However, the screen starts to work again after a few seconds.
Considering that's the main way of interacting with the iPhone X, this can get very frustrating.
Ever since iOS 11.1 came out a week ago, many iPhone users complained about the glitch that automatically replaced a lower case "i" with unusual characters in their pithy texts and social media posts.
That said, the company is still working on a software update that it hopes will tackle the issue altogether. They say that using the handset in cold weather causes the touchscreen to become unresponsive.
'It literally takes 2 seconds from going inside to the cold outdoors and my screen stops being very responsive.
So far, the only iPhone X problems that we are aware of are potential OLED burn-ins, which Apple already warned users about, and screen issues when used in cold weather. Others have floated the idea that most iOS device screens are unresponsive outside Apple's recommended temperature range of between 32 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit, and that it's most pronounced on a device with a physical home button.More news: Don't Fall For This Netflix Email Scam Targeting Millions Worldwide
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Apple previously provided users with a workaround to mitigate the issue.
Based on feedback provided by other Reddit users, the issue doesn't appear to affect all iPhone Xs.
'I try swiping on websites and it doesn't register my finger.
A fix was said to be just around the corner, and sure enough: Apple has just sent out a patch that fixes that rando-replacement once and for all. iOS 11.1.1 is now available, with this fix marked as the flagship feature.
Apple confirmed the issue in an email to CBC News on Friday, but said it will soon send out an easy fix for the problem.
It's fortunate that this screen issue can be fixed with a software update.