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

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Open RemixOS system.img on Windows and edit init.sh (Faulty Touchscreen)

I installed RemixOS on my Baytrail Tablet but the touchscreen doesn't seem to work properly. It only works in the middle of the screen and the touches are registered 3-4 cm left of the area of touch. ...
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How to turn off android overlays if I can't touch the screen?

My cell phone is a Samsung's SM-G110B/DS Kit Kat, and I found the developer options and "by mistake" I selected one of the overlays. The problem is that the overlay has a bigger resolution than what ...
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Half of touchscreen is unresponsive. How can I make Android only use the top half (rotated by 90 degrees)

So I have a broken LG G2 and a near-empty bank account, so buying a new phone isn't exactly an option right now. The bottom 50% of the screen doesn't respond to touch. Right now I am running ...
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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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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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Is there anyway to use the touchscreen as touchpad for android?

I can see many app that can turn my android as wireless mouse, but I want to use my screen as touchpad only. In dolphin browser I can get a cursor that can be moved around, but because android doesn't ...
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ZTE Avid Plus screen isnt working

I woke up one morning and my phone worked perfectly fine. I went to the bathroom did the daily morning routine and when i checked my phone the screen went wack. I could'nt type my password and i ...
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Is there a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen?

I am trying to solve something here. I am trying to figure out a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen display. The android device would either be a Samsung Galaxy Tab A or a ...
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Using Remix OS(Android-x86) terminal shell to turn off the touchscreen

I have recently installed Remix OS on my PC, and now it's like a craze. Nothing worked. I always think it was the problem with the touchscreen, because EVERY operating system I used on my PC, the ...
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Getting a com.android.phone error and screen doesn't half-work on OnePlus One with CM12S

I was updating my phone which I believe was to be an incremental update for CM12S (I wasn't too concerned on the type of update it was). After it updated and booted to the lock screen, I received the ...
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Multitouch hardware on Android devices

Are all touch-screens on modern devices multitouch capable on hardware level (if software supports it)? If not than how to detect if touchscreen screen by itself is multitouch or not?
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Accessing android device via ADB shell with broken touchscreen (can't authenticate)

So, the touchscreen on my Nexus 4 broke this weekend. I have a new device coming in, but in the meantime I need to be able to access the device to use a few different apps and send/receive some SMS ...
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How to hard reset tablet with partially unresponsive screen?

I am facing an issue with the display of my LG Gpad 8.3, running latest Android available for that model: 4.2.2. Background My issue appeared after installing an app which was not from the ...
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Part of touch screen is not working

This is a weird touch screen issue as only part (2 blocks) of the screen is not working. I tested the touch functionality via "Touch Test" and observed that 2 red zones are not responding to finger ...
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How display touch screen model and version

I have recently replaced my moto g (xt 1033) screen & touch as the original was broken. Within days I have found out that the touch is not working certain points in the touch screen. I have ...
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Broken S4 screen

I broke my S4 screen while celebrating my team scoring! I looked up the local phone shops but they are too expensive. Anyone know what I should do? Maybe buy a screen off eBay? I have been told S4's ...
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Phone screen turns off after dialing a number

I have a Nexus 6 smartphone with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The trouble with my phone is that as soon as I dial a number the screen turns dark/black and I am not able to do anything. For example, when I ...
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Is there a way to disable touch temporarily?

Imagine that you want to do something, while the display in is action (not in sleep mode) and at the same time, you don't want to do anything else. This situation is like children lock, in which, all ...
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Moto X - Lollipop - sensor issues

Problem: Sensor does not work on my first generation Moto X. This results in am issue where anytime I make or receive a call, the screen goes black. I cannot even see the dial pad so O can press 1 ...
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Can I prevent the off button from locking the device?

I've noticed that tapping the off button locks the device under ICS. Are there any tricks for making it only shut down the touchscreen and wait for the timeout to actually lock the device? You must ...
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How to block touchscreen?

How can I block touchscreen? Using root permissions is acceptable. I was able to do it by removing /dev/input/event0 but recreating it with mknod does not enable touchscreen back. Thanks.
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Locked out of my phone as the touchscreen isn't working

I have a LG Optimus G. Some parts of the touchscreen doesn't function. I wish to retrieve the media content from my phone. Nothing more. So, hard reset is not an option. I can't use a mouse over OTG ...
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A row of galaxy note 3 screen is not responsive

The area goes right across the keyboard, leaving the phone useless. S-pen still works fine. I used TSP Dot mode to show the issue in this screen shot: Please tell me the hardware isn't shot. I ...
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Disable touchscreen in Android x86?

I'm running a triple-boot between Android, Ubuntu, and Windows. My computer has a bad touchscreen that is randomly clicking certain areas of the screen, and I want to know if it's possible to disable ...
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Restart touch screen without rebooting phone

Occasionally my screen becomes completely unresponsive to any touch event. Possibly some lower level touch screen driver crashed (?). Is it possible to only restart the touch screen system without ...
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How to rotate display output but not touch input

I recently bought a Tolino Shine. I wanted acces to the underlying Android System, so I opened the device and enabled adb. Now, the display shows everything rotated by 180 degrees. The touch input is ...
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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S6 touchscreen sensitivity

Is there a way to adjust the touchscreen sensitivity on the Samsung Galaxy S6? I feel like I am going to damage the screen with how hard I have to press to accomplish anything. Typing takes forever ...
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Touchscreen partially not working, digitizer broken? (image included) [closed]

I have an Xperia V and two rows on the touchscreen are not responding. I dropped my phone but there's no scratches on it, so I don't know if its software issue or hardware as I noticed this problems ...
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Is it possible for blind person to interact with a blank/no-visual-output screen?

A: Is it possible to make the screen go blank and yet still be able to interact with one's Android device (either via voice commands or haptically after enabling TalkBack).? This could be useful in ...
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Disable touchscreen area (root available)

My rooted Xperia Z1 on Android 5.1 has a broken touchscreen area in the upper half of the screen. I was able to partly solve the problem by following this SO question: Resize screen for Dead touch ...
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Touchscreen not working at the center in Asus Zenfone 2

It's been a week, and I've been facing a touch related issue in my Asus Zenfone 2 running Android 5.0. My smartphone's touch is not working at the center. Touch test showed blank area at the center. ...
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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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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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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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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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Changing android password remotely

I have Nexus 4 with Android 5.1.1, lock with a PIN code. Somehow the right 3 vertical dots don't response for touch, therefore I can't unlock my phone. I want to cancel / change the password. I ...
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My phone has a touch/pointing bug

I bought a new phone the other day and I noticed I can't deactivate an alarm from the Clock app, when I pressed the pink checkbox, it would not check. But this happens only for the top alarm, the ...
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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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Keyboard not shown completely after resizing screen for dead zone

I have a dead touch zone on my phone screen just what OP had in this question: "Resize screen for Dead touch zone" I've managed to reduce screen height successfully but unfortunately part of the ...
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Tablet doesn't respond to touch neither when mouse is plugged in, at all

Recently my Colorfly E708 Q2 tablet stopped working. First time this happened a message box popped up, with the text "Unfortunately System UI has stopped" or something like that, but i wasn't able to ...
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Soft buttons don't work

Some on screen buttons of my Motorola moto g 2nd, do not respond until I reboot the phone. After reboot it works fine, after using it for sometime it happens again. Usually my home button stops ...
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S4 Touch screen touch is not working While screen is fine

My S4 Mobile touch was working at 3 pm while I was in class to attend the lectures, then I placed it in my pocket. At 5 pm when I touch the screen the lock screen is not responding. Everything in ...
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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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Touch screen stopped working

My screen works but when I try to unlock it the screen is unresponsive. It has a small crack below the corner but it has been this way for ages. My mum fixed the screen recently because it was ...
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How to get out of non-responding screen swipe on locked Galaxy Edge 6?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge phone and twice now, the phone has gotten into a locked state, but the screen swipe does not work, it does not respond to finger swipe to unlock the device. I can push ...
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Jumpy Touchscreen, Physical Keyboard available, Cursor for Android?

I have an android Motorola Droid 4 (with physical keyboard, Cyanogenmod 12.1), but the touchscreen is jumpy, for example there are some rows that the touch could not be detected at all.. yesterday ...
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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 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 ...