What's iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease and How To Apply Apple Repair Program

Author Spencer Mcfadden By Spencer Mcfadden, on December 24, 2019, in iPhone Problems

Summary: [iPhone 6 Plus Bendgate/Touch Disease] Find your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus are susceptible to a manufacturing defect, known as iPhone 6/6 Plus Touch Disease or iPhone 6 Bendgate? This article shows what is iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease and how to apply Apple Repair program. Get Fix My iPhone Free >

Back to 2016, according to an IFIXIT Report on an iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus manufactory defeat, more than 11% iPhone 6/Plus repairing programs actually involves 'Touch Disease' symptom, which was lately acknowledged by Apple and rolled out a repairing program to fix this iPhone 6/6 Plus Touch Disease.

What's iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease and How To Fix
What's iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease and How To Fix

Quoted from Apple Touch Disease Repair Program - Apple has determined that some iPhone 6 Plus devices may exhibit display flickering or Multi-Touch issues (Commonly known as iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease) after being dropped multiple times on a hard surface and then incurring further stress on the device. If your iPhone 6 Plus is exhibiting the symptoms noted above, is in working order, and the screen is not cracked or broken, Apple will repair your device for a service price of $149.

Many our iPhone 6 Plus users have in fact sent feedbacks to us reporting the iPhone 6 Plus touchscreen will stop working entirely even after replaced a new iPhone screen. This iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease issue reportedly stems from faulty chips inside the devices, according to repair site iFixit. When the iPhone 6 Plus is dropped or bent, the chips become loose. If you also get stuck in this iPhone 6 Problem, then follow this quick tutorial to find an answer.

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Part 1: iPhone 6/6 Plus Touchscreen Technical Specifications

By far, the most commonly affected (Touch Disease) model is the iPhone 6 Plus that first went on sale in 2014. Some helpful Apple insights claim that certain contacts inside the phone are bending, which leads to them breaking. So before moving on to check what on earth is iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease, give a check on the following iPhone 6/6 Plus Touch Screen specs.

iPhone 6/6 Plus Touch Screen Specs:

Specs Details Common Issues
iPhone 6 Touch Screen
  • Retina HD display
  • 4.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • Full sRGB standard
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front
  • Display Zoom / Reachability
  • iPhone 6 Touch Disease
  • iPhone 6 Operating System
  • iOS 9
  • iOS 10
  • iOS 11
  • iOS 12
  • iPhone 6 iOS 11 Problems
  • iPhone 6 iOS 12 Problems

  • Part 2: What Is iPhone 6/6 Plus Touch Disease

    "Touch Disease" is an Apple manufactory defeat/damage sustained to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices. For devices suffered from "Touch Disease" issue may exhibit display flickering or Multi-Touch issues after being dropped multiple times on a hard surface and then incurring further stress ( Learn How To Recover Permanently Deleted Photos on iPhone 6). iPhone 6 Plus "Touch Disease" can happen over time with normal use. For instance, Pocketing your iPhone will subject it to physical forces that flex the device.

    What's iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease and How To Fix
    What's iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease and How To Fix

    The iPhone 6 Plus "Touch Disease" issue may cause the touch controller to separate and lose contact with the main logic board (iPhone Hardware Failure).After get affected by iPhone 6 Plus "Touch Disease", you can use Siri, but most of your iPhone's functionality will be disabled. iPhones that are affected by "Touch Disease" display a flickering gray bar at the top of the screen. The screen no longer registers any touch input. Gestures and taps simply don't work.

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    Common iPhone 6 Plus "Touch Disease" Symptoms:

    • Symptoms 1 The iPhone's multitouch screen is not responding properly. This could mean that taps on the screen aren't being recognized or that gestures like pinching and zooming aren't working.
    • Symptoms 2 The iPhone's screen has a flickering gray bar across the top.

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    Part 3: How To Apply Apple Repair Program for iPhone 6 Touch Disease

    Some independent iPhone Fix services can repair this kind of "Touch Disease" affected iPhone 6 Plus devices for a fee around 100-200 USD, but we still encourage you to give a try with Apple Official ‘Touch Disease’ repair service, (officially named Multi-Touch Repair Program). Here are detailed steps on how to apply for iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease Repairing program.

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    The Bottom Line

    Still have questions about iPhone 6 Plus Touch Disease (or other common iPhone Errors, like Error 4005, Error 4013, Error 9)? Feel free to contact us and we are happy to help. Another important note is that, before submitting your defeated iPhone 6/6 Plus to Apple or other third-party iPhone repairing service, make sure you have solid backup for your iPhone with both iTunes and iCloud.


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