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How to Fix Touchscreen Issues on your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android Device

Method 1: Clean the Screen and Remove Screen Protector

Make sure the screen of your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device is clean and free from any debris or dirt. Use a soft, lint-free cloth to gently wipe the screen. If you have a screen protector, remove it and check if the touchscreen responsiveness improves.

Method 2: Restart the Device

A simple restart can sometimes resolve touchscreen issues. Try restarting your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device:

  • Press and hold the power button until the power menu appears.
  • Tap on "Restart" or "Reboot" to initiate the restart process.

After the device restarts, check if the touchscreen is responding correctly.

Method 3: Remove and Reinsert the Battery (if applicable)

If your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device has a removable battery, try removing it and reinserting it after a few seconds. This can help reset the device and resolve touchscreen issues. Make sure to power off your device before removing the battery.

Method 4: Perform a Soft Reset

A soft reset can help refresh the device's software and resolve minor software glitches affecting the touchscreen. To perform a soft reset on your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device:

  • Press and hold the power button and the volume down button simultaneously for about 10 to 20 seconds.
  • Release the buttons when the device restarts or when you see the device logo.

After the soft reset, check if the touchscreen is functioning properly.

Method 5: Check for System Updates

Make sure your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device is running the latest system software. System updates often include bug fixes and improvements that can address touchscreen-related issues:

  • Go to "Settings" on your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device.
  • Scroll down and tap on "System" or "About phone" (may vary based on device model).
  • Tap on "Software updates" or "System updates".
  • Select "Check for updates" and follow the on-screen instructions to install any available updates.

If there are updates available, install them and check if the touchscreen responsiveness improves.

Method 6: Calibrate the Touchscreen

Some Sony Xperia 1 IV Android devices offer a touchscreen calibration option that can help improve touchscreen accuracy. To calibrate the touchscreen:

  • Go to "Settings" on your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device.
  • Scroll down and tap on "System" or "About phone" (may vary based on device model).
  • Tap on "Advanced" or "Additional settings".
  • Look for "Touchscreen calibration" or a similar option.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate the touchscreen.

After calibrating the touchscreen, check if it responds correctly to touch inputs.

Method 7: Boot into Safe Mode

Boot your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device into safe mode to determine if a third-party app is causing the touchscreen issue:

  • Press and hold the power button on your [ placeholder] Android device.
  • Long-press the "Power off" or "Restart" option on the screen.
  • A pop-up menu will appear.
  • Select "OK" or "OK" to boot into safe mode.

In safe mode, only pre-installed system apps will be active. If the touchscreen works fine in safe mode, it indicates that a third-party app is causing the issue. Uninstall recently installed apps or perform a factory reset to resolve the problem.

Method 8: Factory Reset

If all else fails, you can perform a factory reset on your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device. This will erase all data and settings, so make sure to back up your important data before proceeding:

  • Go to "Settings" on your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device.
  • Scroll down and tap on "System" or "About phone" (may vary based on device model).
  • Tap on "Reset" or "Reset options".
  • Select "Factory data reset" or "Erase all data" and confirm the action.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to perform the factory reset.

After the factory reset, set up your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device again and check if the touchscreen is working properly.

By following these methods, you can troubleshoot and resolve touchscreen not responding or registering touches incorrectly on your Sony Xperia 1 IV Android device.


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