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Touch screen is not working properly after replacing LCD display and Touch screen

I recently replaced LCD display and Touch screen of micromax canvas A116. but unfortunately my touch screen is not working properly. so my question is that is it because of some hardware issue or ...
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Should a glass replacement on a Samsung Galaxy S3 include a gel?

I recently replaced the front glass on my Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300, and the new glass sits surprisingly well! But the screen seems to be more hollow than before. Also the glass seems to press down ...
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How to turn off the LG Optimus L5 screen magnifier?

That is the problem. I've already made a hard reset (press power button + vol. down key then pressing the home key) without luck. The screen is stuck magnified and I can't do anything. Screenshot ...
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LG P880 Screen stays awake whilst charging

I have a phone that when I plug it in it turns the screen on and the doesn't go to sleep until I press the power off button. Is there a way to make the screen go to sleep automatically like when you ...
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Is there a larger interface for older owners?

Does anyone know of a larger visual interface for older owners on android phones? It seems to me that most programmers haven't experienced over 40 eyesight. :-) Much less over 50, 60 etc. Having ...
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stream screen to pc

My phone screen is broken and i can't access my data etc. on it anymore since touch and screen don't work. I'm wondering if it's possible to plug it onto an pc and stream the screen to my pc (without ...
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Securely wiping a phone with a broken screen [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with a broken screen. The screen does not respond to any touch and does not display anything at all, it is black at all times. CyanogenMod 11 is installed on the device. I ...
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How to change Android default-natural orientation?

I have my device running android Jellybean 4.2.2 with Landscape as the default/natural orientation. How can I change the default/natural orientation of the same to portrait? Here is what I have ...
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Set background to fill single screen on galaxy nexus

Currently galaxy nexus fits my image for all 5 of my screens, but I want my image to fill the whole screen, on every screen, so when u scroll between screens its the same background, and its the full ...
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My tablet's screen has gone black

My tablet screen has gone black. I have shone a flashlight into the screen and I can just about make out the display and when I move the toggle up and down to adjust the brightness it does nothing it ...
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How to charge the HTC One X with power-off / display-off

I used to power off my phone at night while charging when I was using Desire S. Recently I bought HTC One X and can't charge with power off anymore. It keep turning on with the battery and bolt logo ...
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htc one x screen wake up issue

I am having problem regarding my screen wake up. It wakes up from time to time automatically. I installed Wakelock Detector to track the app and found out Window manager has woken up the screen. I ...
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Why is the screen going black on my LG Optimus 4X HD when I make a call?

I have an LG Optimus 4X HD and when I make a call, the screen goes black. It does not come back on when I move it from my face or when the call has ended. I cannot check call waiting, internet, ...
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Does cracked screen cause faster battery drain?

I dropped my Nexus 5 a week ago and the screen cracked diagonally 8cm from side to side. Since then I am sure that the battery drains faster than before. Previously I was always happy at how much ...
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Tablet screen never turns off

I flashed a custom ROM and didn't liked it some reverted to a recovery using TWRP. Now the screen is always on, even after long periods of inactivity. Even if I press the power button it doesn't turn ...
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How can I replace my Nexus 5's broken screen? [closed]

So I have the Nexus 5 and unfortunately I drop it and my screen shatter, does anyone knows where or of there's a place where I can send it to get it replace... Also how easy it is to replace? I would ...
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Will Android Boot And Run With The Screen Removed?

I am developing an embedded system and am considering using the hardware out of a smartphone as it has everything required (3G, GPS, WIFI, Camera). By doing so I will need to disconnect the screen ...
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Right to Left English for left handed people

I have a big phone (Moto G). I'm left-handed, so everything on the left of the screen would be so much more convenient on the right, and vice versa. But wait, Android 4.2 introduced Right-to-left ...
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Galaxy S3 Mini does not turn screen off anymore

Over a month ago, my Galaxy S3 Mini started having problems. It doesn't turn its screen off anymore even if I press power button. Also, the pop-up menu appears suddenly a thousand times a day. I ...
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Screen uses 99% of battery

I have Galaxy Ace S5830. I tried using many different Jelly Bean and KitKat roms, and with each one (clean installs, without additional apss) my battery behaves weird. When screen is turned on, even ...
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New nexus 7 tablet locks rotation - any way to reset without a reboot?

Since I updated my nexus 7 2013 to Android 4.4.2 I have an issue where my screen rotation is locked without any way to return it to normal (even after turning on/off the auto lock feature). Not sure ...
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SGS2 screen gets more and more dark blue, possibly after overheated charging

My phone screen is gradually becoming dark blue and then black--see photo. Started with a single light blueish edge, and growing during the last hours to what can be seen on photo. The only serious ...
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Custom Layout in Minimalistic Text?

I'm using the free version of minimalistic text on android 2.3.7 and I can't seem to find any option for custom layout. There are references to it on the net but I can't seem to find it anywhere. Is ...
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How to factory reset S3 with screen not working but phone working?

My phone turns on, I hear notifications when I receive SMS (as sound works) but the screen is damaged. Nothing displays at any time and I cannot interact with touch. I have replaced my damaged phone ...
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Android crashes in a Bak BK-NB711G

I have a netbook device running Android, Gingerbread 2.3.x, but it does not load. Upon boot-up, it is forever stuck on the familiar splash screen with Android written on it. Can someone help me? ...
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Screen size off after porting ROM to my phone. How can I fix X and Y values of the screen?

I am trying to port JB 4.1.2 to my phone using a kernel from another phone of the same spec as mine. I have 98% of things working but the screen is probably the most troublesome. CPU MT6577 Android ...
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Is there any way to tell my tablet to ignore pixel density?

The pixel density of my tablet is 166.66666... (infinite 6) ppi. It has a pixel density much higher than my PC and should read perfectly, but reading is a pain because the pixels that are set by ...
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What can I do after breaking the screen of my phone?

I dropped my phone on the concrete. Now, I have a crack and my screen is pitch black. I tried rebooting it and charging it, but it won't come on. I want to know if I can change the screen and if it ...
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Is there an easy way to invert colors?

iOS has a nice option in the accessibility menu that allows you to invert the screen colors. Does Android have anything like this?
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Screen occasionally won't come on

I have what I believe to be a software problem with My Galaxy Nexus running 4.2.2. Occasionally the phone will turn it's display off, or I will manually trigger this with the lock button. Minutes, ...
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Identifying whether display is broken or the motherboard

I assume it is possible to damage the motherboard / chips inside a phone if it falls on the ground. So my questions is, is it possible to confirm what has been damaged during the fall? I don't want ...
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updated HTC one mini screen black

I just updated my HTC one Mini and the bottom half of the screen is now black. Why? I have not done anything to it
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I have a search icon that cannot be removed

I dont know why but since 2 days I am getting a search icon in my screen, I can move it and place it where ever I want but it will show in all my screens and also I cannot remove it. thanks
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Broken Glass on Samsung Galaxy S4 with slightly bent frame

So a few days ago I stepped on my Galaxy S4 on a hard tile surface, mainly around the home button. The digitizer and the lcd screen work just fine and I am able to use my phone normally. The glass on ...
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Android photo viewer that doesn't blank screen [closed]

I have many photos of my family on my phone. I like to draw with my daughters and I invariably end up drawing family members. It would be really nice to have an android phone app that displays a photo ...
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Ignore crack in Android screen (and entire front panel) or take some action

My Galaxy S3 was in my jeans pocket when I leaned over to pick something up that I dropped under the table. A few minutes later, when I took out my phone, I saw a long diagonal crack from one side of ...
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Bring the numpad (and wake up the screen) back in the middle of talk

Let's suppose you're talking to someone and need to use keypad. You take the phone, it turns on the screen, you press something, then you're continuing listening it via the loud speaker. Then at one ...
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Green and red pixels / dots in some areas (camera/video player/any place)

After upgraded Nexus 4 to Android KitKat some green and red pixels/dots appear. When I touch the screen or a button, these dots disappear. Some areas is more common to occur, like camera when focus ...
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How do i prevent screen dimming for specific apps?

My phone has 4.0.4 (ICS). Now i use several apps for reading like browser, wikipedia, adobe reader, etc. Only adobe has a screen dimmer setting. Is there an app or setting that allows me to stop ...
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Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD HDMI Portrait Mode

I have Razr Maxx HD with a broken screen and partially functioning digitizer. I am attempting some data recovery. I have an HDMI cable and monitor, and I have a USB OTG hub on order (for mouse ...
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Android device with 240x320 resolution and soft buttons

We are designing an application, its bottom part currently gets cut by bottom bar with Android Navigation Buttons (back, home, recent) which are called "soft buttons" (because they are on screen). I ...
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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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Can I damage screen (Nexus 7) by having it turned on and not change for longer periods of time?

I wanted to use an app called TimeWise to have a timer ticking and showing how much time is left in a time-boxed task. However, I am not sure, if having the screen turned on like this (even with very ...
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Phone dropped in water - Now screen won't turn off (Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII))?

I currently have a Samsung Galaxy SII (S2)(I9100) that got dropped in water. I took the phone apart (removed the screws on the back and properly took the back off) and left it to dry in a warm place ...
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My display doesn't work but the touch-screen does

My display doesn't work, but the touch-screen portion still works. Will I need a new digitizer or will just a screen replacement do?
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Need to press power button three times to turn screen on using Screen Off and Lock

I'm using the Screen Off and Lock 1.7.1 application on Android 4.1.1. The phone model is Huawei G510-0010. After I turned off the screen using that application, I have to press the power button ...
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SMS for small screen - workarounds or replacement app

The default SMS app's text size on my current phone is far too big for my tiny screen, and it wastes further screen real estate with a suggestion bar, which isn't much good if you can't see what ...
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Screen turns off during call with Tecno F7

Why does my screen go off during a call? It doesn't turn on even when I press the power button. It only comes back after the call.
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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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My Galaxy SIII Screen auto wake up

My Galaxy SIII display screens auto wake up (Lights Up) for no reason. I have tried with Factory Reset but does not work. Also Task Manager Pop up window auto displays and after that my power button ...