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How to Reset Network Settings in iPhone (iOS 13)

If you have not updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 13 then you must do it immediately. iOS 13 brings a lot more features on iPhone and iPad that you can enjoy. It will make your life more easy on the go. Almost 50% of the people have upgraded to iOS 13 to enjoy new features. You simply need to go iPhone/iPad Settings >> General >> Software Update. Wait for update to download and then install automatically. It won’t delete any personal data of yours. However it will reset few settings in the process.

You may face certain problems with your WiFi network or bluetooth devices. Few people may face issues with cellular network. The solution to these problems is very simple. You simply need to reset network settings on your iPhone/iPad. iOS 13 makes it very simply to get rid of networking issues such as WiFi networks, hotspot, bluetooth devices, VPN etc..

Follow the below steps to reset network settings in iPhone/iPad (iOS 13):

  1. Go to “Settings” on your iPhone/iPad.
  2. Go to “General”.
  3. Tap on “Reset”.
  4. Tap on “Reset Network Settings” in the middle.
  5. It will ask for a passcode. Enter the passcode.
  6. Confirm once again that you want to reset network settings.
  7. Your iPhone/iPad will restart once you confirm and it will reset network settings.

You must be wondering what happens when you reset network settings in iOS 13. It’s a common question that many people ask. Reset network settings mainly deletes all saved Wi-Fi networks, paired bluetooth devices, cellular network settings, VPN settings and other network related settings. It brings them to default factory setting.

Once you reset network settings then you need to again enter password for your Wi-Fi network to join in. You need to save again. If you have applied any static IP or VPN settings then you have to do it again. It will start fresh.

The above settings method is applicable to latest iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S, iPhone 8 and other iPhones where iOS 13 can be installed.

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How To Take iPhone Backup via iTunes (iOS 13)

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch can be easily backed up through iTunes. We have already told as how to backup iPhone/iPad/iPod touch on iCloud. You simply need to turn ON iCloud settings for automatic backup. You can take manual backup as well. iTunes is the official software for managing Apple devices. iTunes can perform a number of tasks on iPhone,iPad, Macbook or iPod touch. If you don’t have iTunes installed on your computer/pc or mac then go to apple website and install the latest version of iTunes. It’s available for free.

Follow the below steps to take iPhone/iPad backup with iTunes:

1. Install iTunes. If you already have it then update to the latest version.

2. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer.

3. You might get a message to enter passcode or Trust this computer. Simply follow the onscreen instructions. Click Allow for trust this computer.

4. Select your iPhone/iPad/iPod once it appears on iTunes.

5. On right hand side, under Backup Options click on “Backup Now”.

6. If you want to save your health and activity data then you need to encrypt data first. Option is available in the backup options only.

iPhone backup itunes

7. When backup finishes then you can see the latest backup along with time. You need to check under latest backup option.

latest backup itunes

So this is the simple process to backup iPhone/iPad/iPod with iTunes.

How to Take iPhone/iPad Backup on iCloud

Backup of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is very necessary these days. We don’t want to lose any data such as photos,videos or any documents from our iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Most of the people use iPhone on daily basis. There are tons of private photos, messages, chats, calls and documents on iPhone. It’s really important to take backup of iPhone from time to time. iCloud seems to be the perfect way to take iPhone backup without any hassle. It’s almost automatic.

iCloud backup is automatic. You just need to turn this feature on in your iPhone. It will take iPhone backup from time to time. It will save all recent photos, videos, songs and every other document, data and settings. You can restore this backup in case of any emergency or on your new iPhone. Backup is pretty much necessary if you want to sell iPhone or give it to anybody else in your family. You may want to format it and then give it or sell. However if you have taken backup then you can restore the backup on your new iPhone.

Follow the below method to take iPhone Backup via iCloud :

  1. Connect your iPhone to WiFi Network or Hotspot.
  2. Go to Settings >> Tap on your name >> Tap on “iCloud”.
  3. Tap iCloud Backup.
  4. If this feature is turned off for your phone then turn it ON now.
  5. Tap on “Backup Now“. It will take sometime depending upon your data. If you have never taken backup then it will take time.
  6. It will also show last successful backup at the bottom of backup now.
iCloud backup iphone

Automatic Backup iPhone on iCloud

You can take automatic iPhone/iPad backup on iCloud. You simply need to make sure that iCloud Back up option is enabled or turned ON all the time. It will continue to take backup at appropriate times. You don’t have to think about taking backup manually. Secondly it will take less time when you will do it manually just before giving or selling it away.

  1. Go to Settings >> Tap on your name >> Tap on “iCloud”.
  2. Tap iCloud Backup.
  3. Make sure it’s TURNED ON.
  4. iPhone will be backed up automatically on iCloud.
  5. iCloud offers free 5 GB storage. If you take a lot of pics and videos then you may want to increase the storage space on iCloud. You can take extra 50GB for $0.99 per month which is quite cheap than any other storage platforms online.

Any doubts regarding iCloud Backup? Comment below.

What Happens If You Reset All Settings on iPhone 2019

iPhone and iPad have 3 type of reset settings. These reset settings option perform different functions. You must know the exact difference between these reset options. You could loose data if you perform wrong option. There are many other reset options as well such as you can reset keyboard layout, home screen layout can also be reset along with location and privacy.

The 3 most important reset settings on iPhone/iPad are:

  1. Reset All Settings
  2. Erase All Contents and Settings
  3. Reset Network Settings

Do you know what these options exactly do when clicked? Many of you don’t. I have already told you about what does reset network settings performs. Erase all Contents and settings will delete all you data and settings. It will turn your iPhone/iPad to factory default. If you have taken backup in your computer then you can restore backup on iPhone/iPad to get back all music, photos, videos and documents on your iOS device.

Let’s see what does “Reset All Settings” do on your iPhone/iPad. Reset all settings won’t delete any data such as photos, videos, documents or music files. When you choose to perform reset all settings on iPhone then it will simply reset few settings that I am going to mention below:

  1. The Network Settings
  2. The Keyboard Dictionary
  3. The Home Screen Layout
  4. Location Settings
  5. Privacy Settings
  6. Apple Pay Cards

These settings are reset to their default. So if any of these settings is causing you trouble then you can perform reset all settings option on iPhone/iPad. You can go to Settings >> General >> Reset >> Reset All Settings.

The network settings on iPhone includes many things such as cellular network settings, Wi-Fi settings including VPN settings, hotspot settings, Bluetooth settings etc.. It will remove all saved Wi-Fi connections and their passwords. It will also remove paired bluetooth devices. Reset all settings performs all the works of reset network settings of iPhone as well. You can watch the below video to make more sense of reset all settings on iPhone:

How to Turn Off Camera Sound in iPhone X/8/7/6 2019

People love taking breathtaking photos from iPhone camera. The most beautiful photos comes where the subject doesn’t know that photo is being taken by someone. It’s because natural appearance comes into effect which is more good for pics. Most of the phone cameras make sound while taking photos. iPhone/iPad camera also makes shutter sound while taking photos. If shutter sound comes then people know that you are taking photos. They will become more conscious to look good on camera. The natural thing will be gone. That’s why it’s required that iPhone camera sound doesn’t come at all.

You can easily mute iPhone camera sound. It doesn’t matter whether it’s iPhone X/8/7 or iPhone 6. There are 3 settings through which you can mute camera sound of iPhone/iPad. You can take natural pics by disabling the shutter sound in iPhone.

disable iphone camera sound

There are many countries like Japan and South Korea where you can’t mute camera sound in any phone. It’s because of the privacy issues. Many people take random pics by removing camera sound. They may take picture of others which is not considered very good in many countries. You are violating their privacy by not taking their permission before taking pics. In order to avoid such situation, it’s been mandated by government of these countries that iPhone or any other phone camera shutter sound must always be ON. You can’t change the settings internally or any other app to remove shutter sound.

Here are 3 ways to Turn Off Camera Sound in iPhone X/8/7/6:

Follow below methods to turn off camera shutter sound completely in iPhone. You can try this method on iPad as well. It works perfectly.

1. Use Ring Switch/Silent Switch or Mute Switch

The simplest way to turn off camera sound in iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X is to use the Ring/Silent switch. It’s also known as Mute switch. You can find the mute switch at the top left of the iPhone. You move either up or down. So if you camera is making sound then it’s in the UP position. Simply put it down. It turn down volume of your iPhone completely. You will get a notification on your iPhone screen whenever you will move the switch in UP or DOWN position notifying you that it’s turned on. You need to know that it will turn off camera sound, sound coming from notifications, alerts, incoming calls and any other alerts on your iPhone. When you camera work is done then you need to switch it back in ON position. Don’t forget or you will miss important notifications and incoming calls on your iPhone.

2. Turn Down the Volume Completely

The second way to shut down camera shutter sound on iPhone X/8/7/6 is to turn the volume down completely. Use the volume buttons. Turn the volume down till you see sound icon with a cross mark on it notifying that volume is completely turned down on your iPhone.

It should be done before taking any pics from iPhone camera. If you will try to bring down the volume after opening the camera then you will start taking pictures in burst mode. Turn down volume down on iPhone to remove shutter sound.

You can also turn volume completely down from control center. Open the control center from the bottom of the iPhone. Slide to the left to open the volume option. Slide the volume slider at the bottom. Now you can easily take pictures without anyone noticing.

3. Using Live Photos

Most of the high end iPhone starting from iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max can take live photos from camera. If the above method didn’t work for you then you can apply this method to turn off camera sound while taking pics on iPhone. You need to turn ON the Live Pic feature on iPhone camera. Whenever the live pic feature is turned on then iPhone camera doesn’t make any sound. It works perfectly on every phone. Turn on the live pic mode and shutter sound will go away. Try out this feature.

Final Conclusion: If one of the above methods don’t work out for you then you live in a country which doesn’t allow camera sound to be turned off due to privacy issues. You should first confirm that. We have tried and tested the method on iOS 11 and iOS 12 and it works perfectly.

How to Disable Offload Unused Apps on iPhone 2019

Offload unused apps is feature given on iPhone/iPad. You can enable/disable “Offload Unused Apps” on your phone depending upon your need. We keep installing so many apps from time to time which are required at that moment. We continue to use those apps and games over a period of time. But at one point to time, we rarely use them. We get engaged with other more useful apps from app store. Those apps remain on our iPhone/iPad. We don’t delete them. Whether it’s me or you, we don’t count number of days of not using those apps. “Offload unused apps” feature does that for us.

Offload Unused apps knows about all apps and number of days of not using them. If it’s enabled then it will remove those apps for the time being to increase your iPhone/iPad storage. You can reinstall the app whenever you want it. One of the main point of this feature is that it keeps all the settings, data and documents of the app being deleted. If you manually remove apps then it will delete everything. However Offload Unused Apps feature will keep user data on iPhone/iPad even after removing the app.

offload unused app

2 Ways to Disable/Enable Offload Unused Apps on iPhone/iPad:

Follow the below step by step instruction to disable/enable offload unused apps on iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone 5, iPhone XR, iPhone 6S, iPhone XS and other models having iOS 11 or higher.

1. Using iTunes and App Store option

  • Open “Settings” on your iPhone/iPad.
  • Scroll down and tap on “iTunes and App Store” option.
  • You will see “Offload Unused Apps” option at the bottom.
  • You can enable/disable it from there. If it’s showing “Green” colour then it’s enabled. If it’s grey then disabled.
  • If you don’t want to remove any apps or your iPhone keeps deleting apps without your consent then disable the offload unused apps feature.
  • If you want to save storage on iPhone/iPad then enable it and let the feature do the rest. Whenever deleted app is required then you can reinstall it and data will still be there.

2. Using iPhone Storage option

  • Open “Settings” on your iPhone/iPad.
  • Tap on “General” option.
  • Tap on “iPhone Storage” option.
  • You will see the option for “Offload Unused Apps”. Enable/Disable will be also be written in front of it. It will also show you the total MB of space that you can save by enabling the feature.
  • Simply tap enable/disable to whatever you want.

How to Offload a Single Unused App on iPhone/iPad?

Many people don’t want all apps to remove from their cell phone. In such case you have the option to offload a single app as well. It will save all your data and documents and remove the app to save storage space.

Suppose you don’t want to use Youtube for upcoming days and you want to have more storage space on iPhone/iPad for that period. Then you can use below step by step instructions to offload single apps from iPhone/iPad.

  • Go to “Settings” of iPhone/iPad.
  • Tap on “general” option.
  • Tap on “iPhone/iPad Storage”.
  • Scroll down and find “Youtube” from the list of apps that you see or choose whatever app that you want to remove.
  • Tap on that particular app.
  • You will see “Offload App” option in the middle.
  • Tap on it and let it do the rest for you.
  • You can reinstall whenever you want and you will get your previous data and documents of the app back on.

Final Conclusion: These are the best 2 ways to Enable/Disable Offload Unused Apps feature on iPhone/iPad having iOS 11/ iOS 12 or higher version. It’s a great feature to save some space on your phone. Use it wisely.

What Does Reset Network Settings Do (Android/iOS) 2019

People are too much confused regarding reset network settings options in Android and iPhone/iPad. There are basically 3 options in every phone. Reset settings, Reset all settings and Reset network settings are 3 options which you can use for different purpose. Reset settings is a soft reset where your data doesn’t get deleted but settings are reset. Reset all settings option makes your phone go to factory settings. It will wipe data like photos, videos, documents, music and all settings.

Reset network settings option affects call settings, bluetooth settings and Wi-Fi settings of your phone. So if you ask “What happens if I reset network settings on my Android/iPhone?” then here is the list of things that will impact your phone:

  • All call settings will reset.
  • All bluetooth settings will reset. It will also delete any saved Bluetooth devices. You have to again pair bluetooth devices.
  • All Wi-Fi settings will reset. It will also delete saved networks, passwords etc.. Try to save network name and password somewhere before you perform reset network settings on your iPhone/iPad or Android.
  • Reset Network Settings will also remove Wi-Fi issues like “WiFi wont turn on, Wifi won’t connect, IP address unavailable, IP address conflict, authentication error, Saved secured but no internet, connected but no internet etc.. Once you perform reset network settings on your Android/iPhone, most of these problems will go away and you can browse internet from wifi without any problem.
  • VPN connection settings will also reset. It will delete all saved VPN connection settings. You have to configure it again.
  • These settings work same for Android device and iPhone models such as iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone XR/XS/XS Max and similar ones. It also works same for iPad.

So if you are experiencing problems related to call settings such as “No service” or “Searching…” for mobile network then you can perform reset network settings.

If you are experiencing problems related to Bluetooth settings such as “Bluetooth won’t connect to Android”, Bluetooth device won’t pair, bluetooth pairing code problem, device connection issue etc… then perform reset network settings. Pair your bluetooth device again once phone restarts.

If you are experiencing problems related to Wi-Fi or Hotspot connection issues such as Authentication error, connected but no internet, IP address unavailable, IP address mismatch, Saved secured but unable to connect, wifi wont turn on, wifi won’t connect then perform reset network settings on android/iPhone. It will fix these issues. Connect to your favorite network once again when phone restarts. Try to remember your network and password or note them down somewhere if you perform reset. VPN settings are also related to internet so they will also be wiped off. You can reconfigure that as well.

Hopefully this will clear all the doubts in your mind. One thing you need to remember is that “Reset Network Settings” won’t delete any data such as photos, music, videos or documents. It simply resets the Call, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and VPN settings of your phone.

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Top Ways to Factory Reset iPhone Without Password or iTunes 2019

You can perform factory reset on your iPhone without password or iTunes easily. There can be multiple reasons for performing a factory reset on your iPhone. Factory reset can be performed on iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/5s/5/4s. One of the common reasons for doing a factory reset is that people forget their passcode, pattern lock or iPhone is locked. You may also want to do factory reset because you want to sell your iPhone and want to delete every data and settings of your iPhone. 

Factory reset can be done in mainly 3 ways on a locked iPhone. You can do factory reset iPhone without passcode or without iTunes. You can also perform factory reset with iTunes. The most common way for performing a factory reset on a locked iPhone is using iTunes. 

Here are top 3 ways to factory reset iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/5s/5/4s :

  1. Factory Reset iPhone using iTunes (No Passcode or Password required)
  2. Factory Reset iPhone using iCloud ( No Passcode and No iTunes required)
  3. Factory Reset iPhone Without iTunes 

Lets see all the steps which are required to delete all data and setting from your iPhone using these methods. 

  1. Factory Reset iPhone Using iTunes – When you will use iTunes for factory reset then there is no passcode or password is required. Your iPhone must have been synched previously with iTunes. It’s the only precondition. You can do factory reset without Apple ID using this method. Now follow the steps below to do factory reset:
    • Connect your iPhone using iPhone lightening Cable to your Macbook or PC.
    • Open iTunes on your computer. 
    • Open “Summary Tab” in iTunes. Click on “Restore iPhone” option. Confirm the same in pop window. 
    • The process will be completed in few minutes. Wait for sometime. 
    • Use the latest backup file to restore your iPhone using iTunes.
      Restore iPhone iTunes
  2. Factory Reset iPhone using iCloud – There is no passcode or password is required. You don’t even need iTunes to factory reset your iPhone. You need your Apple ID and Password for logging into iCloud. Follow the steps below to login to iCloud to erase all data:
    • “Find My iPhone” must be enabled for this method to work. If you haven’t enabled find my iPhone earlier on your device then this method won’t work. 
    • Open “www.iCloud.com” on your browser. 
    • Login with Apple ID and Password through which you are signed into iPhone. 
    • Click “Find My iPhone” from the apps. 
    • Tap on “All devices” from the top of internet browser window. 
    • Select your iPhone and click on it to open various options. 
    • Tap on “Erase iPhone” option and it will erase all passcode, data and settings.
      iCloud Factory Reset iPhone
  3. Factory Reset iPhone Without iTunes – Factory resetting with iTunes creates a problem as it updates the software after restore. Many people don’t want to do that. They simply want to delete all data and settings without updating the software. You can do that by deleting all settings and data from iPhone itself. Your iPhone should be in unlocked condition. You need your passcode or password. Follow the steps below to factory reset your iPhone using iPhone settings: 
    • Tap on “Settings” in your iPhone. 
    • Tap on “General” in iPhone. 
    • Tap on “Reset“.
    • Now Tap on “Erase all Content and Settings“. 
    • It will erase all the data of your iPhone. 
    • Now you should backup iPhone using iCloud if you have a backup copy. 

Start setting up of your iPhone. During this you should select “Restore from iCloud” option. Sign in to iCloud and you will see all backup copies of the past. Select one of them and iPhone will start to restore from iCloud backup. Give it sometime before it downloads everything on your iPhone. 

4. Use Software – There are few softwares which tend to factory reset iPhone using the inbuilt functions. However they will use the same methods above. The only thing is that you don’t have to follow steps. These softwares must be paid for to use all functions. I highly recommend you to use free methods given above. In the process you will learn few things. 

Factory reset will help you get rid of problems like iPhone Black screen, iPhone Freeze Problem, iPhone WiFi connectivity problem, iPhone Unresponsiveness etc.. Hopefully you will be able to factory reset your iPhone without password or without iTunes. You can also factory reset iPhone without using Apple ID and Password. 

How to Fix iPhone 8 Stuck on Apple Logo Problem 2019

There are times when iPhone 8 / iPhone 8 Plus get stuck on Apple logo while trying to boot up. It’s really when nothing happens and the screen just shows Apple logo. You are not able to do anything. No button will work properly. So what should you do when iPhone 8/ iPhone 8 Plus gets stuck on Apple logo? 

There are multiple reasons which causes your iPhone 8 to stuck on Apple logo. It can be a recent iOS system update that you installed. It may be jailbreak or malfunction of the iOS system in your iPhone. These reasons will make your iPhone unusable until you fix the issue. We are going to tell you few ways through which you can fix iPhone 8/ iPhone 8 plus getting stuck on Apple logo. 

iPhone 8 stuck on Apple logo

When an iPhone freezes on Apple logo or loading bar then there are few ways to resolve it fast. One of the fast method to resolve getting stuck on Apple logo is to force restart your iPhone. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus can also be force restarted to make go away of this problem. You can also force restart when your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 plus screen freezes or your swipe doesn’t works as it should. You can also force restart your iPhone when your touches and gestures lag too much. 

There are mainly 3 methods to fix iPhone getting stuck on Apple logo/Freeze:

  1. iPhone Force Restart
  2. Update iPhone via Recovery Mode
  3. DFU Mode 

1. Force Restart your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus

Follow the steps below to force restart your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus: 

  1. Press and quickly release volume up button of iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus.
  2. Press and quickly release volume down button of iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus. 
  3. Press and hold side button or power button of iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus until you see apple logo. 
  4. Once you see Apple logo then your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus will restart. 
  5. Now it will work perfectly. 

2. Update your iPhone 8/8 Plus System via Recovery Mode

When your iPhone get frozen on Apple screen or stuck at loading bar or simply freezes at any app then you can enter into the recovery mode and update your iPhone iOS to get rid of these situations.

Follow the steps below to enter into the recovery mode of iPhone 8:

  1. Connect your iPhone 8/8 plus to a computer using Apple supplied USB cable. 
  2. Open iTunes on your computer and update it if you don’t have latest version. 
  3. Press and hold the side button/power button and volume down button until the screen turns off. 
  4. Keep holding side button and volume down button even after the apple logo appears on the iPhone 8 screen. 
  5. Once you see message “Connect to iTunes” message on iPhone screen then release the buttons. 
  6. iTune will pop up a message which have “update and restore” option. Click on Update to update iOS. 
  7. If update doesn’t work then you need to restore you iPhone. Restoring iPhone will delete all content and settings of your iPhone. 
  8. The above method won’t work on iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus/6S. You need to press the home button instead of side button along with volume down button. 

3. Restore iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus Using DFU Mode 

If your iPhone 8 is stuck on Apple logo or loading bar while switching on then you can try DFU mode as the last option to fix your iPhone. DFU is device firmware upgrade. DFU mode will completely fix the phone by reloading firmware and software. It will also delete all the data and settings of your phone. Please backup your phone before you try out this method. Save all the important photos,videos, music and documents before entering into the DFU mode. 

Follow the below steps to enter into the DFU mode and restore your iPhone:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer/mac using lightening cable supplied by Apple. 
  2. Open iTunes on your computer/macbook.
  3.  Press and hold side button/power button and volume down for 10 seconds. 
  4. Keep holding the volume down for 10 seconds and release the side button. If you will hold it right then your iPhone will enter into the DFU mode. iPhone screen will remain black.
  5. Once you are in DFU mode of iPhone, iTunes will pop up a windows. 
  6. Click on “Restore” option to restore your iPhone 8/8 Plus.  
  7. If any apple logo or anything else appears then you need to do above steps again. 

Hopefully you will be able to follow the methods and fix your iPhone 8. DFU methods works much better than first 2 methods but it will lead to data loss. Backup your iPhone before performing any action on your iPhone to fix the Apple logo stuck problem. 

Fix iPhone X Screen Unresponsive Issue 2019

iPhone X has lots of problems as it’s a new device. People have reported that their iPhone X screen becomes unresponsive due to some issues and they are not able to swipe or do anything on their iPhone. It disables swipes and gestures on iPhone and many people are unable to turn off their iPhone X due to unresponsive screen. The unresponsive screen makes your swipes and gesture lag very much. There will be a notable delay before your swipe action takes place. Taps on the screen take a lot of time and sometimes they are ignored completely. For most of the people, the screen of the iPhone X freezes completely and they are not able to do anything. 

There are simple solution available to this problem when your iPhone X screen is not working properly or becomes completely unresponsive. This is a quite rare issue but it’s really annoying if it happens with us. Make sure that your iPhone X display is clean and there isn’t any obstruction such as screen protector or case which is causing the touch problem in your iPhone X. You can start the troubleshooting methods when you think that everything is okay. 

iPhone X screen unresponsive

What causes iPhone X touchscreen to become unresponsive?

There can be 3 main reasons for unresponsive touch screen of your iPhone X. If your iPhone X screen is becoming unresponsive while using certain app that you downloaded on your iPhone X recently there certainly the problem is limited to that app only. You should uninstall that faulty app by doing a soft reset of iPhone X. 

The freeze and unresponsiveness can also be caused due to faulty updates to apps or iOS. Apple keeps releasing updates for iPhone X from time to time. As it’s a new device, lots of updates in the new iOS keeps coming. There is a chance that some faulty update is causing the problem in your iPhone X. Updates cause conflicts to system functions. Minor bugs are always downloading new updates which fixes the problem. Major problems can only be removed by doing a hard reset option. 

The third reason can be hardware issue. If you ever dropped off your iPhone or phone got exposed to liquid then there is a chance that it’s a hardware issue. It can only be cured at Apple service center. As there is no software issue, you can’t fix it yourself. You need to take it to service center. 

How to Fix Frozen/Unresponsive iPhone X Screen

You can quickly fix frozen/unresponsive iPhone X screen by force restarting the device. Follow the steps below to quickly force reboot of your iPhone X. It will fix up every software issue. 

  1. Press and release the volume up button of iPhone X. 
  2. Press and release the volume down button of iPhone X. 
  3. Press and hold power button/side button of iPhone X until you see Apple logo on screen. It can take up to 30 seconds. 
  4. Once you see the Apple logo then release the power button and your iPhone X will boot up as usual. 

Once the phone restarts then your screen will work perfectly just like new phone with all the swipes and gestures working perfectly. The force reboot solution doesn’t take much time and your iPhone X will be up and running in no time. 

What’s Next: Update the iOS on the iPhone X immediately

You should immediately update the iOS on your iPhone X. Update your iOS to the latest version or just check whether your iPhone requires an update or not. Follow the steps below to update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS:

  1. First backup of your data via iCloud or backup via iTunes. 
  2. Go to Settings >> General >> Software update.
  3. The phone will start checking for updates. 
  4. Now proceed with iOS update download and installation. 

If the above solution didn’t work out for you then you can perform a device firmware upgrade (DFU) mode on your device. 

The next troubleshooting step is DFU recovery on your iPhone X. This the last solution to fix the unresponsiveness of the iPhone X screen. It will also fix any other issues such as WiFi issues, network issues or any other software or app related problems. Follow the below steps to enter into the DFU recovery mode for your iPhone X. 

  1. Connect your iPhone X to a computer using the USB cable provided by the Apple. 
  2. Open the iTunes program on the computer. 
  3. Press and hold side button/power button and volume down button on your iPhone x for at least 10 seconds. If the Apple logo appears then you held the button for too long. repeat the steps again. 
  4. If no Apple logo appears then release the power button and keep holding the volume down button for few more seconds. 
  5. If iPhone X screen remains black and you are alerted with a message on iTunes saying that it has detected iPhone then you are successfully into DFU mode. 
  6. Now follow the on screen instruction in iTunes on computer to restore your iPhone X. 

Hopefully your problem will be resolved by these two methods. If you discovered any other method then please inform us in the comments below so that we can include that method also.