPhone repair center.
You can also visit Thefixsolutions, as they do a great job with the broken display. They have an expert team of technicians who diagnose the problem and work to fix them.