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Adaptive brightness is not present in notification bar and altogether does not work

My Nexus 7 2013 has updated with OTA update to Android 5.0.1. The notification bar has changed. Now when I change brightness, there is no button for auto-adjustment. It currently looks like this: ...
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Dark lock screen

Is it possible to adjust the lock-screen in kit kat so it will be mainly black with only the clock visible? I would like to minimize the brightness I create when just looking at my watch and if there ...
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Multiple Tab 3's can't change brightness

Question for the class: I have multiple Tab 3's (7 inch, running 4.2.2 stock) that have broken brightness controls. You can slide the slider all you like, and check and uncheck the auto box, but the ...
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Moto G 2-gen - can I recalibrate automatic brightness mechanism?

Is there any way to recalibrate/reconfigure automatic brightness behavior? I would like to make it a little bit brighter in low light conditions. I'm using Moto G 2-gen with KitKat without root ...
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How does reducing brightness of screen increase battery life?

For all I have heard, reducing the screen brightness of your phone can increase your battery life. Just about every expert in the field agrees to this statement. But today I came across this article ...
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night mode with reverse video?

I have seen apps that lower the brightness, but is there a way to get rid of all light colored backgrounds such as (selectively?) inverting the image colors? For instance, I have an app that only ...
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No auto-brightness option in LG L90 dual

My L90 has no auto-brightness option. Could anyone please suggest a way to fix the issue?
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auto brightness not working in vertical position

I am having Samsung galaxy note 3 with android 4.4.2 kitkat. In my device the auto brightness does not dim the brightness when outer light sources are turned off and my phone is placed in VERTICAL ...
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Kindle screen suddenly became very dim on LG tablet running 4.2.2 Can't increase brightness

How can I increase brightness of Kindle screen on my LG tablet running 4.2.2? Screen suddenly became very dim. Thanks.
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Undesired screen dimming

my acer iconia a500 tablet the screen gets really dark to the point where I cant see anything and the brightness is all the way up. sometime it will be bright for a second then will dim. and another ...
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Change auto-brightness levels without rooting

On my Android 4.4 device, is there a way to change the auto-brightness values without rooting the device, e.g. by writing a tiny application?
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Is there a TRUE brightness controlling app?

I need to set my brightness below what Android allows me, and thus I'm testing a bunch of "dimming" apps. What they all have in common though is that they put on a filter over other apps so while they ...
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How does the new “Brightness adjustment” setting work on CM11?

Cyanogenmod 11 has a new settings for Automatic brightness. Screenshot (click to enlarge) I am curious how exactly "Brightness adjustment" and "Adjustment sensitivity" work. I tried to find the ...
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Screen brightness keeps switching to auto & timeout to 500min

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7" (Android v4.1.1) has been having a bizarre problem since I installed (and uninstalled) Aldiko reader. It has been setting the Screen Timeout to 500min (which isn't even an ...
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How to adjust brightness alternatively?

What if system brightness control does not work ? How to adjust brightness of android phone alternatively ? I am on HTC One X. I just noticed my phone's system brightness control is not working as I ...
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Minimum lcd brightness on android 4.2.1

I'm looking for a way to reduce the real brightness (the backlight) of my lcd. I'm using android 4.2.1 on a Star b94m/b943. I search for apps, and i found RootDim, which can decrease the light below ...
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HTC One display problem

I've bought this HTC One from one guy who had to change the display on it. It works fine but display has one problem. It has very high brightness and some buttons, icons and so on does not have the ...
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How can I reduce screen brightness below the minimum without an app?

I have an Optimus Elite, and it has a minimum brightness setting. In certain apps, I can reduce the brightness below the safe minimum, but when I leave the app, the brightness is increased to the ...
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how does auto brightness work?

there is a similar question to this one How does the automatic brightness settings work? however, I do not think it answers my question. This is more to do with the UI. I just got myself a Galaxy ...
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keep screen from dimming down when running certain app?

My 2.3.5 Android phone is set up to dim down the brightness after 30 seconds of inactivity, and shut off and lock the screen after another 30 seconds. After that, I need to unlock the screen to regain ...
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How to change video brightness?

Whenever I watch any videos, either through the Gallery, Play Movies, or YouTube, my screen becomes substantially brighter. After searching online, I suspect there's a separate video brightness ...
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Is there an easy way to switch render effects?

I find myself changing render effects a lot on my Nexus One. During the day brightness is ok, but to read on bed it's extremely bright even on the lowest setting. I find that going to options, ...
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Apps can't see the light sensor but automatic brightness works anyway?

I don't have a toggle for automatic brightness in my phone's settings menu and I cannot install apps like Lux Auto Brightness that depend on the light sensor. I can, however, turn automatic brightness ...
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Screen turns off after a certain time

I have a weird issue on my Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 with baseband s5830XXKPP (bought in Mexico), whenever I'm doing anything (playing a game, using a web browser, etc), after a certain time (like a ...
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How can I disable auto-dimming of the screen?

What I'd like to see: When idling, the screen turns off after the configured amount of time. What I see: When I don't do anything, the screen dims a bit after ~23 seconds, then at 30 seconds it ...
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How can I return from power-saving mode in Android 2.3?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S II Epic (with Android version 2.3.6 installed), and whenever my phone reaches 10% battery life it prompts me to turn on power-saving mode (and I do). However, once my ...
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Can I set the minimum brightness of auto-brightness?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 and I'm getting frustrated with how dark the screen goes. I do find value in using auto brightness but is it possible to limit the minimum or lowest point that the ...
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Screen brightness too high on auto mode when in the dark room

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 - ...
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Android Browser Brightness Setting

The web browser application on my Samsung Droid Charge has a Brightness Setting that can be accessed from the menu button while the browser is running. There is no setting to have the browser ...
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How can I control the brightness from the notification bar?

My friend has the Galaxy S and is able to control the brightness by sliding his finger over the notification-bar. He said he didn't install anything to have it (but he has a custom ROM, so that ...
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How to set As Lower Brightness as in Clock application, without rooting

I noticed that with the Froyo "desk clock" application, when you put it in low light mode, it forces the back-light far darker than you can manually make it in the settings. My question is: is there ...
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Why is my phone's brightness reset to full brightness?

I put a new SIM card in my phone, then took it out and rebooted. Afterwards I noticed the screen brightness was up to nearly 100% (I always have it all the way down). Auto-brightness was off both ...
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Automatic adjust brightness through out the day

It does not seem that automatic brightness works well on my Nexus S. Basically, I want my phone's brightness to adjust throughout the day. Either that, or something that automatically adjusts ...
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How does the automatic brightness settings work?

Maybe a dumb question, but I couldn't find any official documentation to confirm. Does it use the light sensor? Do most devices support it?
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Make my screen dimmer than the lowest setting available on my Moto Droid?

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 ...