Fix OnePlus 8 Pro Touchscreen issue: Display Touch Not Working

The touchscreen issue is one of the most common issues any Android User faces. It doesn’t matter you own a Premium Flagship smartphone like OnePlus 8 Pro or any mid-range/budget device. Eventually, you will face the issue. Are you facing the same issue with your OnePlus 8 Pro, then you need to follow the below troubleshooting guide in which we have discusses a few methods to fix the OnePlus 8 Pro Touchscreen issue.

But a bad touchscreen isn’t always the result of a hardware failure. If your phone’s touchscreen often fails to respond or has entirely malfunctioned, there’s a lot you can do before getting professional help.

OnePlus 8 Pro Touchscreen issue

Why isn’t it working?

The phone touch screen could stop working for many reasons:

  • Physical damage. The touch screen is broken or damaged. High temperature, cold, moisture, magnet, static electricity can all damaged touchscreen on Android phone;
  • Malicious or performance-draining apps that crash the phone so the touch screen is unresponsive;
  • Android system crashes after a firmware update, ROM flashing, etc.
  • Wrong settings. A factory reset could restore the phone to default settings and fix the problem.


Follow this article only if you are facing the problems listed below:

  • Not responding
  • Flickering
  • Jumping
  • Flashing
  • Showing dead pixels
  • Blank

Fix OnePlus 8 Pro Touchscreen issue

Step 1: Check your phone’s screen

  • Make sure that your screen is clean.
  • If you’re wearing gloves, take them off.
  • Make sure that your screen isn’t cracked, chipped, or damaged.
  • If you’ve put any stickers over the screen or sensors, peel them off.

Step 2: Troubleshoot the OnePlus 8 Pro Touchscreen issue

1.Restart the Phone

Well, I think you already know how to restart your phone. So just restart the device and see whether it solves the issue or not. Restarting a device is always an ultimate solution for any issue. Not only Pixel but this applies to each and every electronic device. I used to tell my mom to restart her device if she faces any issue with her smartphone.

Well if you still need to know how to restart then, here is it: Press your phone’s power button. On the screen, tap Restart.

2. Troubleshoot with Apps

  • Turn on safe mode. Follow the below step to turn it on:
    • Press and hold your device’s Power button.
    • On your screen, touch and hold Power off. Tap OK.
    • After you see “Safe mode” at the bottom of your screen.
  • Once you’re in safe mode, touch the screen.
    • If your screen works in safe mode, a downloaded app is most likely causing your issue.
      1. To exit safe mode, restart your phone.
      2. To find the app that’s causing issues, uninstall recently downloaded apps one by one.
      3. Once you remove the app that’s causing the problem, you can reinstall the other apps that you removed.
    • If your screen doesn’t work in safe mode, continue to the next section.

3. Turn OFF Developer’s Setting

  • Open Settings from OnePlus Launcher.
  • Scroll down and Tap on System.
  • Go to Developer’s Setting.
  • Turn off Developer options.

4. Factory Reset the Phone

If none of the above methods worked for you then the last thing which can be done by us is that you can factory reset the phone.


Make sure you backup your important data before doing this step
  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on the System option.
  • Tap on Advanced option.
  • Tap on Reset option.
  • Tap Erase all data (factory reset)
  • And then select Erase Everything.


We have discussed all the possible methods to fix the OnePlus 8 Pro Touchscreen issue, if you follow then as it is mentioned above then I am sure you will end up fixing the OnePlus 8 Pro’s touchscreen problem. Though the most touchscreen issue can be solved by removing the screen protector and cleaning the screen with soft, slightly damp, lint-free cloth, a quick restart of your device or booting device into safe mode, but in extreme cases, you may need to factory reset your device or even replace your touchscreen.

Do you own an OnePlus Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tunned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for OnePlus are coming soon.

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