How to Fix Your iPad's Touchscreen When It Isn't Working with 8 Troubleshooting Methods

Xiaobai Software  2022-01-20 16: 28  read 474 views

We often need to useiPad.iPad Relying on its touchscreen for controls can be a big problem when touch controls don't work or are no longer responsive.However, the reasons for the ineffectiveness of touch control may not be complicated, and generally, we can eliminate and solve these problems by ourselves.Next, let's take a look at several common exclusionsmalfunctionmethod:

take off gloves

Most gloves don't fit the iPad's touchscreen (or any touchscreen for that matter).While there are special gloves designed for touchscreens, test your iPad by removing the gloves and using your bare fingertips.

Thoroughly clean and dry the screen

Before trying more complicated fixes, make sure your screen is absolutely clean and dry.Use a microfiber cloth or other soft, lint-free cloth to remove any debris from the screen, and, most importantly, make sure it's absolutely dry.Any water or moisture on the surface of the display can confuse the screen, making it unable to detect fingers.

Force restart iPad

If your iPad has a home button, press it and the power button at the same time until it restarts and you see Apple Sign.

Turn off the iPad, wait a few minutes, then turn it on again, in general, restarting the computer can solve many problems, including the touch screenmalfunction.However, if the touchscreen isn't working, you won't be able to swipe the button to turn it off.What is the solution?There is a way to turn it off using just the button on the iPad.

If your iPad has a Home button: Press and hold the Power button and Home button at the same time.whenAppleWhen the logo appears, release the button.

If your iPad doesn't have a home button: Press and release the volume up button, then immediately press and release the volume down button.Then press and hold the power button until the Apple logo appears, then release.

Make sure the iPad isn't too cold (or too hot)

The touchscreen can be sensitive to temperature, and if you use the iPad in extreme temperature conditions, such as freezing temperatures or sweltering heat in excess of 100 degrees, the touchscreen may behave abnormally (other components on the iPad may also begin to temporarily fail).Wait until you can use the iPad in more normal temperature conditions to see if the iPad has returned to normal.

Disconnect all accessories

In rare cases, when an accessory is connected to the iPad, a faulty accessory or software glitch may cause the iPad's touchscreen to stop working.Unlike a computer, though, it's not that hard to check for this fault, you just need to unplug the Lightning or USB-C port connected to the iPad, and even if it's just a charging cable, there's a small chance that it will cause the fault.And, you'd better restart your iPad after unplugging all accessories.

Isolate the application causing the problem

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If your iPad's touchscreen just stops working intermittently, a specific app might be causing the problem.If you can verify that the screen only stops working when launching a specific app, check to see if an update is available for that program.If not, you'll want to delete the app or stop using it until it's updated and the glitch is resolved.

Remove the screen protector

A screen protector is a plastic film used to protect the iPad from scratches and other damage, but it can also interfere with the tablet's ability to read your fingers.You can remove the film and try using the touchscreen again.

Contact Apple's customer support

If none of these options work, the problem may be hardware related and you'll need to seek help from Apple's customer service.

In general, the above methods can solve most of the problems of the touch screen not working, it is not difficult, all you have to do is have enough patience and try to solve it step by step.





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