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[Q] touch screen unresponsive help?

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By BDomonoski, Junior Member on 8th January 2014, 09:29 PM
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Hi, I just recently bought my nexus 7 about 2-3 weeks ago and suddenly the screen has become unresponsive. The lock button works and will lock and unlock and rotating the screen still works but I cannot unlock it or do anything involving touch. I've reboot at least 10 times and it doesn't do anything. I've never dropped it and I baby it. Is there anything I can do? Has this happened to anyone else?
 
 
8th January 2014, 10:00 PM |#2  
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Return it, no need to mess with it, shuls still be under store warranty for an even replacement

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[QUOTE=z0phi3l;49251891]Return it, no need to mess with it, shuls still be under store warranty for an even replacement

It's past the 15 day return date so that isn't an option so I'm going to need an attempt to fix sadly
9th January 2014, 12:13 AM |#4  
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I have read over the forum and it seems like a lot of people have some kind of touchscreen problems.

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13th January 2014, 08:32 PM |#5  
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I have read over the forum and it seems like a lot of people have some kind of touchscreen problems.

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Yes, this is a VERY common problem (I went thru 3 before i gave up all with the same screen issues). I don't know why so many people are saying the screen issues are normal (my original Nexus 7 doesn't have any issues). The problem is apparently a grounding issue since it is completely eliminated when the USB cable is plugged in.

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Yes, this is a VERY common problem (I went thru 3 before i gave up all with the same screen issues). I don't know why so many people are saying the screen issues are normal (my original Nexus 7 doesn't have any issues). The problem is apparently a grounding issue since it is completely eliminated when the USB cable is plugged in.

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I'm sort of confused. I purchased my nexus 7 2013 in November and I've only had screen issues a few times but nothing too annoying (maybe it did not respond while selecting something). How do I know if my nexus has or will have the same issue? Is there any way to see when it was manufactured? Does it affect if I have installed a custom rom? Thanks in advance

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14th January 2014, 03:19 AM |#7  
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This is the problem, people are OK with the screen not being responsive (that is a major problem) the original 7 has no issues with this, so obviously they know how to make a responsive screen.
To answer your question, If you plug your 2013 Nexus 7 in and it corrects the issue your tablet is in fact defective.

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16th January 2014, 03:38 AM |#8  
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Over the last couple of days I'm having a lot of trouble with touch. If I lock and then unlock it it fixes it for a while.
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