Some Poco F1 users recently reported
having ghost touch issues on their devices. There are cases where
users also reported multi-touch issues. For those of you who are not
familiar with these terms, ghost touch issues are manifesting with
actual touches on the screen, while users do not touch the screen.
Multi-touch issues are manifesting with not registering touches when
users are trying to touch the screen at multiple points at the same
If you are suffering from some of the
issues explained above, this is the guide that may help you solve the
How to Detect and fix Multi-Touch on Pocophone F1
Now, let’s test your device. Here are
First, download a multi-touch
tester app from Play store. (You can use this
Launch the app and do some
testings by yourself. See if you can spot any issues.
Try doing 3-finger swipe down
(your phone should take a screenshot).
Then randomly touch your screen
with 1 and 2 fingers. You will be able to notice 1 or 2 ghost
If this is the case, you just
found out that your phone suffers from this popular issue.
The Nature of the Issue
In order to fix the multi-touch and
ghost-touch issues, we need to locate what causes them. Before you
freak out and decide to return your device, please take a look at the
rest of the article.
From all the testings we made, this
seems to be a software bug (at least in our case). That means your
device doesn’t have any hardware problems, which is a good thing.
To be more precise, the issue is caused by the screenshot capture
feature. For some reason, once it gets activated the touch input gets
confused and doesn’t recognize the touches correctly. Hopefully, it
will be fixed in the next software update of Xiaomi. Now let’s jump
on the solution.
How to Fix the Multi-Touch/Ghost-Touch Issue
The solution is not some coding stuff
that you might expect. You do not even need to have a rooted device.
It is a simple disabling some feature. Here are the steps.
Go to Settings and tap on
Now open Button and Gesture
shortcuts and tap on Take Screenshot.
Set it to None.
Then reboot your device. (You can
now uninstall the Multi-touch tester app that you installed before)