How To Calibrate an iPhone Screen

Maaz Perwez

Often the calibration of the screen of your iPhone gets finicky or starts to not function properly, this is because of the poor calibration of the sensors and screen brightness. You can definitely manually calibrate the sensors or the screen brightness of your iPhone, but you cannot calibrate the sensitivity of your iPhone’s touchscreen as it cannot be changed.

Calibrating the Motion Sensors

The motion sensors of your iPhone can get affected by close proximity to a magnet or by any other external environmental factors. So, if you are facing some miscalibration of your iPhone’s motion sensors or screen sensors, then your iPhone can notify you to use the iPhone’s compass app in order to recalibrate all of the motion sensors present in your iPhone. Using the compass app you will be able to recalibrate all of the motion sensors, including gyro, magnetometer and accelerometer.

Below is a quick tutorial on how to calibrate the motion sensors of your iPhone using the compass App.

  1. Find and open the Compass app on your iPhone.
  2. Now, you need to follow the on-screen prompt to tilt the iPhone screen and then all you have to do is roll the red ball around the circle.
  3. Once, the red ball is around the circle, you need to continue tilting the iPhone until a compass should appear on the screen. Once the compass appears on the screen, then it indicates that the motion sensors of your iPhone are calibrated.

Adjusting the Brightness

  1. To adjust the brightness of the screen of your iPhone, you need to tap on the Settings icon on the iPhone.
  2. Once on the settings, you can tap on the Display and Brightness option.
  3. Inside which you can move the slider according to your preferences to adjust the brightness of the display of your iPhone.

Alternatively, you can turn on the auto-brightness option of your iPhone inside the display and brightness screen, then the brightness level of your iPhone will adjust according to the light environment you take your phone to. While turning off the auto-brightness of the iPhone will set off the auto-brightness option and then you will have to manually adjust the brightness of your iPhone every time you would like to change the brightness of your phone, or if you change the environment it will not be able to adjust on its own.

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Adjusting the Sensitivity

As of now, Apple doesn’t provide any direct way to adjust the sensitivity of the touch screen of your iPhone. In case, your iPhone is not working smoothly or it’s giving you a sluggish or laggy experience, then you can try the below methods through which you might be able to fix the issue.

  1. To start with, first, you need to clean the screen. Since the screen is made up of glass, it can collect grease with time, and that could be the reason to interfere with the screen’s responsiveness or sensitivity.
  2. If you still have issues, you might need to restart your iPhone.
  3. If you have applied any tempered glass or any kind of screen protector, then you might need to remove it, that protector might be the reason for your iPhone’s touch responsive sensitivity.

Troubleshoot the Charging Accessories

Often using third parry cables or adapters can cause your iPhone to malfunction. So, check if your iPhone is working normally when unplugged and if the screen sensitivity becomes very sensitive or less sensitive while charging, then the problem could be with your adapter or the USB cable. To confirm the issue, try to use a different cable or adapter and then try to charge your iPhone and check if the problem still occurs, if it doesn’t then you might need to replace the USB cable and adapter of your iPhone.

What To Do if My iPhone Touch Screen is Not Working

A modern smartphone is all about touch screens. The iPhone cannot be used at all if the touchscreen isn’t working, even if you want to enable the accessibility option to use it with your voice,e you first need to access the setting using the touchscreen. So the touchscreen should be working all the time in order to use your iPhone. So, if your iPhone isn’t responding to your touches, or if it isn’t registering your touch then there are several DIY troubleshooting methods that might be able to fix the touch-responsive issues or the touch screen is completely not working. If thee troubleshooting methods fail, then, unfortunately, you will have to contact Apple car or visit the apple service centre.

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Clean the Screen

The very first step would be to clean the screen. Use a microfiber cloth to clean the screen properly, if you have a screen protector try to remove or get it replaced, and then try to use your iPhone a faulty screen protector or a low-quality screen protector can be the culprit of your iPhone’s screen being unresponsive. Make sure to use your iPhone with your bare and dry hands. Moisture from water or lotions can be one of the major reasons to affect the touch screen and its responsiveness no matter what phone you use.

Force Quit and Reset The iPhone

If you are into an application where the iPhone isn’t working, then you might need to force quit that app and try to restart your iPhone. It could be the app that’s freezing and can ultimately cause the screen to stop working, or it might have just frozen the whole UI. Press the Home button located below the screen and hold it for six seconds. This might fix the issue as it kills the application that is currently running. YOu might need to press and hold the power button and then try to restart your iPhone.

How Does the iPhone Level Work?

Smartphones are an integral part of our daily life, and thus they should offer as much as possible to be daily life useful too. Your iPhone offers a lot of different useful tools which you might not know about. There is a surface leveller present on your iPhone that can be used to measure and tell if the surface is level. It might not work as a professional surface level tool but can get the job done. This whole surface level on an iPhone works on the principle of the iPhone’s three-axis accelerometer.

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Accelerometer

In a modern smartphone, there are several sensors present in it for different purposes. Your iPhone has an accelerometer that measures the force of acceleration. This means that it can measure the movement like shaking the phone, or moving here and there, not to mention it can also measure static forces like gravity. Using the measurements of the force of gravity, this accelerometer can tell you the title of the object relative to the ground.

How to Change an iPhone Screen to Landscape

Our smartphones screen have been designed with an aspect ratio that can give you a bigger screen of view if you use it in landscape mode, but you cannot walkways use it in landscape mode as it defeats the purpose of being handy. using a phone in the landscape all the time can be less convenient as compared to using it in portrait mode. So, the smartphone manufacturers have added a software feature to lock and unlock the auto rotation sensors. However, some iPhone applications don’t switch to landscape mode even when enabled like, the home screen cannot be switched to landscape mode no matter what you do. To enable the landscape option or to change the orientation of your iPhone follow through the tutorial.

  1. You need to hold your iPhone in an upright vertical position.
  2. Now, tap on the application that you want to view in landscape orientation.
  3. Finally, you need to rotate your iPhone 90 degrees to either right or left so that the iPhone is in landscape mode. The screen of your iPhone should automatically change to landscape orientation. if it doesn’t happen then you need to enable the auto rotation.
  4. Open the control centre on your iPhone from the top right corner for iPhone X and above, while earlier versions of iPhone users can open the control centre from the bottom.
  5. Inside the control centre you need to find and tap on the rotation lock toggle and then disable that lock. Once you have disabled you may try to rotate your iPhone and the orientation should also be changed accordingly.

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