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How to Fix Google Pixel Touch Screen Issue

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Annoying of Google Pixel touch screen not working after update to 8.1? Various Google Pixel and Pixel XL 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.


4 Methods to Fix Google Pixel Touch Screen Not Responding

Fix Google pixel touch screen not working

Follow the below-given way to fix Google pixel and pixel XL touch screen not working.

Remove the case and screen protector

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.

Wipe Data/Factory Reset Google Pixel & Pixel XL

Make sure back up & restore your important data before applying below given settings. It will remove all your phone data.

Step 1: Press and hold the power button, home, and volume button at the same time.

Step 2: While phone vibrates, holding the home & volume up button until appear “Android system recovery” screen.

Step 3: Press the volume down button until “Wipe data/factory reset” and press the power button to apply it.

Step 4: Press the volume buttons to scroll to “Yes” and press the power button to select it.

Wait until complete the process.

Step 5: Use the volume buttons to scroll to “Reboot system now”, press the power button to select it

After wipe cache data on Google Pixel & Pixel XL, check the touch screen working normally.

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.

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  1. Maybe return the Pixel? All people know Pixel 4A and 4A 5G have hardware problems of touch screen. Not usefull this points.

    • I have Google Pixel 4a (India) since January 2020 and I still didn’t face any type of hardware issue. Do you have any alternative methods that use to fix the issue? Share it with us in below comment box.

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