iPhone Touch Screen Not Working (iOS 17.1.1)? 10 Ways to Fix it!

🗓️ September 20, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

In this article, I’ll share with you all possible workarounds to fix the iPhone touch screen not working after iOS 17/ iPadOS update.

The touchscreen is a primary interface for all smart gadgets. And the new Apple iPhone, iPad comes with the original Force touch in the control center and the 3D Touch to see more options at a glance for the installed app. Sometimes you feel that your iDevice is responding too slow or hanging/ Screen Unresponsive on the open app, Use Third-party Keyboard for type text, Use the Camera app iPhone, iPad.

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Some hidden techniques and tips work on Touchscreen unresponsive on launch Control center within the app or lock screen; Access saved photos or Album in Third-party app.

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iPhone X users are reported screen is not responding due to cold weather, Also Apple planning to give the update in Next iOS to fix this issue. here’s some temporary solution.

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1. Check for Updates iOS or Apps

New updates always come with bug fixes and new features. So care about new iOS software when it is available.

Go to Settings > tap General > Software Update.

Update App: Open App Store > Updates > Available Update or Update All.

Some apps are taking too long time or responding slowly after launch. Also, check for the update of this app.

Unsupported and incompatible app versions might be in crashing or Making the iPhone screen unresponsive.

2. Restart or Reboot Device

Re-Fix internal software problems by a simple restart or Force Restart

Restart Press Sleep/ Wake (iPhone 8/8 Plus and Earlier) or Side button (iPhone X) button until you see Slide to turn off option on Screen.

Force Restart: Press Sleep/ Wake + Home button until see apple logo on screen for iPhone 6/ 6S, iPhone 6 Plus/ 6S Plus. 

Force Restart on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, or later: Sleep/ Wake + Volume Down button.

3. Backup or Restore (Downgrade)

Incompatible (Device is on the edge of the supported list) with the latest version of iOS then downgrade iOS. Or near to close, left from the latest iOS-supported device.

You must go with the help of iTunes, Backup iPhone at first.

Restore iPhone using iTunes download iPSW file for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

4. Taking too long time to Open apps

That means your iPhone is hanging and overloaded due to not having enough memory, Close all unused apps from the multitasking screen.

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Or Make free storage space using Different iPhone optimization techniques.

5. Unresponsive to rotate screen

Disable auto screen turn the feature on the home screen or app screen. To quickly stop rotate screen, Swipe up the control center and Tap on the lock icon with a circular arrow. Some apps can’t support landscape view.

6. Tempered Screen Protector Problems

After a too long time, Some chemical effects may create a problem, and after lost pro-quality, you may be feel Screen Clutter, sticky after remove screen protector damage. If possible then you can get help from a professional and clean up the screen without any damage.

Change or set up a new screen protector (Updated with latest Technology and Facility)

7. Reset settings

Reset all settings at once and Go with the Default option. Might be some screen resolution, New Font size, and style creating problems for rendering the app or UI on the screen.

Steps to Reset All Settings in iOS 16 and later version

  1. Go to the “Settings” app
  2. Tap “General
  3. Find and open tap “Transfer or Reset iPhone”
  4. Tap “Reset
  5. Lastly tap on “Reset All Settings”
  6. For security reasons, you will be asked to enter the iPhone Passcode.
  7. Tap Confirm Reset All Settings.
  8. After that iPhone will reboot.

Steps to Reset All Settings in iOS 14 and Earlier version

Go to the Settings > General > Reset > Reset all Settings.

3 Reset All iPhone settings

8. 3D Touch Doesn’t show effect instantly

3D Touch works on your Finger pressure gives you in any area of the screen. Now, Based on users’ facilities, anyone can change 3D Touch Pressure intensity. And Then activate 3D Touch using the hard press or Soft press.

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Go to the Settings > General > Accessibility > 3D Touch.

Enable 3D Touch Toggle by the single tap on it.

Also check load intensity on Screen: Light, Medium, and Firm

9. Check Warranty Status: Problem on Screen

Accidental pressure on the screen may damage the screen or internal hardware part. Keep away while you sleep in Bad or also from your kids – Child.

On Pressure damage screen will show Two Vertical lines on the iPhone screen.

10. Check Warranty Status

Know remaining Warranty (In Months and Year) from IMEI number on the apple site. Under Warranty Device is eligible for replacement or Free repair on Damage/ Not working hardware is free.

Above all are the possible troubleshooting ways on iPhone Screen unresponsive.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: jaysukh.pharma@gmail.com [OR] admin@howtoisolve.com