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My LG G2's screen just got a chip in it, and consequently only the top 1/4 of the screen will register touch.

The phone is not rooted, but I have developer options and USB debugging activated. Is there any way I can mirror the phone on a PC or Mac? (I prefer Mac, but have access to Windows 8 as well.) I'm talking about full control with keyboard and mouse.

I just want to know if I can hobble through until the new Nexus comes out and I can finally be rid of this old phone.

  • This seems really promising, but I'm having trouble. When I open Vysor, and click "Find Devices", it shows my phone but nothing happens when I select it. – Patch Aug 21 '16 at 15:06
  • I'll create an answer and move the discussion there. – Andy Yan Aug 21 '16 at 15:07
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Try Vysor first. As long as USB debugging is on you shouldn't even need to do anything on the phone to get it running. Mouse simulates touch while keyboard input is passed through. If you don't type in English then input method support might be a bit clumsy.

  • Vysor uses its own ADB daemon by default which is not a good thing. Do you have Android SDK or any other sort of ADB access installed? If yes, close Vysor, manually start ADB daemon by executing any ADB command (e.g. adb devices) from command prompt. Try again after that. – Andy Yan Aug 21 '16 at 15:09
  • If not, get this set of ADB (link). You also need LG drivers if you haven't, of course. – Andy Yan Aug 21 '16 at 15:10
  • I have installed the Android SDK on my Mac (haven't tried yet on Windows) but I don't think I ever installed any drivers. Do you know where I can find the drivers for my phone? Are these universal or Windows exclusive? – Patch Aug 21 '16 at 15:15
  • @Patch "LG United Mobile Driver" (link). I believe it's Windows only. – Andy Yan Aug 21 '16 at 15:17
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    @Patch Or "LG VZW United Driver" if yours is a Verizon variant. I have them hosted on my own AndroidFileHost too: link – Andy Yan Aug 21 '16 at 15:19

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