A touchscreen is a display that can detect and locate a touch within the display area.

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Used (probably) inappropriate charger, touchscreen went crazy, permanent damage? [duplicate]

I used a plug with USB output than may have been inappropriate (output DC5V +/- 0.20V DC500mA +/-30mA). While it was plugged in, the touchscreen stopped working properly (touching one part of the ...
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Unexpected touch behavior in Chrome

On my 2012 Nexus 7 running Android 4.4.4 and the latest version of Chrome, I've noticed that when I touch and hold links that are close to each other, it may not select the link I intend to select. ...
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Permanently set USB connection mode

My phones touchscreen has been gradually failing for a few months, so before it dies completely I rooted it and installed Webkey so I can control it via a browser. Of course that requires the wifi to ...
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ZTE Score bottom fout buttons not working

My ZTE Score (X500) bottom 4 touch buttons stopped working after I turned on my phone one day. I have rooted my phone but I don't think that is the cause. What do I do to fix it?
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Does a broken screen on a Nexus One automatically mean the touch screen digitizer needs to be replaced?

After 5 years of faithful service, my Nexus One finally cracked (literally) today when it fell from my vehicle. The screen is severely cracked but remains intact in the frame and the display has no ...
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Install app without touchscreen or ADB?

My phones digitizer seems to have gone bad (after 5hrs of few app updates and 3hrs of a fall, working twice after that for 10minutes). It doesn't seems that the USB Debugging option is enabled on the ...
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How to salvage a broken android phone? [duplicate]

I have a broken Karbonn A7 Star phone. It has a shattered touchscreen and a white non-functional display. Everything else of the phone works fine. I want to use it for downloading purposes but I'm ...
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My zte score touch buttons wont work

I have a ZTE Score (X500) and it was running fine until the touch buttons on the bottom stopped working, and now when I press them, it taps the screen instead of the buttons.
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Dead spot in android screen - can't press some keys

There's a dead spot on the right of my android device(nexus4) , it interferes with pressing some keys. Is there a solution.
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Sliding to change tabs in Chrome

When I opened Chrome for the first time on my tablet, it told me (among other things) that I can switch tabs by sliding on the side of the screen.....have since tried, and it did not work. What am ...
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Touch screen not working

I cracked the screen on my android A13 Allwinner tablet so I got new screen and put it on the tablet but the touch screen is not working at all. Can someone help me please.
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Touch sensitivity problem

I'm using glaxy grand (I9083). I was facing this touch problem. For example, if i touch and hold letter 'e' on my keyboard to enter number 3, it will type bunch of letter e's (eeeeee). First I thought ...
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Access phone from computer without passcode

I just shattered the screen of my Nexus 4 (sigh...) and am unable to use the touch screen. However getting it fixed costs more than just buying a new phone so I would like to access my data, transfer ...
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Barcode scanner and touch keyboard in Android

If I connect the barcode scanner via blue-tooth with my Android tablet, the soft keyboard will be switched off and I can not visible the keyboard any longer. I have to disconnect the barcode reader ...
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Screen becomes totally unresponsive intermittently

I have a HTC desire X with Android 4.1.1 & HTC Sense 4+. I have recently started facing this issue - not after any particular update. When the phone is sleeping and I get a call, I cannot ...
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Alternatives to Fingers for Touching Screen?

My tablet is set in an awkward place, where it's hard to touch the screen with a finger. What else could I use to poke at the screen? Say, a wooden pencil, a length of wire, a plastic drinking straw ...
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Accessing android device via ADB shell with broken touchscreen (can't authenticate)

So, the touchscreen on my Nexus 4 broke this weekend. I have a new device coming in, but in the meantime I need to be able to access the device to use a few different apps and send/receive some SMS ...
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Can't pass the initial setup wizard on SG3 with broken screen digitizer

So i burned digitizer on i9305 by flashing corrupted recovery. Then i flashed new working custom ROM and recovery, after Stock JB tried some KitKats like MoKee, Omni, CyanOgen 10/11 but i'm facing the ...
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Touch screen is not working properly after replacing LCD display and Touch screen

I recently replaced LCD display and Touch screen of micromax canvas A116. but unfortunately my touch screen is not working properly. so my question is that is it because of some hardware issue or ...
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How to directly measure or read the screen capacitance

I am looking for a way to directly measure or read the (total or individual grid) change in capacitance as observed by the touchscreen of an android device. Is it possible to achieve this with the ...
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Did I broke touchscreen or touchscreen and LCD?

I was trying to repair my broken touchscreen glass. I was going to use the touchscreen like that shown here, but every of them is transparent inside. That would be absolutely OK, but after heating ...
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re-program back-key S Advance

I've replaced the screen of my S Advance, but now the back-key doesn't work anymore so that's really frustrating.. I'm wondering if it's possible to program the menu-key as back-key. It is not a ...
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lg ms770 touch screen unresponsive

i really hope i can get solution to my dilemma.. quick details: my phone (lgms770) fell (had its protective case) and now i cannot swipe to unlock, answer phone calls, text..basically the touch screen ...
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Samsung galaxy s2 (i9100) part of touchscreen unresponsive

Just about week ago my phone started to randomly ghostclick in certain parts of touchscreen, so i started to debug issue and came to conclusion that part of touchscreen has became unresponsive and ...
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stream screen to pc

My phone screen is broken and i can't access my data etc. on it anymore since touch and screen don't work. I'm wondering if it's possible to plug it onto an pc and stream the screen to my pc (without ...
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Tablet touchscreen too sensitive

My tablet (Asus TF300T) has been starting to show sensitivity issues. It repeatedly shows touch moves that aren't there, such as these: (this screenshot was taken using the debugging option for ...
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LGE Nexus 4 new LCD touch not works

My phone's LCD was broken, and I wanted to change it. I ordered a new LCD with assembly and connected phone to this one (changed old front with this one). First of them worked well, but was broken ...
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Semi-dead Tablet - Is this a touch screen trouble or just a software glich?

My tablet is HKC P077A with 8GB ROM, 512 RAM and a 7'' Touch screen (Android 4.0.3). I am having 2 problems When I switch on the tab, first "HKC" logo comes to screen and then disappears to show ...
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Software recognizing phone numbers in documents?

On an iphone I've seen a docx file with some phone numbers in it which you could call by just touching them. Is there any android software doing this? There is a question here which seemingly implies ...
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Get ADB mode on Nexus 4 without touchscreen

I've seen so many conflicting reports on this for various android phones. But Nexus 4 is VERY common so surely there is a definitive answer: If my Nexus 4 has a broken digitizer, is there any way for ...
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Using Android w/ broken digitizer

My Nexus 4 digitizer is broken but I have several things I could use it for that don't need a touchscreen, or a screen at all....if I install Ubuntu Touch. Here are instructions for installing Ubuntu ...
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How can I fix this Nexus 4 erratic ghost/phantom touch input issue?

I have a Nexus 4 16GB stock on 4.2. It is experiencing a ghost/phantom touch issue, as you can see here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f61TPtL4WBk This doesn't happen all the time, but it does ...
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Make the screen to appear again when the screen is off by just touching the screen. Instead of pressing the on/off button

Our system at work is automated. Sometimes a machine stop and we get the fault popping up on a android device everyone is carrying. It's a Cat B15 Mobile with Android 4.1. We are carrying the phone ...
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Touch screen not working after using the code“ *#*#2663#*#*”

I have Samsung Galaxy Mini and I dialled *#*#2663#*#* to see the version of the touch screeen. I pressed the update button, upon which got a message on screen updating, do not switch or shut ...
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Can I use an external touchscreen with the Nexus 4? [duplicate]

I've seen a few videos of folk connecting their Nexus to an external monitor with a SlimPort HDMI cable. Would a 10 or 7 inch touchscreen work the same way? Or would it need a different cable ...
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My device doesn't react to touches while connected via USB

My device is Samsung Galaxy ace 5830 and I want to upgrade it from Android 2.3.4 to 4. But the problem, when I connect it to PC with a USB connection, it doesn't react to touches so I can't unlock it ...
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Touch screen on Nexus 7 4.3 not working at all

I have a newer Nexus 7 4.3 tablet. I can turn my tablet on but my touch screen does not work at all. When I push the power button & volume button, I cannot touch the screen or use the power button ...
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Nexus 4 Touch not responsive when debugging enabled

Since a last few days I have been facing this issue that whenever I am debugging for development purpose my device touch sensitivity is not good. Whenever I disable debugging everything is back to ...
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Bring the numpad (and wake up the screen) back in the middle of talk

Let's suppose you're talking to someone and need to use keypad. You take the phone, it turns on the screen, you press something, then you're continuing listening it via the loud speaker. Then at one ...
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Touch Screen not working

I am using Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510. The problem is that my touch screen is not working sometimes. It has been like this for several weeks. I use Pin lock feature to unlock the phone and EZanswer ...
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Resize screen for Dead touch zone

I have Star N7189 (5.5") with the lower zone of touch screen dead The menu and back buttons don't work,but the physical home button works. I tried to press hard on the edges of the screen, I ...
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Samsung Note 3 cannot detect finger touch

I'm using the Galaxy Note 3, and suddenly it cannot detect my finger touch! It works normally with the S Pen. I tried factory resetting, turning it off and on, and taking out the battery but it still ...
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Possible digitizer problem? [duplicate]

My HTC Evo 3D sometimes doesn't react when i press certain areas of the screen. I noticed it happens mostly on the part where the letter 'e' is, when i'm holding the phone in landscape mode. So, i ...
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Need to retrieve sms from a wildfire s with broken digitizer

my problem is that I need to retrieve my sms for court from a HTC Wildfire S with a broken digitizer. The phone is not rooted and so far, everything I have tried has not worked. The problem I seem to ...
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Device encryption and broken screen

Assuming you have a device that is encrypted by the factory encryption option in the security settings of the device, and having said device suffer a fall and end up with a broken screen, what are the ...
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How do I fix my NATPC M010SE (Allwinner A13) touchscreen/WiFi/camera?

My tablet wasn't booting at all but my dad managed to install this firmware update, now the touchscreen doesn't work, or the WiFi, or the (front) camera. Any help? I've tried installing some TS ...
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How to hard reboot the Nexus 7 (2013) when touchscreen is dysfunctional?

I am using the Nexus 7 (2013) with the latest standard firmware from Google and today I encountered a weird problem. When I turn the device on, the display lights up and all. I can also put it to ...
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Ways of unlocking Nexus 4 cracked touch screen

If anyone could give me some ideas on where i should start with my cracked Nexus 4? I'm trying to pattern unlock, so I can simply access to back-up my important data. I can see the screen, even answer ...
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Is there any way to use a touch screen monitor to CONTROL an Android tablet through USB?

I have a Coby MID7065 Android tablet that I want to connect to a 4 wire capacitive touch screen monitor via USB. I want to be able to control my tablet via the touch screen monitor. I need to know if ...
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How do I know if an Android tablet supports Project Butter?

As far as I know, Project Butter is just shorthand for versions of Android OS that have quicker touch screen response, close to the "physicalness" of iOS devices. But how do I know if a particular ...