Apps won’t jiggle to delete on iPhone X, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 8/8 Plus

Due to lack of knowledge about touch gesture how works on latest iPhone model you might get trouble with jiggle apps icon on iPhone home screen. Your iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus Apps won’t jiggle or Wiggle to delete or Move on the screen. Use this technique and settings to get rid of Apps isn’t jiggle on force touch on the screen and prevent from 3D touch gesture activate.

People also have a problem with getting out from jiggle apps icon screen, because of a home button no on iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR or later. Before that, we used home button on iPhone 8/8 Plus/iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6 Plus.

Apps won’t jiggle to delete on iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone XS (Max), iPhone XR

Reboot or Restart iPhone on Stuck Screen

No, any gesture works on your iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus/ iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR. Hard restart your iPhone X,

Press and Release Volume Up button, Press and Release Volume down button and only Press and Hold Sleep/Wake button until you see the apple logo and black screen.

Screen Touch Doesn’t Respond

Use correct way! Don’t Hard Press on App icon! Only Touch & Hold app icon until jiggle all app icons. To stop Jiggle apps, Tap on “Done” at the top right corner of the screen. Or Swipe finger bottom edge to top for stop jiggle apps icon.

1 Apps wont jiggle to delete on iPhone X

Change Delete App restriction on iPhone X

Delete app restriction preventing from remove apps from home screen. if this restriction is enabled, you will not get “X” on the app icon.

iOS 12,

  • Settings app > Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions > iTunes & App Store Purchases > Deleting Apps Set to “Allow“.

iOS 11,

  • Go to the Settings app on iPhone.
  • General > Restriction.
  • Enter passcode and Enable Deleting apps toggle.

Change in 3D Touch Sensitivity

Your iPhone X’s Screen turns on 3D touch popup menu option while pressing on the app icon. Change 3D Touch Sensitivity.

Go to the Settings > General > Accessibility > 3D Touch > Use Slider for change in 3D Touch Sensitivity. Or Disable 3D touch temporarily.

1 Change 3D Touch Sensitivity on iPhone X

Reset Home Screen layout

Go to the Settings app on iPhone X > General > Reset > Reset Home Screen Layout.

Check for Update

Go to the Settings app > General > Software Update > Check for update (Download and Install new iOS).

Restore to Factory settings

Take Backup iPhone

Connect your iPhone to iTunes via lightning cable. Go to iPhone Summary > Restore iPhone.

Click on restore confirm that will erase all data to default settings.

Now Setup as a new iPhone and use the old latest backup to date restore.

Now you can try with touch and Hold on Mail screen apps icon for Apps icon Jiggle or Wiggle on iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

If you get trouble with the same issues on your iPhone X and facing with other problems submit to us in the comment box.

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