Galaxy S5 Problems With Touch Screen (Solved)
The Samsung Galaxy S5 problems with touch screen seems like a common issue with those that own the new smartphone from Samsung. Some of the problems noticed on the Galaxy S5 includes part of the touch screen doesn’t work, touch screen is not responsive and similar touch screen problems. Below we’ll get into some of the solutions that you can use to fix your Galaxy S5 problems with touch screen that is causing you a headache.
The Samsung Galaxy S5’s touch screen is not always responsive towards the bottom of the screen. This means users have to move the apps and the controls on the farther end of the phone to the middle of the phone to keep using it without interruption.
Reasons for Galaxy S5 touch screen not working:
- Sometimes during the shipping process of the phone, the Galaxy S5 touch screen gets messed up during this process and the performance of the touch screen due to excessive bumps doesn’t work properly.
- Sometimes the touch screen problem is because of software bugs. Samsung always releases software updates to fix these problems, but sometimes it takes some time.
Complete factory reset
Go to the notification section of the Galaxy S5 and select the gear icon to bring up Settings. From the settings page, select on Backup and reset listed under User and Backup and choose Factory data reset.
Make sure that everything important has been backed up and then at the bottom of the screen select Reset device. On the next screen, select Delete all and wait for the process to complete and the phone to reboot. You can also read this more detailed guide on how to factory reset Samsung Galaxy S5.
Clear phone cache
Another fix for the problem is deleting the cache. When you hold down the volume button down till the Samsung logo appears it will ask you whether you want to wipe cache partition. Give yes. You can also read this more detailed guide on how to clear cache on Samsung Galaxy S5.
- Turn the Galaxy S5
- Press and hold the Volume Up, Power and Home buttons at the same time until the Android logo shows up and the phone vibrates
- Then let go of the Power button and continue to hold the other buttons
- Use the volume buttons to scroll down to highlight Wipe Cache Partition
- Press the Power button
- Scroll down to Yes and press the Power button
- Scroll to Reboot System Now and press Power
- Your Galaxy S5 will reboot with a cleared system cache
Remove the Sim card
Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Then take out the SIM card and reinsert your SIM Card. Then turn back on your Galaxy S5 to see if the problem has been solved.