Bizarre touchscreen issue - only in Safari

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by photojonny, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. macrumors member

    Jun 1, 2009
    I've had a 16gig Wi-Fi for a couple of days. This morning the top right quarter of the screen became really unresponsive, but only in Safari. Pinch to zoom wouldn't work, and general swiping and tapping was randomly responsive. All other apps were working fine. I rebooted it and it seems OK now.

    Anyone else come across anything like this? Just a glitch and nothing to worry about?
  2. thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 1, 2009
    Well, it's done it multiple times now, so it's going back tomorrow. Hope I get a better one second time round.
  3. macrumors 68030


    Oct 17, 2007
    Fort Worth, TX
    My "End Call" button on my iPhone touch screen seems not to be working at all. Odd. I have to press the lock button to end a call.
  4. thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 1, 2009
    Well the issue has got even more bizarre. After spending some time on the phone with AppleCare we tried various things, restoring and adding back apps and stuff, and after much trial and error discovered that one website is causing the top right of my touchscreen to jam up.

    I can do a complete restore, navigate to loads of websites with no problem, and then navigate to only for it to jam up the top right quarter of the screen. However, it didn't do it to the AppleCare rep's iPad.

    Waiting on a further email from Apple engineers. Weird.
  5. macrumors regular

    Apr 7, 2010
    This may not help but the site works fine for me sorry.
  6. macrumors 6502

    Nov 2, 2007
    Just tried it. Mine isn't responsive in the top right hand corner of that webpage either. Oddly, if you hold it in landscape that part is responsive but the new top left isn't.
  7. thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 1, 2009
    That's exactly what mine does, and then when I navigate to new web pages the same area stays jammed up. The only way to fix it is to reboot the iPad.

    Anyone else finding this? If it's happening for some iPads and not others, does that suggest different batches are affected? The AppleCare rep seemed to think the engineers would be interested.
  8. macrumors member

    Jan 10, 2009
    I have 64gb wifi iPad and it's doing the same thing. But my touchscreen is unresponsive in the top right instead of top left. And same as others, only in Safari. I tried going to same sites using Safari and Atomic, Safari is unresponsive and Atomic works fine. :confused:
  9. macrumors 6502a

    Apr 2, 2010
    That's funny, it's happened to me before though I forget which website - I would just go somewhere else and forget about it. So I never worried too much. Glad you brought this up though.

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