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Screen Orientation not working automatically

My Motorola Moto X screen orientation is not working automatically when I turn my phones in a different direction
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Switch between normal and split-screen (vr mode)

I have a virtual reality (VR) headset: How can I change the mode of the phone so that I can use the phone and all the normal phone apps while wearing the VR headset? In other words I need to switch ...
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Screen overlay occurring even after all draw overs are off

I updated my phone's OS this morning and have been having this problem since.I followed the steps i.e switching all the apps in the draw over section from on to off but there is no change. I have ...
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Screen Fades After Charging Nexus 5 with Certain Chargers

I've had my Nexus 5 screen burn a few times over the past year or so, which is a little unusual since I've never once left it on when not in use. It happened again today, and I finally noticed the ...
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Galaxy s5 neo with broken screen and touch - how can I recover data from device?

I searched a lot but I didn't find solution for my problem. Galaxy s5 neo with broken screen and touch. How can I recover data from device? Stock firmware, usb debugging off, no-root. Mobile phone ...
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reduce screen resolution using cmd/terminals

I have Micromax Doodle a102 with screen resolution 480 x 854 pixels (~163 ppi pixel density) ,but I unknowingly changed its resolution to 480 x 1080 pixels by using prop.build, when rebooted screen ...
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ghost inputs / ghost touches

I replaced the screen on my smartphone, and now I'm struggling with 'ghost inputs/touches'. What I know so far is that The phone never had contact with water Ghost inputs also appear when the phone ...
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How can I use web.whatsapp.com on an Android phone with a broken screen?

My Android phone's screen died: no image, no touch, nada. How can I use http://web.whatsapp.com/ without being able to start WhatsApp and browse to the option Menu > Whatsapp Web so I can scan the QR ...
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Micromax A82 displays black screen after flash

After flashing my Micromax A82 with stock ROM, display is not coming – only black light is there on display and mobile is turning on, as I can hear the micromax startup sound and mobile vibrate when I ...
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How to unset ROM Toolbox set device density

I pretty much bricked the UI now with the build property editor's ro.sf.lcd_density setting. I first set it to mdpi (160) which made my UI elements tiny (should have made them bigger) and the keypad's ...
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My Oneplus one (64 gb) CM 13.0 android 6.0.1, is stuck on the Cyanogen mod screen and is not booting.

I was tinkering with my Oneplus one, I unlocked the bootloader, installed the twrp recovery and then I copied the SuperSU v1.89 in android-sdk-windows > platform tools folder.(that's the method I ...
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I can use my fingerprint scanner to unlock my device but before i can see the screen i need to swipe the screen after i use my scanner

This is just a hassle and an inconvenience, i had my galaxy s7 edge set to use my thumbprint and then its set to use a pattern if it wont recognize it. as of today 5/15/16 i have to swipe to unlock ...
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Screen covered with noise, can't boot

Weird stuff started hapenning. For most of the time I can't boot my android. It gets stuck on Samsung Galaxy Alpha logo. When it does boot, my screen looks like this: OS seems alive, as it's ...
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Samsung s7 only asks for fingerprint scan not giving option to enter password

My new Samsung S7 was restarted today with an android update from T-Mobile. When it turned on, I unlocked it using a password. After few uses today, the fingerprint scan failed and each time I try ...
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Weird display on screen before swipe lock Samsung Galaxy s6 edge plus

Pressed the onscreen button on my s6 edge this afternoon and a strange new display swipe screen is showing up - picture included. I have no idea where this came from and I have to swipe it just to get ...
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Why one or both Android smartphones turn screen on when I stack them?

Sometimes when I lay an Android smartphone atop of another one (both sleeping, screen off), one or both of the devices turn on screen (as if I pressed the power button). Why does this happen? NFC is ...
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Turn screen off if tilted a certain way

Phones in bed mean poor sleeping habits. How would one go about turning the screen off, or fuzzing the screen (probably more practical, less subject to temporary tilt), if the device is tilted in ...
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How can I stop problems with the screen when I change the font size to “Large”?

When I change my phone font to "Large", the screen layout is messed up. The screenshots how that the right margin is increased. The left screenshot shows the normal margins. The right screenshot shows ...
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What application is “using my screen” with some kind of overlay? [duplicate]

I want to turn on accessibility permission to Greenify app. But I'm unable to click "ok". I also have Twilight and since some security built in the system, I have to disable, stop or uninstall the ...
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Sometimes amoled display turns green or purple(tinted)

I am using samsung A500g since month but sometimes while using phone display turns slightly green or purple (tinted) in shade but as soon as i adjust brightness display becomes normal. Can this be ...
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Nexus 6 - black screen on unlock

I have a Nexus 6 that I've been using now for almost a year. Very recently, it started this odd behaviour of turning the screen black as soon as I swipe up to unlock it. The screen works fine ...
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Kiosk (full screen) mode

I have Samsung Tab S 10.5 tablets with Android 5.0.2. I'm using the latest Chrome browser. I want to use these tablets for wall mount touchscreen control using the Chrome browser. No security is ...
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Can I use two phones as one phone with two screens?

I have two phones. I would like to have all my files on one, but be able to have two open at once. Can I set up the second phone such that it extends / adds a second screen to my phone? I do not ...
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How to make the smartphone work as a PC monitor?

I am have a pc and recently my dell monitor stopped working so i had called up the customer careband they said that they will get it replaced within a week. So till that time i can't use the pc so is ...
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Android auto-dim on face down?

I'm looking for an Android app that will temporarily dim the screen (not turn it off!) when the phone is face down, and return it to my normal brightness setting when face up. Does such an app exist? ...
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LG G2 has horizontal stripes on the screen when displaying high resolution images with moire pattern

Recently my LG G2 sometime has horizontal stripes on the screen. Firstly I thought that these stripes appear randomly and the problem might be related to connection between the screen and other ...
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Only lower 1/10 of screen responds to touch - Galaxy S4

Replaced cracked glass 3 days ago using just enough LOCA glue to fill the void with a "little" spillover the sides. Cured w/ sunlight on day 1, then next day used a UV light source & zapped it for ...
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Phone screen turns off after dialing a number

I have a Nexus 6 smartphone with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The trouble with my phone is that as soon as I dial a number the screen turns dark/black and I am not able to do anything. For example, when I ...
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How to cure “the screen saver syndrome”?

When I close the flip cover or the screen saver goes on (screen goes black) some applications often either stop working, work irregularly or not at all. These include ES File Explorer (ftp/cloud) ...
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Moto X - Lollipop - sensor issues

Problem: Sensor does not work on my first generation Moto X. This results in am issue where anytime I make or receive a call, the screen goes black. I cannot even see the dial pad so O can press 1 ...
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Galaxy Tablet won't change back to English

My Galaxy Tablet is displaying in French. I did not change it to French (some language other than English) it just changed. I have gone to settings and changed it back to English but it will not ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab4 screen lock issue

A lock screen keeps popping up on the tablet but we have the setting set to none. After a soft reset I can get into settings and the screen lock is set to none but after a few seconds a lock screen ...
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Flickering Screen

I have a OnePlus One A0001 running CM 12.1.1-YOG7DAS2K1. The screen flickers slightly around the edges all of a sudden and it's really annoying. Would this be a CM bug fixed by a factory reset, I ...
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Android phone display broken

I'm here to find out alternatives to view the android phone's (Galaxy s3, I9300) display to an external display. I have decided not to repair the display and have move on to use an another phone. I ...
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How do I disable screen filtering app while taking screenshots

I don't know much about android though but im facing problems while taking screenshots when my screen filtering app is active. It adds dark shade in screenshots which makes screenshot ugly. As in Lux ...
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Screen angle and brightness [closed]

I experienced the same on some Android devices: when changing the angle the screen is looked at, I see that the image gets darker or brighter. I would like to know if it is so on all devices or just ...
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Is it possible for blind person to interact with a blank/no-visual-output screen?

A: Is it possible to make the screen go blank and yet still be able to interact with one's Android device (either via voice commands or haptically after enabling TalkBack).? This could be useful in ...
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how do i delete T-mobil header on power up from unlocked s5

I got a t-mobil unlocked s5. When the phone powers up, it still gives a T-mobil power on screen, even though the phone is now carried by ATT. How do I remove the T-mobil power on screen?
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Is hdpi and mdpi still used in android kitkat and up

Have a general question if this is something that could be ruled out or it all depends. I am developing an app for Android KitKat and above. But i have never seen a phone that have hdpi and are able ...
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Rotate screen on HyperV

I have Android installed on a HyperV virtual machine, which defaults to a vertically aligned phone/screen. The standard solution does not work, so how do I turn the screen of my device?
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How do I force my MHL to DVI adapter to send 1080p video to my HD computer monitor?

I bought this adapter: www.delock.de/produkte/F_697_MHL_65337/merkmale.html in the hope that it would send native 1080p video from my HTC One (M7) running CyanogenMod 12.1 to my Benq GW2265, which is ...
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How do I turn off my Samsung Galaxy a3 if my screen has stopped working?

My phone screen suddenly just stopped working it comes on but the touch screen isn't responding. I think I need to switch it off and back on again but I can't without touching the screen! Does anybody ...
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The display has broken down but the device itself is working, how can I control or utilize it? [duplicate]

On my android device the display has broken down, whereas the device itself is working. Without recovering the display, which I don't know how to do, how can I control and utilize my device? Via ssh? ...
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Taking picturs of cats (app)

I am using the app Neko Atsume, but there is problems with the screen capture portion. When taking a picture using the app, all that shows is a black screen. I have tried fixing, including updating my ...
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Can I use my Android phone as a second monitor?

About ten years ago I started using dual monitors. It was amazing. But I switched to using a laptop exclusively and do not have a second monitor. It occurred to me that I have a second screen right ...
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Tablet as a secondary monitor

Do I have any option to use my Galaxy note 10.1 (2014 edition) as a secondary screen? I want it to use for photoshop, which runs on the pc, but i control it in the tablet. I know I can draw with the ...
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Manage display refresh rate/ resolution of a ROM via ssh?

Probably a silly question.. but I have root ssh access to an android TV stick running openelec (on an sd card). Long story short i am trying to figure out where the refresh rate/resolution settings ...
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Lollipop Brightness too much

hey. I am on running on a mediatek device and today did an upgrade to Lollipop 5.1 through flashing Still exploring. But one of the things I've noticed is that the brightness level is too much. ...
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Sony Xperia M4 Start Screen almost black

After a reboot, my new xperia always starts with this screen: I have the same problem in 'Safe Mode'. What can I do? I want to fix this problem without a factory reset. Edit: I found more people ...
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Can I use Google Cardboard as a normal display?

Can I write a message using Google Cardboard? Or, can I use Cardboard as I use the phone's display? Or, can I get normal text displayed in Cardboard? What I am looking for is the possibility to ...