How to get rid of the square box on Apple iPhone screen?

Moving box on Apple iPhone screen

When having a square box showing on Apple iPhone screen, or a blue box around icons, it is simply due an accessibility feature of iOS that has been turned on by mistake. Go to menu settings > general > accessibility and turn off the right one.

The blue box moving around your screen that your can't remove should be gone after having changed the switch control setting.

The transparent box is from the zoom settings, can't be removed by double tapping with 3 fingers, or switching off the zoom accessibility option.

The screen moving by itself is due to the new parallax effect, that can be switched of in reduce motion accessibility setting.

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Blue box moving on Apple iPhone screen

To get rid of the blue box moving on Apple iPhone screen, simply disable the switch control setting, by going in the menu settings > general > accessibility > interaction > switch control, and switch off the button there.

The blue box moving around is actually a way to scan item, used for accessibility reasons.

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Blue lines on my Apple iPhone screen are also coming from this switch control setting, the lines on Apple iPhone are actually a way to point scan the screen.

If it has been switched on accidentally, you can also get rid of blue box and blue lines on your Apple iPhone screen by going to the menu settings > general > accessibility > interaction > switch control, and switching off the option.

Transparent box on Apple iPhone screen

To get rid of the transparent box on Apple iPhone screen, simply turn off the zoom setting in settings > general > accessibility > zoom, where you can turn off the zoom ability.

Another option to remove the transparent rectangle from the screen, is to double tap on the rectangle with 3 fingers to take it off.

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How to stop Apple iPhone screen moving

The issue with screen moving around is most likely due to the new iOS7 parallax effect, that makes things looks a bit like 3 dimensional, and makes the background moving around behind the applications, giving the impression that the screen is moving.

To stop that effect, go to general > accessibility > reduce motion, and turn on the reduce motion effect to stop the Apple iPhone screen moving by itself.

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