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Questions tagged [touchscreen]

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iPhone 7 Plus touchscreen won't work!

On my iPhone 7 Plus, after I upgraded to iOS 12.0.01, the touch screen stopped working. I'd restart it, but the touchscreen just doesn't work at all (so I can't slide it to "off").
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Is it possible to use a touchscreen monitor on a Mac Mini?

How would I go about interacting with my late 2012 Mac Mini via a touchscreen?
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Dropped iPhone 7 Plus - Screen no longer detected

I dropped my iPhone 7 Plus and it no longer detects the screen. I say "no longer detects" because I confirmed it; I connected it to a monitor with an HDMI dongle and it sees the monitor as the only ...
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See tooltip on touch screen devices

Is there a way to easily see web element tooltip on touch screen devices like iPad or iPhone? For some elements on site, e.g. tags this can be achieved by taping and then go back in web browser’s ...
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How to adjust tap and hold time on iPad in iOS 11

Ever since I’ve updated my iPad Pro to iOS 11.0.2 I’ve had a problem with some dialog boxes popping up too quickly. It’s mainly the save/copy image dialog that is frustrating me. It does it when I’m ...
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iPhone 4s touchscreen not working on transportation

My iPhone 4s' touchscreen is not working properly when I am on the transportation. It does crazy stuff by itself, e.g. if I want to click on app A it clicks on the app B, instead. If I want to open ...
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Screen doesn't work properly - iPhone SE

I have an iPhone SE in almost perfect conditions (I never dropped it). I bought it 9 months ago, but since 3 weeks (and maybe more) the touch screen don't always works, I mean that when I touch, ...
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Can the onscreen iPad keyboard move the cursor?

One of the oddities of the iPad is that when I activate the screen-based touch keyboard, there are no arrow keys. There are arrow keys on a physical Apple keyboard, but no arrow keys on the ...
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iPhone 5 no longer responding to touch

My iPhone 5 touchscreen is not responding to touch! Last night, my phone was working just fine. I plugged it in overnight to charge, and when I checked my phone this morning, the touchscreen had ...
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iPad Pro 9.7-inch model and Apple Pencil

I just got both a few days ago, and I really love it! I've been using it to take handwritten notes in my Calculus 2 class, but I noticed something that worries me... I'm not applying a lot of ...
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On an iPad 2 which is partly responsive touch, how to check if digitizer cable or rather, connector is broken?

My left side (around 15% towards the edge) of iPad 2 has become unresponsive to touch, after I replaced with the wifi antenna. I checked the digitizer connector cable and it fits ok in the connector ...
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Touch-detection keeps going away per-app, not just the device

Recently I've been noticing that while using all of my primary apps (GMail, Chrome, a couple games, Waze, etc.) the ability for the app to capture my touch interactions goes away. In other words, I'...
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Do iphones with force touch work better with gloves than older iphones without force touch?

If I'm using gloves, often times it's difficult for my iPhone to detect a touch, even with gloves that have metallic thread for such a purpose. Since iPhones with force touch detect the touch via ...
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iPhone not reacting when connected to electricity

today in the morning when my phone woke me up i couldn't turn off the alarm clock (you just have to swipe to the left and everything is fine). It didn't respond to any touch gesture till i ...
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iPod iOS 5.1.1 safe mode without any touchscreen controls [duplicate]

I have a safe mode issue with my iPod touch fourth gen. IOS: 5.1.1. It was working just fine for about a year and then the other day I installed a tweak that allowed for vertical scrolling of the home ...
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IOS 5.1.1 Safemode problem

I jailbroke my old iPod Touch 3rd Generation, with IOS 5.1.1, using the latest version of absynthe. It worked for several months, but then it randomly stopped. It went into safe mode, but the touch ...
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How do I restart iPad with broken power button and unresponsive screen?

My iPad 4 running iOS 8.0.x suddenly stopped responding only when in apps. On the home screen taps and gestures work fine. When I tap any app icon the app launches but doesn't respond to any touches ...
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iOS 7 and iOS 8 touchscreen bug when unlocking

I am experiencing a bug with iOS 7 and iOS 8 that renders me unable to unlock my device (iPad Air or iPhone 5). I have made a video that shows the bug here. I am not able to simulate the bug with my ...
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Swipe big working what next?

My iPhone 4s will not let me swipe to unlock, power down or go to the next screen. I am currently accessing it through Siri... How can I fix this?
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iPad 2 develops “ghost touch” after replacing glass panel

I have a 16 GB iPad 2 GSM which I accidentally dropped on the floor face-down and the glass panel developed huge cracks. In India, Apple does not replace any part of the iDevices, and doing this voids ...
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why is the touch screen on my iphone 4s not working correctly?

when I am typing a text message some of the letters wont work,if I am scrolling through or down something its very slow or goes on to something I never clicked on?
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Any iPhone apps to test the touchscreen?

I've been playing an iPhone game for about a week and today the phone didn't detect some of my swipes. It still detected most of my swipes, but on a few occasions I swiped and nothing happened. I ...
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How can I reset a device with broken lock button and touchscreen? [closed]

I have an iPhone 4s on iOS 7. My lock (sleep/wake) button has been broken for months now and I've been using the assisted touch service to lock my phone screen ever since. However, just over an hour ...
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using the touchscreen from a distance

Is there anything that might be able to mimic a finger (by changing the capacitance of the touchscreen) without having to make much physical contact? For example, an electric field that changes the ...
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How do I re-enable the touchscreen on my iPhone after I've disabled it?

I have mistakenly disabled the touch screen of my iPhone 4S and now I cannot re-enable it. Is there some method I can use to re-enable the touch screen on my device?
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iPad 2 loses touch response in particular area of screen

My wife's iPad 2 is having a weird screen/touch issues. In a particular part of the screen (near the middle bottom on the left side if holding in portrait with the home button down), it just doesn't ...
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Activate app by pressing thumb on timeout / locked screen for few seconds

This might seem like a strange question. Is there some sort of way for an app to launched by pressing the screen for a few seconds on touch screen phones? the reason why I ask is because this would be ...
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Dead areas in touchscreen after repair

I cracked the screen of my 3GS so I ordered a repair kit and installed it using some directions I found on youtube. It seemed to work fine at first, but I've been noticing some dead zones in the ...
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Is it normal that iPhone 4S touch screen is not working correctly when charging

When I use my iPhone 4S's touch screen while charging, sometime it is not working correctly. For example; if I touch something in the middle screen, it acts like I touch some bottom in the border. Is ...
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How can I restore the smooth surface of my iPhone?

The iPhone has a touchscreen with a slippery surface which is important as the user can slide his/her fingers easily. The touchscreen's surface of my one year old iPhone has become rough. How can I ...
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Does the Mac support multitouch screens in any way?

I love using touch with Windows 7 and 8. Especially on Windows 8, the touchscreen finally feels like it's respected just as much as the keyboard and mouse. So, naturally, I'd want to carry this ...
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Technical information about the iPhone touchscreen controller?

I want to make a driver for low-level access to the iPhone's touchscreen controller, the Texas Instruments TI 343S0538, so I can try to detect fingerprints. However, I can't seem to find any ...
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Why does my iPad screen feel sticky?

Lately, I've noticed that my iPad's touch screen feels sticky to touch which makes it difficult to swipe in a smooth motion (particular when several swipes in quick succession have to be done in quick ...
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Is my iPhone 4 touchscreen malfunctioning?

My iPhone4 is weird. The bottom touchscreen can be slid (to unlock) but it's really hard to tap the app in the bottom area. It seem the bottom screen is not sensitive but I can slide to unlock. What's ...
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Can the iPad detect the shape of a contact on its screen?

For example, could the iPad or iPhone accurately detect the difference between conductive pieces of plastic in the following shapes?
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Is it possible to make Modbook-style tablets from MacBook Pros …?

I ask this question because the Axiotron website and their Facebook presence seems to suggest stasis and/or the end of the company. Hence the DIY approach. A few years back I lusted after a Modbook ...
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Cold temperatures cause finger resistance on iPad screen

I have an issue that I've been experiencing: semi-cold fingers, iPad, and/or room make for a very stubborn drawing experience (I'm an artist that uses the iPad). I'm talking indoors, and it doesn't ...
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iPhone 4 - bad proximity sensor?

I think the proximity sensor in my iPhone 4 is out of order. Nearly every time when I use the phone to place/receive calls, suddenly the mic mutes itself, or the speakerphone turns on, or a call ...
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HID Compliant TouchScreen for OS X 10.6

Does anyone know of an HID-compliant touch screen that will work straight out of the box with Max OS X 10.6 without requiring any drivers to be installed?
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How can I recalibrate the touchscreen on my iPhone?

When I tap on the bottom of my iPhone's screen it actually acts as if I tapped in another section higher up. It may be a calibration problem. How can I recalibrate the touchscreen?
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What is the best method to apply a screen protector to a touchscreen?

Installing a screen protector on a touchscreen is not always easy. Bubbles and dust can make your screen look horrible. What is the best method/procedure you have found to apply a screen protector?