How To Fix Android Touch Screen Not Working

Nowadays, the smart devices become the first and basic need of the people. All the people wants to use smart devices for so many purposes. Nowadays, touchscreen smartphones have replaced a button or keypad phones. The touch screen devices are compact instead of keyboard and typewriter. They are also easy to use devices. All the Android touch screen devices come with unique features. But sometimes, due to some problems, the phone touch screen not working properly. So, to fix this problem, here we have a number of solutions.

All the android touch screen users have faced at least once that, this android phone touch screen not working problem. Due to some problems, the touch screen becomes unstable and unresponsive. So, to get rid of an unresponsive touchscreen, here we are coming with the few fixes. These fixes will help you to eliminate this problem of touch screen not working.

How to Fix Android Phone Touch Screen not Working

Now, we are going to write about the solution to fix the touch screen not working problem. Check out some step by step process and steps to fix touchscreen problem on android. So, now take a look at the solution and get rid of the problem.

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1.) By Restarting Android Smartphones

This is an easiest and workable solution when touch screen does not work. When the smartphone device is in locking condition, then locking and managing apps may make screen unresponsive.

So, at that time you have to turn-off your touch screen device. It is too easy to turn off the device. To do so, just follow basic steps to reboot your phone.

  • First of all, hold your touchscreen device properly in hand.
  • Then, press and hold the Power key of the device for a little bit.
  • Now, wait a bit and once again press and hold the same key to switch on the touch screen device.

2.) By Removing the Protective Cases

The protective cases provide best screen protection to your touch screen devices. It will protect your device from the scratches and damages. But sometimes, it also causes some problem. Its edge might touch your screen, so whenever you tap on the screen, you might have a problem with touch gesture. So, whenever the android touch screen does not work, just remove the case and restart your device and check to see it it works.

3.) By Ejecting Memory Card and Sim Card

If there is some problem with the memory card or SIM card, sometimes you might get an issue with your touch So, to get rid of this problem, just eject the cards from the device. But, always keep in mind that, first of all, turn off the device. After turning off the device, remove all the SIM card and Memory card. Also remove the battery of the device, if possible. After sometimes, attach all the cards to the device and turn on. Now check to see it this works and your problem gets fixed

4.) Hard Reset the Touch Screen Device

If any fixes do not work, then this solution is a master solution. The solution is to hard reset your android smartphone. It will clean up your touch screen device and will also helpful to take devices position return back.

To perform the hard reset of your device, you just have to follow the steps mentioned below. For your concession, we are going to discuss this fix in step to step info.

How to hard reset your smartphone

  • First of all, turn off your android smartphone.
  • Now, press and hold Power key + Volume Up key at the same time.
  • After that, your smartphone device will enter into the Recovery Mode.
  • Now, navigate to the ‘Wipe factory reset‘ option by using Volume down key. Then select that option by using a Power key.

The process of hard reset will take a little bit. After sometimes, turn on your device. But always remember, that before performing this fix, must turn off the device.

5.) By Replacing the Touch Screen

Still, your android touch screen does not work even after following all the fixes, then we have the final solution. The solution is to replace your old touchscreen by a new one.

It is a far better solution than all. We also recommend that use some standard touch screen which is suitable for your android device. There may also some problem with the software of your device. So, you also have to check out the software part.

As we discussed ago, this discussion is based on how to fix android touch screen not working. In which, we have listed different fixes, by which you can easily get rid of this problem.

Is your phone having touch screen issue? Do let us know, how did you fix that issue in the comment section below.

Last Updated On: July 18, 2016

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Mukesh Chauhan is an Engineering Student, who loves to write about technology and gadgets. Currently he is studying and working as an Editor on Theandroidportal.com
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