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Questions tagged [touchscreen]

A touchscreen is a display that can detect and locate a touch within the display area.

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Need suggestions on how to prevent navigation & notification bar touches for child's Fire Tab 10

Our 13-month-old is getting the hang of using her tablet, but the only issue is she quite often will accidentally bring up either the notification bar or the navigation bar. With Fire OS being what ...
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Overheating mark on the screen in - any DYI ways to have it go away?

A family member of mine has a Redmi Note 5 since last September and has been a very happy user when one day, with no warning beforehand, a semi-circular, ring spot appeared on the right hand side of ...
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How do I troubleshoot low touchscreen event rate?

I have a strange slowdown on my device (non-rooted Android 5.0.2). At times, the screen becomes unresponsive. And touchscreen testing apps register only a few events per second when I move my finger ...
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Disable part of a touchscreen from taking phantom touches

I have a 10.Or G android Oreo device Resolution: 1080x1920 Density: 480 This question follows up from here I'm having problem with lots of ghost touches in the very top 5 mm bar of the screen ...
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Is it possible to keep the touch sensor on while the screen is off?

I know that the touch sensor of a phone's screen requires power to operate. So, my question is that, is there any way to keep the touch sensor on while the screen is off in Android OS?
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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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Connecting Android Tablet to External Touchscreen

Is it possible to connect an Android tablet to an external touchscreen that will allow user input? Long story short, I have an application that will display two different interfaces, one for the ...
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Random touch problem!

Huawei G8 In this phone when i do some heavy stuff like play a game or may be randomly twice in a day my phone touch become irresponsive. Restarting from power button also don't work when i even touch ...
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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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Touch screen changing

Can we replace the touchscreen of 5.5-inch size, 720p resolution in a smartphone to the same size but with 1080p resolution touchscreen? Is there any possibility? Or is it not possible? If not why?
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External HDMI Touch screen control for Android

I would like to have an external touchscreen for my smartphone (galaxy S8) in order to control it through this screen in my car. Is the mhl protocol, with basic touchscreen (like capacitive 7 inch) ...
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Samsung S7 screen can't touch

I use Samsung S7 SM-G930FD and the screen has been unresponsive since 2 weeks ago. I did hard restart and sometimes I tried removing the battery connector. Sometimes the touch screen become ...
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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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Why does fingerprint sensor not work when phone is charging?

I often face this issue. The fingeprint sensor does not work and sometimes the touch also misbehaves when phone is charging. Why does this happen and how to fix this? I experienced this issue with ...
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Remotely disable Factory Reset Protection (FRP) for a damaged phone

I have a brand new Samsung J6, worked without problems for a few days and suddenly got stuck on the Samsung logo when powering on. Managed to enter the recovery menu and delete the cache partition, ...
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How to ignore touches from a certain area of the screen? [duplicate]

I have a Yuntab K107 (which Android 5.1, rooted) which has been recently been having touchscreen issues (after an impact with a wall). Because of the impact, part of the touchscreen has stopped ...
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Why is my phone detecting two taps instead of one on the screen?

I'm observing a strange behaviour on my phone out of the blue. Yesterday, the left side of my screen stopped working properly. I started having a hard time clicking anything next to the left edge, ...
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Touchscreen dead zone - intermittent problem

I have a deadzone in the touchscreen and I don't know what to do. This zone corresponds exactly to the dictionary suggestion zone. This problem is not permanent, but intermittent. My phone is a Sony ...
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I dropped my phone in water and now the screen isnt working - i cant remove the battery

So my Phone is a "Alcatel" and i honestly didnt know what type it is. Yesterday night. I accidentally dropped in into my running bath water, being clumsy. i quickly grabbed it and attempted to dry it ...
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Touch screen only works when charging

My Xiaomi Redmi 3s's old screen was broken so I imported a new LCD+Touch-screen with frame from china. After fixing the new LCD, the touch screen(LCD is working perfectly) is not working but the ...
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Touchscreen keeps freezing repeatedly

I have an Android device (Yuntab K107, Android 5.1, rooted w/SuperSU) that was working perfectly - until now. For some reason, the touchscreen will respond just fine for 6 seconds and then freeze for ...
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LG G4 ghost touch and swipe when data is turned on

Odd problem with my LG G4 phone, on Monday I check my whatsapp and the screen starts ghost touching itself randomly in different places? I lock the phone to stop it and reset a couple of times, but ...
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Touch scren suddenly not working

This seemingly related question isn't relevant, as it concerns a replaced screen, and this question involves an intermittent problem. My tablet suddenly stopped responding to touch. I haven't dropped ...
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Xiaomi Redmi note 4 screen error and bootloop

I was not sure where to ask this question, I hope I am asking it in the right place. Recently my phone's (Xiaomi Redmi note 4) screen has been acting strange - when I long tapped it at the home ...
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Sony Xperia Z3 D6446 Touchscreen not working right on bottom

My xperia touchscreen got physically broken. I got it to a "tech service" so they promised to use an original piece and change the old damaged display with a new display. After they changed (many ...
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Can not swipe touchscreen in micromax bolt a064 model

i can't able to swipe micromax bolt ao64 smartphone , means touch screen not work most of the time.... i bought this before 2 years.... I tried below things until now : 1)washed hands & cleaned ...
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Disable Mi5 Touchscreen Input via adb

I've got a Xiaomi Mi5 (gemini) and I encounter the problem of ghost input. I guess my phone could be water-damaged even though I'm not sure. To backup my data I need to access the phone (not just it's ...
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How to reset the touch screen properties, as seen by Android?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 which was started to be buggy and I decided to install a new ROM (Lineage 14.1). I first checked the version of TWRP and saw that there was a new version (I had 3.0, 3.2 ...
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How to rotate touch input on Android?

I've got an ir touch frame which is properly detected on android, but its coordinates are not translated properly on the system - the input is rotated by 90 degrees and the coordinates are ...
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Tasker - overlay not working

I own a rooted Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 smartphone and experience phantom touches in a horizontal rectangular zone on my touchscreen. To fix this, I am trying to create a transparent blocking overlay ...
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How to Re-calibrating Device Touch?

My Android Phone Fell from my Hand and it's screen is partially Broken. Don't have much of a difference after breaking the screen but I need to Re-Calibrate my Android Device's Display. Is there any ...
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Need help. Touchscreen not working LG G3

Here's the deal, folks. I've been having trouble with my LGG3. I initially had blue screen of death but I solved it by putting the motherboard in oven for 10 min.(Amazingly worked) Had to do it often ...
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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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Nokia 8 touchscreen issues

It's a brand new Nokia 8, running Android Oreo 8. When the phone is lying down on the table, the touchscreen becomes somewhat unresponsive. The effect is increased when it's plugged in for charging. ...
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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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Broken Nexus 6p Recovery

So while I was overseas in Vietnam I dropped my Nexus 6P and broken the screen. The screen is completely black and completely unresponsive however when I use the fingerprint scanner it still vibrates. ...
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`adb shell wm overscan` makes apps leave blank spaces on top

I've been following the instructions given here. Basically I just ran: adb shell wm overscan 0,320,0,0 to fix a broken touchscreen issue on my Sony Z3 Xperia Compact with Android 6.0.1 Now some ...
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Crazy touch screen

I've experienced strange behavior of my phone for almost a week now. Sometimes my phone detects a lot of touch gestures at a time while there should be only one which is mine. This happens and I have ...
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Touch screen acting weird (P9)

I recently got a new touchscreen, which seems to work (since you can see the touches in debug mode), but sometimes it just won't swipe from one page to another! This also happens in an app. What is ...
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Are silicon-based screen films as sticky as traditional ones?

I've recently discovered that a new type of screen films for mobile phones is manufactured - with silicon-based attachment. Are they as stable on screen as ones that must be fixed with glue? Want to ...
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Slow touch response

My girlfriend bought a Lenovo K6 with Android 6 a few months ago. After some time, I tried to use her phone and I notice that the touch responsiveness was very slow. I feel a delay in every touch (...
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Tapping the screen to bring back from screen dimming without registering the tap

I had been an iOS user for the past 10 years. Now I have switched to LG G6 Android phone. There are quite a few quirks that I somehow find very disturbing. For example this: I have set the ...
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My mobile screen touches itself repeatedly(Ghost Touches)?

I have Swipe Elite Note android mobile phone. My mobile screen touches itself repeatedly. I tink it might be a hardware issue. However, it is working well today! How can I confirm if it was an ...
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Ghost touch problem with my Lenovo A3300?

It seems to be happening randomly. There are times where I can use it without any problems occurring and there are times where I can't even scroll properly due to that one spot of the screen getting ...
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Household material to mimic touches?

I'm using my Android 5.0 tablet as a drawing board, but it is hard to draw small details with finger. So, is there any common household material to mimic touch. I already tried pencil, but it won't ...
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Root attempt Galaxy S8+, touch screen unresponsive at TWRP

I'm going to try to keep this as simple as possible as I don't really know what I did wrong or how I ended up where I am now. I have a Samsung Galaxy S8+ running Android 7.0 and I decided to root it. ...
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My phone keeps clicking on things that I'm not even clicking on?

Sometimes my Sony xperia z5 just start freezing, clicking on apps, turning drawer's pages and doing things like that without me doing anything . In my opinion it looks like a problem with the ...
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My Galaxy s6 phone won't let me touch at all except for the notification bar

I opened an app, and then it happened. My whole screen got a little bit darker. Then when I tried to restart it, it wouldn't let me touch it at all! The only part that does let me touch and hold is ...
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How to operate Android from PC

Is there any way to completely use my android phone from my PC ? I got a damaged display and touch will not work for some parts of my phone. the phone is Sony Xperia J. My phone currently have a ...
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Anyway to fix wire sensitive touch screen?

The touch screen of this smart-phone is capacitive type and it is very annoying when touch by ear-phone cable or any other cable make it trigger actions. I am afraid of it. In earlier phones that I ...