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Formatting a phone without access to the touch screen?

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Default Formatting a phone without access to the touch screen?

Hi, so I recently broke the screen on my g2 and as you all know this has pretty much caused the touch screen to go non-functional. I was wondering if there was a way for me to format it via a computer of some sorts? If I could at least get access pass the passcode screen I could maybe connect a Bluetooth keyboard and navigate it to an extent but the screen won't let me put my password in. Any info would be helpful, thanks!
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If you enabled USB debugging before the touch stopped working, you can use "adb tap x y" commands to get around and wipe it. I'm not sure how flashing recoveries works on this phone yet, but if it doesn't require you to use the screen, you can do that and wipe from there.

If you have a swipe lock screen enabled, you can use "adb swipe x1 y1 x2 y2".

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Just put it back to stock with this.

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