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

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How to make screen 'unsensitive' on incoming calls?

Here's the scenario: what I often find happening is that I receive a call on my Android phone (HTC Desire S), and as I'm rushing to get it out of my pocket I'm accidentally managing to swipe the ...
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Semi-Dead Zone on Touch Screen On Droid 1

I'm on a Droid 1 running the latest build of GPA (15) and have recently had problems with my touch screen. This issue started long after GPA15 was flashed, so I'm not blaming the ROM at all. It ...
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Use something other than finger that can be sensed by a capacitive touch screen [closed]

I have some crazy ideas about some stuff lately but to make it tangible I need a bit more information over the capacitive touch screens. Is there a way to create an object that can be sensed by a ...
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No touchscreen response when charging

I have a new HTC Desire S in the UK unlocked from Amazon running Android 2.3.3 and HTC Sense 2.1. When I charge the phone the touchscreen is non responsive. I have tried changing Settings > ...
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About how long will my touchscreen last before it starts to lose sensitivity?

I've read on various posts on the net that touchscreens lose sensitivity over time, but I have not found any detailed information about why and how I can prevent this. Does anybody know why and how ...
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Touchscreen triggered by cheek while on the phone?

When I'm on the phone, my cheek will often push buttons on the screen, causing either the call to end, or unintended navigation. This is really annoying - I try my best to keep my face away from the ...
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Android G2 touchscreen is left-right reversed

The touch screen on my Android G2 is suddenly reversed. I touch an icon on one side of the screen and an icon on the opposite side is selected. I slide to pick up the phone and instead the sound is ...
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Are there any thin/precise styluses that are compatible with the Droid X?

I'd like to write formulas and notes on my Droid X. All the styluses that I found have a thick end and don't simulate a pen, it's more like a finger. Does anyone know of any styluses with thinner or ...
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Can I drive a USB webcam with my android touchpad?

I have I have an Android touchpad and a usb webcam... Can I use the pad to control the webcam?
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What does the pressure sensor measure?

What kind of pressure does it measure? Air pressure? Finger pressure on the touchscreen?
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Touchscreen Protector and Sensitivity

I have Samsung Spica I5700 that have capacitive touchscreen, and I used a touchscreen protector. Recently, I've noticed that the touchscreen often produces erratic movements, for example, if I put my ...
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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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How can I improve the reponsiveness of the virtual keyboard on my HTC Droid Eris?

I've noticed that sometimes the virtual keyboard on my HTC Droid Eris can be very laggy. While composing a text message, it will take a second or more to respond to some button presses. Is there ...