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Monitoring the TV state via the HDMI cable from an android TV player

Is it possible to monitor the TV state(on/off), by using the HDMI cable on an android TV box.
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After rooting Samsung GT-S5660 (Galaxy Gio) displays white screen. How to fix it?

How to reinstall software in Samsung GT-S5660 running Android 2.3.4? Recently, I have rooted my Android phone. After rooting, it's not booting up now; just displaying white screen. I have tried go ...
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Moto G 2nd Gen receive calls but shows no display

My Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen fell in water. I quickly removed it from the water, and tried to dry it. I went to Service centre, got it fixed, and since then saw no problem. Two weeks later, the phone ...
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Can I make the status bar update less often?

I was playing with the developer option s, and turned on show screen updates, which shows that the status bar is updated less than once every second. But all I have there is the Llama icon, the ...
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Reduce the screen brightness below given permissible level

Is it possible to reduce the screen brightness below given level? Well if possible does it really reduce the energy consumption. How is possible the programming way?
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Why is the screen acting weird while charging?

I noticed that when I charge my phone with a cheap charger that I bought from Ebay, the screen acts strange: It suddenly can't position my taps correctly and It detects swipes as taps. After a ...
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Android Phone Black Screen

I have a irulu universe 2 device friend gave me, it turns on but does not shows anything on the screen, the screen backlight turns on, but nothing is shown, just a "black screen". What can I do? by ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3's screen won't turn on

As I turned on my phone, I put in my code and then, my screen didn't respond, so I turned it off and back on again only to find it unchanged and then it turned completely black. Now it just wont ...
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wifi and mobile data disconnects when screen goes off on huawei smartphone even with wifi on ALWAYS ON mode + auto sync + power save mode OFF

My wifi and data connection disconnects when screen goes off on my huawei ascend mate 2. For samsung phones it can be solved with secret codes like ##0011# but for huawei phones the secret codes are ...
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Where I can find factory home screen layout file?

Where I can find factory home screen layout file? I would like modify default layout which will persist after I will make a hard reset. Best Edit device: Lenovo A6000, kitkat 4.4.4 rom: orignal ...
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View content of android screen from linux PC

Is it possible to view content of Android screen from PC running Linux over LAN? VNC should works here, but I'm looking for something more real-time, so that video content can be viewed smoothly from ...
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Resize screen to display only on working part of semi-functional touchscreen

I have a oneplus android phone. The touch screen recently started malfunctioning so that the bottom centimetre of the screen does not work, but the rest of the screen works perfectly well. ...
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Wet phone, charge symbols shows, but wont turn on

My Galaxy S6 got wet and i dried it out as much as possible. When i plug it in, the charge symbol shows up on the screen and it shows that its fully 100% charged but when i press the On button, it ...
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Use “Lock Screen” as Daydream option

maybe its too simple a question, but I need to figure out how I can just use my lock-screen as daydream option for an android lollipop device. What I want is to see the normal lock screen while ...
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Nexus 6 screen blinking (every 5-10 seconds)

I have a problem recently where the screen on my Nexus 6 starts to flicker after about 5 minutes of using it. The screen turns off and then back on again every 10 seconds or so. The logcat pull ...
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Moto G phone display fades

what to do if moto g phon's colours fade after accidentally placing in water for just a second. Tried to restart, kept it in bright light outside for some time, but the bright colours are not coming ...
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How to turn off android overlays if I can't touch the screen?

My cell phone is a Samsung's SM-G110B/DS Kit Kat, and I found the developer options and "by mistake" I selected one of the overlays. The problem is that the overlay has a bigger resolution than what ...
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Record screen higher than resolution

I want to record 1080p hd footage, but my display is only 720p Sounds like a stupid question but does android render over 720p on my 720p phone? If i set up my screen recorder to 1080p will it ...
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Prevent screen from turning display off when facing down?

I have a Sony Xperia Z2 (Rooted Stock Lollipop) and I just got a Google Cardboard. I'm trying to lay down and watch a movie clip. However as soon as the phone faces down, the screen is automatically ...
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Is it possible to connect desktop/laptop display with smartphone?

I have android smartphone . I have computer with Windows 7 operating system. I want to see data that I am surfing on internet in my smartphone on my computer. If I connect my smartphone with my ...
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Random reboots after screen replacement of Nexus 5, twice

I need your help, please. Last year I broke my Nexus 5 screen. After replacing the LCD (original) I encountered random reboots every day. I took it back to the store, they replaced the screen again ...
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Force Android screen to remain off until power button is pressed?

I run Android 5.0.1. I'm finding the screen a bit iffy, in that it doesn't remain off until I press the power button, but comes on randomly. There are plenty of apps to make it come on without the ...
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Nothing on display, after attempting to replace screen

My I9505 screen was broken, so I attempted to replace the screen. After doing so, I noticed that the pins (on motherboard) to which the display cable connects too looked to be damaged. After ...
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Only part of display showing, still responding

I'm having a bit of a strange issue with my phone. I've got a samsung galaxy S3. My issue is that my phone displays only a single bar of pixels, right at the top of the screen. However, when it ...
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[Fixed]Nexus 5 displaying static screen

I am using Nexus 5 for at least a year. Suddenly the screen went crazy and it started turning off and on again. I tried to turn it on, but it didn't work, the screen was black. After a while, I could ...
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Backlight on Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 is not working after dropping it

My Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 tablet was dropped. It comes on and the screen is fine, however, the screen is black. I can see the screen with a flashlight, though. Can this be fixed, and if so, how?
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Can screen dimming apps damage the screen?

With recent research suggesting melatonin levels linked to blue wavelengths of light via the melopsin, a plethora of phone screen dimming apps have been released. My sister claims they can damage ...
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How do i fix a white screen after replacing digitizer on Nexus 7? [closed]

I replaced the screen and digitizer on my nexus 7. Now when I power up the nexus 7, it is only a white screen that flickers. I checked all wires and they are fine. How do I fix this?
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Nexus 6 display performance, PWM and flickering

Does anyone have any information about Nexus 6 (and its "brothers") real display performance? I'm worried about PWM/flickering, that usually exists in AMOLED displays and makes them completely ...
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Force an app to full-screen mode

Is it possible to force an app into full-screen mode so all the soft-keys will disappear and the app will take up the entire screen areas?
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Moto G3 screen not lighting up when a call or text received [duplicate]

See caller info without unlocking on Moto G 2nd gen Saw this page on your site but it doesnt work for me. Any ideas please as the screen just stays black when someone calls or messages me
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Help how do i disable the status bar

I usually hand over my Samsung Note 3 to my kids to watch Netflix , videos and play games etc. I recently notice that my status bar will not take off, I looked at every settings option, and I can't ...
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Android 5 lockscreen does NOT timeout

When I receive notifications, plug in power, or manually turn on my phone display, the lock screen stays on forever (until battery runs out). My display timeout setting is set to 15 seconds (the ...
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Running 16:9 games on a 4:3 screen device

I recently bought a tablet with a 4:3 screen. I noticed that some games don't seem to take this into account and the graphics end up stretched vertically. It can be rather distracting at times. Is ...
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How can I add a filter to my screen?

Say I'm bored of my screen looking as boring as it normally does, is there a way to add a filter to all the colours on the screen (like an Instagram filter or even something simpler like a red light ...
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How can I get the refresh rate via ADB?

How can I use ADB to get the refresh rate of a device's screen? For context: I'm working on a python script that is going to display how many dropped frames occurred while it was measuring. In order ...
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How to make Samsung Tab 2 10.1 screen always on?

In settings, they only give 15 secs to 30 mins options. But in my scenario, I need make it like an ads screen to present information forever, until the screen dead. Is there any way to achieve that? ...
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Using KnockOn with the LG G3 over top of widgets

I've just recently bought an LG G3 (D850) and I've been enjoying the KnockOn feature (where you can double tap to power the screen on/off) but I've noticed that the feature does not work over top of ...
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Incoming call screen is not displaying on Moto G 2nd gen

I have Moto G 2nd gen. I can't see incoming call display screen on phone. Before 1 day, the phone used to work properly. How to fix it?
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Nexus 6 screen goes black during call (w/ Lollipop 5.1)

After updating to Lollipop 5.1, any phone calls made turns the screen off. I cannot get the phone to bring up the screen to end the call, dial another person, or interact with the screen in any way.
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Why is my new screen upside down and mirrored?

I broke and replaced the screen on my Nexus 5. Once I booted the phone up, the new screen is upsidedown and mirrored, also touch doesn't work at all. I can see how the touchpart is caused by a ...
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Display is flipped on horizontal axis, but touch screen works normal

My display is readable with help of a mirror, only. 2 years ago I visit China and bought a Soulycin S18 7.0" tablet (its homepage). It works with Android 4.0.4. Some time ago, when I tried to use ...
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Is there a way from where I can keep watch on other mobile screen?

I really would like to know if I can keep a check on other android mobile devices. Scenario is I have Android application Developers team with me and gave them phones and tablets for testing and ...
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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 ...