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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to use Screen Mirroring. What network protocol does Screen Mirroring use?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII (GT-I9300) which supports Screen Mirroring. I would like to use this feature to share my screen with a Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-I9001) running Android Gingerbread or with ...
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My Nexus4 is stuck on the start up screen after lollypop update

I did updated my nexus 4 to lollipop day before yesterday. It said is it installed and requires a reboot.. I did the reboot and now the screen is stuck at the bouncing balls of Google start up. What ...
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White screen on Samsung i9105p

The other day I sideloaded an application and my screen froze, then turned white. After I restarted my device, it just showed white lines on a black screen. Sometimes it turns white, sometimes it ...