As the technology is evolving itself, touch screens are taking place of the digital screens. We can now see a touchscreen on almost every device including Car Stereo Systems, Laptops, MP3 Players, CD Players and the most common, in an Android Device.

Well, yes we admit that the touchscreen makes the overall user experience very good as with touch screens, users have to put in minimal or almost no efforts in order to complete a task, they can just simply tap or swipe on their Screen and boom, the task is done.

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Everything which has advantages have some disadvantages as well. Same goes for the touchscreens. One of the most common problems that we face in a touch screen Android Device is the “Touchscreen not working” Error. If you are facing this error then don’t worry as today in this post we would be covering on How to fix Touch screen not working on Android device problem. So without wasting any time, let’s get straight into it.

How to fix Touch screen not working on Android Device

We have 5 ways which you can try on your Android Device in order to fix the “Touch screen not working” error on Android Device.

Method 1: Reboot your Android Device

In order to fix the “Touch screen not working” error on your Android Device using this method, follow these steps carefully:

  • If your Smartphone has a removable battery, then simply pop out the battery and reinsert it.
  • Once you have reinserted the battery, turn on your Android Device as you normally do by holding the power key.
  • Just in case your smartphone does not have a removable battery, then you need to press and hold the power key of your Android Device until the screen goes off.
  • Once the screen gets off, wait for a few seconds and switch on your Android Device as you normally do by holding the power key.

This method does work almost every time. But just in case it didn’t work for you then try our other methods to fix the “Touch screen not working” error on your Android Device.

Method 2: Remove Case or Cover

 

If you are someone who is using any kind of case or cover on your Android Device and is also facing the “Touch screen not working” error, then simply remove the case or cover and then try rebooting your Android Device.

Sometimes, automatic screen wake/sleep feature of Android Device causes this “Touch screen not working” error due to continuous automatic screen wake/sleep commands. If this method is also not working for you, then try our next method.

Method 3: Remove Memory Card AND SIM

In order to fix the “Touch screen not working” error on your Android Device using this method, follow these steps carefully:

  1. Turn off your Smartphone by simply popping out the battery or by pressing and holding the power key for more than 10 seconds on your Android Device.
  2. Once the device is powered off, remove SIM and Memory Card (if present) from your Android Device.
  3. Turn on your Smartphone by holding the power key until the screen turns on.

This method does work in some rare cases. In case, it didn’t work for you then try our other methods to fix the “Touch screen not working” error on your Android Device.

Method 4: Hard Reset your Android Device

Use this method wisely to fix the “Touch screen not working” error on your Android Device as it will remove all the data from your Android Device. If that’s fine for you, then follow these steps carefully:

  • Turn off your Android Device by simply popping out the battery or by pressing and holding the power key for more than 10 seconds on your Android Device.
  • Now, boot your Android Device into the Recovery Mode, to do that just press and hold the Volume UP, Volume Down, and the power key together for few seconds until the screen turns on. If this key combination does not work for you then simply search for the key combination to boot into Recovery Mode for your specific Android Device as every Android Device has a different set of key combinations.
  • In Recovery Mode, use the Volume UP and Volume Down Keys to navigate through the options and Power Key to select.
  • Select “Wipe Data” and confirm it by selecting “Yes”.
  • Wait till the process is completed.
  • Once it’s done, select the “Reboot” Option from the list to reboot your Android Device.

This should fix the “Touch screen not working” error on your Android Device. If it doesn’t then he chances are that you have some kind of problem with your hardware, anyways you can try our 5th Method to fix the “Touch screen not working” error on your Android Device.

Method 5: By Knocking the Touch Screen

In order to fix the “Touch screen not working” error on your Android Device using this method, follow these steps carefully:

  • Remove any Screen Protector or tempered glass that you might have on your Android Device.
  • Now, gently knock and rub the Corners of your Android Device’s screen gently with your thumb, don’t press too harder else you might harm your Android Device.
  • Now do a quick reboot and check if the touch screen is working or not on your Android Device.

Sometimes frequent drops of your Smartphone can cause the “Touch Screen not Working” problem which can be fixed using above method. However, we really don’t recommend you go with the above method. You should do it at your own risk, we are not responsible for any damages.

If none of above methods works for you, then the chances are that you have got some serious issues with your Android Device and you should take it to the Service Center or to any technician as they can help you resolve this issue.

That’s it guys, this was our take on How to fix Touch screen not working on Android device problem, let us know which method worked for you guys to solve this annoying problem on Android Device in the comments section down below.

Hi, I am Abhinav Jain, an 18-year-old Web Developer, Designer, Digital Marketer and Tech Enthusiast living in New Delhi, India. I am a Commerce Student who is a freelancer and is working on some Awesome Websites like The Droid Way and Tech Insane.

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