How to Fix iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen Not Responding

by Sophie Green   Updated on 2020-11-17 / Update for  iPhone 12

have bought new iPhone 12 Mini on 13th November, touchscreen is not working while inside any cover. Need replacement of iPhone 12 Mini or resolution asap"

iPhone 12 Mini is available these days. As the world’s smallest, thinnest, lightest 5G phone, it is widely popular around many Apple fans. However, some users complained that there are some bugs on iPhone 12 Mini touchscreen or unlock screen which is trending on Reddit, Macrumors, Apple Communities.

What's Problem in iPhone 12 Mini Touch Screen

Unresponsive touch screen errors are not so unfamiliar to iPhone users and iPhone 11 and earlier have already been there. So, iPhone 12 is not the only one. This particular issue has been reported by many other users. Truth is, their iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen suddenly becomes unresponsive when they put in protective cover. That’s annoying. After all, a smartphone is virtually if its touchscreen stops working from any underlying condition.

Well, the good news is that this error can easily be fixed using the right methods – and that’s what this article is about to provide you. So, continue reading it to find out.

Quickest & Best Way to Fix iPhone 12 Mini Not Responding to Touchscreen

Actually, when your iPhone 12 mini appears this problem, you can’t google the best answers but only get many users with the same issue. So, how to fix? Tenorshare tech has tested this problem and proved that iPhone 12 Mini unlock screen not responding can be solved with Tenorshare ReiBoot Pro, an iOS repairing tools. Tenorshare ReiBoot can fix 150+ iOS related issues in iPhone/iPad or other devices. This useful and powerful tool can fix iPhone 12 Mini don’t respond to touch screen.


This tool only support fixing system error resulting in iPhone 12 Mini unlock screen not working.

To repair iPhone 12 using ReiBoot, follow the below steps:

  • Run ReiBoot pro. Then, connect your iPhone 12 Mini and hit on and Repair Operating System.

    select repair operating system
  • Click Fix Now to get started.

    iPhone 12 mini touchscreen issues – fix now
  • ReiBoot will show the latest firmware package for your iPhone 12 Mini. Hit on Download.

    iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen - firmware
  • It will take some time to complete the downloading process. Don’t disconnect your iPhone 12 Mini during the downloading process.

    iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen - downloading
  • When it is downloaded, click on Repair Now to begin repairing your iPhone 12 Mini.

    iPhone 12 mini touchscreen issues – repair now
  • The repairing process is completed. Now, enter the screen passcode and follow the on-screen instructions to check the iPhone 12 Mini touchscreen.

    iPhone 12 Mini Not Responding to Touchscreen - completed

Other 4 Methods for iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen Issues

It’s possible that the above method will fail to solve iPhone 12 Mini touchscreen problem. Well, instead of getting disappointed, you can turn to other common methods to fix this issue. Below are some other 4 methods.

#Method 1: Force Restart iPhone 12 Mini

Force Restart is the most common method that you should implement to fix iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen issue. A simple force restart removes any temporary bug or glitches in your iPhone 12 Mini.

  • Press and release the volume up button, then press and release the volume down button.
  • Then, hold the power button, release it when the Apple logo appears.
  • Your iPhone 12 Mini will switch off.
  • Now, press and hold power button for a few seconds to switch it back on.

    iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen - force restart

After you have done with the above steps, check if iPhone 12 Mini touchscreen is normal. If not, you can try the following methods.

#Method 2: Using iPhone 12 Mini with Case/Screen Protector Temporarily

Second method is to use the protective case or screen protector resolving the issues – though temporarily. It still shows that there’s something wrong with the mobile and you’ve to keep looking for a permanent solution to it.

#Method 3: Restore iPhone 12 Mini from iTunes

Many users have reported that restoring iPhone 12 Mini using iTunes can help troubleshoot iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen.

iTunes is an official app that offers users a DIY way to fix some iOS system bugs with computer. It’s free and easy, but this method will cause your data loss. If you have some data on new iPhone 12 Mini, do a backup first. Now, let’s prove whether this method is work.

  • Launch the latest version of iTunes on computer and connect your iPhone 12 Mini.
  • Now, click on iPhone icon on top bar and then select Summary.
  • Here, hit on Restore iPhone and wait until iTunes completes the restoring process.

    iPhone 12 Mini Not Responding to Touchscreen – restore

#Method 4: Contact Apple Customer Support

If none of the abovementioned methods solves your problem, then you have no option but to contact official Apple customer support center. Apple technicians will assess if your mobile has any manufacturing defect or hardware issue and guide you accordingly. Go to the official Apple Support website.

Final Words

The above has discussed a serious issue in iPhone 12 Mini that is affecting a number of Apple users. We outlined a number of methods that will help our readers overcome iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen error and restore their iPhone back to normal functioning.

We also concluded that Tenorshare ReiBoot Pro is the best third-party tool to help repair your iPhone and make sure this issue never arises in the future.