Follow these steps to use a 3.5 inch touchscreen on your rPi.
- Update your system with
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
raspi-configand go to
Interfacing Optionsand enable the SPI interface.
- Download LCD-show van Github:
sudo rm -rf LCD-show
git clone https://github.com/goodtft/LCD-show.git
chmod -R 755 LCD-show
- Enter the folder you just cloned with
Now all you have to do is start the script for your LCD type.
For a 3.5″ display you run
The system will install/setup the LCD and reboot with the LCD as display.
To switch back to HDMI:
To use the HDMI port again, go to the
LCD-show folder and run
sudo ./LCD-hdmi to switch back to HDMI.