How To Repair Computer Touch Screen


One of the problems you may encounter in your computer’s touchscreen is when your computer’s touchscreen is not working. There are numerous ways computer’s touchscreens can be dysfunctional. In this article, we’ll show you tips and tricks on how to repair a computer touchscreen. In the end, we will give you conclusions (or final thoughts) on how to repair a computer touchscreen.

Tips And Tricks On How To Repair Computer Touchscreen

Repairing computer’s touchscreen usually takes time. Some people who have enough budgets will hire computer repairers. Yet, hiring computer repairers is not the only solution. 

So, in this article, we’re going to limit the tips and tricks that you can do at home without having to hire other people to “do your jobs”. 

First and foremost, you need to ensure your computer is turned on. Then, head to the start button. After that, choose the Control Panel. In the Control Panel, seek the “Hardware and Devices” menu and find the “Next” button to start diagnosing the problems on your computer’s touchscreen. More often than not, your computer’s touchscreen is not working because it either needs a re-calibration or a restart. 

If it needs to be recalibrated, you’ll need to search for the calibration menu in your computer’s system. Then, you need to select the “Calibrate the screen for pen or touch” button to go to the setup menu. Else, if it needs a be restart, you’ll need to reboot your entire computer systems first before heading to the next steps, such as heading to the Device Manager menu and confirm to restart your computer afterwards.

If the problem lies not in the re-calibrating or restarting, then, it may be the touchscreen is internally or externally broken. In this case, you’ll need to put off the screen by providing yourself a clean, flat surface, knife to remove the screen’s bezels, screws and screwdrivers, and many other tools. 

Into The Workshop

Make sure your computer is turned off when you repair your touchscreen this way and lay it on a flat surface so the repairing processes won’t be disturbed. Here’s the picture to get an idea about the flat surface and an unplugged computer with broken touchscreen:


Now that you’ve ensured your computer is unplugged and you have flat surface to work on, the next step you need to do is to unglue the touchscreen with screws:


After that, go through the computer’s internal motherboard after separating the touchscreen with your screws and knives to remove the screen’s bezels:


The next step afterwards is to re-insert the screen by using the screws:


After you adjust the sensor leads and go to the Device Manager in your laptop, your touchscreen should be ready to use.


Final Thoughts

When a computer’s touchscreen is not working, it is mainly because it either needs to be re-calibrated or restarted. It can also mean you need to repair the whole touchscreen. Either ways, be sure to follow the above-mentioned tips and tricks so your computer touchscreens will be repaired.

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