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I primarily use my phone at night and any screen that is white is super bright, even when the brightness is turned as low as it can go (0%). Dolphin HD has an add-on called Dolphin Brightness that actually turns the screen's brightness down lower than the 0% setting in the Settings menu. Unfortunately, as soon as I leave Dolphin HD, it goes back to the stock brightness level. Is there anyway to dial the brightness level down like the add-on, but for every app and the home screen?

I have tried several apps that give you access to brightness control, like Quick Settings but they simply give you the same level options that the stock settings menu gives you.

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You could try this post on the droidforums.net that has a custom app to manage brightness. Requires root though.

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That worked exactly how I needed it to. Thanks! –  Matt Nov 27 '10 at 19:52

I use Dimmer which gives me a slightly lower level of brightness than the stock settings ;)

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Thanks but this didn't make my screen any dimmer than the stock settings allowed. –  Matt Oct 11 '10 at 20:05

While I prefer the app kchau suggested because of it's simplicity, this one works as well: adjBrightness

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Here's one that works well and doesn't require a rooted device: Screen Filter

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