How to Fix iPad Screen Not Working

Are you having troubles using your iPad because iPad touch screen is not working in some areas? Or the screen is becoming irresponsive without any reason. If you are facing this situation too, then you might want to do something about it to fix the problem. This could be a technical issue and if you don't get it fixed then it would probably result in bigger issues.

Recently, many users have reported that they are facing the most irritating situation and the iPad screen is not working on one side? No matter how smart and intelligent the iOS devices are, that doesn't make them resistant to all the damage and common working issues in such devices. With new features, the devices are made more compact and hence this leads to some issues in the device sometimes. So, we came up with this article to guide the users towards resolving this issue.

In here, you will find all the plausible solutions to your iPad screen not working problem so that your device will work efficiently.

How to Fix iPad Screen Not Working

If the iPad 2/3/4/Air/Pro or iPad Mini touch screen not working properly, then here are the listed solution that would work under such conditions. You can try the methods one by one and see which one of the methods works out for you.

Method 1. Remove iPad Case

This is not a technical method but it still works to resolve the screen working issue. The reason why your iPad screen is not working properly is that the case is covering up the screen and you are unable to touch it properly.

So, you should remove the case or cover that you use for the protection of your iPad and then try to use it. You can also try removing the screen protector. There are possibilities that the screen guard may be leading to the unresponsiveness of the iPad. So, remove them and try to touch the screen and see if the screen still doesn't work. If the problem still persists, then move on to the next solution.

Method 2. Clean iPad Screen

Another method that you should try is cleaning the iPad screen. Usually, we tend to keep shortcuts of all apps in the home screen. Sometimes, this makes the screen crowded and it becomes impossible to see if dirt is sticking to the screen or not.

So, you should clean your iPad's screen frequently to prevent dust and dirt to stick on the screen which ultimately leads to the iPad touch screen not working in some areas. Clean every corner and remove the layer of unwanted stuff from your iPad and hopefully, it will work.

Method 3. Force Restart iPad

Force restart is a method that shuts down the power supply of the idevice for some time until it is turned back on. To fix your iPad Mini touch screen not working properly, perform a hard reboot of the device. To force restart your iPad, follow the steps below:

Step 1. Press the Home button and Power button simultaneously and hold them for almost 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

Step 2. Then again press and hold the Power button until you see the Apple logo to switch it back on.

hard reset iPad

The forced restart will shut down the iPad entirely and works like a troubleshooting method to fix the issue. But if the screen still doesn't work, then we still have some more effective method left to try.

Method 4. Reset All Settings

A reset is always recommended whenever an issue arises in iOS devices. It is believed that the iPad might have some bug or error that might be resulting in the problem. And as it is hard to figure out which app or file settings could be causing the issue, it is better that you reset the settings of your device completely. So if your iPad screen is not working on one side, then try a reset of settings in the app. follow the step below:

Step 1. Launch the Settings app and go to the General Settings. Then find the Reset option and click on it to open it.

Step 2. In the Reset menu, you will find various options. Select the Reset All Settings options and you will be asked to enter your passcode. Enter the passcode and tap on Ok and your iPad will reset all settings of the device.

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You won't lose the data files in your system but the settings of every app will be reset to default and you will have to change them accordingly. The reset all settings option is very popular to rectify various kinds of glitch in iOS devices, thus you must try this method.

Method 5. Fix Software Glitch without Data Loss

If none of the above-listed methods were able to fix the iPad screen not working issue, then we have an ultimate tool that would surely fix it. it is the Any iOS System Repair that you must try to resolve this problem. The software is specially developed so that it could be used to solve over 50 kinds of issue in iOS devices. Whether your iPad screen is not working in some areas, iPad keep rebooting, stuck at Apple logo, or the screen won't turn on, the software can do it all.

Step 1. Once you have downloaded and installed the software from the official website, launch it and from the main interface choose the Repair Operating System function.

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Step 2. You will be further asked to download and import a firmware package. The software will provide an appropriate IPSW file to fix the issue. Wait until the download is finished.

download the firmware package

Step 3. Then start the repair process by tapping on the Repair Now button and you will see the ongoing process in the interface. The process will finish in a while and your iPad will reboot.

initiate repair

Luckily, Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) won't delete even a single file from your device and fix the problem. It will also improve the performance of the iPad too.

Method 6. Restore iPad via iTunes

If you have no worries about your data files because you had a backup, then you can also try restoring your iPad via iTunes. As most of the users already know that an iTunes restore will erase all data and settings from the device, thus if your iPad touch screen is not working in some areas, then with the restore the problem will be erased too. Follow the below-listed steps to restore your iPad via iTunes:

Step 1. At first, ensure that you have the latest version of iTunes on your computer. Then launch iTunes and connect your iPad with it.

Step 2. Once the connection is established, go to the Summary tab and perform a backup first. Then tap on the Restore iPad option.

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Now you know whether your iPad screen not working on one side or the whole screen is unresponsive, there are several methods that you can try to fix it. But the most recommended method is to use Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) as it will fix the issue without any data loss. Moreover, it provides a 100% safe and efficient way of foxing your iOS issues.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPad Follow @Jerry Cook