iOS 11.3 breaking iPhones fitted with aftermarket screens

​Screen removal, iPhone 6

Screen removal, iPhone 6


If you’ve had the screen repaired on your iPhone 8 by anyone other than Apple or an Apple authorized repairer, you should probably hold off on upgrading.

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According to Motherboard, the latest iOS update is killing the touch functionality of iPhone 8 handsets that have had their original display replaced with a third-party part.

The screen will display the iOS home screen, but is unresponsive to touch input.

Third-party repair shops are up in arms about this move.

“This has caused my company over 2,000 reshipments,” Aakshay Kripalani, chief executive of repair shop Injured Gadgets told Motherboard….

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