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Is it possible to connect a Android phone display to a TV or PC Monitor?

Is it possible to make the display on a Android phone to a TV or a PC Monitor? What are the methods that I can connect the Android phone to a TV (e.g. plasma TV) or a PC Monitor and then modify some ...
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My screen got broken, how to see on the computer what I'm doing in my device?

My Android device screen got broken and I can't see what I'm doing. That's the only wrong thing with my device, the rest is apparently working OK. Is there any way to send my device screen to my ...
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Incoming call notification that supports landscape mode

With my HTC One V in the car dock in landscape mode, incoming call notifications still appear in portrait mode. Is there a way I can configure or replace this with something that will display properly ...
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My Android screen is not responding

My Android screen is not responding. I cannot even draw the pattern to unlock the phone. I have powered it on and off, it still is not responding. I have removed the battery and still no response. I ...
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Lock screen orientation on Nexus 4

Is there a shortcut to lock the screen orientation on the Nexus 4 with android 4.2.1? I read you can swipe down from the top right corner on the Nexus 7 but haven't found any info for the 4.
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Unable to turn on screen during calls

Both of my Galaxy S3s have a problem with their proximity sensors. I make a call, put the phone to my ear, but then if I want to hang up the screen is dead and won't wake up. I cannot disconnect the ...
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How to make use of the entire screen area on Android 4.1 in full-screen mode?

The system bar (aka notification bar) on my new tablet (ASUS Transformer Pad) is always visible, even when watching YouTube "full-screen". The amount of space wasted is not insignificant, especially ...
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How to change the display refresh rate of an android device

I am creating a custom ROM for my android device (MT6577 + ICS 4.0.4).The base ROM I'm using is the stock ROM of the device. My device's display refresh rate is pre-configured at 30Hz. Now, I want to ...
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some Android text lines appeared on the screen that are changing constantly

It's about a few days since some text lines (white and green) appeared on the display and I don't know what changes I have made unintentionally that caused the appearance of those lines. Screenshot ...
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No display but touch screen working on Samsung Galaxy Gio

I have Android 2.3.3 Samsung Galaxy Gio phone. From past few days there is no display on the device. Rest other functions works fine including touch screen (I can unlock). Not sure if its a ...
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Cannot turn Nexus 7 on after locking the screen

My Nexus 7 had been performing without any issues, however, I locked the screen by pressing the power button as usual and then tried to turn it on several hours later but it was unresponsive. How can ...
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Screen on Galaxy Nexus goes off, hard reset required to resolve this. What can I do?

I am using a Galaxy Nexus and since the update to Android 4.2 the screen sometimes suddenly goes off and then especially stays off. The only thing that helps to get the screen back on is taking out ...
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GT-I9100G screen replacement

I have a GT-I9100G and the screen went bad, I'd like to replace it but all the screen replacements on amazon are for the GT-I9100 version. They look the same but I am still not sure if this will work ...
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Daydreaming — does it decrease screen life?

Does enabling daydreaming (display a clock while charging, i.e. never turn the screen completely off while charing) affect the life of the screen in any significant way?
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What is the length and breadth of ONLY the screen in the Nexus 7?

I'm not asking the diagonal values, but the length and breadth ones of the Nexus 7. And only of the LCD screen, not the entire hardware.
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Samsung S screen turns off while calling

during a call, the screen turns off and I become not able to click(touch) any button on the screen. PLEASE help if there is any solution cause it makes me crazy. Thanks.
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Using an android display with HDMI/RCA inputs?

I am currently trying to use the Raspberry Pi to build a small device. Part of this project involves using a screen of some sort, and it needs to be small. Since Android displays are the right size, ...
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Android “fake having a locked phone” - Galaxy SII

I have a work-mandatory email-app on my phone that won't work unless it detects that you have a passcode locked phone. I have a rooted Galaxy S2 Android phone (Cyanogenmod 10) and am wondering if ...
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App to modify settings by application

Is there an app available that would let me modify my phone settings by application? To be specific, there are certain apps where I don't want the default screen timeout to occur. I'm on Gingerbread.
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Are there any Android tablets that have the “negative colours” accessiblity feature like the Samsung Galaxy S III phone has?

Are there any Android tablets that support the "negative colours" accessibility setting like the Samsung Galaxy S III phone does? There are many people like myself whose vision is light sensitive and ...
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ghost key and unpressable keys issue on android HTC desire Z

On my screen the area where the letters "w e r" and "a s d" seems to press itself on its own, to a point most of my apps are inaccessible. If I have to write a text message or dial a number, I have to ...
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HTC Wildfire S digitizer replacement

I've just replaced the digitizer of my HTC Wildfire S because the old one was broken. The thing is that since the replacement, the new digitizer has become totally unresponsive. LCD is working fine ...
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Why does my screen turn itself ON?

I am having a problem with my phone's screen arbitrarily turning itself on. It has been going on for a while, but I finally got a logcat of it, so here it is. If anyone can find anything in here ...
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Display Shuts Off During Calls

Hate to post this - however, I searched all other posts related to this and have not found a solution or the exact same problem so here it goes. Phone: Samsung Galaxy SII X Android: 4.0.4 This is ...
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Screen issue on Asus Transformer Prime TF201?

Sometimes when using the Asus Transformer Prime TF201, I see some artifacts or static occuring along the left side of the screen as pictured below. It kind of looks like a white barcode. It is running ...
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Samsung Galaxy III screen turning on by itself and draining battery

Even though I haven't received any notifications, the screen on my Samsung Galaxy III keeps turning on and draining my battery. What's causing this?
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Turn off phone by holding the power button?

I've been having a small case of my screen not turning on at times. It happens on a 1 out of 100 basis. Anyway, I can confirm that the phone did not shut down because I can take screenshots (via power ...
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Can any Android device be set to not auto power-off?

If I buy any no-name Android tablet from ebay etc, is there a chance it will not allow me to force it to stay on all the time? In other words, is "never auto sleep" a universal feature of any android ...
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Importing contacts from SIM card results in only mobile numbers, and no home numbers

I needed to reboot my phone, (Galaxy Ace, Android2.3), but wanted to save all my contacts. So I did the following: export contacts to SIM card reboot phone import contacts from SIM card The ...
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Disable automatic screen turn-off during call

I use Gingerbread. My Android phone has feature, that turns off display during call when I put the phone to my ear. However, the sensor is probably over-sensitive in my device, so it often turns off ...
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How can I fix my lined screen on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1?

I was reading my Kindle app when suddenly the screen on my Galaxy 10.1" tablet went blank. The battery was low, so I figured it had just died. I pressed the power button to double check and my screen ...
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Galaxy phone turns on every minute for no reason [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there anything that can show exactly what has awaken my phone? My Galaxy S Advance automatically lights up every 1 minute. I have disabled Wifi/blue tooth / maps and ...
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Why does my screen still turn off while charging? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is “Stay Awake” option in Ice Cream Sandwich on the Galaxy S3? I used to have an HTC Evo Shift. If I plugged it into a power cord, the screen would ...
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Why does HTC Incredible S on Android 4 not always switch the screen on? [closed]

I have a HTC Incredible S shich was recently updated to Android 4 and Sense 3.6. After that, it began to not always switch the screen on after pressing the power button. In 20% of the cases, it just ...
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Nexus 7 screen is flickering

My 16 GB Nexus 7 arrived a few days ago. It's my first mobile device, believe it or not, and I've already found it to be incredibly useful. It has performed flawlessly, but there is one small issue ...
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Nexus 7 capacitive buttons and display

So both the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 have dynamic capacitive buttons instead of actual physical buttons. I was actually under the impression that this black bar was a separate capacitive display from ...
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Android app keeps Screen on, how to let it go *OFF* against app settings?

The app is one of those applications that keeps the screen on and doesn't permit it to turn off. It's killing the battery and I shouldn't have to simply manually turn the screen off constantly. Every ...
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Where is “Stay Awake” option in Ice Cream Sandwich on the Galaxy S3?

I just upgraded to the Samsung Galaxy S III (Ice Cream Sandwich) from the Motorola Droid Bionic (Gingerbread). On my Bionic, there was a "Stay Awake" check box that made it so my "Screen will never ...
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New TF300 is not showing anything on the screen

I purchased an ASUS TF300 from Amazon and it arrived today. The manual says to charge it for 8 hours for optimal battery life, so I plugged it in and let it charge for a bit. The power button is now ...
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Why can the Nexus 7 display so much more content on-screen than the Galaxy Nexus?

The Galaxy Nexus is 1280x720, and the Nexus 7 tablet is 1280x800. I realize that the tablet is physically larger, but it's screen resolution, not display size, that determines screen real-estate. ...
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Why phone sometimes (often) goes crazy and constantly lightens up its locked screen?

In general, from time to time, my phone (Galaxy SII) lightens up its locked screen for 4-5 seconds. I thought: the reason behind can be to show if some messages or calls are awaiting to be noticed ...
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How can I change screen timeout based on whether my phone is/not charging?

I'd like my screen to stay lit while charging but have a timeout when just on battery. Is ther any way to do this?
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How to disable company starting screen when the phone is switch on

I am using a Samsang Galaxy Ace. When I switch my phone on, it takes too much time. The Samsung screen comes for approximately 30 seconds or more before the phone is on and usable. Can I change this ...
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Power saver turns display brighter. Shouldn't it be darker?

When my battery is running low, the power saver turns on. When that happens, my display gets brighter. Shouldn't it be turning darker to reduce the power consumption? Is it normal to get brighter or ...
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How do I keep my Android 4.0.3 phone awake when USB connected?

On my old Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) phone there was an option to keep my phone awake when the USB cable was connected. But on my Samsung Galaxy S II, (4.0.3) I can not find it. Does the option still ...
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Display Text Message on Lock Screen [duplicate]

Is there a way to display unread text messages on the lockscreen? The device I'm using is a Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus.
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Can I increase the screen dimming in Android v4?

I've noticed that Android v4 on a Samsung Galaxy Note does not dim the screen nearly enough in darkness or very low light, even when the auto dimming feature is turned on. Are there any controls I've ...
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How to turn off screen without affecting anything else?

When I press power button, it not just turns off the screen, but also locks the screen. I use WidgetLocker Lockscreen which is somewhat heavy. So, many apps stop working. For example, an in-app ...
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Why does my HTC Android phone's screen switch on and then off again?

The screens on my HTC Wildfire and Desire will just switch on and then off for no apparent reason.
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Android 2.3 Tablet: HDMI using both screens

I've an android 2.3 tablet. When I connect it to the TV the tablet's screen turns off and I can only see in the TV screen. Is there any way to keep both screens on? Thanks!