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

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How to use only part of the screen?

I am working on a blackberry-style keyboard attachment for any Android phone (https://github.com/Dakkaron/Fairberry). For the next revision, I'd like the keyboard to be able to slide over the screen, ...
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Is it normal for displays to ghost/be unresponsive if the screen assembly is not glued down?

I'm replacing the screen on my sony xz2. I've removed the adhesive on the frame and plugged in the new screen. Wanting to make sure it works before putting in new adhesive, I turned the phone on and......
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Is there an Android App that locks the touch-control of the screen so that touch the screen won't trigger anything?

I have a Boox (brand) e-ink reader running Android 9. I often read e-books on the (Google) Play Books App. Often times there can be dirts and flakes falling on the screen and that troubles me. It is ...
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Resize screen for Dead touch zone on Android 11

I have encountered a similar issue described in this post, where a lower portion of my touch screen is not working after some water damage. However, my device (Sony Xperia 5II) is on Android 11, and ...
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Android x86 Driver Issues + Kernel Update

I have a Intel tablet (Reeder A12ix, hampoo) and i installed Android-x86 x64 using USB drive. I have this problems: Touchscreen not work Not autorotating Power button not work Animations very slow, ...
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Restart touchscreen

I already posted a question here. I came up with a solution that could work but I'm running into some issues still. The problem is that sometimes a touch-and-hold is detected at position (339.5; 0) ...
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How to adjust swipe sensitivity on Samsung Galaxy Devices?

I recently owned a Samsung Galaxy S21 (Ultra), before having a OnePlus 6. Everything is fine, but I really dislike how sensitive it is for swipe gestures. Scrolling to the side is interpreted as ...
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Androix X86, Phoenix os cant rotate screen, suggestions?

Hi I am trying to fix rotation of my touch screen, I have installed Android X86 on my old PC. And attached it to a touch screen. My problem is the touch screen seems to be frozen on one default ...
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How can I long press on android screen projected on PC using adbcontrol?

I am using adbcontrol (https://android.stackexchange.com/a/168907/37436) to stream and control android screen of a cracked android phone. It looks like this method is pretty slow and does not detect ...
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Is there such a thing as generic touch screen calibration?

I have an Orange pi 2g-IoT board with a 3.97 in TFT touch screen (the whole thing is a set) One of the provided OS images for this board is stock Android 4.4 (at least this is what it claims, the UI ...
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When I scroll or zoom, I accidentally click on links. How can I prevent this?

I'm using an older phone with Android 8, and I'm finally frustrated enough to look around, but I'm not seeing my problem when I search the interwebs. There are two instances in which I often ...
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How to automatically turn on the screen on double touch of turned-off screen?

Is it possible to turn on my Android 10 phone's (Samsung Galaxy S9) screen like my Android 11 tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab S6), by double touching the turned-off screen? Or when detecting that it has ...
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Samsung A21S touchscreen sensitivity fix

I recently installed a screen protector on my samsung A21S and noticed the touchscreen has become way less responsive (need to press hard and long to type/touch). I looked on google but onfortunately ...
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Touchscreen gets disabled when I put the palm on screen

Actually I wanted to write some notes on my 'Android' tablet Name: Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab Model: Lenovo YT-X705X Model no. - ZA540019IN Android version: 10 But I found that whenever I rest my palm in ...
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Weird touchscreen behavior along one edge of tablet

I fished out my Lenovo Yoga Tab 2 Pro from a drawer after quite some time, reset it and am testing it before giving it to someone. It seems that along one of the longer edges a narrow strip is simply ...
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Completely broken (unviewing-untouchable) android screen - (known) patternlock - no google account

After my mobile screen fell I was asking if there was someway to draw my android lock pattern, I precise, pattern, NOT PIN, by using a keyboard, maybe typing corresponding numbers on the numpad... Up ...
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Slow touch/swipe response on Lenovo Tablet P11

I recently purchased Lenovo Tablet P11 and I must say it's a great tablet with one exception. The scrolling and swiping in it is not so sensitive. I noticed I need to drag my finger for one centimeter ...
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Turning off my android phone screen without actually turning it off

I have a problem with my J7 Pro(SM-j730F) when i power off the screen and then turn it on again it flickers and takes a bunch of turning on and turning off(Pressing the power button or using ...
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How to automate user actions?

I've seen a few questions similar to this before, but they all seem to be concerned with performing tasks in apps rather than actually simulating user action (e.g. swipes, taps, keypresses, etc.) in a ...
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Nextbit robin not responding to my touch, instead tapping random places

I have a nextbit robin, but whenever I turn it on, things get selected. It's random where things are being selected for the most part, but it has been opening and selecting stuff in the bottom right ...
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Touch doesn't scale according to the changed resolution on Android Q/10

I have an android device with a resolution of 1080px2160p and an aspect ratio of 18:9. I downloaded a resolution changing app from play store by the name of DPI Changer. It changes the device ...
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How to disable the ghost touch and use device with mouse in android 4.0.4

Got an android tablet iBall i6012 with ghost touch. Its screen is touching in keyboard area with some fungus between touch screen and LCD. This is an hardware issue, have around 7 touch area in screen ...
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Android Car Unit - Touchscreen not working after ignition off and reboot

I have an Android 9 radio from Klyde (CSN2_D, PX5, Rockchip rk3368). There is a power-saving feature that cuts most of power consumption after 30 sec. when ignition is off (do you call this deep sleep?...
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Digitizer calibration or hardware issue?

I recently obtained a new galaxy tab A and have been noticing that touching small buttons in certain places is particularly hard (specifically the "read more" button in youtube comments). ...
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Motorola Z Play having unusable screen

I dropped by Moto Z play a few days ago, and when i dropped it, the touchscreen just stopped. I can see everything that is happening on the screen, like the time, notifications and other things on the ...
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My Google Pixel 2's touch screen suddenly quit working--how can I fix it?

My Google Pixel 2's touch screen suddenly stopped working. The screen itself works fine and shows everything perfectly, but the touch sensor is not working anywhere on the phone screen! It cannot ...
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What algorithm does Android used to translate touchscreen events to scancodes?

I have been debating someone recently about whether physical keyboards are faster than touchscreen keyboards. I have a lot of CS knowledge, but not a lot of Android knowledge. Therefore, during this ...
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Parts of touchscreen not working and progressively getting worse - what's causing it? [closed]

First it was like this, then this, and now this. The white part is the part that's not responding to touch. Notice how it increases by an entire row in each picture. This is over a span of 3 weeks. It'...
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Strange touchscreen problems on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

I'm having a strange touchscreen issue with an Xperia Z1 Compact. It's generally working fine with no obvious physical damage. Awhile back it was triggering random touch events. I eventually peeled ...
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Top part of my touchscreen is not working

Moto C plus | Android 7 | Rooted Suddenly top part doesn't work. In the test, if I keep on moving in the white area, evetually, one random one will turn green. Also a few minutes before, it was only ...
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PIN on lock screen not accepting touch input. Cannot switch on

PHONE / OS Asus Max Pro M1 6GB variant running android oreo (8.1.0) THE PROBLEM My phone after reboot is not accepting touch input at PIN lock screen. Now, I cannot switch it on. A PREVIOUS PROBLEM ...
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Move the pointer and control it with the head

My name is Stéphane. I am disabled (quadriplegic). I have a Mac Os 10.15.7 computer where I can move my mouse pointer with my head with this system and with my webcam. Is there a way with Android to ...
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Touch screen not working on some screens even after factory reset

My touchscreen no longer works at all, on MOST screens. However, there are some screens where the touchscreen consistently works perfectly, so it is extremely difficult to believe that this is an ...
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Android menu navigation without touchscreen input [closed]

I'm working on a smart glasses project that is using an Intrinsyc Open-q 2500 SOM (connected to a custom breakout board) that utilises a Snapdragon processor, running a custom Android SDK (Oreo 8.1) ...
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Smoothing active capacitive stylus lines, LG G pad X

No idea if this is the right place to post this, since I don't know if the problem is my OS (android 6.0), stylus (Xiron active capacitive), software, or screen. My stylus makes very jerky/wavy lines, ...
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How do I know if my phone's touchscreen supports Electro Magnetic Resonance (EMR) technology?

I am planning to start sketching on my Android Device - Nokia 6.1 Plus - using Apps like AutoDesk SketchBook, Bamboo Paper or Adobe Sketch. For that I am thinking of buying a stylus - Noris Digital. ...
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I recorded two finger pinch with getevent but when replaying it the touch cannot release

I am trying to write some automation script for the Android emulator I am using. The emulator does provide simulation of pinches with keyboard and trackpad, but I would like to do it through the ...
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Extend usable area of the screen

I have an old unrooted android phone with the bottom zones touch not working. I followed this Post to resize my screen to avoid the dead zones. But the menu launcher icon is near the middle of the ...
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How to turn WiFi on with a non responsive screen?

So I own a Moto G4 plus The touchscreen on this phone has stopped responding. Since I'm in midst of a lockdown for a long time. I can't buy a new phone or get this one repaired. I do want to keep ...
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Disable touch screen while using scrcpy

I have a broken-screen, non-rooted Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro that looks like this and I'm experiencing a LOT of ghost touches (and the digitizer's gone). I am using scrcpy to control it from my PC, so ...
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How to continue using an android system with a broken touchscreen?

I have many working android cellphones with broken touchscreen but with a working screen and I would like to use them as computing device and/or additional screen. Is there a way to do that?
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How to really disable the screen when the phone is on my ear?

I have a Sony Xperia with Android 8.0.0 Oreo. When I speak on the phone, I first turn off the screen with the side button, then put the phone on my ear. When the phone is on my ear, the screen often ...
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S-Pen only (touch screen disabled)?

I take hand written notes on my Samsung Tablet S3, as well as my Samsung Note 8 phone, using the S Pen. Both are on Android 9. Palm rejection and other accidental touches are mostly rejected, but ...
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Back and Home buttons not working

Background Many people have experienced a bug whereby the Sony Xperia Z3C (compact) no longer has functional home and back buttons. Specifically, the issue involves the buttons highlighted by the red ...
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(Semi) permanently disable touch input

I own a Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9515L "jfvelte") running Lineage OS 16. It has a broken touchscreen which register random "ghost" touches. I'm able to use it with the help of a USB mouse. To disable ...
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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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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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