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Questions tagged [broken-screen]

For issues caused by a broken screen/digitizer

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How to disable PIN lock in android device without touching it

My android phone (Sony Xperia Z2) has a PIN lock, and now the screen is broken, everything is working fine except touch, I can't do anything because I can't unlock the phone because I can't press the ...
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How to recover data from a device with broken touch screen and no OTG support?

A friend of mine owns a ZTE T84, also known as the Telstra Tough Max. Unfortunately, he dropped the phone and cracked the screen which resulted in a non-responding touchscreen. The screen itself does ...
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Factory reset a Samsung Galaxy J7 with non-functioning screen

My fiance's J7 screen does not turn on but the phone still works. I am trying to erase everything back to the factory settings but without being able to see the screen, it's very difficult. Any ...
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Using normal thermal paste on my P1a41 for screen replacement?

I have an P1a41 but since the screen got terribly wrecked with triple crack spots I decided to change to screen myself and after watching some disassembly videos I realized I have to change the ...
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Enable USB debugging on a broken screen

Xperia Z3 D6633 Broken display and digitizer I need to use the Droid@Screen tool, but it requires USB debugging The problem is: I just flashed the stock ROM. All is default. (Flashed D6633_23.5.A....
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Screen broken - need a way to enable WiFi - SGS6

My Samsung Galaxy S6 fell and the screen shattered. The phone appears to work except that the screen remains black and does not seem to respond to touch events. I basically just need to enable WiFi. ...
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How do I control my encrypted phone with black and broken screen and look how the android sees without root or USB debugging on?

My phone is encrypted, not rooted and has no USB Debugging on, but how do i control the phone and mirror it to the computer like I can control the phone with the computer when my LCD screen is ...
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Access files or ADB on locked Galaxy S7 with broken screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F that is fully functional with the exception of the screen and probably the capacitive buttons too. All I really need to do is to access my files. As a minimum, I ...
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Enable USB Debugging with broken touch screen and no physical buttons

I'm trying to fix a phone (LG G3 Stylus) that has been badly injured, so now the touchsreen doesn't work, and the only button that works is the volume-up one. I need to backup some stuff (notes, ...
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How to enable USB Debugging from recovery mode?

So, my phone screen broke. I can't see anything and touch doesn't work. I have a Motorola Moto G2 running LineageOS 14.1, and TWRP custom recovery. Until now I have been able to use my phone with ...
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Connecting WiFi via ADB Shell (Oreo 8.1 - LineageOS)

I've tried all publicly discussed methods I could find to connect to WiFi via ADB on a phone with a broken screen (no display/no touch). The closest I have got is via wpa_cli using the method #1 ...
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Get app data from a phone with no screen

I recently broke my Samsung Galaxy J3 2016, the screen no longer works, but the phone itself is still working (turns on and off, alarms still ring). I was able to recover most of my data, except for a ...
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How do I import my contacts from broken Galaxy S7 to new S7?

My Galaxy S7 got water under the cracked screen and now the screen is completely blank but the phone still works. My contacts are not backed up on Google or SD or SIM card. All PC programs that can ...
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Partial display failure

The lower 1.5 to 2 cm of the screen of my OnePlus 3 failed: (The white part in the middle is just censored information. The problem only exists in the bottom.) When I power my phone completely off,...
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How to extract all my data from a Samsung Galaxy J3 with a black screen

So I had my mobile phone in my pocket and suddenly when I started to use it it only shows a black screen, I think it's probably some kind of liquid's screen that got out because I can see it through ...
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Is there any way to activate MTP connection on a phone with broken screen?

My phone's screen is broken and when I connect it to my laptop via USB it is in "Charge only" mode. I need to get my data out of the phone so I was wondering if there was any way to activate "MTP" or ...
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How to wipe data on a bootloader-locked, broken screen, Nexus 6P

I want to sell my Nexus 6P for parts, but I want to wipe it first. The screen of my Nexus 6P broke (internally, the touchscreen MIGHT be fine, idk). The phone is full-disk encrypted with a PIN and the ...
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Using emulator as a monitor to my phone?

The screen of my Google Pixel burned out the other day. The phone still works, but the screen doesn't turn on. Is it possible to connect to my phone via adb and use an emulator to see what the phone ...
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Retrieve data from Galaxy A3 with broken screen and touch

there is any possibility to restore data from my phone (Samsung Galaxy A3)? It has a broken screen and touch. I didn't enable a debuging mode on phone before. So programs like dr.fone or kies cant get ...
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How to bypass/authorize ADB RSA key with broken touch AND screen?

First of all, I tried a lot of hours with everything I could find on the internet and mostly on StackOverflow. Something I've already tried with no avail: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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How to modify display on/off behaviour in non-standard ways (e.g. keep it from ever turning off)

Firstly: my phone is rooted, I am not afraid to use the terminal, modify source code and compile everything myself, I can provide logs, command outputs etc etc, I just need someone who knows where to ...
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retrieving photos from a HTC with a broken screen

I have a Telstra siganture HTC phone. I have broken my screen and cannot access anything from the phone. I have not backed up my photos and videos recently. Is there any way to retrieve photos and ...
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Clear/Wipe Samsung with broken screen and Stock ROM

I have a broken Samsung Note II GT-N7100 and want to wipe it before dumping it. The point is: The Screen is broken and I can't see anything on the screen. I'm not sure whether USB debugging is turned ...
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i cant enter recovery mode; how do i install my ADB driver?

Here is my issue. I have an LG g Stylo 3 Plus, (T-mobile). I can't get into recovery. Here's the situation: my screen is broken and I have a semi picture. However its unresponsive. I had no need to ...
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Workaround for broken android screen || Android Touch Problem [duplicate]

My android device screen got a little crack on the screen and the bottom part of the cell stoped working even there's no crack on it. All I'm asking is are there any apps available that can help me ...
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moto z force lcd screen out need my stuff

I have it connected to computer but can't get the files because I can't accept the program to do so. The phone works but I need to be able to pull off my pictures and stuff while in the blind
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Control phone with broken screen from computer?

I'll just clear up the basics before proceeding as previous comments have just been talking about things that really haven't helped me get any closer to fixing this. Have I checked out the broken ...
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View & control screen of broken screen android phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and need to control the phone. The display is totally messed up, its flashing about 20 different colours every 5 seconds. I can't use touch screen as I can't see what I'm ...
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Can I back up android phone with a broken screen

I have a OnePlus3 phone running Android. I recently broke the screen and want to back everything up before I send it for repair. I can unlock the pin and everything, but apparently there is some ...
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Unlocking Samsung Knox with Bottom 3/4 of screen broken

So here's the issue, I can only see the top 25% of the screen on my Samsung Galaxy S7 edge as the remaining screen has gone blank due to accidental damage. I have managed to enable USB Debugging and ...
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Enabling WIFI hotspot from a computer without usb debugging

Is it possible to enable WIFI hotspot from a computer without usb debugging being enabled? I got a phone with broken LCD and i'm unable to enable usb debugging.
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Can I resize my screen?

I have cracked my phone on the top-right corner, which makes me unable to see my notifications. It is such a big issue, I would really like to make my screen smaller, just so I can see them again. Is ...
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How to enable usb debugging on my broken touch screen android phone from windows 10 computer?

My android(Kitkat 4.4.2) phone's touch screen is broken, but phone is working fine.But usb debugging is disable. FIY, my sd card isn't working (I don't care about that) and my phone doesn't support ...
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Huawei Nexus 6P / Broken screen

I have a Huawei Nexus 6P which its internal screen has been broken recently, it's still working, I can hear the notifications and the calls ringtone, but with a black screen The replacement screen is ...
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Retrieve files from A5 with broken Screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5 2015 (A500F) with broken screen and digitizer. The phone is simply locked (no password or pattern used) but I cannot scroll down to unlock in order to access the file system....
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How to enable usb debugging and install an apk to an android device with non-functioning display? [duplicate]

The display of my Xperia z3 is non-functioning(i.e. all I can see is a black screen) after an accidental damage due to water-insertion. But all other parts are working fine. The screen responses to ...
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Android data recovery

Hi I really need help on this one, my Samsung j1 has a broken screen, it's just blank and gives no visual. When I connect it via USB my laptop recognizes it, but I can't access the data because I have ...
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Salvaging Google Authenticator data from water damaged LG G5

I have an LG G5 that has water damage as well as a cracked screen. There is no guarantee that the water damage can be fixed. However, I have an app called Google Authenticator on that phone, and I ...
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Why can't the touch layer on the screen can't be replaced? [closed]

AFAIK, touchscreen has three different layers: the protective glass, the touch panel, and the LCD screen: Touch technology in smartphones explained - FlatpanelsHD However, when an area of the screen ...
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Mirroring an Android display via Android Studio

I have an Android (first-generation Pixel) with a broken display. While the display does still appear to receive touch events, its ability to actually display anything seems to be basically done for. ...
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Oneplus 3T Screen and Touch Screen

I broke my OnePlus3T the other day. The screen is cracked, doesn't show anything and the touch screen is not responsive. This has happened before, but this time I want to fix it myself since it is ...
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New screen flickering when charged

i had my screen broken unfortunately. I received a replacement that i don't know if it is an official one, that was excellent until i put it to charge. The screen lightly flickers. I don't have an ...
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Data and Privacy leak from screen replacement

I had my screen crack today (bummer). It seems my phone is working properly though besides the touch and display. Tomorrow i will get it for replacement. Is there possible that data may leak to an ...
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What data can be retrieved from a broken discarded tablet

I had a Lenovo Tab 2 A7-20F, purchased in August of 2016, one of if not the cheapest model for around £50. It began to fail here and there and I decided to get rid of it. I started by smashing it in ...
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Broken Nexus 6p Recovery

So while I was overseas in Vietnam I dropped my Nexus 6P and broken the screen. The screen is completely black and completely unresponsive however when I use the fingerprint scanner it still vibrates. ...
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Why does the screen show vertical lines?

I have a small tablet, but my sibling dropped it. Whenever it is turned on, the screen is just covered in vertical, multicolored lines. Any ideas?
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Accessing broken Nexus 6

Since I cannot comment on existing posts yet to get the answers I need there: My Nexus 6 screen shattered, and the USB port on the phone might be damaged. I managed to get it to charge eventually, ...
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Android LCD Broken, Screen Locked, Device Unauthorized

I have an Android device whose LCD is broken. The unit functions and receives call, messages and gives the usual audio notifications. However, in order to synch back data, I need to access the main ...
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How to allow ADB on phone if there is a Lock Screen and Screen is not responding + black

How to allow ADB on a rooted Android Samsung J3(2016) if said phone has a broken display(black/unresponsive)? P.S - ADB is enabled. Just not allowed.
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How to extract data from Samsung S5 with broken screen+digitizer?

I need to extract the photos from the internal memory of my Samsung S5. I've downloaded some software called dr.fone which shows me previews of my files (i think by downloading software onto the phone)...