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The iOS 11.3 up­grade re­port­edly dis­abled the touch func­tion­al­ity in some iPhone 8 screens re­paired by third par­ties. Ap­pleIn­sider notes, how­ever, that the prob­lem can ap­par­ently be fixed “with a fairly rou­tine DFU re­store,” it is un­known how wide­spread the is­sue was, and it re­mains “un­clear if the gl­itch was in­ten­tional or ac­ci­den­tal, or if a fu­ture soft­ware up­date will pro­vide a fix.” In early 2017, Ap­ple re­vised its pol­icy on re­pairs car­ried out by shops that are not Ap­ple Au­tho­rized Re­pair­ers: Th­ese now will not au­to­mat­i­cally in­val­i­date a de­vice’s war­ranty. So if yours is still un­der war­ranty or Ap­pleCare, con­tact Ap­ple Sup­port for advice.

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