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Half of touchscreen is unresponsive. How can I make Android only use the top half (rotated by 90 degrees)

So I have a broken LG G2 and a near-empty bank account, so buying a new phone isn't exactly an option right now. The bottom 50% of the screen doesn't respond to touch. Right now I am running ...
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Exporting contacts via adb

I have a phone whose screen broke, but I'd like to export its contacts to .vcf so I can import them to another phone. I usually do this with the built-in import/export function in the Contacts app ...
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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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broken screen and touch, how to control?

my acer s500 has a broken screen and the touch dont work anymore, after that happend I connect it to my computer with USB and happily USB debugging was turned on so I could get al my stuff from my ...
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Connecting to WiFi via ADB Shell

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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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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WM Overscan is not applied correctly by some apps (like Google Maps, Play Store, Spotify)

My question has already been asked before, here and here. Since both questions did not yield satisfying answers, I wanted to ask once more, to see if anyone knows how to solve the following issue: ...
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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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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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Recover data from Moto X with broken display

I have a Moto X (Lollipop 5.1) whose display is broken. I have some files and photos in it which are very important. Unfortunately, I didn't use Dropbox or Google Drive to backup my content. I tried ...
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Forcing an Android tablet to connect to a wifi from PC

A while ago, I had a tablet (Coby Kyros MID9742), that got shelved when the screen quit (half of the area of the touchscreen won't recognize touches, split among 2 sections). I am trying to repurpose ...
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Extract full system image from a Samsung Galaxy S5 with no screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone with a broken screen. I'm trying to get a full system image that I can then flash into a brand new Samsung Galaxy S5. I know that it is possible to clone one phone's ...
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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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Unlocking a broken-screen nexus 6

I have a pretty stock nexus 6. It has whole-disk encryption turned on, AFAIK (I didn't change any settings from when I first got it, and requires the PIN to boot up). I dropped it yesterday, during ...
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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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Unlocking Droid XT912 with a Fully Broken Screen/Digitizer

I am trying to pull data off a Droid Razr XT912 with a broken digitizer and screen from last summer which has been under pattern lock since then. I purchased a Micro-to-HDMI cable, which successfully ...
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Can't transfer files because of locked and broken screen

I broke the screen of my phone (SAMSUNG DUOS). Like you can really see the shatter marks on it. But the screen became unresponsive. My problem is that, when I connect it to my computer to recover my ...
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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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Access data on device with broken screen (Samsung Galaxy Ace 4)

The screen on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 broke (running Android 4.4) and I really, really wish to get all my photos and other data off it. The phone has a pattern lock screen as well as an additional PIN ...
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Broken, unresponsive screen: how to recover data on this otherwise working phone?

today my Huawei Ascend P7 has met its sad end, falling 2 meters to its screen-death. The phone still rings, turns on and off, and the volume buttons still work, but the screen doesn't work at all. It ...
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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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S4 won't connect with usb AND broken screen. Need files from phone

My S4 will not connect to my computer when plugged in using the correct samsung cord AND the screen is shattered. How can I load the files from the phone? Remove the hard drive from the phone maybe ...
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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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Enable USB Debugger on a phone with a broken screen

I have done my research on how to enable the debugger, but most of them seem to be useless or missleading. Now I do not need any backup, my phone is empty and I use that broken Samsung s6 for ...
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How to Resize Screen and move it's position?

I wan't to resize my screen(cut off some dead toucscreen part) without third-party app and I don't want to use wm overscaling because it's not cutting off the screen?. But if I use "wm size" to resize,...
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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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Change USB connection mode from PTP to MTP when screen is broken

A friend gave me their Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 because the screen is broken and black (does not display anything). So now I want to control the device from my PC. The USB connection mode is set to PTP ...
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Can a Nexus 6P be factory reset when screen cannot be used and phone off?

I broke my Nexus 6P screen, so am replacing it - usually I would factory the phone. However, I can't as the screen is completely black. I power cycled the phone, but I am unable to enter the pattern ...
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Enable ADB and/or change USB connection mode on Galaxy S7 w/ broken screen

My Galaxy S7 Edge has a broken screen (totally black, and doesn't respond to touch). However, the phone does turn on and is recognized by Kies 3 and SmartSwitch. I am also able to unlock the phone via ...
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How to turn on Google Pixel 3a with broken Power and Volume buttons

I am really smart and broke both the power button and volume button when replacing the screen on my Google Pixel 3a. (Stuck the razor in the wrong slot) Anyway, the screen works and I can tell ...
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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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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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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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Backup/Recover data from broken screen Oppo A5

I had oppo a5 (4GB/32GB), Its working well, But, accidentally its screen broke. Mobile is working fine but screen is totally blank, touch is also not working. A lot of my personal and important data ...
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Root and android phone with broken screen [duplicate]

Hi guys. Is there a way to root my phone which is a Samsung J1 (J120F), I managed to enable the USB debugging so i can access the phone via screen mirroring using vysor / scrcpy, but i can't access ...
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How to power-off Motorola phone without screen

How would one power down an Android phone (Moto X 2nd gen - Android 5.1) without the ability to interact with the screen? USB debugging not enabled, nor is custom recovery. I know how to reboot it, ...
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How to access data from Huawei P10's with broken screen?

Unfortunately, my phone screen got cracked, it's black. The USB debugging is not turned on. However, phone is still on - I can see a HiSuite notification poping out when I plug it to my PC. Moreover, ...
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GT-I9060 Phone Stuck at Battery Charging Animation

I have a Samsung phone model GT-i9060 with Android 4.4 and suddenly one day phone suddenly switched off and refused to start. On powering on it would get stuck to this battery animation screen: On ...
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Half of the screen is blue

My phone one plus 3 half of the screen become blue after using the mobile solution for display fitting, due to which half of the display not working now, kindly suggest me what needs to be done
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Wide horizontal stripes on Galaxy tab a sign in page

Is this a sign that the display is dying? It only shows up on the initial screen, before the one that asks for the password. It goes away when the tablet is restarted but shows up again shortly. There ...
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How do i access my (rooted) oneplus 3 with completely broken screen?

So as the title says i have a rooted oneplus 3 and i cant use touch and i cant see the screen, i tried vyzor, it didnt work, i tried buying a otg adapter which has hdmi and one usb port, doesnt work ...
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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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How to stop apps from doubling overscan?

For some reason a chunk of the digitizer broke on the bottom of my phone. I tried to use adb shell wm overscan 0,54,0,324 to resize my screen smaller until I can get a new phone, but it's giving bad ...
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Not able to install app using adb command

I have a broken screen in my device due to that i am not able to take back of contact and other data. I am trying to use vysor chrome plugin which installs an app and cast the screen in to web ...
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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 ...