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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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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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Top of the screen not responding because of bounding box

The top part of my screen is mostly unresponsive besides of the option button and the button to costumize the notification bar. I found out that there is a bounding box exaclty where the screen is ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Touchscreen/Battery Issue

I am having a few problems with my tablet that I believe are battery related: The touchscreen only works when the tablet is plugged in via a wall charger, and even then is not responsive to every ...
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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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Using normal thermal paste on my P1a41 for screen replacement?

I have an P1a41 but since the screen got terribly wrecked with triple crack spots I decided to change to screen myself and after watching some disassembly videos I realized I have to change the ...
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how can I disable Android's touchscreen permanently by editing kernel or using any app?

I have Samsung Galaxy tab s and I want to disable its touchscreen permanently. I have found out touchscreen driver of my device .. is there any way I can edit and disable touchscreen permanently? Or ...
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Is it possible to unlock a phone without the touchscreen working?

I have a Moto G4 where the touchscreen has stopped responding to touch input. Is there some way to unlock the phone without the touchscreen working? For example, if I found a way to connect a keyboard ...
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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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My Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 touchscreen cannot be detect.

It started when I ran out of battery completely, I went back to charge it, but when I restart, the touch cannot be detected, the screen still lit up when I press the Power key, then I read up some ...
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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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Workaround for broken android screen || Android Touch Problem [duplicate]

My android device screen got a little crack on the screen and the bottom part of the cell stoped working even there's no crack on it. All I'm asking is are there any apps available that can help me ...
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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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Android doesn't register hold-pressing touch for more than a moment and when resets as if I removed my hand

I have noticed this when playing a game on my device with a controller stick on screen. If I drag the stick to move, after a second it resets itself, even with me holding my finger in the moving ...
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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 by: Resize screen to display only on working part of semi-functional touchscreen. Basically I just ran: adb shell wm overscan 0,320,0,0 to fix a broken ...
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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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Touchscreen is unresponisve, how to get contacts

The phone will charge, and all buttons are functional. I attempted to go into recovery mode but the only option is a hard factory reset. The phone is not connected to a google account. USB OTG does ...
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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 ...
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Looking to somehow get control of my LG Optimus G with broken screen..

I dropped my phone the other day, and the screen cracked rendering it completely useless as it made the digitizer break. I have no touch control of my phone whatsoever, I reset it like an idiot to see ...
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Can I use Tasker to simulate Page Up / Page Down without root access?

I've read people doing it using adb without root access. I've also read that people can do it using Tasker and several other methods, but with root access. Is it possible to do the same with Tasker (...
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Bush Android phone

I am having trouble answering calls on my Bush Android phone. I slide and press green ok but when I put it to my ear it touches the big red phone on the screen and ends the call