iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Touch Screen Not Working? Here’s the fix


Many iPhone users have a complaint that iPhone 8 touch screen not responding to touch. I too had an experience with this issue.  My iPhone 8 Plus touch screen not working Since yesterday. One of the iPhone use said some solutions to fix this issue. Here I am going to share those solutions with you
Solution 1: Clean the Screen and your Finger

  1. Check if there is any liquid or oil on the screen of your iPhone. If it is so, clean your iPhone with a soft cloth.
  2. Remove the screen protector(Tempered Glass/Scratch cover) from your iPhone and check.
  3. Make sure that your finger is clean and dry. Clean your finger before touching the screen.

Solution 2: Restart your device

  1. Press and hold the Side Button until the slider to power off screen appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. To turn on your device, press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Solution 3: Force Restart

  1. Press Volume Up Button and quickly release it. And then press Volume Down Button and quickly release it.
  2. At last, press and hold the Side Button (Wake/Sleep) until the Apple logo appears.

Solution 4: Enable 3D Touch

  1. Go to Settings->General->Accessibility.
  2. Scroll down to find “3D Touch” option and then tap it.
  3. Make sure that 3D Touch is enabled. Turn on/toggle on 3D Touch if it is disabled.
  4. You can also adjust (Light, Medium, Firm) the 3D Touch Sensitivity using the slider. Keep the sensitivity in “Medium”. If it is already in medium, change it to “Firm”.enable 3d touch iphone 8

SEE ALSO: 3D Touch not Working on iPhone
Solution 5: Restore your iPhone to Factory settings
Before reset your iPhone to Factory Settings, take a Backup. Because this action will Erase all date from your device.
To take a Backup,

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular data.
  2. Launch Settings->Apple ID (your name)->iCloud->iCloud Backup.
  3. Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on. Tap “Back Up Now”.back up iphone 8

Wait until the process is finished. If the backup process is completed, you can see the date & time of the last backup under “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: Finishing Uploading Then Erase, Erase Now, and Cancel.
  4. If you want to take a Backup, tap “Finishing Uploading Then Erase”.
  5. If you have already taken a Backup, tap “Erase Now”.factory reset phone 6

Then restore your phone From iCloud and iTunes Backup.
Solution 6: Restore your phone in DFU/Recovery Mode
Before doing it make sure that you took a Back Up. Because this action may erase all data on your phone.

  1. Connect your iPhone via Lightning (USB) cable to the Mac or PC.
  2. Open iTunes on your PC or MAC. Make sure that iTunes is upgraded to latest version.
  3. Press Volume Up button and quickly release it. And then Press Volume Down button and quickly release it.
  4. At last, press and hold the Slide button (Wake/Sleep ) until the Apple logo appears.
  5. Don’t leave it after seeing Apple Logo appears.
  6. Keep holding until the recovery mode screen appears. A box will open with three option. Choose “Restore”. Wait until the process is finished.recory mode
  7. Then restart your device forcely (step 3 & 4).

Other solutions:

  1. Make sure that you have updated your iPhone to the latest version of iOS.
  2. Check Apple warranty status. If your iPhone covers warranty, take it to the Apple Service Center.
  3. Change the protector of your screen (Tempered Glass) frequently.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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