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

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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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LG G2 screen isn't working in partial areas

So the other day I dropped my LG G2 from about 5 feet high and it smacked the ground. The screen was not damaged and everything looked fine with the phone, but when I started using it that wasn't the ...
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Laggy touch movement on a high end device

I'm using an Xperia Z1 Compact, and I've flashed Cyanogenmod on it, however, when I flash any non-stock ROMs on this phone, the sampling rate for touch movements is reduced to perhaps 20FPS, if that ...
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Increase touch sensitivity Nexus 5

So I've fixed a broken screen by replacing the digitizer but am now faced with less than optimal touch sensitivity. I have to press harder (I know wider) for my touches to be recongized which actually ...
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Samsung Galxy S2 cracked touchscreen, need to access contacts

+I accidentally cracked my Samsung Galaxy S2 screen. I can't read the screen anymore. It would seem that the phone would work in every other way, if only was able to read and operate the screen. I ...
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Change Screen Geometry (Disable vertical line)

i have an old Atrix 4g phone that has a vertical line where the touchscreen isn't working but the screen works (i.e. i can see but i cannot touch), anyone knows some way to make the screen "smaller" ...
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How to make sweep action with external mouse (broken screen)

Maybe a silly question, I have a Asus smart pad (Jelly Bean) with broken touchscreen. I connected an external USB mouse and keyboard to control the pad, but I cannot open the default lock app, i.e. ...
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Samsung galaxy s7562 Touch screen behaving improperly

I have recently replace the touch screen digitizer with new one. It is behaving improperly. The device is reading and responding to touches even if the screen is not touched, strangely this happens ...
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Can i use my android device as a windows touch pad?

i want to use my android device as a touch pad for windows like ipad and other tablet device do for designing what should i do for this problem
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Resizing the screen size

Bottom area of my phone is not responding to touches. I was wondering if there's anyway I can only use a part of my screen. I haven't been able to find any good solutions, other than for floating ...
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LG L90 glass digitizer replacement doesn't work. The old one works [closed]

My glass screen in LG L90 (d405 or d405n, i don't think there's a difference other than NFC) broke. Bought a new glass screen with digitizer for d405. It looks exactly the same as the old one (hence ...
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Can I repair a HTC One X+ that got damaged from steam in a bathroom?

My husband's HTC One X+ has become unresponsive. He hasn't really dropped it but he had been taking it into the shower to listen to music. It was across the room, dry but I suspect moisture got in. ...
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Galaxy S4 screen died -can't access hidden photos

So my S4 screen died today and I've been trying to get out the pictures from the phone. I copied all the normal pictures, but some of the more pictures I got I've "hidden", couldn't be found through ...
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Black and Broken Screen [duplicate]

I recently broke my phone's screen, so now it's black and i can't see the starting screen where i can type in the pin. It still reacts to chargers and stuff. is there any way i can access the phone ...
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How do I unlock my Nexus 5 without touching the screen to back up my pictures and videos before re-setting?

My touch screen won't work at all and if I have to replace the screen,is it going to reset my phone. OR I just might buy a new phone, but to get my pictures and videos, I need to get my phone ...
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Keyboard went mad?

I have a new Android smartphone (LG L9). When I try to type something into any field in any application from context keyboard, it behaves that way: I want to type `E`, I press `E`, it usually types ...
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Unlocking Sony Xperia Z3 Compact with gloves

I've read that, if I turn on Glove mode, it will increase sensitivity of touch if I unlock my phone with gloves on. But it is not working like that. Since I'll turn Glove mode on it has increased ...
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Galaxy S 4 Dead screen but not phone

I dropped it . Now screen looks like war zone. Msg alerts still coming and calls . Cant unlock as screen functions no working. Cant see numbers for unlock. PC sees device but cant access anything. I ...
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Can I fix one GS3 with another GS3

I have 2 Galaxy S3 phones, one used and one unused. The screen on the phone I use has been shattered (otherwise the phone works fine). Can I change my number to the unused Galaxy S3 and copy the ...
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How can I get files off my broken Galaxy S4? [duplicate]

The screen broke, so it's black all the time and the touch screen doesn't do anything. I'm pretty sure everything else is fine, the LED turns on when I charge it, and I think I've gotten some texts. ...
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Touchscreen not receiving input in corner after resetting phone

Yesterday I reset my phone to factory settings. Phone is: Colors X120Q Android: 4.2.1 Kernel: 3.4.5 Since then the touchscreen doesn't receive input at the bottom left corner (see screenshot: the ...
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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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How do I stop my Moto G clicking and typing on its own?

My Moto G (Android 4.4.4) is having many problems. It malfunctions all the time, it's typing some odd things on its own when I type messages, the camera is clicking on its own even before I click, and ...
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s5030C with broken touch

I have a S5830C (s5830i identically), but they're broken touch, and the other things are ok (LCD, buttons, camera, sensor is fine). and I need to do something with it, just not to let it sit, but I ...
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Tablet Touch Screen partially unresponsive

I have an Android Tablet with Android 4.1.1, some days ago, the screen started to have random touches around the top of the screen, and sometimes, the top of the screen was unresponsive. After a ...
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Moto X: Download pictures and data with broken touchscreen

Someone threw my Moto X straight at the ground, so the screen displays nothing but weird paint-like colors in some corners. And it doesn't seem like the touchscreen is working at all, since when I ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 touch screen stopped working

After I flashed a custom ROM (GNABO V6), the touch screen does't work any more, only the pen works. I have tried: I wipe format data I wipe cache partition Factory data reset I format the tablet in ...
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How can I recover data from my android tablet?

My brother had some important data on his android tablet. Unfortunately the touch screen on this android tablet (Azpen model A700) is no longer responding. I would like to put the data on my pc before ...
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Galaxy S3 touch stopped working

A couple of days ago my screen stopped responding to touch, everything else is working but the touch. Ive tried the following but none worked: Factory reset. Opened it up and checked connector. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...