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Note 2 phone screen is response to earbud cable

27th March 2014, 04:24 AM |#1  
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if I plug in my earbud into my note 2, and put into one (not both) earbud into my ear, I can use the cable to swipe the screen.
27th March 2014, 04:31 AM |#2  
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It's just the way capacitive screens work. The cable in your earphones is conducting some charge and the screen reacts to it as it does with the current in your fingertips.

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28th March 2014, 08:45 PM |#3  
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Try this, hold a metal object between your fingers and try to use the touch screen by tapping the metal object on it. It will kinda work. Try the same with a plastic object and it wont. With capacitive screens, it's all about conducting the tiny electric charge
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