I have a nexus 4 phone, which has lost upper half of the screen's touch capability due to its digitizer problem. I would like to have "TouchMousePointer Windows app" like app in android.
Required features are listed below in order of importance:
This app should provide a "virtual touch pad" which can be placed on the screen where touch works. Using this virtual touch pad I should be able to move the mouse pointer (which is available when you connect a PC USB mouse to an OTG capable phone) or a virtual mouse pointer, and thus use the phone.
Primary use is to do single click on the screen.
Ability to hide and bring back the "virtual touch pad" should be easier. So that I can use the keyboard without "virtual touch pad" in between.
Touch's to the rest of the screen should be disabled, so that "ghost touches" can be ignored.
If drags are supported then it would be cool.
There is already a "virtual trackball app" which just allows to move selection on icons or cursors on text etc.. But I need a mouse pointer and freely move it.
Apart from the usage that I mentioned above I see two more usage:
Ability to touch the screen without our finger hiding the screen - useful while drawing.
Use larger phones or tablets with your thumb. Thus avoid moving your hand over the screen or avoid using both hands etc...