iPhone Screen
1.1 iPhone Screen Won't Work
1.2 iPhone Lock Screen
1.3 Cracked iPhone Screen
1.4 Broken iPhone Screen
1.5 iPhone Black Screen
1.6 iPhone Blue Screen
1.7 iPhone White Screen
1.8 iPhone Red Screen

iPhone Screen Not Working? Here's the Fix

What should you do when your iPhone screen is not working?

"Why is my iPhone 6 Plus touch screen not working? I can't do nothing even when I reboot the iPhone over and over again."

"My iPhone 5s screen is totally not responding. Does anybody know how to solve this?"

iPhone Screen Not Working

iPhone screen not working? Have you ever encountered the situation that your iPhone touch screen got "stuck" or seemed not responding? Whatever you do to the iPhone screen like tapping or touching, there is nothing happened on the screen. Don't worry, we will show you some tips to help you deal with iPhone/iPad screen not working issue.

➤ Memory issue caused by multiple applications running simultaneously.
➤ The iPhone/iPad is exposure to water/juice/soup.
➤ The iPhone or iPad screen is dirty accumulating dirt or grease and physical materials.
➤ Dry soldering of touch screen connectors.
➤ Too many frequent taps on iPhone/iPad screen.
➤ Touch screen got physically damaged.

How to fix iPhone/iPad screen not working

In this part, we will show you several effective solutions and help you deal with iPhone screen not working issue.

1. Restart the iPhone

In most cases, a simple reboot of iPhone/iPad can deal with the touch screen not working issue, as there are too many programs running at the same time and you cannot shut down them. But if the physical key still works, you can try to restart the iPhone or iPad.

Restart iPhone

Step 1 Press and hold the Sleep/Power (On/Off) button of the iOS device until the red slider bar appears.

Step 2 Slide to power off iPhone.

Step 3 For seconds, press and hold the Sleep/Power button again and restart iPhone. Check whether the iPhone/iPad screen not responding issue is solved or not.

2. Clean your iPhone/iPad screen

If the problem of iPhone/iPad touch screen not working is caused by the dirty screen, you can attempt to clean your iPhone/iPad screen. The screen can get the accumulation of grease, dirt and other physical materials. Here are some tips for iPhone/iPad touch screen cleaning.

Clean iPhone

◆ You'd better power off your iPhone/iPad in case of a permanent damage.
◆ Use a microfiber cloth or a lint-free cloth. Never use a towel or something that can damage the screen.
◆ You can spray the cleaner on the soft cloth and clean the screen then. Don't spray the iPhone/iPad screen.
◆ Never press the screen too hard.

3. Remove the iPhone/iPad screen protector

Your iPhone/iPad screen may not detect your finger tap because of the screen protector. You are able to remove the iPhone/iPad screen protector and try to tap on the screen to see the iPhone/iPad touch screen not working has been solved or not.

Remove Screen Protector

4. Use the original charger of iPhone/iPad

Do you use the original charger when you charge iPhone/iPad? The non-original charger can lead to the unresponsive iPhone/iPad screen, as it may have no MFI certificate. MFI is abbreviation of Made For iPhone/iPad/iPod, and this program is a licensing one from Apple. Non-original charger may destructive. Turn to use an original charger for your iPhone/iPad and see the touch screen get any responding.

Original Charger

5. Restore/reset iPhone/iPad

This way might be your last choice if you've tried the previous methods. Before you want to get your iPhone restored, you'd better back up your iPhone to iCloud or computer. Then you can hard reset iPhone via iTunes, device settings or a reputable iPhone reset software.

Restore iPhone via iTunes

Restore iPhone with iTunes

Step 1 Launch the latest iTunes and connect your iPhone with computer.

Step 2 Click your iPhone icon and then click "Restore iPhone...". Make sure you've turned off "Find My iPhone" feature.

Step 3 Choose a proper iTunes backup file and click "Restore".

Reset your iPhone to factory settings

Reset iPhone to Factory Settings

Step 1 Unlock your iPhone/iPad, and navigate to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Contents and Settings.

Step 2 Hit "OK" and confirm to hard reset iPhone to factory settings.

Restore iPhone with FoneEraser

FoneEraser is a reputable and reliable iOS data erasing tool. Within several clicks, your iPhone/iPad is going to be renewed to factory settings securely.

Step 1 Launch FoneEraser and plug your iPhone to computer via USB cable.

Reset iPhone to Factory Settings

Step 2 Three erasing level (Low, Medium and High) are available to choose from.

Reset iPhone to Factory Settings

Step 3 Click the button of "Start" and prepare to erase everything from your iPhone.

Reset iPhone to Factory Settings

6. Find a iOS system recovery tool

Last but not least, if the unresponsive iPhone/iPad screen is caused by iOS system issue, you are able to use iOS System Recovery to help you. With clicks, you can let your iPhone/iPad turn to normal.

Step 1 Launch iOS System Recovery

Launch iOS System Recovery and connect your iPhone to it with USB cable. Click "More tools" from left and then choose the "iOS System Recovery" on the preview window. Click "Start" button.

launch Fonelab

Step 2 Lead iPhone into Recovery or DFU mode

Click "Question" button and follow the guide to turn your iPhone into Recovery or DFU mode. Here we put disabled iPhone into DFU mode.

Led iPhone into DFU

Step 3 Fix disabled iPhone

Select the iPhone model and then click "Download" to download the repaired device plug-in. Finally, iOS System Recovery can automatically fix your iPhone and bring it back to normal.

Fix iPhone Blue Screen to Normal

You can watch the video to learn more about iOS System Recovery:

Video Fix Disabled Frozen-iPhone to Normal play-button

In this article, we mainly show you several solutions if you encounter the issue of iPhone screen not working. If you have any better methods, welcome to tell us.

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December 17, 2020 10:23 / Updated by to Fix iOS Problems

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