Questions tagged [broken-screen]

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Android patttern lock reset

Awesome people! I need help! My wife's old Xperia z1 has a broken digitizer, the phone is pattern locked without showing the path. Of course, no one can remember the pattern, USB debugging is not ...
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Permanent adb RSA key authorization

My phone screen is broken but I managed to finally tap the allow button for ADB authorization so I can access the device via adb. My question is, is there a way to do this once and never be asked ...
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Motorola Z Play having unusable screen

I dropped by Moto Z play a few days ago, and when i dropped it, the touchscreen just stopped. I can see everything that is happening on the screen, like the time, notifications and other things on the ...
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How can I enable usb debugging on a broken phone?

My android mobile is accidentally broken. And the usb debugging is set to off. If I can enable it I could use it through visor in PC. But can't do it now. :( I don't have OTG supported too. My android ...
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Why I get permission denied on ADB on Android phone?

I'm trying to cast my Android device to a PC with adbcontrol (tutorial here). The phone has a broken (black) screen and when I input the command java -jar adbcontrol.jar I get this error: java.io....
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Any way to root a crushed phone and get encryption file from it?

tl;dr Is it possible to root an Android 8.0 phone that is accessible only via USB? Is it then possible to extract encryption .key file out of it in order to decrypt its SD Card that was formatted and ...
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Is this screen saveable? Samsung S6 black screen with purple blotches

I have been using my Samsung S6 as a security camera using Alfred. It was positioned in my window sill looking out over my front yard, screen off, but exposed to morning sunlight. It was also ...
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How to copy data from Pixel 2 with a broken screen

I failed to connect to my Pixel 2 with a broken screen with adb from MacOS in the following way: $ cd Downloads/platform-tools/ $ ./adb kill-server $ ./adb start-server * daemon not running; starting ...
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How to factory reset a Xiaomi Mi9T with broken screen?

I want to sell my defunct phone. The display is broken. No debugging enabled (so no adb I guess). The bootloader is locked (so no fastboot erase). What can I do to wipe all userdata so I can finally ...
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Recover phone data with a broken screen

Is it possible to recover data from my Xperia X whose screen is shattered(completely black). It's running Android Oreo and USB debugging is OFF. Unfortunately screen replacement is not available in my ...
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How to get data off an encrypted android phone with a broken screen

I have a Samsung A5(2017) phone that is encrypted requiring a pattern at boot time. I have dropped the phone and the screen is cracked and dead. Any thoughts how I can get the data off the phone? The ...
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superglue your screen?

I have a chip or 3 on my screen, each near the edge. Would it do more damage if I filled them in with superglue to prevent further chipping or contaminants? None of the chips are over the display, but ...
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Can I personalize the size of my screen? [duplicate]

So I dropped my phone. The top right corner blacked out to a fifth of the height, it still supports touch, but I can't really see what I'm touching. Is there a way to resize my display so that it only ...
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Unable to click next on MIUI 8 Welcome Wizard due to dead screen area at bottom

There is one non-rooted, factory reset phone with miui rom whose bottom 10% is not functional. Screen replacement is the last resort but if I can make some sort of software tweak to make it it past ...
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Force Galaxy S8+ to authorize my hp

Sorry for the long, difficult problem. Anyways... Hello, I recently dropped my phone in the pool. I wasn't too concerned because I was about to get a new phone anyway, but it turns out at some point ...
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I want to restore my contacts from a broken and black screen android device [duplicate]

I have a Samsung galaxy s5. Its screen has gotten smashed and now it displays nothing (black). I can turn on the phone, and also I can enter recovery mode (by pressing home+power+volume up). I have ...
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Extracting data from a dead phone

I recently dropped my phone in water, it worked okay for a few minutes after and then the screen started flickering and then it went black. I tried leaving the phone under the sun and in rice but none ...
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Use a phone without a screen

I have a very peculiar situation/question. Below is my mom's phone, OPPO F5 to be precise. It had a broken screen a long time ago. I removed the broken screen, as it posed threat to my siblings, as it ...
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How to fix water bugged screen?

I have Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. The screen got splashed with the water and the touch is not responding. How to fix it?
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What shall I do if I damage battery?

I've been disassembling phone - Xiaomi Mi 5X/A1, in order to change crashed screen. However, while I was trying to remove battery, I probably cut battery cover, so I can see white slices and sharp ...
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How to permanently set one handed mode on Android or shift screen size?

My Xiaomi Redmi 4 prime's display has broken from left side. So I have to use one handed mode which is miui's default feature. Is there any way I can Shift my phone's display to 4 inches from right ...
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Dropped phone - display and possibly other parts broken - how to mirror?

I unfortunately dropped my Samsung Galaxy S7 today and it seems that the screen and possibly other parts are broken now. Since dropping it the screen has been completely black. I'm trying to figure ...
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Data recover with broken screen

yesterday my beloved OnePlus 3T fell and the screen cracked :( At first half of it was still usable and visible, shame on me for not recovering the data I needed at that time. now the upper half is ...
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How can I authorize my laptop for USB Debugging if I can't see the screen?

I use USB Debugging to control this phone because the screen is missing. Not broken, missing. The LCD and display assembly is literally gone. I simply can't see what's on the screen without USB ...
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Pull Text Messages from a phone with broken screen

I need the text messages from the stock texting app on my broken Galaxy Note8. The screen is damaged in a way where installing any app to transfer the data from the phone is impossible. I'm hoping the ...
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Android Hard Reset - Keyboard Not Working

So, my phone fell, and the left part of the screen stopped working (it's all black). I want to take to a shop to see if they can fix the screen but, before, I want to clean my phone data. The ...
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Is there a way I can disable part of my display that has a green line?

I have a Pixel 3, and I picked up my phone after momentarily charging it on a wireless pad (for about 30 minutes) this morning, as I usually do, and now it has a green line near the right edge of the ...
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Accessing the home screen without the capacitive home button?

I dropped my OnePlus One, and now the bottom half of the touchscreen doesn't work. I connected a mouse to disable the lock screen, and I can now work with most apps (apart from Strava and the Camera) ...
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How to turn WiFi on with a non responsive screen?

So I own a Moto G4 plus The touchscreen on this phone has stopped responding. Since I'm in midst of a lockdown for a long time. I can't buy a new phone or get this one repaired. I do want to keep ...
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How to fully back up a phone's content to a PC, possibly for restoring on a similar phone

I have an LG X-charge phone whose screen is broken, but still functional. I purchased a replacement screen module, but before going ahead on the "open heart surgery", I want to fully back it up. I ...
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Recover broken smartphone

My Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro broke and 3/4 screen is completely black, I can't see anything but a little part below Other than that, the touch doesn't work AND sometimes the screen triggers some random ...
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How to recover data from phone with black screen?

My Samsung Galaxy S6 recently display doesn't work anymore (apparently it's water damage or something). The problem is, I want to extract my photos but it's like shooting targets in the dark. I've ...
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How to continue using an android system with a broken touchscreen?

I have many working android cellphones with broken touchscreen but with a working screen and I would like to use them as computing device and/or additional screen. Is there a way to do that?
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How do I access the files on my broken Huawei phone without HiSuite?

I accidentally threw my phone onto the road today and now the screen is completely unusable - fully cracked all over, fully black, light still shines from the back light but there is nothing on screen ...
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S7 data recovery with broken screen

I have a galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) with a broken screen. It can receive calls and texts and connect to wifi. I can access it via https://findmymobile.samsung.com/ to unlock it. That site also has options ...
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How to enable debugging in ASUS Zenfone Selfie Pro 4 without seeing the screen (touch works BTW)?

[The similar questions are related to other devices and I don't intend to do factory reset.] I cannot see what is being 'shown' on the screen, only interact through fastboot or randomly touching the ...
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How do I recover data from a phone with a broken screen

So, I broke my phone's screen recently, and it had a lot of important data. I cannot see or use the screen, and I want to get all my data off the phone. Can anyone help me with this?
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Unlocking Samsung Galaxy S7 with broken screen plugged into computer

The screen on my phone is broken, and there are a few files I'd like to get off of it. I don't care about the phone at all, just the files. I know the password, I just can't enter it on the broken ...
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Do I have to repair a cracked AMOLED screen? [closed]

My phone recently (a couple weeks ago maybe?) slipped out of my hand when I was trying to pick it up off a table and flew across the room. Despite having armor, the corner of the screen was smashed ...
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Which file has the saved contact data in android? How to get this file in an unrooted phone?

My android phone's screen is damaged and only shows a white pixelated background and does not recognise any touch input (although it does recognise when I swipe on the initial lock screen after I ...
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how to store all mobile data in computer without touch mobile screen?? H [duplicate]

How to get my all data(Like contacts,messages,files,etc) when my mobile screen was broken. I am used Galaxy j7.And I loss my mobile display by some reason. My phone still working,but i see all ...
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One Plus One broken screen recover data (google auth codes)

I unfortunately broke my screen for the second time on my One Plus One. And it seems that my first repair somehow was not totally good, since when I booted it up with the replacement screen, the ...
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How to remotely control an android phone without using the screen?

Ok Today I got a problem where something looking like a blue ink stain progressively leaked inside the screen in 6 hours until things turned from blue to completely black until nothing can be ...
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Permanently split screen (damaged touch screen)

Is there any way (via app, adb or anyhow) to force Android to actively use only part of the screen AND (this is crucial) to display something else (e.g. clock or some widget) on the remaining part? ...
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enable screen mirroring on galaxy S7 (broken display + locked by sequence) with keyboard

I have a Galaxy S7 device with broken and black screen. The phone is locked by screen sequence (pattern). I would like to activate the screen mirroring on it to backup data, but it is not possible to ...
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How can I transfer android data to PC (windows) given that phone screen is not working and I don't want to replace it.? [duplicate]

I have a LeTV android phone launched in India in 2016, now the company has been shut down. Few days back, my mobile screen suddenly just went off. Now it is just switched ON. Before dismantling it, I ...
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Broke my Nexus 4 screen, is there a plug & play keyboard so I can unlock it?

I broke the screen on my Nexus 4 and it has a passcode for the lock screen. Is there any way I can unlock it without fixing the screen, e.g. buying some sort plug & play keyboard for the micro-USB ...
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Copying files from a android phone without display or touch

My Oneplus X phone fell and the display and touch are not functional anymore. When I connect to my Linux laptop, an empty "Android" drive and "OnePlus X drivers" drive gets mounted. I tried copying ...
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Is there a way to turn my phone to landscape mode in the lock screen?

I have had a Motorola Moto e4 for almost 2 years with relatively no problems. A few days ago, my phone's touch screen stops working in certain frequently pressed places on the screen. This proves to ...
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Solution for “ghost touches” - Procedure to disable a small portion of the screen from being sensitive to touch?

So I ordered a cheap Chinese phone (umidigi) as a secondary device and the unit I got, out of the box, was afflicted with a faulty display. Troubleshooting it I have diagnosed the problem precisely: ...

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