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Questions tagged [multi-touch]

Multi-touch refers to a touch sensing surface's (trackpad or touchscreen) ability to recognize the presence of two or more points of contact with the surface. This plural-point awareness is often used to implement advanced functionality such as pinch to zoom or activating predefined programs.

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What's the difference between real dual-touch and fake dual-touch?

I have a Xperia X10 Mini Pro and by some ungodly reason it's dual touch feature is not working. I have searched around the net and I have seen here and there people use terms such as real dual-touch ...
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Uses for more than 2 finger multitouch?

I am planning on get a new android phone, and one of my options is the Xperia Miro. I know it is not big deal, but it fulfills my needs. But one of the specs that got my attention is that it says ...
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Multitouch hardware on Android devices

Are all touch-screens on modern devices multitouch capable on hardware level (if software supports it)? If not than how to detect if touchscreen screen by itself is multitouch or not?
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Emulator startup issue

I am trying to run a standard AVD (ARM, empty layout, other settings as proposed by Android Studio) on the emulator. Enabled -verbose, -debug all and -show-kernel modes. The emulator boots, but ends ...
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Pinch-zoom not pure zoom in Web browser on HTC Desire Z because text is auto-re-formatted: irritating / layouts break

When I (multi-touch) pinch to zoom and release my fingers from touching the screen to see the zoomed display, the Android web browser on the HTC Desire Z performs a shrink-to-fit re-format of the page ...
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Multiple Touch Gestures in Android?

Does Android allow for multitouch input? I have a Samsung Galaxy Y phone with Android 2.3. On the Samsung Homescreen, when I rotate two fingers simultaneously in a clockwise direction, I get the ...
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How do I disable skipping chapters with two-finger double taps on YouTube?

When I watch YouTube videos on my ASUS Zenfone 8, if I double tap with one finger to skip forward 10 seconds my input is often misregistered as a two finger tap that skips to the next chapter. This ...
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Combined touch plus swipe gestures and TalkBack

I would like to know whether on Android devices it is possible to input a combined touch plus swipe gesture. For instance, I could touch with one or more fingers with the left hand, and simultaneously ...
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Increase Multi-touch points

I have an Infocus M2 running Android 4.4. It supports only two finger multi-touch, which causes problems with some games. Is there any way to increase the number of touch points it can recognize?
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Adjust touch parameters

I have some problems with my touch in my lenovo phone. For example, when I touch in two places that the distance between them is less than 2 inches, the phone thinks that it's only one touch. To fix ...
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Infrared touch frame with Android TV not working! android.hardware.touchscreen?

I recently purchased a 55" Infrared touch frame for my Android TV 55", this IR frame works perfectly when I connect it to a PC with Windows 10 via USB no drivers are needed. However, when I ...
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Increase multi-touch points on Android [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the number of touches in Android 6.0 without root? The default is 2, but I need 3 or 4.
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Is it possible for apps to interfere with multi-touch system wide?

I'm having multi-touch issues with Swype. However, other users with same phone are reporting A-OK, so I'm wondering if PEBKAC or ID-10-T. However, I have tested bone stock after a factory reset and ...
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