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

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How to stop apps from doubling overscan?

For some reason a chunk of the digitizer broke on the bottom of my phone. I tried to use adb shell wm overscan 0,54,0,324 to resize my screen smaller until I can get a new phone, but it's giving bad ...
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Is it possible to have the system/kernel reverse x-axis touch input?

I have a galaxy S6 G920F. I have this problem with my touchscreen. The x-axis input is reversed. When I touch it on the left part it registers the touch on the right etc.. Is there a way to just ...
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capacitive touch screens not responding

I have several old cellphones that stopped accepting any touch input.... there has been no water damage and have not been dropped since they did work. they just sat for a while. first I wonder as ...
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ghost inputs / ghost touches

I replaced the screen on my smartphone, and now I'm struggling with 'ghost inputs/touches'. What I know so far is that The phone never had contact with water Ghost inputs also appear when the phone ...
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Open RemixOS system.img on Windows and edit init.sh (Faulty Touchscreen)

I installed RemixOS on my Baytrail Tablet but the touchscreen doesn't seem to work properly. It only works in the middle of the screen and the touches are registered 3-4 cm left of the area of touch. ...
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ZTE Avid Plus screen isnt working

I woke up one morning and my phone worked perfectly fine. I went to the bathroom did the daily morning routine and when i checked my phone the screen went wack. I could'nt type my password and i ...
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Using Remix OS(Android-x86) terminal shell to turn off the touchscreen

I have recently installed Remix OS on my PC, and now it's like a craze. Nothing worked. I always think it was the problem with the touchscreen, because EVERY operating system I used on my PC, the ...
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Half of touchscreen is unresponsive. How can I make Android only use the top half (rotated by 90 degrees)

So I have a broken LG G2 and a near-empty bank account, so buying a new phone isn't exactly an option right now. The bottom 50% of the screen doesn't respond to touch. Right now I am running ...
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Getting a com.android.phone error and screen doesn't half-work on OnePlus One with CM12S

I was updating my phone which I believe was to be an incremental update for CM12S (I wasn't too concerned on the type of update it was). After it updated and booted to the lock screen, I received the ...
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How to hard reset tablet with partially unresponsive screen?

I am facing an issue with the display of my LG Gpad 8.3, running latest Android available for that model: 4.2.2. Background My issue appeared after installing an app which was not from the PlayStore....
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How display touch screen model and version

I have recently replaced my moto g (xt 1033) screen & touch as the original was broken. Within days I have found out that the touch is not working certain points in the touch screen. I have ...
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Broken S4 screen

I broke my S4 screen while celebrating my team scoring! I looked up the local phone shops but they are too expensive. Anyone know what I should do? Maybe buy a screen off eBay? I have been told S4's ...
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Phone screen turns off after dialing a number

I have a Nexus 6 smartphone with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The trouble with my phone is that as soon as I dial a number the screen turns dark/black and I am not able to do anything. For example, when I ...
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Moto X - Lollipop - sensor issues

Problem: Sensor does not work on my first generation Moto X. This results in am issue where anytime I make or receive a call, the screen goes black. I cannot even see the dial pad so O can press 1 ...
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How to block touchscreen?

How can I block touchscreen? Using root permissions is acceptable. I was able to do it by removing /dev/input/event0 but recreating it with mknod does not enable touchscreen back. Thanks.
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Locked out of my phone as the touchscreen isn't working

I have a LG Optimus G. Some parts of the touchscreen doesn't function. I wish to retrieve the media content from my phone. Nothing more. So, hard reset is not an option. I can't use a mouse over OTG ...
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Disable touchscreen in Android x86?

I'm running a triple-boot between Android, Ubuntu, and Windows. My computer has a bad touchscreen that is randomly clicking certain areas of the screen, and I want to know if it's possible to disable ...
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Restart touch screen without rebooting phone

Occasionally my screen becomes completely unresponsive to any touch event. Possibly some lower level touch screen driver crashed (?). Is it possible to only restart the touch screen system without ...
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How to rotate display output but not touch input

I recently bought a Tolino Shine. I wanted acces to the underlying Android System, so I opened the device and enabled adb. Now, the display shows everything rotated by 180 degrees. The touch input is ...
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A row of galaxy note 3 screen is not responsive

The area goes right across the keyboard, leaving the phone useless. S-pen still works fine. I used TSP Dot mode to show the issue in this screen shot: Please tell me the hardware isn't shot. I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 touchscreen sensitivity

Is there a way to adjust the touchscreen sensitivity on the Samsung Galaxy S6? I feel like I am going to damage the screen with how hard I have to press to accomplish anything. Typing takes forever ...
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Is it possible for blind person to interact with a blank/no-visual-output screen?

A: Is it possible to make the screen go blank and yet still be able to interact with one's Android device (either via voice commands or haptically after enabling TalkBack).? This could be useful in ...
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Touchscreen partially not working, digitizer broken? (image included) [closed]

I have an Xperia V and two rows on the touchscreen are not responding. I dropped my phone but there's no scratches on it, so I don't know if its software issue or hardware as I noticed this problems ...
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Is there a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen?

I am trying to solve something here. I am trying to figure out a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen display. The android device would either be a Samsung Galaxy Tab A or a ...
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My phone has a touch/pointing bug

I bought a new phone the other day and I noticed I can't deactivate an alarm from the Clock app, when I pressed the pink checkbox, it would not check. But this happens only for the top alarm, the ...
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Keyboard not shown completely after resizing screen for dead zone

I have a dead touch zone on my phone screen just what OP had in this question: "Resize screen for Dead touch zone" I've managed to reduce screen height successfully but unfortunately part of the ...
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Soft buttons don't work

Some on screen buttons of my Motorola moto g 2nd, do not respond until I reboot the phone. After reboot it works fine, after using it for sometime it happens again. Usually my home button stops ...
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S4 Touch screen touch is not working While screen is fine

My S4 Mobile touch was working at 3 pm while I was in class to attend the lectures, then I placed it in my pocket. At 5 pm when I touch the screen the lock screen is not responding. Everything in ...
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Tablet doesn't respond to touch neither when mouse is plugged in, at all

Recently my Colorfly E708 Q2 tablet stopped working. First time this happened a message box popped up, with the text "Unfortunately System UI has stopped" or something like that, but i wasn't able to ...
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Touch screen stopped working

My screen works but when I try to unlock it the screen is unresponsive. It has a small crack below the corner but it has been this way for ages. My mum fixed the screen recently because it was ...
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Jumpy Touchscreen, Physical Keyboard available, Cursor for Android?

I have an android Motorola Droid 4 (with physical keyboard, Cyanogenmod 12.1), but the touchscreen is jumpy, for example there are some rows that the touch could not be detected at all.. yesterday it'...
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Is there anyway to use the touchscreen as touchpad for android?

I can see many app that can turn my android as wireless mouse, but I want to use my screen as touchpad only. In dolphin browser I can get a cursor that can be moved around, but because android doesn't ...
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How to restart android, without touch or removing battery?

All of a sudden my Android (Lollipop) stopped responding while I was using an app. I pressed the power button two times and the problem persisted. I waited a few minutes and pressed the power button ...
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Acer Liquid Z205: Touchscreen Stopped Working

Touchscreen stopped working (=does not respond to touch gestures) on one-year-old Acer Liquid Z205 phone. I did hard-reset and wiped the phone back to factory defaults but the screen is still not ...
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Changing android password remotely

I have Nexus 4 with Android 5.1.1, lock with a PIN code. Somehow the right 3 vertical dots don't response for touch, therefore I can't unlock my phone. I want to cancel / change the password. I don'...
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How to get out of non-responding screen swipe on locked Galaxy Edge 6?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge phone and twice now, the phone has gotten into a locked state, but the screen swipe does not work, it does not respond to finger swipe to unlock the device. I can push ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 touch stops responding while holding

The tablet works fine with "normal" use (internet browsing, taking pictures, recording video, using youtube, playing movies, writing texts, etc) but whenever I use it to play a game that requires me ...
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Disable touchscreen area (root available)

My rooted Xperia Z1 on Android 5.1 has a broken touchscreen area in the upper half of the screen. I was able to partly solve the problem by following this SO question: Resize screen for Dead touch ...
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Azpen A1040 10.1 quad core tablet with a 4.4 kitkat android operating system

I have a Azpen A1040 10.1 quad core tablet with a 4.4 kitkat android operating system ... I know my password for my lock screen but now when you click in the space to enter the password it puts up a ...
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my screen is broken on my moto g. How can i put it into discovery mode on bluetooth?

My motorola moto g smartphone has broken screen. Is there any way to connect to pc and sync my music.? I cant see the screen to turn bluetooth on so i cant get it into discovery mode.
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ASUS MeMO Pad Smart 10 Digitizer replacement: Is any firmware change required?

So I've got a MeMO Pad Smart 10 (model: me301t) with a broken touch glass, so I'd like to buy myself a new digitizer, and replace it myself. Only online shop that I've found that has these and can ...
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Disable touchscreen input via console

I'm looking for a way to disable and enable the phone's touchscreen via console, and possibly the physical buttons, so to prevent finger touches from being processed. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy ...
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Touchscreen calibration for Adafruit HDMI4PI 7" display

I have an Adafruit HDMI4PI 7" touchscreen connected to a VIA VAB-600 ARM board running Android 4.0.3. After a bit of jiggling with uBoot I got the screen to display the 800x480 resolution, and I've ...
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Fixing touch screen orientation

I have an Odroid U3 and Chalkboard Electric 7" touchscreen. I updated all the firmware and added the multitouch drivers to the android kernel which worked perfected the first time I used it. However ...
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How do I connect my Android Device to an external touchscreen?

I would like to know if there is any chance to connect my device to an external, touch sensitive display, such as ordinary touchscreen monitors. If yes, then how do I do that? There are many ...
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Touchscreen not working at the center in Asus Zenfone 2

It's been a week, and I've been facing a touch related issue in my Asus Zenfone 2 running Android 5.0. My smartphone's touch is not working at the center. Touch test showed blank area at the center. ...
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Resize screen to display only on working part of semi-functional touchscreen

I have a oneplus android phone. The touch screen recently started malfunctioning so that the bottom centimetre of the screen does not work, but the rest of the screen works perfectly well. ...
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Is it possible to simulate touch without root?

Is there any way to simulate a touch (anywhere) on the screen without root? If not, is there any other way I can perform a cardboard 'select' action without magnet support, or opening up my cardboard ...
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How to disable android touch screen system wide?

I have a tablet with Android 4.4.4, the touch screen of this device is working terrible due to some hardware issue. So I want to disable the touch screen and use usb mouse instead. Is it possible and ...
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Shutting down 2012 Nexus 7 without touch

My 2012 Nexus 7's touchscreen isn't working. I'll probably take it for repairs next week. Is there a way to shut it down without touch. I can reboot it by keeping power button for a long time, but I ...