Touch ID Not Working On iPhone 7 Plus – How To Fix?

iPhone 7 Plus touch ID doesn't work anymore? iPhone does not respond and the iPhone 7 Plus touch ID no longer works? Why is there such a problem? Touch ID is an important function for iPhone 5S to iPhone 8 Plus, it makes us more convenient and quick to open our iPhone. Therefore, if the Touch ID cannot be used, it will bring a bad user experience and we need to fix it.

Today, we bring you this new solution in our iPhone 7 Plus Touch ID repair blog. With the help of the iPhone 7-8P Home Button Flex Cable, we can fix the Touch ID problem in a safe and efficient way.

For the iPhone touch ID problem, it could be caused by hardware error and software error, the hardware solution is more complicated, therefore, if you are facing the touch ID failure on your iPhone 7 Plus, you can try to fix it with the following software solutions.



1. Make sure your finger is clean and dry

If the finger is dusty, clutter, or liquid, it will prevent the iPhone from identifying your fingerprints, which can cause touch ID failure. When you touch the iPhone 7 Plus home button with your fingers, please make sure your finger is clean and dry, so it can make the iPhone touch ID work normally.

You can wipe your fingers with a clean cloth, make it clean and dry.

2. Make sure the iPhone home button is clean and dry

If the iPhone home button is covered by dust, clutter or liquid, then it also will prevent the iPhone from identifying your fingerprints, eventually the iPhone touch ID failed to work. Before you are using touch ID, please make sure the iPhone home button is clean and dry.

You can use Non Dust Cloth to clean up the iPhone home button, make it clean and dry.

3. Remove and Re-add fingerprints

The problem with the fingerprint itself can also cause the failure of the iPhone touch ID. We can try to fix it by removing the old fingerprint and re-add the new fingerprint.

First, unlock iPhone by entering the password on the iPhone display screen, and then Go to Settings > Touch ID & Password > Enter the password of your iPhone > Scroll down to find fingerprints. Tap on the fingerprint, which you want to delete and then Tap on Delete.

Go to “Settings” > “Touch ID & Password” > enter the password, now please tap “Add a Fingerprint”, press the “Home” button using the same finger that you want to get as a new fingerprint scanner. Wait for vibration and release the finger from the Home button. Make sure to press the Home button from every angle perfectly.

4. Restart iPhone 7 Plus

If there are software errors, it may cause iPhone 7 Plus touch ID failure. For the many simple software errors, we can fix it by restarting.

In order to restart the iPhone 7 Plus, please press and hold the iPhone Power button until the Slide to Power Off command appears, drag the slider to the right to turn your iPhone off, and then press the iPhone power button again to turn on the iPhone 7 Plus.

5. Restore iPhone 7 Plus

If there are more seriously software errors, after restarting, the problem is still there, then we should try to fix it by restoring.

Connect the iPhone 7 Plus to the computer via iPhone lightning cable, open the iTunes on the computer, update iTunes to the latest version, and then use iTunes to restore the iPhone 7 Plus.



6. Get help from Apple or iPhone repair shop

After tried the above solutions, if the iPhone 7 Plus touch ID failure is still exist, then perhaps there is a hardware errors on iPhone. At this time, if your iPhone still under the warranty, you can contact with the Apple care for help; if your iPhone is out of warranty, you can contact with the professional iPhone repair shop for help.

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