How to Fix Touch Screen Not Working on iPhone

Many iPhone users have got this issue with their touch screens on their iPhones. They say their iPhone touch screen has stopped working after they updated their iPhone iOS to iOS 16 recently.

After researching a lot about this matter, it appears that there are some settings within the iPhone related to the touch feature has been tempered and this must have been the reason behind this issue after the iOS update.

So you need not worry if you have recently updated the iPhone and wondering how you can resolve it. We have explained a detailed method with which you can easily change a few settings on your iPhone.

How to Fix Touch Screen Not Working After iOS 16 Update

Follow the steps given below in order to resolve this issue.

Step 1: Open the Settings page on the iPhone by tapping on the settings icon from the home screen.

Step 2: Scroll down the Settings page and tap on the Accessibility option as shown in the below screenshot.


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Step 3: On the Accessibility page, select the Touch option by tapping on it.


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Step 4: Now tap on the Touch Accommodations option as shown below.


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Step 5: After that, enable the Touch Accommodations feature by tapping on its toggle switch as shown in the image below.


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Step 6: Once the Touch Accommodations option is enabled, tap on the Use Initial Touch Location option under the Tap Assistance section at the bottom of the page.


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Step 7: It will throw a pop up on the screen whether you want to continue. So please tap on OK.


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Step 8: After that, scroll down a bit and tap on the Swipe Gestures option at the bottom of the page as shown in the below screenshot.


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Step 9: When it opens, turn on the Swipe Gestures option by tapping on its toggle button.

Step 10: Once Swipe Gestures is enabled, select the Standard option under the Required Movement section at the bottom as shown below.


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