I smashed my screen and can't use the touchscreen. Is there any way to access my data?
How to access your phone if the touchscreen doesn't work but the screen is still visible.
If your screen is smashed and you can no longer use the touchscreen on your device, there is a way you can still access things such as pictures or messages using a USB mouse.
You'll need a micro USB to female USB cable adapter to make this work. You can buy these at most electrical retailers.
Nothing is visible on the screen
If your screen is damaged so that you can no longer see it, you can connect it to your TV as shown below:
In order to do this you will need a OTG USB adapter. These can be found in most electrical retailers.
From here you can mimic movements on your device so that they appear on your TV. You can also navigate through apps, change settings and use apps such as the camera. However, there may be a short delay between motions on your device and your TV.
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