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

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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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galaxy tab2 screen functional but remains black

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7" . Since a few months ago, whenever I turn off the screen by pressing the power button once (i dont know what you call that, 'putting in sleep mode?') and turn it on ...
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How to configure tincore keymapper to play GTA Sanandreas in android-×86 with mouse and keyboard?

i have installed android-×86 on my laptop and i want to configure tincore to play GTA sanandreas using my touchpad/mouse & keyboard.Please help
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How come my adb can't simulate a touchscreen tap?

I've read I can simulate a tap on my touchscreen by using adb but it doesn't work: C:\>adb shell input touchscreen tap 1 1 Error: Unknown command: touchscreen usage: input [text|keyevent] ...
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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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Do OGS touch screens stop working even if there's a small crack on the screen?

I earlier had a Lenovo P780, which I dropped twice, and broke its screen. Both the times the display worked fine, but the touch panel stopped working. Both the times I had to get the whole LCD+touch ...
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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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Ideapad 210 touch screen not working on Android-x86

I have installed iso for Ideapad from android-x86.org in Oracle VirtualBox and I cannot get physical touch screen to work. Do I need some drivers or something? I did allow Virtualization in BIOS. ...
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disable touchscreen on z2

I have a Sony Xperia Z2. The screen is physically fine, but the touch screen is crazy and registering random clicks all over the place. I can connect via adb, so I'm looking for an adb command to ...
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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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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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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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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.