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[Tool][Windows] Control a device with a broken screen. Now with touchscreen support!!

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19th June 2015, 04:51 PM |#201  
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Hi, when I run the Android Control.exe file on my windows it opens 2 things:
1. a black window which quicly disapears (seems its calling DroidATScreen-1.1.jar which FYI is trying to open with Java)
2. the "Ultimate touch screen control for Android" window.. which is the one with the keys
Doesnt open my Nexus 5 Screen on the laptop.

Nexus5, USB Debugging is enabled, connected via USB cable.
Do i need to do any installations on the PC?

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24th June 2015, 01:11 AM |#202  
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i can cast my screen but i cant touch anything from the pc, is there something wrong?
30th June 2015, 05:29 AM |#203  
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This is hilarious! The screen died on my rooted 2013 Kindle Fire 7 about a month ago. I knew it was still alive inside (could see the files and was even able to reroot and wipe with the KFSOWI rooting tool), but with no screen I kinda gave up on it.

Then today I tried Android Control and not only can i "see" the tablet, but the touchscreen works! Of course, gestures are hit and miss (pun intended); i can only approximate where i should touch based on what i see on the pc.

Anyway, pretty fun and funny. Not sure what i'll do with it, but there are possibilities now--like trying something really reckless! Thanks!
10th July 2015, 10:01 AM |#204  
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Great, great app. Thanks a lot for it.

For those who need to activate debugging with the broken screen, these have been my stepts to get it. In my case is for a Xperia Arc (boot.img) with stock ICS ROM (4.1.B.0.587) and UNLOCKED BOOTLOADER, but it may work for almost all devices:

- Get an stock kernel or a costomized one with CWM if you prefeer. I have used this one:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1838916

- Get Android Kernel Kitchen 0.3.1. It is a bit confuse in the way it works, but if you take care moving your files from inpu/output folders, and following the instructions it is really easy (do not rename any file as the kitchen will ask you, it must be a bug. Only need to modify the name of the ramdisk folder in order to recompress it)

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1659584

- Decompress your kernel img file with kitchen. You will get your ramdisk uncompressed. Now you must edit your default.prop file inside your ramdisk folder (use Notepad++ for it)

You must add or modify next lines:

Quote:

persist.sys.usb.config=mass_storage,adb
ro.secure=0
ro.allow.mock.location=1
ro.debuggable=1
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# VERSION_PROPERTIES
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persist.service.adb.enable=1
persist.service.debuggable=1

- Recompile boot.img and flash it through flashtool or adb. Now you have USB debugging enabled. If some one wants my modified kernel here it is:

boot_ARC_Debug_CWN.img

REMENBER: this boot.img file is ONLY for Xperia ARC (LT15i) with ICS ROM. For another devices or ROMs you must kitchen your own kernel
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21st July 2015, 01:06 AM |#205  
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how can i get this to work if i am not able to accept the popup that shows on the phone. Screen is shattered and digitizer is not working.

Code:
C:\Users\David\Desktop\sdk\platform-tools>Adb shell
error: device unauthorized. Please check the confirmation dialog on your device.


C:\Users\David\Desktop\sdk\platform-tools>Adb shell
error: device unauthorized. Please check the confirmation dialog on your device.


C:\Users\David\Desktop\sdk\platform-tools>adb devices
List of devices attached
ZX1G22723D      unauthorized


C:\Users\David\Desktop\sdk\platform-tools>
21st July 2015, 11:57 PM |#206  
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What do you mean by enable debugging via recovery? you mean fastboot?
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22nd July 2015, 12:48 AM |#207  
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This tool literally save my ass when digitizer stopped working on my phone and I needed it to navigate to airport, home, etc. Luckily I had laptop and this app.

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22nd July 2015, 06:19 AM |#208  
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Angry Cool !! But...
Upgrade Droid@Tool to 1.2.
New version got Touch control, It will make your tool more useful.

And give some command for scrolling Vertical And Horizontal.
I'm struggling to scroll.

My Device screen is broken, just want to use It as permanent Hotspot

Thanks Buddy
Awesome Job
2nd August 2015, 08:07 PM |#209  
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Hi,
does not support Xperia Z3C




Edit:

Sorry I found my mistake, I did not accept the signature of debugUSB with PC
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