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An Android-based HTC Desire S is set to "auto brightness" display mode. The brightness is adjusted okay unless the device in a completely dark room. In a dark room then display is very bright - tolerable, but really uncomfortable.

Is there a way to make it less bright without disabling "auto brightness" mode?

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go to the market and search for screen filter. It Can get much dimmer than the brightness control by controlling the screen colors rather than just the backlight.

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Short answer: no.

Auto brightness is usually a battery waster.

I like to use the Brightness widget, it will let you turn on/off auto-brightness or with one touch adjust the brightness to one of several presets.

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