Apple iPhone XR Screen Unresponsive or not Responding issues: Troubleshooting Guide

Apple iPhone XR is an LCD smartphone of the year 2018. It has come up with Face ID and notch display. Sometimes users encounter Apple iPhone XR screen is unresponsive or iPhone XR screen won’t work or iPhone XR display is slow to respond. So that here I’ll give you troubleshooting guide to resolve all issues related to display of the iPhone XR. I think you’re not only one who has screen issues on Apple XR Phone. Lots of them had resolved by attempting to give instructions even including myself.

In more, whenever you toggling on Low Power Mode [LPM]- Yellow Battery icon on your iPhone XR at that time the display needs too long to respond. That’s why it can also be the bad behave of the iPhone XR touch screen become unresponsive randomly. Don’t worry, I’m sure that my given tutorial will help you to repair screen not working on iPhone XR.

Follow this guide on your iPhone XR queries like:

The touchscreen doesn’t work when charging

  • Ghost touch while charging iPhone or iPhone screen Glitching out
  • iPhone XR screen unresponsive when charging
  • Apple XR Touchscreen messed up when charging
  • XR touch screen not working properly after the update or even after restart or hard reset
  • iPhone XR touchscreen unresponsive issues after water damage or cant unlock solution

Touch Screen not Responding on iPhone XR

worked on your iPhone XR screen unresponsive to touch and Hanging, Freezing on lock or unlock the screen


Solution #1: iPhone XR Force Restart

Step #1: Press and release the Volume Up button.

Step #2: Press and release the Volume Down button.

Step #3: Hold down the Side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen. And the screen will go black. Use side button to turning on.

Screen Protector if too old and outdated, Sometimes chemical raise the issues between your finger and screen.

Solution 1.1: Turn on WiFi or Cellular Data, an app is online

Some apps are using Internet data like Banking, Stock and more…when we open or launch on screen [Result is App crashing or Freeze the Apple iPhone screen]. Apple won’t say anything in the alert. But it’s my personal experience. let’s try you, also discuss more about in a comment. and follow the next solutions.

> Reset All the Settings – Settings app > General > Scroll till the end to Reset > Reset All Settings.


Solution #2: Also Check Software Update

New optimized iOS version will fell really glad to us because we recommend update iOS before any fixes apply. And we got success in most of the cases. Some users not updating own iOS because for forgot apple id login or lot’s more difficulties.

Don’t afford to update iOS, Follow the steps below.

1: Go to “Settings”.

2: Tap “General” and select “Software Update”.

Sometimes iPhone XR screen is completely unresponsive or screens not support to touch for above option, iTunes is the amazing software by Apple that will help in an update without data loss.

Step #1: First Keep unlocked your iPhone, Connect the iPhone to Mac or PC. Allow, Trust this computer.

Step #2: Launch “iTunes”.

Step #3: Select your iPhone icon.

Step #4: Now, click on “Summary” section appear in a sidebar. and Find out the button for “Update”. iTunes will download the latest firmware and install automatically.


Solution #3: Enable/Disable Haptic Touch

Haptic Touch placed 3D Touch functionality on iPhone XR. let’s see how to change the intensity of 3D Touch.

Go to the Settings app on iPhone.

Next, Tap on General > Sound & haptic.

Change the Haptic Strength using a slider. And Test haptic feedback now in your control.


Solution #4: Remove the Screen Protector

Check out the screen card or screen protector condition, After long time Screen cover pull air inside the protector. Sometimes Bubble air at the End of protector not visible, so it creates a problem like a touchscreen not responding or Some ports of iPhone XR screen not working.


Solution #5: Try to iPhone XR in Recovery Mode

Having is a serious issue with the iOS bug that created and arising unused app installed on your iOS device. sometimes, App is deleted but some functions and root folders creating a problem that flooding process, Drain Battery and Hitting up your iPhone XR.

Note Backup iPhone first in iTunes or iCloud,

At that time apple is suggest, restore your iPhone to factory settings using Recovery mode. Simple restore might not work because Screen is not accessible.

1. Open iTunes on your Mac or PC. Connect your iPhone XR to iTunes. Wait until your iPhone appears on iTunes.

2. Now, Hard Reboot your iPhone XR.

  1. Quickly Press and Release Volume up button.
  2. Now, Quickly Press and Release volume down button.
  3. Next, only press and hold on side button until you see iTunes logo with lightning cable on screen at least 20+ more seconds.

Lastly, when iTunes shows you a message like “There is a problem with the iPhone that requires an update”, then click on “Restore”.

You can try,

Update: Install latest iOS without erasing data.

Restore: Install new iOS after erase data.

NOTE: In case your iPhone takes over 15 minutes then you have to follow the same steps because your iPhone is exited the recovery mode.

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