iPhone X screen unresponsive? Here is how to fix it

The iPhone X is currently Apple’s best smartphone the company has ever released to the public. Apple’s flagship phone comes with a lot of new things that may take some getting used to, like Face ID, Animoji, and TrueDepth camera. However, like any other iPhone release, the iPhone X has its own issues that may ruin your day.

A lot of iPhone X owners have reported that their iPhone X’s screen becomes unresponsive randomly, preventing them from opening apps on their device. This is a common issue, as it emerges every time Apple releases new iPhone model.

If you are among those users who have been hit by the issue, then we are here to help. In the section below, we are going to show you the steps on how to fix unresponsive iPhone X screen. Before we proceed, make sure you now have a modern version of iOS on your device.

How to fix unresponsive iPhone X screen

  1. Reboot

The best shot for fixing the problem is to reboot your device. The process is pretty simple and we will show you how in the section below. Note that the method used to restart an iPhone X is slightly different than past iPhone models.

Step one: First off, press down the Volume Up button and release. After that, press down the Volume Down button and release

Step two: Next up, hold down the side Power until you see the Apple logo (keep the Power button pressed for at least 10 seconds)

Step three: Release the Power button when you see the Apple logo and wait for the device to restart. Once your iPhone finishes booting up, check if the problem is fixed.

  1. Delete and re-install apps

If your screen becomes unresponsive within a particular app, then try removing that app and then re-install it. Before proceeding, head to the App Store and check for any available app updates. If your app is now up to date, remove it.

To remove an app on your iPhone X, tap and hold that app icon until it starts jiggling. After that, hit the X button at the top left corner to remove it and then re-install it from the App Store.

  1. Free up your space

If you are now low on storage, then it’s time to clean up the mess. Apple now offers multiple ways to reclaim some space on your iPhone or iPad. To check how much storage space you have left on your iPhone, head to Settings > General > Storage and iCloud Usage > Manage Storage. Once you are in, delete apps or back up your photos.

If none of the above solutions works for you, then restore your iPhone from an iTunes or iCloud backup. To back up your iPhone via iTunes, connect your iPhone to your Mac and then open iTunes. After that, select your iPhone from the list and then click the Back Up Now button.

Also read: 5 macOS display settings you need to know about

Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below.

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