iPhone 5 Touch Screen Not Working? Here's how to fix it

Are you facing touchscreen issue on your iPhone 5? iPhone 5 touch screen not responding or unresponsive?
Fix 1: Reset All Settings and Reboot iPhone

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter passcode if required and then tap “Reset All Settings” in the pop-up box.

Note: When you Reset All Settings, your iPhone will remove all Bluetooth pairing details, saved Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, and APN & VPN Settings.
Fix 2: Clear or remove the screen protector
Sometimes this issue might be happened because of the iPhone screen protector. It might contain dust inside it. So remove the protecting cover and check your issue.
Fix 3: Increase RAM performance & Delete latest Apps
Poor RAM performance might cause this problem. Delete unwanted apps which is using a lot of RAM. Sometime this issue might be happened because of the recently installed app. So delete recently installed app and check the problem.
Fix 4: Reset factory settings
If you can’t fix iPhone 5 touch screen unresponsive issue, reset your iPhone to factory settings.
Before reset your iPhone to Factory Settings, backup your device. Because this action will Erase all data from your device.
To back up your device,

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Data network.
  2. Launch Settings->Apple ID (your name)->iCloud->iCloud Backup.
  3. Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on. Tap “Back Up Now”.

Factory Reset/Restore

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Erase All Contents and Settings”.
  3. A pop-up box will appear with three options: Back Up Then Erase, Erase Now, and Cancel.
  4. If you want to backup your device, tap “Back Up Then Erase”.
  5. If you have already taken a Backup, tap “Erase Now”.

Then restore your phone From iCloud and iTunes Backup.
Fix 5: Force restart iPhone 5
Charge your iPhone using USB cable at least 1 hour and force restart your iPhone.
press and hold the Home Button and Sleep/Wake Button until the Apple Logo appears.
Other Suggestions

  • Only use the pad of your finger to touch the screen, not fingernail.
  • Close All apps and check the touch screen problem.
  • If you can’t fix iPhone 5 touch screen issue, contact Apple support center.

Also, provide your own suggestions or solutions using comment.

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