Questions tagged [broken-screen]

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How to set MTP mode on phone with broken screen in USB charge-only mode

My phone’s screen broke from a 30 cm drop. The touchpad is dysfunctional while the display itself still works (i.e. I can see everything). USB mode is charge-only, so connecting to the PC is not ...
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My Cubot X12´s screen is busted and im still recieving messages which I cannot read or listen to.

So my phone is busted and I get messages from my friends which i can´t read. Is there a way I can read the messages from an another device or even control the phone exteranaly?
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How to get my all data when my mobile screen was broken

How to get my all data(Like contacts,messages,files,etc) when my mobile screen was broken. I am used sony xperia z.And I loss my mobile display by some reason. My phone still working,but can't see ...
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My phone's screen is broken; I'd like to transfer files to my PC, but can't, because Charging Mode is enabled by default

My phone's screen is broken and I'd like to transfer files from it to my pc, but I can't acces them as Charging Mode is enabled by default. Does anyone have any idea how I can get access to my files ...
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How to backup contacts when my touchscreen is cracked?

My touchscreen on my Samsung Galaxy screen is cracked. I am unable to use the screen. It has a pattern lock. When I use Kies 3 it says that my phone is locked. How do I unlock it with the pattern ...
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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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Data recovery from android device with broken screen

Situation Summary - I have an Android device with a broken screen, LCD and touch I have an android phone (BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, which I have flashed with the Android firmware for the E4.5 - ...
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Factory reset on mako with broken digitizer and TWRP installed

I want to factory reset a mako with a broken screen and digitizer so I can sell it. The device is rooted and there is TWRP recovery and Cyanogenmod installed. As the screen and digitizer are broken I ...
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Nexus 6P - how to retrieve data with a locked phone and broken screen?

I've smashed my phone screen and it is unresponsive and completely black, displaying nothing. The phone has also been powered off, meaning instead of my finger print for unlocking, I have to put in ...
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Recover Pictures

Ok, so I just dropped my android 5.1 Moto G. the screen is unresponsive and has lines and squares running along it. I was wondering if there was any way to recover photos from this phone, as it ...
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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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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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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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Broke screen, how to perform Nandroid/TWRP backup blindly?

I have broken my HTC One (M8)'s display (and probably more) while attempting to replace the battery, and I'm selling it via eBay for parts. How do I attempt a full Nandroid backup with TWRP and then ...
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Connect through adb to a Nexus 4 with a broken touch screen?

I have a Nexus 4 with a broken touch screen from which I would like to recover some files. adb is a tool often referred for this purpose, as in this guide. I have installed adb and fastbook on my ...
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Locked out of my phone as the touchscreen isn't working

I have a LG Optimus G. Some parts of the touchscreen doesn't function. I wish to retrieve the media content from my phone. Nothing more. So, hard reset is not an option. I can't use a mouse over OTG ...
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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 recover contacts from phone with broken & unresponsive screen? [duplicate]

I had a Samsung Galaxy Ace 4. Last week, it fell of and the screen broke. Still, when turned on, it seems to be everything else OK (the notificacion bar shows some pending messages, the hour keeps ...
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A row of galaxy note 3 screen is not responsive

The area goes right across the keyboard, leaving the phone useless. S-pen still works fine. I used TSP Dot mode to show the issue in this screen shot: Please tell me the hardware isn't shot. I ...
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Unlocking the screen of Nexus 4 from pc

I am trying to unlock myphone through pc as the screen is broken and does not work. For now only power and volume buttons work. I tried looking around and found about ADK but whenever I tried to run ...
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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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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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Restore SMS messages from a rooted phone with a broken screen to an unrooted phone

I'm trying to restore my SMS text messages from my rooted Nexus 5 with a broken screen (no display or touch capabilities) to my functioning but unrooted Nexus 5X. I can turn the rooted phone to ...
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Access files on phone with broken screen

I spent a night in the desert in Jordan and the next morning my phone was all wet and the screen went black. That was a few days ago, I'm home now and have bought a new phone (same one). I disabled ...
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Is there any way that I can see what is on a phone that has a cracked screen [duplicate]

My son was in a wreck and his phone was crushed is there any way I can find out what was on the phone if I connect it to my computer
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Gain (remote) control of Samsung Galaxy S3 with broken display

I have physically broken my SGS3's (i9300) display, and thought the phone was now just trash. But as I came home with it in my pocket, to my surprise, it connected to my Wifi, synced my files with my ...
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Light-brown stripes on my Galaxy S6 Edge screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge for around 2 and a half months now. Since yesterday when having open a white screen (all white, such as a picture or some other menu) I see a 2 vague light-brown ...
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Unlock Phone without the Screen (neither seeing anything nor touch is possible) or USB-Debugging

I have a problem with my mothers Samsung Galaxy S3. The Screen is completly dark and it seems like the phone doesn't react to touches. There are pictures and contacts at the internal storage, wich are ...
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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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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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Add peripheral Hardware where screen was

I have been playing around with some old android devices. I took a broken screen / digitization off one LG and the device is fine. Running in shell and voice assistance do describe screen. My ...
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Android recover data (adb device unauthorized)

I am trying to recover data from my phone (Galaxy S3 mini) which screen is cracked. I want to do this using adb. But my device is unauthorized. How can I solve this? I don't have acess to the device ...
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Unlock my S4 with a cracked screen?

I thought I lost my phone so I locked it with "Where's my phone" but it turns out I recovered it with a a useless cracked screen, I know the phone works because it rings and can hear the notifications ...
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Galaxy S4 dropped screen is black

Situation is this: I took my phone out of my pocket and dropped it from about pocket height on a sort of tiled floor. The screen then became green and had lines. Then the screen just turned off. When ...
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Accessing my phone whose screen died

My Samsung's screen (Samsung S-III mini) seems to be dead (it suffered mechanical damage at the top, mostly the right corner). I can't really tell if the phone boots completely normally or not, tho ...
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screen cracked android - so I cannot gesture unlock

I have a fairly common issue: a screen damaged android phone. These devices are highly vulnerable to broken screens (this particular phone, the samsung galaxy note 3, had 2 replacement screens before ...
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recevering data from broken screen on micromax yureka having broken screen [duplicate]

MY screen of Micromax Yureka is broken and I can't see anything, Plus my usb debugging is off. Is there any way to recover data?
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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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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 you get contacts off a broken android phone?

I in a car wreck and my hip completely smashed my phone, it turns only turns on about half the time when i plug it in and the screen is too shattered for touch to work so not really worth spending ...
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Broken screen on HTC Wildfire S - possible to root to extract data?

My girlfried recently suffered a broken/cracked screen on her HTC Wildfire S, rendering it inoperable. We managed to get her considerable backlog of photos saved simply by connected the phone via usb ...
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How to enable USB debugging with broken touchscreen?

I have an Infinix Zero phone whose touch screen is broken. The screen calibration got affected, so the touch screen is not responding. I tried pushing a calibration APK to the phone from my system, ...
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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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Transfer data from Samsung smartphone without unlocking

I have Samsung A3. I accidentally broke display. Now I can't unlock the phone. I know I can change the display. But I want to know whether there is a way to transfer data to PC without unlocking phone....
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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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Broken screen and touch

I have a HTC One M7 and long story short the screen is completely destroyed but the phone still works because i still get beeps and LED blinks when someone messeges me. I would like to get my pictures ...
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How to do a clone / backup & restore between identical devices via USB and broken screen

I have a Nexus 4 with a recently broken screen, and another Nexus 4 that works. I would like to copy all of the data, apps, etc, from the broken Nexus 4 to the working Nexus 4. The broken phone still ...
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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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How to get files off of Nexus 5 Android when LCD Screen + Touchscreen doesnt work?

So I have a Nexus 5 Android 32gb phone that boots up but the LCD screen and touchscreen doesnt work. I know because it gets detected on my computer. Also the bootloader is still locked, which means I ...
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Can I enable USB debugging using adb?

I own a Samsung Galaxy S3 and the display is broken and USB debugging is set to off too. How can I enable it using ./adb commands? I have done these steps already: data/data/com.android.providers....