How to Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Freezing Issue in iOS 11/iOS 10

AssistiveTouch on your iPhone helps you perform gestures like a pinch, multi-finger swipe, or 3D Touch, and use Siri. Besides, you can also use AssistiveTouch to find and adjust certain settings like Volume, Rotate Screen, Lock Screen and more from any of your iPhone screen. However, some of them got iPhone AssistiveTouch freezing issue from time to time in iOS 10 and iOS 11.

“Recently I have updated to current latest iOS 11. And I experienced the Assistive Touch stuck on my screen, no matter how many time I slide it, it just remain solid. Have you guys ever experience this kind of issue? I’m using iPhone 7 Plus.”

How to fix iPhone AssistiveTouch not responding in iOS 11 or iOS 10? Follow this article to solve this problem.

How to Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Not Working
How to Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Not Working

How to Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Freezing in iOS 11/iOS 10

1. Check your iPhone touch screen

First of all, make sure there is no damage with your iPhone touch screen. To protect your iPhone screen from cracking, you can get a screen protector or a case for your iPhone.

2. Turn off AssistiveTouch and then turn it on again

If there is nothing wrong with your iPhone screen, you can go to Settings > General > Accessibility > AssistiveTouch to toggle AssistiveTouch feature off and on.

How to Turn On/Off AssistiveTouch on iPhone
Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Freezes – Turn On/Off AssistiveTouch

If this trick doesn’t fix iOS 10/iOS 11 AssistiveTouch not working problem with your iPhone, keep reading to learn other methods.

3. Restart your iPhone

Also, you can fix iOS 10/iOS 11 AssistiveTouch not responding by restarting your iPhone: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the red slider appears > Drag the slider to turn your device completely off > After the device turns off, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button again until you see the Apple logo.

Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Issues - Restart iPhone
Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Issues – Restart iPhone

4. Wait for iOS update

The AssistiveTouch freezing issue might be a temporary bug in current iOS version. In this case, you can wait for iOS update to see if it fixes iPhone AssistiveTouch not working issue.

Any other idea to fix AssistiveTouch freezing on iPhone in iOS 10/iOS 11? Inform us via comment.

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3 thoughts on “How to Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Freezing Issue in iOS 11/iOS 10”

  1. This problem is always facing with my iphone x. i hope that Apple can solve it soon.

  2. AssistiveTouch Freezs on my iphone SE. The operation system is ISO 11.3.1. Please help me out. Thanks

    1. Hello, Chen, thanks for reading our article and i am sorry for the delay reply. If you have tried our solutions on the post but your iPhone SE still freezes, to help you solve this issue soon, would you please contact support@apple.com to get solution directly? We strongly believe Apple will help you tackle this issue soon.

      If there is anything i can help you with, please just let me know.

      Thanks for your kind understanding and feedback in advance.

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