iPhone Problems

iPhone Touch Screen Not Responding, How to Fix it for Free?

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-02-28 / Update for  iPhone Data

"Just got my new iPhone 6, 64GB, iOS 9.3. The touch screen becomes completely unresponsive now and then. It stops responding. Other functions of the phone work fine."

"My 1 year old 64GB iPhone 5 touch screen started to become unresponsive after iOS 8.3 update."

You must have come across this issue: your iPhone touch screen becomes unresponsive suddenly. Apparently, this can be an urgent and challenging problem. No worries. In this article, a few tips will be listed to fix iPhone touch screen not working issue. These fixes are applicable for all iOS 12.1/12, iOS 11 or below devices.

How to Fix iPhone XR/Xs/X/8/7/6s/6/5s Not Responding Problem

When your iPhone touch screen is not working, you can do as the following:

Tip 1: Restart Your iPhone

Sometimes, your iPhone's touch screen becomes unresponsive due to some unclosed applications. Perhaps you may have opened too many applications and was not able to close it completely. This may cause your screen to freeze. If you are in this case, restarting your iPhone may help. Those applications unclosed completely close when the iPhone is turned off. Turn on it after 3-5 minutes, and you will find the screen is already working again.

Tip 2: Reboot iPhone with Freeware Tenorshare ReiBoot

Tenorshare ReiBoot is also an effective tool to reboot your iPhone, especially when your iPhone's Home or Power button is broken. Tenorshare ReiBoot (Win or Mac), a third party tool, enables you to fix iPhone touch screen not working issue, recovery mode stuck, etc with one click.

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Connect your iPhone to PC and launch Tenorshare ReiBoot. Then the tool will automatically detect the condition of your iPhone. You can with either click "Enter Recovery Mode", "Exit Recovery Mode" or use both to reboot your iPhone.

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Tip 3: Maximize Your iPhone's RAM

In some cases, low RAM availability can cause touch screen to freeze. Then you can delete some unused applications on your iPhone to maximize RAM and restart your phone to refresh it. We have detailed text on how to clean up iPhone and reclaim more space.

Tip 4: Restore Your iPhone as New

If you still haven't get success, restoring your iPhone as new might help. Before you do that, make sure you have backed up your iPhone, as it will remove all your iphone date.

  • Connect your iPhone to your PC or Mac.
  • Launch iTunes.
  • Select your device from the top left menu.
  • Click on Restore iPhone.
  • Click on Restore and Update. restore iphone to factory settings

That's it! You can feel free to try these tips listed above to fix when touch screen not responding on your iPhone XR/Xs/X/8/7/6s/6/5s. If none of these tips works, you can use iPhone system recovery software ReiBoot to repair iPhone system. The pro version supports to fix over 50 types of iPhone problems including touch screen not working, iPhone won't turn on, iPhone freezing, and more.

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