1. iMore Question's Avatar
    is anyone facing problems with the touch screen? i just updated my iPhone to iOS 8 beta 1 and one i start any application or settings the phone crashes and the touch screen becomes uncalibrated only half of the screen works and it is way off. when i restart the phone it works perfectly, however if i open any app it crashes and the issue happens again.
    Legmar and Angelo Ruggiero like this.
    06-03-2014 04:48 AM
  2. nikkisharif's Avatar
    I'm not having any issues with crashing or resprings. You may want to wipe your device & reinstall to see if that works for you. Other than that, I'm not sure what can be done. Betas are risky!! Good Luck
    06-03-2014 05:17 AM
  3. Themann87's Avatar
    I am having the exact same issues with my iPhone 5 after installing the IOS 8 Beta
    06-03-2014 05:55 AM
  4. kalanhowse's Avatar
    Add me to one of those bugged devices... You can't restore it/go from a backup because it requires you to turn off "find my device" and with the screen bugged WE CAN'T DO ANYTHING. This is one of the most frustrating bugs I've every experienced.
    06-03-2014 06:15 AM
  5. kalanhowse's Avatar
    Was the installation screen on the device also short? Mine was only 3-4 steps asking me hardly any of the usual questions/steps to complete.
    06-03-2014 06:39 AM
  6. acerace113's Avatar
    I've seen lots of these reports, you can either try restoring as new each time until it works or downgrade to iOS 7.1.1


    Sent from my iPhone 5S or Jailbroken 5th gen iPod Touch using Tapatalk
    06-03-2014 08:19 AM
  7. kalanhowse's Avatar
    There is no way to restore your device if you have "find my device" on. It is REQUIRED to turn it OFF if restoring.
    06-03-2014 08:24 AM
  8. rayz336's Avatar
    There is no way to restore your device if you have "find my device" on. It is REQUIRED to turn it OFF if restoring.
    Yeah that part is very annoying to me
    06-03-2014 08:26 AM
  9. kalanhowse's Avatar
    All devices with this issue are rendered useless until beta 2.
    06-03-2014 08:27 AM
  10. Themann87's Avatar
    There is no way to restore your device if you have "find my device" on. It is REQUIRED to turn it OFF if restoring.
    You can do a restore by putting your phone into DFU mode see this link for a how to
    iClarified - iPhone - How to Put an iPhone Into DFU Mode

    I just restored to IOS 8 and have the same issues again so i may try following this iClarified - iPhone - How To Downgrade From iOS 8 Beta to iOS 7 and drop back to IOS 7.1.1
    06-03-2014 08:57 AM
  11. Emiliano Calvo's Avatar
    Thanks, you saved my life ;-)
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    06-03-2014 09:36 AM
  12. Legmar's Avatar
    More information about this touch screen but in iOS 8 Beta 1...

    This is also a problem on my iPhone 4S. I updated my 4S to iOS 8 beta 1, and I have the following issues:

    - the touch screen becomes uncalibrated
    - only the left half of the screen responds to touch events
    - the left half of the screen "references" the right half of the screen (e.g. touching the left hand side of the screen fires a tap event on an element on the right hand size of the screen)
    - I also noticed that when I restart the phone, the touch screen works until I open an app
    - the left vs. right designations above are used in reference to a vertical phone orientation. Using the phone in landscape mode does not change which side of the phone's screen is unresponsive.

    This is unfortunate - I've never installed an iOS beta that was so buggy it was unusable. I sure hope Beta 2 comes out in less than two weeks!
    06-03-2014 01:02 PM
  13. Legmar's Avatar
    I found a solution (at least one that worked for my iOS 8 Beta 1 install on my iPhone 4S).

    1. Restart iPhone
    2. Before launching any apps, the touch screen still works.
    3. Ask Siri to Turn off Zoom. She will provide a link that opens the Accessibility options in Settings. Tap on the link Siri provides.
    4. Manually disable the toggle to turn OFF Zoom.

    This seemed to immediately fix the issue where I was seeing a half working and miscalibrated touch screen. I restarted my iPhone to ensure the fix persisted. At least for me, this got iOS 8 working on my iPhone without having to perform a restore! Hope this helps someone else!

    I'd be curious to know too if anyone saw this problem and did not have Zoom enabled?
    Premium1 and Angelo Ruggiero like this.
    06-03-2014 02:38 PM
  14. sids7's Avatar
    Turning off zoom works! Thank you so much Legmar!
    Legmar likes this.
    06-03-2014 02:51 PM
  15. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    is anyone facing problems with the touch screen? i just updated my iPhone to iOS 8 beta 1 and one i start any application or settings the phone crashes and the touch screen becomes uncalibrated only half of the screen works and it is way off. when i restart the phone it works perfectly, however if i open any app it crashes and the issue happens again.
    No, not me. Have you tried rebooting to see if it fixes itself?
    06-03-2014 03:09 PM
  16. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I'm not having any issues with crashing or resprings. You may want to wipe your device & reinstall to see if that works for you. Other than that, I'm not sure what can be done. Betas are risky!! Good Luck
    Same here, Nikki. So far - so good...
    nikkisharif likes this.
    06-03-2014 03:11 PM
  17. Simon Tomberlin's Avatar
    I was having the same issues with the touch screen uncalibrated. Just keep trying to restart it/hard reset and it eventually just calibrated. This has happened 2 different times.
    06-03-2014 03:13 PM
  18. mselwood's Avatar
    Try a three finger tap. That worked for me.
    06-03-2014 03:20 PM
  19. al1454's Avatar
    I had the same issue and resolved it simply by turning off the "Zoom" function in the Accessibility menu.
    Last edited by al1454; 06-03-2014 at 04:22 PM.
    06-03-2014 04:05 PM
  20. Chris Andersen's Avatar
    Had the same screen glitch and turning off zoom worked for me aswell and now im able to use beta 1 again
    06-03-2014 09:46 PM
  21. anduagamac's Avatar
    Zoom off option works perfectly for me too!!!!!!
    Cheers for that
    06-04-2014 12:21 AM
  22. Brandon Brotsky's Avatar
    You're amazing!!!
    06-04-2014 12:35 AM
  23. agarwal.apar's Avatar
    I will stay away from Beta 1 in this case
    06-04-2014 01:14 AM
  24. kalanhowse's Avatar
    is anyone facing problems with the touch screen? i just updated my iPhone to iOS 8 beta 1 and one i start any application or settings the phone crashes and the touch screen becomes uncalibrated only half of the screen works and it is way off. when i restart the phone it works perfectly, however if i open any app it crashes and the issue happens again.
    To fix this problem as people have stated and as was I, to fix the problem go to Settings > General > Accessibility and turn off Zoom OR ask Siri to turn off Zoom. All devices that have had zoom turned on before the update SHOULD have this issue and has been replicated with many devices. Hope this helps to all reading this (As stated before)
    06-04-2014 01:53 AM
  25. musaid's Avatar
    Yeah that part is very annoying to me
    you can restore. press home n power button together untill it power off forcefully. when it powers off, connect to itunes while pressing n holding the home button. wait until the phone goes into recovery mode. you can then recover. however, try recovering to the latest update, in my case ios 7.1.1. apple wont sign anything below that. so basically u can downgrade to that only.
    06-04-2014 04:39 AM
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