How to Fix J7 Pro Touch Screen Problem after Update to Android Oreo

October 3, 2018 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Firmware.

How to fix samsung galaxy J7 pro ( SM-J730G / SM-J730GM / SM-J730F ) touch screen problem after update to Android 8.1.0 Oreo. The problem is Galaxy J7 Pro Touch screen unresponsive or does not work after update it to Android 8.10 Oreo. Samsung suggest to hard reset it or rebooting the J7 pro but that’s not work to fix the problem. It’s only tested on J7 Pro SM-J730G but it may be work for SM-J730GM and SM-J730F models.

Update: Troubleshootings from SamsungGill ( Samsung Moderator ) Samsung Official Community.  Today SamsungGill has told some troubleshootings that may be fix the touch screen problem. I highly recommend you to read these troubleshootings.

For you who have updated your phone to android oreo and for you who will update it to android oreo.  I have tested and confirmed by flashing the ROM using ODIN will fix touch screen problem.  Flashing the rom you must use the latest ODIN3 3.13.1 and Odin3 v3.13.1_3B_PatcheD.exe.  Follow this steps carefully and you need to enable USB Debugging options.

Enable USB Debugging from Developer Options.  Important to watch this video How to access your phone using USB OTG and Mouse.  You can use a mouse to activate Developers Options ( go to Settings – About phone – Sofware information – Tap 7 times on Build number to enable Developer options ) and then Enable USB Debugging ( Scrolling down and look for USB debugging and switch on toggle )

Preparation needed Fix J7 Pro Touch Screen Problem

Flashing Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro

  1. Download Patched Odin 3.13.1
  2. Extract patched odin 3.13.1. You will see “Odin3 v3.13.1_3B_PatcheD.exe” don’t make any change to this file.
  3. Run Odin3 v3.13.1_3B_PatcheD.exe
  4. Reboot Phone in Download Mode ( Turn Power off the phone, Press and hold Volume Down key + Home key then press and hold Power key, Release all key when Download Mode / Odin Mode appears then Press and release Volume Up key )
  5. Alternative Entering download mode ( force shutdown ) if you can not turn power off normally:  Press and hold Volume Down key + Home key then press and hold Power key, Release all key when Download Mode / Odin Mode appears then Press and release Volume Up key
  6. Connect the phone to PC with USB Cable Data
  7. Wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  8. Add the firmware files AP, BL, CP and CSC. If the firmware comes with single file, insert it on the AP only.
  9. In Option make sure to ticked F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot only
  10. Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes

You can also Watch this video How to Fix J7 Pro Touch Screen Problem after Update

Warning!

  1. Make sure to backup your data, It will erase all the data. Watch this video how to backup your data using USB OTG.
  2. Make sure the firmware is match with your Samsung Galaxy model number
  3. Make sure to ticked F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot only
  4. If your device rooted, flashing firmware will unroot it.
  5. Do this with your own risk


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One comment on “How to Fix J7 Pro Touch Screen Problem after Update to Android Oreo

  1. Sebastian says:

    Dear Kireina,
    First of all, let me say ‘thanks a bunch, mate’ for your fantastic website and Youtube videos!! I spent the whole night to bring a totally bricked Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J710FN) back to life and with your help, I was able to update it to Android 8.1.0 Oreo (flashing ‘J710FXXU5CRK3_J710FODD5CRK7_J710FXXU5CRK1_HOME.tar.md5’ from the MediaFire link provided) and it works… except the touch screen is unresponsive. 😉
    So, now that I have ‘OEM Unlock’ and ‘USB Debugging’ enabled on my J7 (via USB OTG mouse), I wonder which files do I need to make the screen responsive again?!
    From your Youtube video (https://youtu.be/LZzWyjbMs8I) I can see you flash several special(?) ‘user_lowship_files’… where can I find/download these for my SM-J710FN?
    Thank you!!

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