Fix Touch Screen Lagging on iPhone iOS 16

  • Restart your iPhone and turn off reduce motion in iPhone accessibility motion settings.
  • Free up internal storage space and update the iPhone to the latest version and reset all settings to get rid of touch screen lagging issues on iPhone ioS 16 or later on iphone 14, 13, 12, 11, x, xr.

On your iphone if you are experiencing issue with touch screen lagging on iPhone 14, 13, 12, 11 or any iphone after updating it to latest iOS 16 and having ghost touch screen issue on iPhone or iphone responding to touch slowly or iphone responding slow, then you can fix this issue easily by just following these simple methods.

Fix Touch Screen Lagging on iPhone iOS 16

Restart iPhone

Step 1: press and hold the power button and volume up button at the same time.

Step 2: Now, Slide to power off option on iphone screen and wait for iPhone to completely turn off.

Step 3: Now, press power button and turn on iphone.

Once you restart iphone then your iphone ios 16 touch screen issues will be resolved and if not then you can try other below methods.

Turn off Reduce Motion iPhone

Step 1: Go to Settings on iphone

Step 2: Tap on Accessibility

Step 3: Tap on Motion

Step 4: Turn off Reduce Motion by toggling the button next to it.

If you enable reduce motion, then this can cause touch screen lagging issue and you need to turn off and check lagging issue on iPhone iOS 16 is resolved or not.

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Update iPhone to Latest Version

If there is a new version of iOS 16 or later version is release by apple then you need to update iphone to latest iOS 16 version.

Step 1: open settings -> Tap on General

Step 2: Tap on Software update and check for latest ios version 16 is available or not.

Step 3: if new version of iOS 16 is available then tap on download and install and wait for iphone to update it to latest version.

On iOS 16 version, many users experienced this issue and this is due to ioS update only and Once you update ios 16 software version then your issue of touch screen lagging or touch screen on iphone is responding slow or touch screen not working issues will be resolved after updating iphone.

Free Up Space on iPhone

Step 1: Open Settings -> Tap on General

Step 2: Tap on iPhone storage and check with storage and free up internal storage space by deleting unnecessary apps and other data on iPhone.

If you are having low internal memory storage space on iPhone, then your iPhone touch screen will respond slow and you need to free up storage space on iPhone to fix the iPhone touch screen lagging issues on iPhone iOS 16 or later version of iOS update.

Clear Cache and Data on iphone

Step 1: Open settings -> Scroll down and Tap on Safari.

Step 2: Tap on Clear history and Website Data and confirm in the pop up window and tap on close tabs.

Reset to Factory Default Settings

Step 1: Open settings -> Tap on General

Step 2: Transfer or reset iPhone -> Tap on reset

Step 3: Tap on Reset All Settings -> Enter passcode of iPhone

Step 4: Confirm reset all settings and this will erase all settings to its default settings.

Once you reset all settings on iPhone, then iPhone will reset all its settings back to its original factory default settings and any issues on iPhone ios 16 touch screen issues or iPhone ghost touch or touch on iPhone responding slow issue will be resolved.

Why is my screen so laggy iOS 16?

If your iPhone is having less storage space or if too many apps are open on iPhone and apps running in background or due to pending updates or due to frame rate or refresh rate then you can get to see your iphone lagging on iOS 16 or later.

Why does my iPhone screen seem to be lagging?

Lagging can cause on iphone iOs 16 or 15 due to pending updates or apps running in background are consuming more memory and due to insufficient storage space and you need to delete and free up storage space and update iphone to latest version of iOS 16 or later.

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