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Unlock Samsung S22+ with broken screen

I'm trying to unlock an S22+ with a broken screen. I know the PIN number. I tried connecting a USB-C hub to the phone, then connecting an HDMI monitor, a USB keyboard, and a USB mouse to the hub. ...
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Disable broken (white) pixels of damaged screen

My Google Pixel 5 screen has a bright white vertical column of pixels covering the left 2-3 mm of the screen. As a dark mode user, it's very bright! I don't have the money to replace the phone or ...
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Reset settings when the screen is broken

My device runs on my own android build based on LineageOS 19.1 Not so long ago, I accidentally turned on an experimental feature for my phone and the entire screen went blank. When turned on, the ...
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How to install custom rom on completely broken screen

So I have a samsung S7 with a broken screen. It's completely black and no longer responsive. I've been using scrypy to control the device. It has twrp installed and its rooted. However, I want to ...
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Cannot swipe to unlock due to broken screen

My Vortex tablet has a cracked screen and I'm not able to swipe up to open my home screen. How do I bypass that for a screen where I have to swipe up?
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Touch mapped incorrectly to screen (Redmi Note 12 4G)

I recently replaced the screen on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 4G after the original one was damaged for an Amoled one sold on Aliexpress. At first (that is after connecting the battery for the first time),...
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Login into a phone with broken screen using adb

I have a Android 10 phone with broken screen (it doesn't display anything and doesn't react to touches) that has ADB enabled. It boots (probably to the lockscreen) as I can see it in adb devices and ...
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PIN-locked Samsung A41 with dead screen - photo recovery

A friend gave me their Samsung A41 to see if I could recover some photos from it for them. They dropped it and the screen just doesn't work anymore. The phone seems OK but when connected to my Windows ...
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How to identify possible causes for screen not working?

My Google Pixel 5a's screen has stopped working. When connected via scrcpy, the display is transmitted. Before ordering a new screen, I want to ask a couple of questions: Could the problem be related ...
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Recover data from pixel 4a with black screen

I have a Pixel 4a with completely damaged screen (it's 99% black) after falling. I can see it's on and ready to use as I recognize the background color and glimpses of things moving through the spots ...
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How can I get information from my Android 10 phone with a severed screen cable?

I have a Motorola Moto e. The screen has been loose for a few months, but I've been able to manage. An ill timed flip kick from a 6 year old sent the phone flying and severed the ribbon cable. I'm ...
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Can broken screen and USB cable in data transfer mode influence each other?

This sounds so weird that I can't believe I am asking about this. I have two exactly the same Redmi 11S (same in terms of purchase date and software installed). One of them has fallen a couple of ...
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How to Unlock Samsung Galaxy s21 ultra with totally dead screen?

My screen stopped working. Both display, and touch. I can connect it to a dongle with HDMI and USB ports.I get the display out, as seen below. When I connect mouse or keyboard, I get the "device ...
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How can I access my phone with a broken screen when TWRP decryption is unavailable?

Recently I broke the screen and digitizer of my phone and now want to be able to get my data off or even control it. While researching I stumbled upon scrcpy which gives you full access to your device ...
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Installing a custom ROM on an Android device with broken screen

I have Samsung Galaxy Note5 (SM-N920C), but the screen is deadly broken and I need to update ROM enabled user debugging mode root device and move some apps to internal storage (like GPS JoyStick/ GPS ...
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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra flickering screen caused by small drop

About a month ago, I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra about 10 cm above my sink, and it got a small dead pixel on the left edge near the top. The problem is that it has affected the whole area ...
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Resize screen to avoid dead zone - problem with adb

Asking a question because it seems that nobody has got the same problem after resizing it's screen using adb because of a dead zone on my phone over the status bar. I've basically followed the steps ...
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Bypass lockscreen PIN with broken screen (Android 7)

I've a Huawei P9 Plus running Android 7 with unlocked bootloader and TWRP installed. My screen is broken so I need to mirror my screen with scrcpy. I've tried ton of guides like this one to enable USB ...
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Connect to ADB without confirming the box(Usb debugging is enable)

I have an Android with a broken screen and I want to access the Android without ADB check to see the Android screen in Windows. (USB debugging is already active and the problem is only in confirming ...
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My phone's touchscreen is damaged. Is it possible to control it remotely?

I have an Android 5-based smartphone that I like a lot but it's an old phone and the touchscreen is damaged. The screen works perfectly but there's no user input available. The battery was changed ...
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How to backup an android phone with a broken screen (using linux)

I have dropped my android phone and the screen broke. In the meantime the battery has died. I would like to use adb to make a backup (I run Ubuntu). adb devices shows the device. However it is shown ...
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I need to access information in my smartphone's memory. The screen is completely dead and does not respond to touches or show any image

I need to access information in my smartphone's memory. The screen is completely dead and does not respond to touches or show any image. The computer does not detect the smartphone, it only charges. ...
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Copy Apps and Data From Phone With Dead Screen

My unrooted phone's LCD screen is dead but touchscreen still works. By using a series of stencils for where on-screen buttons and prompts would be, I am able to unlock the device and authorize ADB, ...
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Enabling USB debugging with broken screen (is it possible to connect external screen via usb 2.0 OTG?)

The phone is Asus Zenfone 3 ZE553KL. The screen is black and touch is not working. The phone is locked with a pattern. Power, volume buttons and navigation bar at the bottom work. Is there any way to ...
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ADB Shell: Reading exit codes from windows

So, I'm making a little batch script to be able to automate the whole process of flashing new roms for my Galaxy S6. Since its screen is broke, I have to do everithing manually from the adb shell, and ...
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Galaxy S6: It just won't wipe

So, I have my old, and broken Samsung Galaxy S6, and I have some plans for it, but I need to get it to a "factory status" in terms of user data, meaning that I need to wipe everything but ...
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How to authorize unauthorized device via Android Debug Bridge (adb) for non-working screen stuck at boot-time pin prompt for Pixel 5a?

Android 13. Basically, my screen doesn't work anymore but it works otherwise. Previously I was able to set up AirDroid cast through a painful process with an accessibility talkback feature. My device ...
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How do I access my Android if the screen and digitizer are broken?

I have a Motorola. The OEM unlock is on and so is USB debugging. How would I access this device if I am unable to use the touch screen or see what's going on? I am new to developing and have no idea ...
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How do I enable USB debugging on an android phone with an unresponsive screen?

I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 with a broken screen, the screen is black and unresponsive. I found an app that I can use to mirror my phone screen to my PC so I can recover my Google Authenticator ...
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Android interfacing with phone with a broken screen

Screen is 100% dead black. What are your options? What can you do from the PC with a phone with a broken screen? I can find plethora of software promising you to do all kind of magic, but half of them ...
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How to disable MTP mode in an Android phone with a broken screen (USB debugging enabled)

The screen of my phone broke some months ago, but luckily I had already enabled USB debugging and I trusted my PC, so I could use the phone with a USB with Vysor (a free open-source app) and I've been ...
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can't adb into phone with broken screen and lock pattern

i accidentally dropped my Pixel 6a on the counter a little hard. it landed flat on it's back. no physical damage. but the screen froze up. i pressed the power button to try and lock the screen (which ...
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Access Phone with broken screen

I've recently broken the screen of my Samsung Galaxy S7 (model number: SM-G390F). USB debugging should be enabled, however MTP seems to be disabled as data cables (work for file transfer with other ...
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Moving Screen Position Entirely

My phone screen broke (I dropped the phone) - I wanted to repair it, but it costs a lot. The company where I bought fixed the screen for me, but it doesn't work properly still - at least not 100%. ...
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Recovering data with a mouse when the screen doesn't respond to touch

Suppose my screen breaks, and I can no longer operate it via touch, but I can still see parts of the screen although broken. In this case, can I connect to my Android device via a mouse (for instance, ...
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How to hack into a Samsung Galaxy J5 with broken screen?

The phone is Samsung Galaxy J5 and its screen is completely broken. USB debugging is not enabled either. I don't want to throw it out since everything else seems to be working fine. And I can't afford ...
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Remotely Enable USB Debugging on my Samsung S8+ when the screen is dead

My Samsung S8+ recently had its screen die. I am trying to use Vysor to mirror the screen onto my laptop, but I cannot turn on USB Debugging due to the dead screen. Is there a way to remotely enable ...
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 mido userdata partition type / data recovery

I am doing data recovery on a Xaomi Redmi Note 4(x?) [mido] and I have finally gotten a flash dump ( the screen is scuffed and no perms have been set ( no adb,oem unlock, storage access )) Only way to ...
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How can I allow USB debugging from a new computer when I have a broken screen?

I am able to access my Android phone via "USB debugging" from one computer. I'd like to allow a second computer the same privilege, but when I plug it in there it says "device ...
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Recovering Phone Data after Hardware Failure

I have a Pixel 2 phone running Android which appears to have a hardware failure. The screen only shows a multi-color static and is non-responsive. Occasionally I briefly see my normal lock screen, but ...
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S7 Broken/Black Screen and no Digitizer. Rooted with TWRP

I have broken my S7 screen and now its completely black with no touch at all. Phone is rooted with TWRP custom recovery. I can access it though ADB from recovery but when booted normally i'm ...
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How to access Android phone's internal memory with broken screen?

I have a Xiaomi Mi Android phone. My screen is completely broken but there are some important data available in the internal memory of the phone. Is there any way by which I can access and copy data ...
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How can I erase the data on a phone with a broken display?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A40 (a405fn) with a broken display (totally dead: no touch reaction and display completely black). I want to sell the phone for parts, but I need to erase the memory. When I ...
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Recover data from broken screen device when USB debugging turned off

My Redmi Note 8 phone screen is broken and I cannot control it. I need to get my photos and videos. I try to google the problem but all answers I get need to enable debugging mode. Is there a way to ...
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Can I retrieve files from old phone that screen is damaged?

My old rooted phone has a smashed screen but can still turn on. It's not worth the cost to repair it. I can get to the lock screen but can't enter the lock due to the damaged screen. As such, it doesn'...
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Transfer data of phone with partially broken touchscreen

I recently dropped my S7 edge and the bottom half of the screen is now unresponsive (It still displays the image but the touchscreen doesn't work) I'm getting a new phone for christmas so I'm not ...
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How can I long press on android screen projected on PC using adbcontrol?

I am using adbcontrol (https://android.stackexchange.com/a/168907/37436) to stream and control android screen of a cracked android phone. It looks like this method is pretty slow and does not detect ...
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Getting into Android with broken screen

My Moto Z Play died during a failed repair attempt. The digitizer was dead immediately, the screen first still showed a faint image, but that's gone as well now. ADB is activated, but only after login,...
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PIN locked Pixel with broken screen and USB debugging OFF, OTG keyboard doesn't unlock it

I got a Google Pixel 1 with a smashed dead black screen locked by a known PIN that I would like to recover some photos from. Nothing vital but now it has become a personal crusade to do it! The good ...
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Data Recovery on Android 11 with broken screen

I have a pixel 4a running android 11 with a broken screen. The full screen is black; the lower part of the touch screen seems to be responsive but I can't really tell what's going on so I don't know ...
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