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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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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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[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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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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Turn off WiFi only when the device is both locked and screen turned off

I have already tested some apps for this purpose and they solely rely on the screen turning off, which makes sense at some point. However, their concept breaks down when you want to use an app over ...
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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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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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Disable screen turn-off during phone call [duplicate]

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 in 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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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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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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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 pre-...
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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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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 ...