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My phone's touchscreen is damaged. Is it possible to control it remotely?

Use an OTG mouse and keyboard. From a thread: I can confirm that using an USB OTG adapter a wireless Logitech mouse and keyboard combo works for me without problem using Fairphone Open OS 17.03 (...
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Disable touch screen while using scrcpy

So I fixed it the way it was suggested me by @rom1v scrcpy --turn-screen-off and works better than what I was expecting!
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Solution for "ghost touches" - Procedure to disable a small portion of the screen from being sensitive to touch?

Connect your phone to a PC via ADB and use this command: adb shell wm overscan left,top,right,bottom where left, top, right and bottom are the coordinates upto which your screen works properly. For ...
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My phone's touchscreen is damaged. Is it possible to control it remotely?

If you can manage to get usb debugging working, try scrcpy. Its features include: audio forwarding (Android >= 11) recording mirroring with Android device screen off copy-paste in both directions ...
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Accessing android device via ADB shell with broken touchscreen (can't authenticate)

I figured this out on my own. I solved this by installing Airdroid using an OTG USB adapter and a wired mouse. I then used the airmirror capability of the software to control a virtual mouse on the ...
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How can I see the pointer location, and simulate it?

Go to Settings Developers Options In Input section check Show Pointer Location option. If developer option is not enabled go to : Settings About Phone Click Build Number multiple times.
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Why isn't the touchscreen pressure reading being put into use by Android?

Don't run to conclusions early - some Huawei/Meizu/ZTE flagships has it, sometimes referred to as "3D Press" or other names. Ultimately the feature is worthless - it requires 3rd-party apps to ...
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Disable touchscreen input via console

THX to all but the mnetioned solutuions did not work for me. But I found a solution here: https://android.stackexchange.com/a/193667 rm -rf /dev/input/event0 Does "delete" my touchscreen input. The ...
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Android phone taps touchscreen on its own

I have no Article to show, I have not cross checked on Internet. Below is my personal doing. Phone screen taps on its own. This usually happens to me when the phone is charging and I try to use it. ...
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How to disable PIN lock in android device without touching it

So when you say broken screen, but then "everything is working except touch", does the display work? Below I've written a solution that'll work with a broken display and touch, if your display does ...
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Disable part of a touchscreen from taking phantom touches

You can use the overscan subcommand instead of size for achieving your objective. The syntax is adb shell wm overscan left,top,right,bottom, where left, top, right and bottom are the coordinates ...
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Android device for birds

Mobile device touch screens have been made with resistive or capacitive technology. Resistive required pressure to indicate location so normally used a pen/stylus. Capacitive uses the fact that the ...
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Part of touch screen is not working

Uninstall or disable Facebook; it doesn't play nicely. And I'm not joking. It really works. I knew my issue wasn't hardware, because when I rotated my phone, it was still unresponsive at the top left, ...
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About how long will my touchscreen last before it starts to lose sensitivity?

Touch screen are made with Indium Tin Oxide... and over time the Indium migrates out... so they stop working. That is one of the reasons manufacturers would like to start using graphene in touch ...
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Is it possible to simulate touch without root?

I tried the what @user43185 proposed, but it won't work. But, as an alternative, I see that is possible to use the following. input [text|keyevent] input text <string> input keyevent <...
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Is there a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen?

If both devices are Samsung they have a brand specific app called SideSync which will allow you to link the two devices via a WiFi network. It's available via the play store or direct from Samsung. I ...
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Changing android password remotely

in your phone, go to recovery, wipe/ clear cache then reboot the phone. wait for 5 minutes, then through this link to lock the pin with new pin https://www.google.co.in/android/devicemanager use the ...
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Changing android password remotely

It might be a bit late but I had a similar issue and found a genius idea that might help others. If you have an OTG cable, you can plug in a mouse and use that to unlock the phone, then cancel / ...
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Disable touchscreen area (root available)

you can use wm size (WIDTH)x(HEIGHT) the difference between size and overscan is that any input outside the screen area will be ignored if you use size to change the display resolution first you have ...
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Marshmallow - disable unlock touch feedback

Your concern from a security point of view is very valid for these two reasons: Password can possibly be guessed by somebody who repeatedly and closely watches you swipe pattern or key PIN by ...
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Disable Mi5 Touchscreen Input via adb

I've found the solution myself. To follow the steps check these requirements: superuser permissions debugging enabled ability to accept debugging request on phone Find and delete the file which ...
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Need help. Touchscreen not working LG G3

To answer the part about using the phone even though the touchscreen doesn't work: You can use an OTG cable, to plug a computer mouse into your phone and you will then be able to navigate through ...
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Why can't the touch layer on the screen can't be replaced?

It depends on the phone, really. I had a Motorolla Attrix HD with a broken touchscreen, the LCD was fine, and I was able to order a replacement touchscreen by itself. However, during the repair, ...
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Is there a way to record and playback a set of touches?

You can try the Culebra GUI: https://github.com/dtmilano/AndroidViewClient/wiki/Culebra-GUI. It is a python-based tool that lets you record interactions and re-run them.
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How to continue using an android system with a broken touchscreen?

Provided your device has an unlockable bootloader and a custom recovery (I strongly advice against buying devices which are artificially destined to become useless, that should be prohibited by law), ...
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How do I know if my phone's touchscreen supports Electro Magnetic Resonance (EMR) technology?

If you scroll down on your linked page to the Noris Digital stylus, there is a section on compatibility which links to this pdf document The only mobile device I recognize are the Samsung mobile ...
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Android menu navigation without touchscreen input

The functionality which you are looking for is available under the Accessibility settings. It is called Switch access, Universal switch and many more, just search for the term switch after going to ...
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My Google Pixel 2's touch screen suddenly quit working--how can I fix it?

I got it to work again! What DID work for me: press down on the screen with both thumbs to ensure the screen connector (circled in yellow below) is in firmly, and the capacitive touch grounding strip (...
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My phone's touchscreen is damaged. Is it possible to control it remotely?

If you want to use it connected to a computer, you can use Vysor. It's a program that lets you view and interact with your device from your desktop. It looks like the minimum Android version required ...
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Weird dot on screen that captures all input

I found the answer to my question in this xda thread. What I experience is the white dot that can be switched on in the developer options, although there, I have never turned it on. I guess my only ...
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