How to Fix Android Phone Screen Random Touch Glitch - Android Ghost Touches

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Android Screen Ghost Touches randomly: A guide on How to Fix Android Phone Screen Random Touch glitch.

Your phone might run it to various problems, just like how we get health related issues. One of them is related to Android screen touch randomly. It's a common problem in most devices, those are 2-3 years old.

A user by name "GreenMachine" proud owner of BLU G9 Pro on Reddit post said - My phone keeps clicking on things that I am not even clicking on. Well, just like him there are many Android users who have encountered this problem.

Ghost Touch Android:

Here are the topics that we will cover in this article -

What is Ghost Touch?

Any screen touches those are not encountered physically by you are called ghost touches. It happens automatically on your phone's display, and you can clearly see when it's trying to unlock the device. It's also called as "Self Touching" or "Dead touches" problem too. Some also searched for -

touch screen is automatically 'clicking' by itself


My Android phone encounters random screen touches

This problem is not just with a couple or hundreds of phones but with thousands of mobiles as reported around the world.

Why & When it Happens:

OK, let me tell you one thing here that this problem of Android screen random touch happens your devices is about 2-3 years old, almost about to die.

Android Phone Screen Random Touch

Is your phone rendering ghost or dead touches? If yes, then please try out below-mentioned steps which might help you to save money.

Turn OFF & On Display Screen

A quick and easy way to fix the random ghost screen touching problem is to turn off your screen for 1 minute and then turn back on. See if it's working or not. This is a temporary fix.


Reduce Screen Brightness

Believe me, reducing the screen brightness works on most of the Android phones.

Gently Clean the Screen:

The best thing to get rid of Android ghost touch problem is to keep your phone screen clean. Turn off your screen and gently wipe it with a soft cloth. Don't scratch the screen with sharp objects.

Don't Battery Optimize Launcher or UI Processes:

Your phone launcher shouldn't be optimized. Check this under your phone Settings.

Don't Overclock or Under Clock:

Overclock is the term related to phone rooting to improve your phone speed. If you have over clocked your phone, then reset it to normal.

Clean Junk Files and Applications:

You can delete unwanted apps and files on your phone. Basically, this is a random try and see fix.

Partial Screen App:

You can install partial screen app from Play Store and run the 'screen analysis'. This will let you know where the actual problem is.

Factory Reset Your Phone:

Consider this is a last resort because factory resetting your phone involves backup-ing your phone data and then re-instating it.

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Repair Your Phone or Buy a New One:

I am sorry about your smartphone if you are reading this, but it's the truth. You can check out Phone repair. Although the link takes you to a page where it describes repairing of a BLU phone, but the guide is same for other brands like Samsung Galaxy phones

, Sony, Motorola or any other phones.

Finally, if all the above-mentioned steps doesn't work to save your phone, then it's time to repair your phone because it maybe a hardware problem. Let me tell you that today's generation of mobiles have become 'use and throw' so repairing cost would be definitely higher and almost 60 to 70% of your price. But still, you can cross-check with a nearby repair shop before ordering a new phone.

I hope you have fixed Android Phone screen random touch Glitches error.

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Yogesh Khetani: Yogesh has been in the field of mobile technology for over 12 years now. He keeps him updated with the latest smartphones in the market + writes how-to guides. You can find me on the web and on social media, sharing information about mobiles and mobile how to guides that helps you to make decisions about your handheld gadget needs. Ever since I choose technology as my subject in Engineering and digital world paved a way to express my love for technology and gadgets in a better way and highest reach. My goal is to provide you with all the necessary knowledge needed before making your next gadget purchase decision. I run this website/blog with my team of skillful and enthusiastic people who share my passion for tech gadgets and we provide unbiased reviews, detailed buying guide + how to tips to our readers.