You usually use your iPhone 7 for calls, messages, and pictures by touching your fingers on the screen. However, you get troubles that your Phone 7’s touch screen is not working, and you cannot do anything on your device. There are several reasons that could cause the failure of your touchscreen, including hardware and software problems. So in this post, we will show you how to do if your iPhone’s touch screen is not working or becomes unresponsive.
- Uninstall Bad Apps
There are some apps installed on your iPhone 7 that use actions on your touch screen may slow down your screen’s working, which gives you some lags while operating your touch screen. The best solution to find such apps is making a check when your touch screen stops working while using a particular app. If you find out the reason that slow down the performance of your touch screen, uninstall them. You can then reinstall the app or another app replacement to fix the issues with your touch screen.
- Make a Hard Reboot your iPhone
The best and easiest method to solve the issue is restarting your iPhone 7. Restarting can solve many problems including your software and hardware problems. If you are unable to restart your phone on its touch screen, press and hold the Power and Volume down button at the same time. It will reboot your iPhone 7 in few seconds. Once done, check your phone again if it is working or not.
- Restore your iPhone 7 with iTunes
Restoring your iPhone can also fix the touch screen issue. We recommend you to restore your iPhone 7 and set it as a new device after the restore. Follow these steps to restore your iPhone using iTunes:
- Make a full backup of your device using iCloud or iTunes.
- Plug it to your PC or Mac and launch iTunes.
- Put your device into DFU mode
- Click Restore to start the restoring process.
- Once done, set up your device and tap on the ‘Set Up As New iPhone’
- Replace or Repair Your iPhone 7 Touch Screen
If any of the above methods doesn’t work with your phone, it is a hardware issue. The hardware might get some problems while connecting and working with the software. That time, you should bring your iPhone 7 to Apple Genuine to fix the touch screen problem.