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Android Emulator Screen doesn't refresh screen unless I bring it out of focus and then back into focus

I'm using Android Studio on Windows 8.1 and the virtual device that I'm using for the emulation is the Nexus 6. Whenever I run the emulation, I have to either put the emulation out of focus by ...
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Disable screen turn-off during phone call

I know this might be a possible duplicate question but I haven't found an answer yet. phone>call settings>proximity sensor is not available on my version of android. Is there another way to disable ...
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Getting screen dimensions in a shell script

To run a game on my Nexus 5 (5.1), I need to change my screen resolution. I'm trying to write a shell script that will detect the current resolution and change it, basically a toggle. I know that I ...
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Resized display because the touchscreen in the top 20% is unresponsive but it's sitting in the center, can I move it down?

Title says it all. the display resolution was set lower using an app that puts a few ADB commands downrange. Now the display sits in the center. Can I move it down?
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Prevent Apps from Hiding Navigation Bar

I am using CyanogenMod 12 (Lollipop) and I have Expanded Desktop disabled for all apps. However, there are some apps that either "minimize" my Navigation Bar, turning the buttons into small dots and ...
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Galaxy S5 / Lollipop: video player not showing video, only audio

I have a strange problem with my Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android Lollipop 5.0 with all available OTA updates up to today. I wanted to remote control a specific app from my Mac and tried out a few ...
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Samsung Note 2 screen not working properly

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 6 days ago. Last night its screen suddenly turned half black then turned full pink or white while using it. I put it to sleep mode and when I turned it on the problem ...
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how to connect android tablet to laptop using HDMI

i have an Intel Tm105 tab and want to connect it to my laptop using HDMI cable so that i can mirror view my tab on my laptop screen i mean what i do in my tab should be seen on the laptop screen. is ...
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Screen mirroring for Android and iOS devices with one solution

I'm seeking for a solution which enables screen mirroring of iOS and Android devices with one solution. Currently I found AirServer, but it only works under certain circumstances (Windows 8.1, ...
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Rooted phone having problems with switching on

I recently rooted my samsung galaxy s5, i did something wrong on one of custom roms, I thought I was installing the new system or something, it got me into the boot system. I choose apply (something) ...
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Only one page of widgets left: Where are the other pages gone?

I'm running Cyanogenmod 11 on a Galaxy Nexus. Today, with the same firmware, all of a sudden, there's only a single page of widgets left: When I swipe left or right, there's the usual animation but ...
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Switching primary LINUX PC display to connected android device

On inserting ANDROID device via USB..We should switch of our primary display and switch to the connected android device and control the screen. We are exploring this possibility to control our GTK ...
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How to display Android Screen (5.0+) to my Mac OS X Laptop?

This seems similar to several other questions here, but the other questions are outdated. In Android 5.0 there is a native screen casting button (Cast) on the notification drawer for us to cast the ...
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Use an android phone as a monitor screen with AV-in wire?

I'd like to use my phone instead of a TV as a small display monitor (with a cable, not wifi). I have a couple of devices which have AV out on them, what I'd like to do is show their output on my phone ...
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Control phone with broken screen and no root/adb

I have an old Nexus 4 with a broken screen which seems to be fine otherwise. I would like to use it for something else which doesn't require a screen. But unfortunately it seems like it is stock ...
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How to record screen on andriod [duplicate]

I want record screen on my andriod phone. Without root permission. How can i do that. ( Galaxy s3 mini. Jelly bean. )
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HDMI underscan fix

I am using this Android 4.2 NAND image with my Marsboard A20. The HDMI output is working fine but there is some underscan (black borders around the screen). The image has busybox and rooting ...
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DROID Turbo Attentive Display not working

I have a Droid Turbo and have had this phone for about 3 months. The whole time I have had the phone up until last night I have been able to waive my hand or make a movement and it would light with ...
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Green screen/freeze during videos/gifs

Since a few days, I've some troubles when I watch gifs/videos on my nexus 4. The phone freeze at the beginning of the video, then the screen turn green, and during 4/5 minutes I can't do anything. I ...
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Change Screen Geometry (Disable vertical line)

i have an old Atrix 4g phone that has a vertical line where the touchscreen isn't working but the screen works (i.e. i can see but i cannot touch), anyone knows some way to make the screen "smaller" ...
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Cracked Ideatab S6000 screen, where to repair around Boston?

My Lenovo Ideatab S6000 screen cracked, two questions: Any repair guides for this specific tablet online? Any recommendations for repair around Boston, MA, USA?
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Nexus 4 red light appears when trying reboot (power button + vol)

Yesterday my phone fell out my bed, I picked it up and trying to turn on and nothing. I start charging my Nexus 4 and nothing appeared (battery signal). I pushed the power button and the screen turns ...
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tts or some other notification sounds not playing at right time when screen is off

tts stops reading the next paragraph when screen is off , notification sounds from some apps don't play while screen is off. But when I turn on the screen it starts playing again, even if I don't ...
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Android AVD not displaying appropriate scale

How do I fix the display on my android AVD? The UI is completely out of whack. I'm using the following command line options to launch the AVD, but nothing I do within the 'scale' and 'dpi-device' ...
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Screen light is on as long as the charger is connected

My Samsung Android GT-S5660 running 2.3.4 has its screen light on permanently as long as the charger is connected, and I don't know how to make it go off. I admit fooling around with buttons, ...
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Android unit without gravity sensor gets stuck with screen rotated

I have an Android unit which does not contain a gravity sensor. It should always be in Landscape mode, but when I open certain apps they force screen rotation to Portrait mode. After I go back to the ...
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Why is the amount of time needed to turn the screen on not always the same?

This may very well be a nit-picking type of question about Android devices, and in particularly about the Samsung Galaxy SIII. The concern here, is of a UX nature. When the screen has gone blank to ...
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S4 won't connect with usb AND broken screen. Need files from phone

My S4 will not connect to my computer when plugged in using the correct samsung cord AND the screen is shattered. How can I load the files from the phone? Remove the hard drive from the phone maybe ...
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Resizing the screen size

Bottom area of my phone is not responding to touches. I was wondering if there's anyway I can only use a part of my screen. I haven't been able to find any good solutions, other than for floating ...
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Is it possible to use a secondary HDMI monitor NOT mirroring the device screen?

does anyone knows if it's possible for Android devices to use a secondary HDMI monitor NOT mirroring the device screen? E.G. suppose I wish to develop a dual screen game and I'd like to have the ...
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HTC One M8 Screen Broke

Not sure if this goes here but I don't see any other section where it would go really. About a week ago, I found a HTC One M8 is a creek when I was hiking. I took it out and when I got home I placed ...
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How to get photos off device?

My samsung galaxy s4 screen and touch no longer work and I am trying to move my photos to my mac. The screen is locked and the mac is not authorized to connect the phone. I've tried to use a mouse to ...
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ADB Shell In Recovery Mode - Error:Closed

I smashed my display pretty good today and am unable to use the digitizer. The upper half of the screen is barely visible and the lower half is black. I have debugging enabled on the phone but I can't ...
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Can I repair a HTC One X+ that got damaged from steam in a bathroom?

My husband's HTC One X+ has become unresponsive. He hasn't really dropped it but he had been taking it into the shower to listen to music. It was across the room, dry but I suspect moisture got in. ...
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Why doesn't my galaxy s4 screen display anything?

My Samsung galaxy s4 will suddenly not show anything on the display anymore. It vibrates and such as if everything but the display works. Sometimes it will flash something that looks a bit like part ...
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Screen flickering galaxy s3

I noticed that my galaxy s3 sometimes show flickering on display when I am for example closing apps. I disabled HW overlays but it didn't help. I read that it can cause battery. My battery is fairly ...
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Big, red-colored “Demo” text on the center of the tablet screen

The word "Demo" is visible in the center of the screen in a big red font at all times. It is there even when you play games or go to Play Store. The tablet is not a floor model nor in demo mode. ...
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Font on my AMOLED display has white border

I noticed that text on my Galaxy S3 is bad looking. This is how it should look And this is how it is looking On the second image you can see white border around every letter.. But, when I ...
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Galaxy S4 screen died -can't access hidden photos

So my S4 screen died today and I've been trying to get out the pictures from the phone. I copied all the normal pictures, but some of the more pictures I got I've "hidden", couldn't be found through ...
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OTG to support both External Kb & Mouse and Data for Screen-sharing

I want to use Wireless Keyboard and Mouse as an input to my Moto-g mobile device and also want to duplicate its screen to my laptop. I tried following combination to achieve this but it does not ...
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Turn off screen but still let video and streams running

Sometimes, I want to listen to streams or videos while I'm on the go, but I can't put my phone in my pocket because that would press buttons on the display. Is there any way to turn the screen off and ...
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Cannot use function hard reset in LG Optimus G e975

I have installed a new ROM for LG e975, android v4.4.2. Installing progress is normal, but the phone gets stuck at the loading screen (LG logo). I have to press and hold Power + Volumn Down to hard ...
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i9300 Flickering Horizontal Distorted Lines On Screen

I've got the Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) running one of CM11's 4.4.4 recent nightlies, sometime last month I was on a different rom and I experienced this issue and assumed the rom was broken and moved ...
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Are those dead pixels? “Dead Pixel Detect and Fix” apk did not work with them

I have a new LG L9 for about 2-3 days now (but it came to me without foil on the screen). Today I've noticed that about 1-3 pixels near the middle of the screen are quite black. And they do not react ...
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Blueish Screen and blue stripes

My phone has a blueish layer over everything, differing from app to app, also blue stripes. When I make a screenshot it doesn't show on the screenshot. It's a Motorola Moto G 1st gen
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forgot my pattern for lock screen [duplicate]

I'm locked out of my tablet because I can't remember what my screen lock pattern is. How do I reset factory settings if I can't get into the tablet? please help this is all new to me
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Mirroring an android device's display to another android device for remote control purposes

I have an android device plugged into my TV and I want to control it from my android phone. Now there are apps that let me mirror the screen of my phone to the android device I have connected to my ...
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Intent to select Android Security Screen Lock type

The Screen Lock on Android phones has been a point of contention for me for years. The only alternative I've discovered is to us a Tasker plugin called Secure Settings, which has an option to enter a ...
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How to use Android phone desktop fix-rotated?

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082 Duos Android 4.2.2 mobile phone. Normally whether I open "Screen Rotation" or not, the desktop holds itself as vertical. (Picture 1) Today, in faulty maybe, I ...
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Stuck on SAMSUNG GALAXY STAR S5282 not turning on

My phone stuk on SAMSUNG GALAXY GT-S5282 screen. I had tried several method like: -> putting battery in/out quickly -> recovery mode volume up + menu button + power button at same time I had seen ...