How to Fix Half-Screen iPhone XR

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Are you havng trouble seeing the full screen on your iPhone XR/XS/Max? You’re not alone! Many users have reported that their iPhone XR/XS/Max displays the top half of the screen when they try to open an app or access their home screen. Fortunately, this issue can be easily resolved with a few simple steps.

Reachability is a feature offered by iOS for the iPhone that was designed to help people easily access items on the top half of their screen when using the device with one hand. To activate Reachability, press and quickly release the Volume Up button folowed by the Volume Down button, and then press and hold the Power button until your phone restarts. Your screen should now shrink to half its size, allowing you to access any items on the top half of your display.

If Reachability isn’t working for you, you may need to adjust your display zoom settings. Open “Settings” and select “Display & Brightness”. Under “Display Zoom” tap “View” and choose “Standard” before tapping “Set”. This should return your display back to its original size so you can see everything without havig to scroll down halfway through each page.

We hope these tips were helpful in solving your iPhone XR/XS/Max half-screen issue! If you continue to experience any problems or have any other questions about your device, please contact Apple Support for further assistance.

Fixing Half Black Screen on iPhone XR

To fix a half black screen on an iPhone XR, you will need to do a force restart. To do this, press and quickly release the Volume Up button, then press and quickly release the Volume Down button. Finally, press and hold the Power button until the Apple logo appears. This shoud force restart your iPhone XR and hopefully resolve the half black screen issue.

Troubleshooting an iPhone Screen Split in Half

The iPhone screen can be in half due to the Reachability feature of iOS. This feature allows users to access items on the top half of the screen when using the iPhone with one hand, by dragging it down halfway. To use Reachability, simply double-tap (not press) the Home button and the screen will move halfway down. To go back to a full-screen view, simply double-tap the Home button aain or swipe up from the bottom of the screen.

Maximizing Screen Size on iPhone XR

To get full screen on your iPhone XR, go to the Settings app and select Display & Brightness. Under Display Zoom, tap View, then select Standard. Finally, tap Set to confirm the change. This will enable you to see full screen on your iPhone XR.

Removing Half Screen on iPhone

In order to get rid of the half-screen on your iPhone, you’ll need to turn off Reachability. To do this, go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch and toggle Reachability off. Once that’s done, the top half of your screen will no longer lower when you swipe down on the bottom edge of the screen.

The Impact of a Half-Screen Display

It sounds like your display is in a zoomed-in mode. This oftn happens when the auto-rotate setting is turned on, or if you accidentally pressed Control + Alt + 1 (the number one). To fix this, try pressing Windows key + A then toggle off auto-rotate or press Control + Alt + 1 (the number one). If this doesn’t work, you may need to adjust your display settings in the system preferences.

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Turning Off Half Screen on a Phone

To turn off the split-screen mode on your phone, follow the steps below:
1. Open your device’s Settings app.
2. Select Policies.
3. Select Android, then Advanced Restrictions.
4. Select Display Settings and disable the ‘Split-screen mode’ option to block using the multi-window or split-screen feature on the device.
5. Once this is disabled, your phone should no longer be in half screen mode and you will be able to use it normaly again.

Resizing an iPhone Screen

To resize your iPhone screen, you can use the Zoom Accessibility feature. You can double-tap the screen with three fingers (without lifting your fingers after the scond tap) and then drag up or down to adjust the magnification. Alternatively, you can triple-tap with three fingers and then drag the Zoom Level slider to adjust the magnification. To turn off Zoom, triple-tap with three fingers again and select “Zoom Off”.

Maximizing Screen Size on a Mobile Device

To get your phone to go to full screen, you’ll need to adjust the settings. First, unfold the device and go to the Home screen. Then, access Settings, Display and select Full screen apps. Here you can change the aspect ratio for each app and override full screen settings. Once you’ve chosen an option, your phone should now be in full screen mode.


The Half Screen feature of the iPhone XR, XS, and Max is a helpful tool for those who want to be able to access items on the top half of their screen with one hand. This feature can be enabled by opening the Settings menu, selecting Display & Brightness, tapping View under Display Zoom and then selecting Standard. With this feature enabled, users can easily reach any part of their screen with one hand without having to stretch or strain.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.