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How to Increase Touch Sensitivity on Galaxy S8

How to Increase Touch Sensitivity

A really simple solution would be to first find if the display really has any issues or not. Or is it actually your screen protector that is making things weird. In this article, we are going to talk about How to Increase Touch Sensitivity on Galaxy S8. Let’s begin!

So just remove the screen protector you have and see how the touch sensitivity is along with the display. If you guys have no issues after removing the screen protector, then the display — and Samsung — is clearly not at fault. You guys should buy a new full adhesive screen protector that should not cause display sensitivity issues.

The flagship device from Samsung, under the S series, Samsung Galaxy S8 was actually launched in March this year. It basically comes in two options, the smaller Samsung Galaxy S8 as well as the bigger Samsung Galaxy S8+. However, Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch screen, the S8+ basically comes with a 6.2-inch screen. Both the smartphones feature the Infinity Display from Samsung along with the 18.5:9 display ratio actually.

While the display on both smartphones offers an incredible viewing experience, many users are facing touchscreen issues along with S8 and S8+. Some users are also complaining that they have to push really hard on their screen in order to make it work. However, for others, pulling down the notification bar from the top is a laborious process. Others have also complained about the screen suddenly becoming unresponsive too.

How to Increase Touch Sensitivity on Galaxy S8

So what is actually the issue? Why are some users facing this problem?

Apparently, Galaxy S8 has been reported to have touchscreen issues whenever used along with a screen protector such as tempered glass or transparent plastic. Samsung does not manufacture screen protectors. So users buy screen protectors or tampered glass from third parties as well. Since most of the screen protectors have adhesives at the edges only, and Samsung Galaxy S8 actually has a curved screen. They don’t adhere fully to the screen as well. Although it may seem that the screen protector fits properly, that’s not actually the case. But, we are not saying that each and every user will face problems with the screen protector on their Galaxy S8 or S8+.

Notably, if you guys are having touch issues along with your Galaxy S8, then the culprit mostly is the screen protector. That is prohibiting the phone’s touchscreen from working properly as well. So, you guys should get rid of the current screen protector and try a flip case rather than for your Galaxy S8.

However, before you get rid of the screen protector, we actually suggest you change the sensitivity for the home button. If luck favors you, then the phone will work fine with the screen protector too. In order to change home button sensitivity, just head to Settings followed via Display. Under Display, click on Navigation Bar and scroll down to “Home button sensitivity”. Keep it at “most sensitive” actually. Go back and now check if the touch is working fine or not.


If it still does not work, then we guess it’s time to get rid of the screen protector as well. We don’t really recommend you to remove tempered glass via yourself. You should ask a professional to do it. Because removing tempered glass is tricky and could also lead to an injury if tried with untrained hands.

But, if you think you’re can do it yourself, then here are some tips to safely remove tempered glass:

  • To loosen the adhesive on tempered glass, you can use a hairdryer on your screen for about 15 seconds as well.
  • Try to use a toothpick or fingernail in order to peel it from the corner. Yes, start from a corner. Any corner will do as well.
  • Then slide a credit card between the screen protector and also the device, and peel up a corner as well.
  • Be gentle. Just Don’t rush. Remember slow and steady wins the race.
  • When the tempered glass is out, use a clean cloth in order to wipe the screen immediately.


Alright, That was all Folks! I hope you guys like this “How to Increase Touch Sensitivity” article and also find it helpful to you. Give us your feedback on it. Also if you guys have further queries and issues related to this article. Then let us know in the comments section below. We will get back to you shortly.

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