1. RyuShinobi500

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    My youngest brother was given a old 2DS for his birthday and after playing with it for about a week the homescreen will not respond to user input I was wondering if there was a fix for this thanks
     
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    Does the home menu look normally (all game icons and stuff are loaded)? Try holding X + L + R while turning it on (or Start and Select and that stuff if it has CFW)
     
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    Everything looks normal on the home-screen interface but I will try what you suggested thanks

    Update: After trying what you suggested I successfully booted the touch screen calibration software and also managed to boot the Rosalina menu
     
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    In the home menu, try tapping on the screen in multiple places to check if it gets no input or just some. If it still gets some inputs but not accurate ones, it might be a severely decalibrated screen (which is easily fixable if you can go into settings and calibrate it from there). If it doesn't, then you could have a bad screen or something similar. Also, sometimes dirt in the screen frame can make inputs not go through, so that's another possibility...
     
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    I have tried your suggestion by tapping the screen in multiple places and it seems to some input but the strange thing is it seems to fluctuate when it reboots from bad to worse and so on
     
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    Thank you so much for your help I was able to get it working :yay:
     
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    ThoD GBATemp Addict (apparently), but more like "bored"
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    That's good, but out of curiosity, what was the problem in the end?
     
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    Well the 2DS was my sisters and she lost the stylus so when she gave it to my brother for a birthday present she replaced the stylus with a broken paintbrush handle (don't ask me why) and so my brother purchased a dinosaur game that requires heavy stylus use and so having never used a stylus he was using it with to much pressure and so it became severely deliberated (plus the broken paintbrush handle was extremely pointy) so bad that you could not calibrate it properly and so with several tries at calibration it finally worked
     
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    Alright, if it works now, then all goods, just was curious.

    PS: Get your sister's IQ checked sometime, she sounds dangerously dumb, who even uses pointy/sharp things on touch screens when even a cotton swab can actually work as a stylus just fine?:rofl2:
     
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    Oh my… this sounds like the touch panel could already be damaged. Please replace that unsuitable object with an actual stylus. The resistive touchscreens are made of soft and weak plastic. They are easy to scratch and easy to damage with sharp objects. The touch panels are cheap, but a pain to replace.
     
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