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

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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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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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ASUS MeMO Pad Smart 10 Digitizer replacement: Is any firmware change required?

So I've got a MeMO Pad Smart 10 (model: me301t) with a broken touch glass, so I'd like to buy myself a new digitizer, and replace it myself. Only online shop that I've found that has these and can ...
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Disable touchscreen input via console

I'm looking for a way to disable and enable the phone's touchscreen via console, and possibly the physical buttons, so to prevent finger touches from being processed. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy ...
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Touchscreen calibration for Adafruit HDMI4PI 7" display

I have an Adafruit HDMI4PI 7" touchscreen connected to a VIA VAB-600 ARM board running Android 4.0.3. After a bit of jiggling with uBoot I got the screen to display the 800x480 resolution, and I've ...
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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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Fixing touch screen orientation

I have an Odroid U3 and Chalkboard Electric 7" touchscreen. I updated all the firmware and added the multitouch drivers to the android kernel which worked perfected the first time I used it. However ...
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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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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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How do I connect my Android Device to an external touchscreen?

I would like to know if there is any chance to connect my device to an external, touch sensitive display, such as ordinary touchscreen monitors. If yes, then how do I do that? There are many ...
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Resize screen to display only on working part of semi-functional touchscreen

I have a oneplus android phone. The touch screen recently started malfunctioning so that the bottom centimetre of the screen does not work, but the rest of the screen works perfectly well. ...
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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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Access Raw Touch Capacitance Matrix Nexus 5

My Question I am trying to get access to the raw capacitance data matrix generated by nexus 5's touch sensor. Specifically, I want to know what the name of the touch device is (so I can find a spec ...
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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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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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Samsung i9300 touchscreen not working, stuck at welcome screen/language selection

My touchscreen is not responsive any more on my Samsung i9300 (Galaxy S3) - I don't know the reason. I successfully installed a stock ROM, but I'm stuck at the language selection/welcome screen. The ...
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Is it possible to simulate touch without root?

Is there any way to simulate a touch (anywhere) on the screen without root? If not, is there any other way I can perform a cardboard 'select' action without magnet support, or opening up my cardboard ...
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How to disable android touch screen system wide?

I have a tablet with Android 4.4.4, the touch screen of this device is working terrible due to some hardware issue. So I want to disable the touch screen and use usb mouse instead. Is it possible and ...
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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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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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Bottom of touch screen unresponsive

I have a Xperia Z3 and the bottom of the touch screen stopped working which means i cannot unlock my phone. I noticed a little crack at the bottom edge of the screen which may or may not be linked to ...
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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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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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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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Where are the magnets on the samsung tablets

So is there a magnet within in the samsung tablets for the smart covers to work like the iPads or is it just on the cover it's self
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Small plastic ring obstructing the front facing camera on Samsung Galaxy s5

there. I am hoping to take apart a Samsung Galaxy s5. The trouble is that there is small black ring that has displaced and it is partially covering the front facing camera. I am not completely sure ...
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Android not responding, screen off and battery drop

I have a Lenovo s890 that sometimes stop responding and back after about 1 minute. I have checked the screen and seem there is no problem with the screen. On the other hand when the cell phone stops ...
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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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Nothing on display, after attempting to replace screen

My I9505 screen was broken, so I attempted to replace the screen. After doing so, I noticed that the pins (on motherboard) to which the display cable connects too looked to be damaged. After ...
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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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Is there a way to record and playback a set of touches?

What I'm looking for is some sort of macro-recorder (though that term seems to be hijacked now my macro-photography apps). I'd like to record a set of presses (specifically, beating a level in a ...
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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 record touches?

Is there an existing app I can install that will record my touch interactions in the background? I just saw this and it made me want to play around with my touch data to see what it looked like. ...
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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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Force an app to full-screen mode

Is it possible to force an app into full-screen mode so all the soft-keys will disappear and the app will take up the entire screen areas?
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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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Unresponsive screen on Moto G after Lollipop update

My Motorola Moto G 1st edition has been updated to Lollipop 5.0.2 and voila! My screen does not respond to any touch whatsoever, even though I can have calls and receive messages but to my utmost ...
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how to backup contacts if the touchscreen is not working?

My HTC Explorer A310e fell and now its touch screen is not working. I mean display is fine, but it isn't taking any input. Is there any way I could take a backup of the contacts? To suggest the extent ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tablet touchscreen too sensitive

My tablet (Asus TF300T) has been starting to show sensitivity issues. It repeatedly shows touch moves that aren't there, such as these: (this screenshot was taken using the debugging option for ...
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Galaxy S3 Mini screen seems to get touched when there's no actual touch

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 mini which I've bought about 6 month ago. For about 3-4 months now, I've noticed when looking at its screen (but not touching it myself) that there's things happening on it ...
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How to prepare touchscreen-based Android device for [emergency] calling using only hardware buttons?

If my touchscreen Android phone gets smashed I expect that it can happen that only touchscreen is broken (as it seems to be the most fragile part) while the device itself able to function somehow; and ...
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Is there a way to remotely control an android phone from the computer?

I have a Nexus 4, I've had it for 2-3 years running in Cyanogenmod rooted with no problems. It fell many times but nothing bad ever really happened to it until yesterday. It fell and had a tiny crack ...
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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 ...