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Annoying of Google Pixel touch screen not working after update to 8.1? Various Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone user-reported issues of touchscreen stop responding randomly. You can face various problems such as the unresponsive touchscreen, blank screen or flashing screen and sometimes touch screen not working in the corner of the screen. Most of all these types of errors occur due to software bugs. Update system software on Google pixel maybe fixes this touch screen problem.
Sometimes while using any apps or playing games and suddenly unresponsive touch screen on Google Pixel & Pixel XL. Some of the Pixel users can’t even unlock it since it requires the pin or pattern. Let see various methods to fix Google Pixel touch screen flashing issues.
5 Methods to Fix Google Pixel Touch Screen Not Working or Screen flashing
Follow the below-given way to fix Google pixel and pixel XL touch screen not working.
Remove the case and screen protector to fix Google Pixel touchscreen not responding issue
If you have used a Pixel case and screen protector, remove the case from your phone to improve Pixel touchscreen. If you still have a facing issue, remove the screen protector and check.
Google Pixel touch screen calibration
Download a touch screen test app and calibrate your Google Pixel screen and go over the entire screen and check to fix the touchscreen issue.
Remove SIM card
Power off your Google pixel and pixel XL device. Remove SIM card from your device and after a few seconds reinsert again. Now turn on your Google pixel and pixel XL phone and check issue resolved or not.
Factory data reset Google Pixel to fix Google Pixel touch screen not working issue
It will reset all your personal information such as your account, system & app data settings, music, photos, and downloaded apps. Before resetting Google pixel phone, back up your Google pixel data.
Step 1: Go to “Settings”
Step 2: Under the personal section, tap on “Backup & reset”
Step 3: Touch “Factory data reset”
Step 4: Touch “Reset Phone”
If set pattern lock / PIN / Password or fingerprint, draw the pattern to unlock your Google Pixel phone.
Step 5: Tap “Erase everything”
Factory reset or Clear cache partition on Google Pixel & Pixel XL
Step 1: Press and hold the power button, home and volume button at the same time
Step 2: While phone vibrate, holding the home & volume up button until appear “Android system recovery” screen
Step 3: Press volume down button until “Wipe cache partition” and press power button to select it
Step 4: Press volume buttons to scroll to “Yes” and press the power button to select it.
Clearing the cache data may take 2-5 minutes.
Step 5: Use the volume buttons to scroll to “Reboot system now”, press the power button to select it
After wipe cache partition / clear cache partition on Google pixel & pixel XL, check touch screen working normally or not.
That’s it. The list of possible methods ends here to fix Google pixel touch screen not working problem. Do you know any alternative methods? Let us know in below comment section. Don’t forget to mention which method worked for you. Stay connected with us for the latest Google pixel tips.