Touchscreen not responding - idea for use

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  1. cookiemonster79

    cookiemonster79 Well-Known Member
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    My OG Droid touchscreen finally stopped responding, but I want to see if there is a way to still use it as a gauge display in my car (using Torque).

    The main issue is that I did a reset on it (hoping the issue was software related) and now I am stuck at the "Welcome to Droid - Touch the android to begin" screen which I can't bypass - keep in mind, the touchscreen is not working.

    Any ideas out there? Keep in mind:

    1) Stock setup, no custom recovery installed.
    2) Touchscreen not responding, but keyboard does work.
     

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  2. cookiemonster79

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    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian
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    Thanks for posting back, and what a novel way to get it working even with a dead touchscreen!

    Sure don't make them like they used to eh?
     
  4. cookiemonster79

    cookiemonster79 Well-Known Member
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    Well I got the OG Droid, back in late 2009 I think and it has worked like a champ since then, so almost 3 years of service.

    My goal is to make it a in-car gauge display (using Torque).
     
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    Yeah, mine is in perfect working condition, and I bought it release day.
     

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