How to Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Freezing Issue After Updating to iOS 10.2.1

AssistiveTouch on your iPhone allows you to 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. Many users enabled this useful feature, however, some of them got iPhone AssistiveTouch freezing issue from time to time in iOS 10.2 and iOS 10.2.1.

“Recently I have updated to current latest iOS 10.2.1. 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 10.2.1? Follow this article to solve this problem.

How to Fix iPhone AssistiveTouch Freezing in iOS 10.2.1

1. Check your iPhone touchscreen

First of all, you need to figure out whether there is something wrong with your iPhone screen. You need to make sure your screen is clean and dry.

2. Turn off AssistiveTouch and then turn it on again

Then, you can go to Settings > General > Accessibility > AssistiveTouch to toggle AssistiveTouch feature off and on.

How to Turn On/Off AssistiveTouch on iPhone
How to Turn On/Off AssistiveTouch on iPhone

3. Restart your iPhone

Also, you can fix iOS 10.2/10.2.1 AssistiveTouch not working 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.

4. Update your iPhone to iOS 10.3

The upcoming iOS 10.3, which is expected release soon, includes bug fixes that may solve iPhone AssistiveTouch freezing issue in iOS 10.2. You can update your iPhone to iPhone 10.3 to see if it fixes this problem. As iOS 10.3 public beta is available now, you can update your iPhone to iOS 10.3 to have a glance at iOS 10.3 before the formal release.

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