The Apple iPad is a worthwhile product that provides a quality user experience. Especially, When Apple introduced the M2 Chip, the iPad is performing better than ever. Specs-wise, iPad has amazing attributes, and as of now, there are no major issues that developers are experiencing. It is obvious that minor issues will arise because of user end problems or any other thing.

A few iPad users have been experiencing issues with their iPad screens not working recently. Their iPad screen does not respond when they tap or do any day-to-day task. On their support page, Apple did share a few tips. But being a normal user, it is challenging to under such technica jargons (complex words). In this article, we will guide you on how to fix your iPad screen not working.

Fix iPad Touchscreen Not Working Issue

There can be plenty of reasons that you cannot use touchscreens on an iPad. Like the app you are using has some issue that prevents touchscreens from working. Additionally, it is possible that you are using the iPad with wet hands, so the touch inputs are ignored. Additionally, there may be technical issues such as outdated software, malware, etc. Here, we’ll discuss all those shortcomings and try to fix them.

Clean your screen

The first thing you should ensure is that there is nothing on the iPad screen that is blocking your touch inputs. Sometimes such things are not visible and we think that the iPad screen has a technical problem. I know it’s a common sense, but sometimes these things are not seen and we think it’s a technical problem. So, make sure your screen is cleaned with a soft cloth.

Don’t use an iPad with wet hands/gloves

If your hands are damp, iPad can’t sense your touchand will not respond to your touch.. To begin with, avoid using iPad with wet hands. Second thing is if you are a wearer of gloves that are normal like you don’t have ability to use Gadget even while wearing them. Then remove those gloves and see if the issue has been resolved.

Remove the screen cover

These covers are usually applied to protect the device screen. But when the same cover lasts for a longer period of time, it shows slow touch inputs or may be block touch inputs. For such cases, To ensure that there is no technical fault with the touch screen, try to remove the screen cover and check the issue is fixed or not.

Restart your iPad

After checking the physical outline, let’s move on to the technical aspects. The most important thing to do is restart your iPad. Because of the large number of processes, the device gets slowed down and even sometimes does not consider touch inputs Therefore, restarting the device is the best way to fix that problem as it gives it a fresh start. Just press and hold the power and home button and release when the Apple Logo appears.

Disconnect external devices

Make sure that the external devices you have connected to your iPad are not interfering with the touch input. You heard right it may be possible that external devices are doing it. The cause of that can be anything from malware to slow processes to anything else. So, disconnect all such devices and check whether the issue has been fixed or not. 

Update your iPad

Regular Software updates are crucial for every device. If any case user left to update, such devices start malfunctioning and touchscreen not working can be one of such issues. So, after the previous fixes, if you are not satisfied, then make sure to update your iPad to the latest version. If you don’t know what to do, follow the steps below.

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Head to the General Section.
  • Under General, Software updates >> Automatic Updates.
  • Turn on Download iOS updates and install them.
  • That’s it, your iPad will automatically update to the latest software version.

Factory reset your iPad

It may be possible that some malware has been installed on your iPad and is causing this error. If that is the case, you can’t identify where it is stored. And keep in mind that it can cause more harm than now. Factory reset is the best solution for such concerns. As this will wipe out all settings and data from your iPad. To reset an iPad, you need to make sure you backup all of your important data. Let’s take a look at the steps below.

  • Open the Settings menu.
  • Scroll down to the General section.
  • Tap on transfer or reset iPad.
  • Now tap to erase all content and settings.
  • That’s it. In a moment your iPad will reset.

Besides that, even after doing these troubleshooting steps, if your iPad still shows the same issue. Then it is recommended to raise a support request. Additionally, as a tip, avoid extreme temperatures while using the iPad. From the above explanation, I can assume you have taken into account all the aspects influencing iPad screen not working issue. Even after that, if still any users have questions, you can ask them all below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the best way to stop ghose touch on iPad?

Ans. There are plenty of ways to do that but removing the screen protector is the best one.

Q2. How do you fix an iPhone with a Pink screen?

Ans. It is a common issue that you can fix through restarting your device or updating to latest software update.

Q3. How can I refresh the screen on my iPad?

Ans. Simply, restart your iPad to give a refresh to its screen.

Q4. How to fix an iPad which is stuck on the Apple logo?

Ans. If such things happen then simply restart your iPad.

Q5. Why is my iPad touchscreen not working when charging?

Ans. Apart from above fixes, a faulty charger can lead this concern.