Questions tagged [touchscreen]

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

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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 stop split screen permanently from occuring

Multi gestures on my infinix hot 4 minimises and goes to recent apps screen or launch split screen automatically. Even when I type very fast, it goes to recent apps. This functions don't allow me to ...
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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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Ghost Touch on Redmi 7

I have a redmi 7 phone. The issue i am facing is that there are ghost touches on my phone. Bascially yesterday a system update came and thus i clicked on it and my phone updated(some security features)...
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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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Does Android allows to lock the touch screen, without interfering with any physical button?

I read Kindle books in my Android 9 tablet. Kindle has an option to go to the next/previous pages of the book using the volume up and down keys. Using third-party apps for "touch lock", I ...
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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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Ghost touch… Could it be software if problem persists in safe-mode and recovery?

This part of my screen is not working (white part). Weird thing is that it used to be only this part just less than a week ago. In safe mode it's the same thing. In TWRP as well. Is there any chance ...
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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 zoom and drag delay

I have a Blackberry Motion and a Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro. When I zoom or drag on the screen of the blackberry, it has a delay to zoom or drag while on the samsung, it zooms and drags exactly as I do ...
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Asus zenfone zc553kl doesn't work

I need help The screen of my asus zenfone zc553kl does not work. I dropped it by accident and the screen broke. So ... I bought another screen, replaced it, and I can see everything on the screen, but ...
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gaming triggers glitch

thanks for reading my question.so i recently bought a contact trigger for my mobile to play pubg with it, when i set the triggers up they work just fine as long as my fingers contacting the touch ...
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Xperia Compact XZ2 touchscreen randomly dies while using

The phone is about 2 years old. I bought it used a year ago and for a few months now it sometimes randomly turns of its touchscreen, unrelated to what im doing. I then have to lock (power button) the ...
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Disable swipe assistance on android?

I'm having a lot of trouble with my phone; when I tap quickly, my phone thinks that I'm swiping, and this happens more often at short distances. The thing is that I poay rythm games, and this issue ...
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Ghost touch: alcohol gel, wear or other reason?

I've been experiencing ghost touch on my Samsung Galaxy S5 since yesterday. I've seen it happening before but only when there was some kind of dirt on the screen. This time, it's absolutely clear. I'...
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Prevent automatic app minimizing whenever placing two fingers on Infinix Hot 4's screen

I have a problem with my Infinix Hot 4 (X557), it automatically minimizes (i.e goes to recently opened apps) whenever I place two fingers on the screen. How do I stop it?
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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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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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