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

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HTC HERO OTA update to Android version 2.1 firmware deleted the Calibrate Touch Screen feature from the menus. How do I get it back?

HTC directly updated over-the-air (OTA) from 1.5 android to 2.1 android firmware on my handset. Since that time, the touch-screen (which is miscalibrated) can no longer be recalibrated, because the ...
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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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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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Can I set my HTC Desire into sync-mode without using touch screen

The screen of my HTC Desire just broke (It's not shattered, but it's completely black). I have no reason to believe anything else is broken (When I start it up, I hear the short tune that plays when ...
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Can I prevent the off button from locking the device?

I've noticed that tapping the off button locks the device under ICS. Are there any tricks for making it only shut down the touchscreen and wait for the timeout to actually lock the device? You must ...
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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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Broken screen/glass, turned off, pc-controll? HELP? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is any ways for me to controll my phone (Sony Xperia V) with my computer? Half of the glass/screen is broken, so i cant write anything on the lower part of the screen! The ...
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Galaxy S3 Mini screen seems to get touched when there's no actual touch

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 mini which I've bought about 6 month ago. For about 3-4 months now, I've noticed when looking at its screen (but not touching it myself) that there's things happening on it ...
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Is there such a thing as touchscreen calibration

I have bought a generic touchscreen replacement (not the actual screen where pixels are drawn, but rather the touch sensor where touches are captured) for my Defy/MB525, and replaced it myself. It ...
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How to authorize device for adb when the touch control is completely broken?

My Nexus 7 2012 has fallen from a table and though the display as well as the device itself is fine, the touch control is completely broken. You cannot tap or touch anything. I believe I can manage ...
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Find Touch Calibration Wizard

My touch calibration has gone off. I've a Huawei G610s and I can't seem to find where the touch calibration wizard is, so I can restore the responses of the phone.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to show screen touches on Android 2.3

I have to show my Android 2.3 phone on a projector and I like audience to see what control I touch. There is a developer setting in Android 4 to show touches. How can I do it in Android 2.3? Is there ...
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Galaxy Note 8 unresponsive to touch input

I've been pulling my hair out over this one for a while now and have been unable to find anything on Google to help. I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (wifi UK version) and found a very ...
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Exotic case of Galaxy Nexus not booting

Symptoms : Put battery into Galaxy Nexus (tried with two different including a brand new one) Plug cord to USB host or charger Large battery charge indicator icon appears in the middle of the screen ...
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Android 4.1 touch accuracy

I have upgraded my Galaxy S2 to Android 4.1.2 XXLSJ.Now I'm having accuracy problem in games as basketball touch and overkill.If I try to aim slowly, it starts to shake and phone can't understand the ...
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Acer a510 touch screen not responding to some fingers

Its more of a touch screen question than an Android question, but it pertains to an Android device so... I got my Dad an Acer A510 for Christmas and he has been very frustrated with it, especially ...
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How do i know if my touch screen has HW problem after flashing

My device [ SGH-i957 ] Worked perfectly on HC 3.2, After flashing the ICS official update, my touch screen stopped working. How do i know if it is HE or SW problem ? NOTE: i can use ASM normally to ...
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How to switch between touchscreen and mouse (or enable both)?

I have a BeagleBone with Android 4.1.2 and USB Keyboard and USB Mouse connected. With the DVI-D cape, keyboard and mouse work. But with the LCD7 cape, only the keyboard works. I assume that the ...
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Activate Android app by pressing thumb on timeout / locked screen for few seconds

This might seem like a strange question. Is there some sort of way for an app to launched by pressing the screen for a few seconds on touch screen phones? the reason why I ask is because this would ...
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Nexus S Update 4.0.4 screen sensitivity issue?

I updated my Nexus S to Android 4.0.4, which is amazing for battery charge time, but I have a problem with touch sensitivity. It's lagging and registering touches in place that I did not touch. ...
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What can I do about broken touch input?

Lately a section of my phone's* screen has become unresponsive to touch. Attempts to tap this untappable section result in a tap registering randomly around the problem area. I can't draw in the ...
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Touchscreen problems with a rk2918 tablet

I have an Evolio Evotab 2 (RK2918) running gingerbread http://www.gsmland.ro/tableta-evolio-evotab_2-4090 (sorry couldn't find english site with specs) When typing fast it repeats the last letter ...
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Touch Sensitivity

Is it possible to change the touch sensitivity of the android? Too often, I find myself working too hard to tap lightly so as not to make accidental selections. I'm using ICS on the galaxy nexus.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I troubleshoot the touch screen on an HTC Evo Shift?

My husband's HTC Evo Shift took a swim in some iced coffee and the touch screen doesn't work at all anymore. I did a full factory reset, which didn't accomplish anything. The screen doesn't respond at ...
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Is it possible to have my Android device see hand gestures to turn on the screen and scroll?

While I am cooking with dirty and wet hands, I want to see the recipe on my smartphone without dirtying it. How may I turn on the display and scroll without touching the phone? Is there a setting or ...
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Difference between touching the screen with finger and S pen

What is the difference in touching the screen of Galaxy Tab (10.1) with Finger and the S Pen ?
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Galaxy Note 10.1, does not recognize finger touch

I have a Galaxy Note 10.1, It suddenly stopped (when switched on) finger touch detection, but works with normally with S Pen. I tried Factory resetting but still it does not detect finger touch... I ...
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Why is screen sometimes unresponsive when receiving calls

On occasion, my Droid Bionic (4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich) does not react to screen touches when the phone is ringing. The swipe to answer icon appears, but does not respond. After the call goes to ...
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Turn off phone by holding the power button?

I've been having a small case of my screen not turning on at times. It happens on a 1 out of 100 basis. Anyway, I can confirm that the phone did not shut down because I can take screenshots (via power ...
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Reduce Android Screen general sensitivity

I have an XPeria M (C1904). My mother uses it and has trouble regulating the force she applies to the screen. This is a motor problem, so, even if she will be able, at some future time, to regulate ...
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Nexus 4 cracked screen touch no longer working and password locked (Android Device Manager)

Can anyone please provide some assistance. I managed to crack my screen yesterday and now can't enter the password to unlock. I tried using adb but get unauthorized error at prompt and can't approve ...
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Data Acquisition Frequency of touch data in android hardwares [duplicate]

I was making a touch based drawing app, in which I want a normative data of the frequency at which the touch data is collected in android hardwares. I looked into specifications of some of the ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 touchscreen issues

My Xperia touchscreen seems to be very intermittent. It will work perfectly fine for a bit but will then start freezing and randomly think I've pressed a key that I haven't, etc. I ran touch screen ...