Getting the touchscreen 3.5″ TFT sensor working on the raspberry pi 3B+

Friday, 8 May 2020

3:23 PM

First, to get the on screen keyboard to appear on the top right hand corner of the raspberry pi:

Prepare the pi to boot up straight to the login the desktop autologin:

$sudo raspi-config

Go to boot options >Desktop/CLI >Desktop Autologin

To get the LCD drivers (The screen will now booting to the main desktop): 

$git clone

$cd ~/LCD-show

$sudo ./LCD35-show

If you want to revert the HDMI to boot back fully to the GUI, attach the TFT panel and type in the following:

$cd ~/LCD-show

$sudo ./LCD-hdmi

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