The touchscreen is the most sensitive part of a smartphone, it can easily be damaged when it falls off… 95% of Android smartphones are likely to face a touchscreen problem before they finally damage.
Over the past few weeks, users have complained of their devices having one or two touchscreen problems most especially Tecno, Infinix, and Samsung devices … either it freezes or not responding.
But we’ve made compilations of some possible solutions that will help you fix this if you eventually encounter a touchscreen problem on your smartphone.
How to Fix Android Touch Screen Not, Working
1. Restart Your Android Device
This works 85% of the time. Screen locking/managing applications often make touchscreen unresponsive. In that case, you need to restart your Android device.
How can I reboot my tablet when the touchscreen is not working?
>>Grab your Android tablet/phone
>>Press and hold the Power Button for 10 seconds or until the screen goes blank.
>>Wait a minute or two and then power on your device normally using the same button.
2. Knocking the Touchscreen (Not recommended)
Remove the Screen Protector on your Android device if present. Now, gently knock every corner of your touchscreen to realign it. Sometimes continuous phone drops cause screen digitizer cable to lose its connection to device motherboard however, it’s a rare case.
3. Eject Memory Card and Sim
Shutdown your Android device and remove the Memory card and Sim(s) attached to it. Also, remove the battery for a few seconds if possible.
4. Remove Any Cases
Smart cases are good in protecting your device from scratches and damage. But their automatic screen wake/sleep feature sometime causes the device to malfunction. Remove the case, perform a restart.
5. Hard Reset your Android
For advanced users.
If everything else doesn’t work, try doing a hard reset on your phone. This will wipe your phone/tablet and return it to its original condition.
This usually involves holding down Volume-Up and Volume-Down button together and then pressing Power Button (every phone has a different method).
It will start your device in Recovery mode, you can do a Wipe-Factory-Reset from there. Use volume up/down buttons to navigate and press the Power button to select. Be careful and don’t mess with other options or you may brick your phone.
6. Re Calibrate Your Touch Screen:
Here you’ll need to recalibrate your touch screen; first of all, enable installation from an unknown source, to do so, open up Settings > Security, scroll down a bit to turn on “Unknown Sources”.
Then download this calibration tool from Google Play store>>>Open up the app and press the large calibration button on the screen and it will take up to 15 seconds to mental reset your touch screen.
If you are still unable to fix your smartphone touchscreen issue with any of the methods mention in this article, kindly use the comment box to explain what exactly the problem of your device is.