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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Ashish9, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Ashish9

    Ashish9 Lurker
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    This thread is the result of this event. Make sure to read that first.

    So, on certain parts of my screen, the touch feedback goes crazy. For example, if I want to remove the app shortcut from homescreen by holding down my finger over it, it just happens to try to switch to the previous homescreen as if I'm swiping my finger in the right direction.

    Then, when I'm playing Subway Surfers, on swiping towards right direction, it performs a jump instead [swipe up].

    To test the actual problem I used the Picsart drawing app to see exactly where the screen responds to my touch. While drawing random lines, it would automatically activate the menu items on the bottom of the screen and making few figures would become awfully difficult because of the continuously incoming menu options.

    So my question is:
    Is this a hardware problem or a software one? Because if this is a software one [which is pretty unlikely to be] then I can get it fixed for free since the warranty hasn't expired.

    Or can I fix it by rooting it instead?

    Please help.
    Thank you.

  2. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    If its soft/firmware then you could fix it by yourself without rooting but tbh, judging by your other post, i think its hardware, the Digitizer :thumbup:
  3. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    If it's software, a simple hard reset would fix it. If it doesn't get fixed, its the digitizer.

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