Questions tagged [broken-screen]

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Is there a Google Play app that can be pushed to a device with a broken screen to retrieve data without user interaction?

I'm at my last resort with a OnePlus 6 with a broken screen, with the only remaining option being to order a replacement screen to get back into the phone to retrieve the data. Before I go that route, ...
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Is there an app where you can control your phone w only hardware buttons

My phones touch screen is broken, it only responds for like 2 secs everytime i turn on with power button. Need somethin like double press vol key equals swipe left, and other key is right. Hold for ...
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Change MTP/PTP for a Galaxy S4 w/ a Broken Screen

I'm trying to do a complete backup of all data on my Samsung Galaxy S4 before I send it in for repairs. Even though the screen is completely black and does not work (very little touch abilities), I ...
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Backing up/save files on android with a broken screen

My phone's screen is broken and is useless, but it has important files on it. Is there a way to back the files up or get the phone back?
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Weird behavior of broken screen

My phone (OnePlus 6) fell just this morning right onto its screen, but at first I thought it's going to be fine, since I am a paranoid and got a bumper case and a screen protector for said phone. At ...
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Android Read recent SMS messages from command line

I have recently broken my Android's screen. (Again) Its a T-Mobile G2 Trying to keep up with my busy technology related life is hard enough without losing my link with everyone. I have rooted the ...
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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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Flash Galaxy S3 with Broken Screen and Debug Mode Not On

I have a completely broken screen/lcd/digitizer on my Samsung Galaxy S3. Debug mode was not on. The phone works as it will still vibrate when turned on and the LED / Menu / Back buttons light up ...
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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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xperia z5 broken screen locked need data

I had a sony xperia z5 compact for about 2 weeks until i smashed the screen. I have searched online to find some help to recover my photos and videos taken with the device. I didnt have any cloud set ...
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How to do a factory reset on Xperia Z with broken screen?

The screen on my Sony Xperia Z is cracked. I have now sold the phone so I need to delete my text messages, can anyone help? I can only press in certain areas of the screen so I can't click on factory ...
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How to mirror an Android Screen on Laptop

My Android device screen touch is not working, it's just damaged, so I have done the hard reset on it. But it still doesn't work. And now when I start the device I'm not able to proceed further from ...
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Busted Verizon Galaxy Note 5 screen, trying to use adb to unlock

Recently, I dropped my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and busted the glass, lcd, digitizer, and maybe the speaker. Before, I try anything with replacing the broken parts, I would like to get the SMS database ...
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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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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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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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Recovery of QuickMemo+ data via SD - LG LEON bad screen

I have an LG LEON which has a damaged screen & digitizer. USB Debug is off. I can access somewhat via PC. I tried a USB OTG cable & mouse as well as various software to get some critical data ...
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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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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 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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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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Is there any way at all to skip the setup process after factory reset on an android phone with an unresponsive touch screen?

I have an android phone with an unresponsive touchscreen. I, at first, thought it might be a software problem and did a factory reset with power button and volume up button as given here. The reset ...
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taking control over a phone with broken touchscreen [closed]

I have an old sony xperia z with a broken touchscreen, the phone holds a lot of important data but with the broken touchscreen I cant get the data. I've tried a lot of things but I do not have usb ...
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Get files of phone with broken everything

Dropped my Oneplus One recently, and have bought a replacement already, but would like to get my files off. The problem: screen works, but only top left inch of touchscreen registers volume buttons ...
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Swipe pattern for broken screens?

I had a swipe pattern lock set on my LG G3 phone. It felt down and the glass broke, so I cant use the touch screen any more. Is there any way to connect my phone to a kind of a screen emulator, so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sony Xperia Z5 Compact black screen

Yesterday I accidentally dropped my Sony Xperia Z5 Compact on the ground (from a height of about half a meter), and it appears to be broken since then. Details: The screen was clearly on, but showed ...
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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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Mount Android encrypted data partition on PC

My Nexus 4 screen met a tragic end due to violent contact with flooring tiles. Everything works except the touchscreen (which displays fine but does not react to touch any more). I would like to get ...
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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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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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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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How to recover files from a phone with a broken/unresponsive screen running Android Marshmallow?

I recently dropped my Nexus 5 and the touchscreen stopped working, no matter what I do it won't function. I have files on this phone that I didn't backup (I know, real smart of me), and I'm wondering ...
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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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Virtual track pad to control mouse pointer in android

I have a nexus 4 phone, which has lost half of the screen's touch capability due to its digitizer capability. I would like to have "TouchMousePointer Windows app" like app in android and place it on ...
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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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Disable touchscreen area (root available)

My rooted Xperia Z1 on Android 5.1 has a broken touchscreen area in the upper half of the screen. I was able to partly solve the problem by following this SO question: Resize screen for Dead touch ...
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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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Control Android with broken screen from PC

My rooted Galaxy Nexus has a broken screen. How can I use my PC (ie, via ADB) to control the phone? androidscreencast would be the ideal solution, but its keyboard/mouse control feature does not work ...
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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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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?