If you noticed that the screen your iPod touch does not respond to your touch, check out the solutions we prepared for you. Further down, you will find 5 ways to fix unresponsive touchscreen on iPod touch, and we hope that one of the solutions will solve the issue. If that does not happen, it would be the best to contact Apple or visit one of their stores. Here are the solutions.
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5 ways to fix unresponsive touchscreen on iPod touch
Solution No.1: Clean the iPod touch screen .
When the screen on iPod touch does not respond to touch, wipe the screen with the dry and clean cloth. Often, that’s all you need to do, and things will be back to normal.
Solution No.2: Remove the screen protector or the case .
If you have the screen protector on your iPod touch, or if you have the case, remove them. When you do that, check the screen, and see if it responds to touch normally. If not, move to the next solution.
Solution No.3: Restart your iPod touch .
To restart your iPod touch, press and hold the sleep/wake button, and when the slider appears, drag it in order to turn off the device. To turn it back on, press and hold the sleep/wake button again.
Solution No.4: Reset your iPod touch .
If for some reason you cannot restart your device as described in the previous solution, try force restart: Press and hold the Home button, and the sleep/wake button at the same time, for about 10 seconds. Release the buttons when Apple logo appears.
Solution No.5: Update iOS software .
In case the new iOS software is available, make sure to update your iPod touch because it may fix unresponsive touchscreen on iPod touch. You can update it using iTunes, but first backup your iPod to iCloud. To update it:
- Connect your iPod touch to your computer via USB cable
- Choose your device in iTunes
- Check for Update in the Summary panel
- Click on Download and Update.
We hope that one of 5 ways to fix unresponsive touchscreen on iPod touch solved the issue, and that you are using your iPod touch normally.