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

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Can't unlock phone (won't respond to touch)

I've had a non-rooted HTC One X+ for about 1.8 years that started to experience an odd issue about a week ago. I hit the power button to turn the screen on (the phone was already on), however the ...
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How can I run touch screen games in non-touch Android PC?

I have installed Android ×86 KitKat a few days ago on my Lenovo G580 model-20157 PC. Everything works just fine, but when I installed a game, I could not play it since it was meant for touch screen ...
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LG Nexus 5 touch screen not responding

I had a LG Nexus 5 running Android in developer mode with the "Show touches" option enabled. Suddenly, while holding the phone steadily in my hand, the device registered tons of touches in the top of ...
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My Galaxy S3 has a white screen with grey lines

My Galaxy S3 has a white screen with grey lines and nothing is working. I don't know if the internal memory is overloaded or if the issue is in the hardware. Can it be fixed or not?
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Lenovo A859 touchscreen touches itself

For about 2 weeks my phone's touchscreen is acting weird. It looks like it touches itself in the upper left corner of the screen. I didn't find any pattern, it does this randomly for a random amount ...
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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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OpenGL apps not responding to touch on Xperia M2

I have a Sony Xperia M2 (not rooted, on stock 4.3 Jellybean). When installing some apps, I noticed they won't respond to touches. After installing a few more apps it became apparent that the apps that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Blueish Screen and blue stripes

My phone has a blueish layer over everything, differing from app to app, also blue stripes. When I make a screenshot it doesn't show on the screenshot. It's a Motorola Moto G 1st gen
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Galaxy alpha strange touchscreen “feature” in file explorer

I realise this may seem weird but please bare with me. Recently I updated my Galaxy Alpha to 5.0.2 and I noticed something really strange when using the "My Files" application (not sure if it's ...
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Why is the amount of time needed to turn the screen on not always the same?

This may very well be a nit-picking type of question about Android devices, and in particularly about the Samsung Galaxy SIII. The concern here, is of a UX nature. When the screen has gone blank to ...
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Adjust touch parameters

I have some problems with my touch in my lenovo phone. For example, when I touch in two places that the distance between them is less than 2 inches, the phone thinks that it's only one touch. To fix ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...