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

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Sampling Frequency of touch data in androids

How is the sampling frequency of the touch data in the android is decided. I know that its depends on the Hardware company but still I was not able to find the sampling frequency of the touch data ...
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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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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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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 to hard reboot the Nexus 7 (2013) when touchscreen is dysfunctional?

I am using the Nexus 7 (2013) with the latest standard firmware from Google and today I encountered a weird problem. When I turn the device on, the display lights up and all. I can also put it to ...
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Use something other than finger that can be sensed by a capacitive touch screen

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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How to authorize device for adb when the touch control is completely broken?

My Nexus 7 2012 has fallen from a table and though the display as well as the device itself is fine, the touch control is completely broken. You cannot tap or touch anything. I believe I can manage ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Emulate touch scrolling by rotating device - tilt to scroll

Does anyone know of an app that emulates a swipe touch or slow scrolling action by simply rotating the device? presumably by using the accelerometer sensor. This could be used for example in a pdf ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I fix this Nexus 4 erratic ghost/phantom touch input issue?

I have a Nexus 4 16GB stock on 4.2. It is experiencing a ghost/phantom touch issue, as you can see here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f61TPtL4WBk This doesn't happen all the time, but it does ...
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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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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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Install app without touchscreen or ADB?

My phones digitizer seems to have gone bad (after 5hrs of few app updates and 3hrs of a fall, working twice after that for 10minutes). It doesn't seems that the USB Debugging option is enabled on the ...
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How to salvage a broken android phone? [duplicate]

I have a broken Karbonn A7 Star phone. It has a shattered touchscreen and a white non-functional display. Everything else of the phone works fine. I want to use it for downloading purposes but I'm ...
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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.
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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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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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Sliding to change tabs in Chrome

When I opened Chrome for the first time on my tablet, it told me (among other things) that I can switch tabs by sliding on the side of the screen.....have since tried, and it did not work. What am ...
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Screen becomes totally unresponsive intermittently

I have a HTC desire X with Android 4.1.1 & HTC Sense 4+. I have recently started facing this issue - not after any particular update. When the phone is sleeping and I get a call, I cannot ...
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Touch screen not working

I cracked the screen on my android A13 Allwinner tablet so I got new screen and put it on the tablet but the touch screen is not working at all. Can someone help me please.
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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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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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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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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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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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Alternatives to Fingers for Touching Screen?

My tablet is set in an awkward place, where it's hard to touch the screen with a finger. What else could I use to poke at the screen? Say, a wooden pencil, a length of wire, a plastic drinking straw ...
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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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Touch screen no longer works after closing screen

I have a very strange problem: I have an LG Optimus 2x which uses Cyanogen mod 7. I've had this installed for almost 1 year now, and haven't made any updates or installed any apps for months. A few ...
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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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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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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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Nexus 4 does not perceive touch in a line

I bought a Nexus 4 (LG E960) yesterday, and from the first moment there was a problem that it did not accept touch in the line of the volume down button. In a horizontal line, half a centimeter (1/5 ...
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Did I broke touchscreen or touchscreen and LCD?

I was trying to repair my broken touchscreen glass. I was going to use the touchscreen like that shown here, but every of them is transparent inside. That would be absolutely OK, but after heating ...
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re-program back-key S Advance

I've replaced the screen of my S Advance, but now the back-key doesn't work anymore so that's really frustrating.. I'm wondering if it's possible to program the menu-key as back-key. It is not a ...
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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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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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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 ...