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

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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 ...
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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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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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How to copy my contacts with a broken touchscreen and buttons to the computer [duplicate]

Hi as my topic says my phone is broken, xperia mini pro, both the touchscreen and the buttons on the phone doesnt work, but the phone does start and some functions like the keyboard is still working i ...
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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 S2 screen is black, but touch-screen still functional.

No idea what happened, last night it was working till it ran out of battery and turned off. Woke up this morning and kind of rolled over on it with my elbow, no big deal it seemed like though. A ...
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How to enable debug mode on Sony Xperia V with broken touch screen? [duplicate]

My Sony Xperia V touch screen is broken in the right corner. The rest of the screen doesn't respond, but the LCD works fine. I need to make a full backup, but I can't activate debug mode. Also, ...
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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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how to backup contacts if the touchscreen is not working?

My HTC Explorer A310e fell and now its touch screen is not working. I mean display is fine, but it isn't taking any input. Is there any way I could take a backup of the contacts? To suggest the extent ...
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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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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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How to solve a softkey error?

I was on CM9 Alpha 14 for few months, suddenly my phone's softkeys stopped working and then the touchscreen stopped responding. On factory reset the device worked smoother than ever before, with ...
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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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Strange Issue(Auto Touch) with Touch on HTC Desire X. Has anyone experienced this?

I have got a HTC Desire X about 3 months ago. I've quite enjoyed the features it comes with. For the past week or so, I have been facing with this strange issue. The touch screen acts as if it is ...
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Nexus 4 does not perceive touch in a line

I bought a Nexus 4 (LG E960) yesterday, and from the first moment there was a problem that it did not accept touch in the line of the volume down button. In a horizontal line, half a centimeter (1/5 ...
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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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Is there a way to record and playback a set of touches?

What I'm looking for is some sort of macro-recorder (though that term seems to be hijacked now my macro-photography apps). I'd like to record a set of presses (specifically, beating a level in a ...
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Emulate touch scrolling by rotating device - tilt to scroll

Does anyone know of an app that emulates a swipe touch or slow scrolling action by simply rotating the device? presumably by using the accelerometer sensor. This could be used for example in a pdf ...
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Android phone taps touchscreen on its own

I have an LG P690 Optimus Net. The issue I am having is that the phone often enters a state where it keeps on pressing the touchscreen's buttons by its self, and I have to press the back button ...
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How to extract SMSes from a non rooted device with a broken touchscreen? [duplicate]

I have an HTC Wildfire S A510e (Android 2.3.5, not rooted). I want to extract my SMS messages and import them into another device. Problems: There is no free space on the internal memory left. No ...
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Touch screen no longer works after closing screen

I have a very strange problem: I have an LG Optimus 2x which uses Cyanogen mod 7. I've had this installed for almost 1 year now, and haven't made any updates or installed any apps for months. A few ...
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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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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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Increase touchscreen sensitivity on Nexus 7

Is there a way to increase the touchscreen sensitivity on a stock Nexus 7? I ask because I find that there is no stylus that registers movement or even touching quickly and reliably. that means that ...
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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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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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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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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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Simulate Touchscreen Input On Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot unlock tablet as have no internet connection? I have had a very unfortunate accident with my Samsung Galaxy S2 and the screen has suffered a complete shatter (top ...
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Touchscreen falsly registering multiple taps on single tap

Half of the times my phone's capacitive touchscreen works fine, but the other half it registers multiple taps on a normal tap or on a long-press. This malfunction happens much more often when the ...
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Water damaged Nexus S turns on and runs but has unresponsive touchscreen

I dropped my Nexus S in water. I dried it out for a few days and the phone turns on to the home screen, and it seems to get the latest notifications although I cannot slide the phone and 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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Using sponge to act as a stylus pen for Android phone and tablet?

I am amazed that one can create a DIY stylus pen for Android phones and tablets using the sponge as shown in this video. Is it true or it is simply just a fake video?
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My touchscreen does not work, need a way to remote control phone

My touch screen on my LG GT540 gone totally unresponsive. I would like to do some final things on the phone, before recycling it. It is a rooted, runs 2.3 cyanogenmod, has usb debug switched on. Is ...
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HTC Wildfire S digitizer replacement

I've just replaced the digitizer of my HTC Wildfire S because the old one was broken. The thing is that since the replacement, the new digitizer has become totally unresponsive. LCD is working fine ...
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How to prepare touchscreen-based Android device for [emergency] calling using only hardware buttons?

If my touchscreen Android phone gets smashed I expect that it can happen that only touchscreen is broken (as it seems to be the most fragile part) while the device itself able to function somehow; and ...
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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 ...