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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 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 ...
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Force screen to be always on

We're using Samsung with Android 4.1.2 as a scrabble timer - via the default Clock application. It would be much more comfortable if I could force the phone screen to be always on so that we can see ...
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Turn off a stuck pixel on AMOLED (Samsung Galaxy S5)?

I have a stuck pixel (stuck on red) on my Galaxy S5 AMOLED. Can't send it in for repair for a while since I'm not in my home country where I purchased it. I'm wondering - is there an app that can turn ...
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Battery drains every time screen is turned on

I just bought a new phone, it is Android 4.4.2, but it seems that it has a problem with its battery. Every time I turn on the screen, the battery drops 1%. For example, the battery is 30%. then I ...
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Lockdown pro suddenly stopped working. Is there anyway to un/reinstall?

I had Lockdown pro app installed and everything was working fine until the latest update from Samsung which brought some new features such as battery app optimizing. Now the Lockdown pro no longer ...
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Is it possible to adjust aspect ratio on an Android device?

I have an Android device that has a 4:3 aspect ratio. When I watch videos in full screen mode, sometimes the aspect ratio causes the video to be distorted. Is there a way to temporarily adjust the ...
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If I flash stock and unroot via Nexus Root Toolkit… will this turn off usb debugging?

My screen does not work after replacing the digitizer (it's just white...) Before I go buying more parts, I'd like to eliminate software issues (apparently this can be caused by the device not ...
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How do I back up my samsung S5 data.

I have a Samsung S5 and without no reason the screen has stopped working, its totally black the lights are still active. I have taken it to the mobile retailer and they have tried to reset it by ...
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Soft buttons don't work

Some on screen buttons of my Motorola moto g 2nd, do not respond until I reboot the phone. After reboot it works fine, after using it for sometime it happens again. Usually my home button stops ...
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How to record screen on a 4.1.1 tablet?

I have been trying to record my 4.1.1 tablet screen. First there is apps, but most of them are for phones and the ones that not, require the device ROOTED which, given that the tablet is from a not ...
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screen cracked android - so I cannot gesture unlock

I have a fairly common issue: a screen damaged android phone. These devices are highly vulnerable to broken screens (this particular phone, the samsung galaxy note 3, had 2 replacement screens before ...
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My screen got colorless and internet doesn't work properly

All is explained in the title. I'm an Android noobie using Samsung S5 and this problem is at hand for around an hour. Should I factory reset?
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Display wouldn't turn on without a restart (Galaxy Note 10.1 2014)

The device is working great until it gets locked (by single power button click). So when I lock it, it just wouldn't turn on, the buttons are working though and it seems it's still running it just ...
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Enumerating my iball pen digitizer

I am not able to connect my iBall pen digitizer to my Karbonn tablet running Android. Can anyone please provide some known ways to do this (or some workarounds) ?
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Deleting home screens on Nexus 7 (2013) Android 5.1.1

Does anyone know how to remove home screen on Nexus 7(2013)? I tried to long press an empty screen but there's only options to change the wallpaper. HELP
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Duplicate screen lag on Android

Each time I turn on my LG G3 after some pause (30 sec + ) when the display is turned off I get this weird lag. Like the screen is duplicated on half the screen. Then After 2 seconds it get normal. ...
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How to flip screen on android device (Nexus 5X)?

How can I flip the screen on an android device (marshmellow) so that it is a mirror image of the original screen? I need this so that when the screen is viewed in a mirror, it will look normal again. ...
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Is there a way to calibrate screen - Huawei Ascend Y550

so I had a quick look on Google for a solution to this, to no avail. So I thought the next best place to ask would be here. I find that I have to press about 0.5cm above whatever I want to press in ...
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Galaxy S5's screen only turns on after multiple presses, and the screen has these weird lines show up when turning off

and thanks for reading this. So I've had an S5 for just over a year now. As it has an AMOLED screen, when you turn the brightness all the way down, the screen will flicker a yellow-green. This ...
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How to keep the phone screen on while charging?

I have Moto G gen 3 updated to latest system update, not rooted. I need a simple solution to keep my phone's screen awake when it's plugged in.
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Galaxy S6 Screen Height Points

What is the screen height of the galaxy s6 in points? For example the iphone 6 plus is 414 x 736 points. How can i get that for the galaxy s6, i've searched quite a bit for it and still haven't ...
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How to add screen filter with tasker?

After hours of searching in the internet I decided to ask this question here. How can I add a screen filter using tasker. Apps like Screen Filter, etc. creates an overlay black filter on screen which ...
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lock carrier for my samsung galaxy note 3

where can I find the lock carrier for my samsung galaxy note 3 ? I am trying to unlock it since the password is not working. Freeulock.com requires 3 things to unlock it, the lock carrier, the model ...
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Why is my notification bar duplicated and offset on home screen? [closed]

The defect can be seen at the top right corner of the home screen. There is also a black bar running down the right side of the home screen. When compared with the second picture from Google Chrome, ...
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How can I fix my physically damaged Samsung Galaxy s5 that won't display the screen?

My Samsung Galaxy s5 stopped showing anything on th screen after I dropped it. it still vibrates and makes noises but won't show anything on the screen. how can I fix it?
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Mirror android screen on a spare lcd monitor using usb cable

Can I connect my smartphone running Android 4.2.2 to a spare dell lcd monitor by using a mini usb cable so I can mirror the android screen onto the monitor? Is it possible? Using some app maybe? No ...
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How to take backup or restore the whats app and hike messages

I unluckily forgot my android phone's Screen lock PIN. I tried Andriod Device manager using Gmail to unlock my phone but not succeeed. And also tried ADB commands but this also didn't work bcoz Debug ...
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Display screen doesn't show incoming calls in Moto G2

I am using Moto G2. I can't see incoming call on screen or after the end of call notification display. Please give me suggestions to solve this problem.
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replaced screen now having issues :( galaxy s4 i9505

Good afternoon guys and gals please bear with me as i'm new to this forum anywho i've recently replaced my screen on my galaxy s4 after attempting to replace just the shattered glass and failed! went ...
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Touchwiz deleted Galaxy S Duos. Phone doesnt work beyond language setting

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos with Root access. Recently I removed Touchwiz through Root Uninstaller. After uninstalling, the phone screen went blank. The only thing visible was the notification bar ...
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Screen color changes with brightness slider. How to solve?

My Samsung Galaxy A5 is rooted and I tried to remove the boot animation with the remove boot animation option in the Boot Animations app. It removed the boot animation but then created a new problem. ...
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Screen goes black while entering information for phone trees

The scenario: I dial a number. I am asked to enter my SSN. I take the phone away from my ear, and I get two or three digits in before the screen goes black. Where is the setting to disable this ...
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Nexus 5 screen change colour after strong sunlight/heat?

Has anyone thinks that direct sunlight / heat could cause damage to the screen? For some reason, the phone screen turns blue. I have a screenshot attached below. http://imgur.com/WTlqbME What's ...
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How bad is my screen damaged? Do I need to replace the whole screen?

My dad has a Samsung phone. He dropped it once long ago and there was a crack across the screen as shown in the image: Now he is having difficulty using the phone. There is always a touch at one ...
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Moto g2 display not working but led always turned on

My moto g2 turned off while using with 70% battery.. now its display is not working now but led light is always on.... vibrations works while long pressing power button.... sometimes notifications ...
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Is there a app or how could I change the size and move the screen for a tv or projector?

I have a android projector that doesn't have screen manipulation except zoom. I want to position the screen down and to the left. I also want to dime the back light, so there isn't an outline around ...
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Display multiple app screens at the same time

Is it possible to display multiple apps on the screen? Normally, apps load fullscreen, and app-switching switches between fullscreen apps. Is it possible for an app to use only half of the screen ...
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Turn screen off without Android sleeping

Is there any way to quickly toggle the screen off without making Android sleep? For example, I sometimes like to use the Calm app when I sleep. But it keeps the screen on all the time. When I just ...
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Image not display in Gallery

What is the reason and solution to display images in SD card but not display in Gallery in Android Phone ?
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Left Align and Screen Alerts [closed]

I have 2 questions: 1) I would like to align left ALL MENUES including conversations from whatsapp for example. How to do it? In fact, I went from version 2.3.1 to version 4.4, and as we know Google ...