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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 ...
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Screen goes blank after making a call since the Lollipop update

After I make or receive a call, the screen goes blank and becomes unresponsive. I have to restart the phone to use it again. Is there any solution for this?
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How can I get my screen to sleep or stay on properly?

When I power off my Android ZTE Z740 over night while charging it and turn it back in the morning my display time isn't on 1 minute anymore it's blank and stays on and I can't even keep the screen on ...
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Can I perform phone tasks through a Windows 7 PC directly?

As an developer and QA tester, spending hours on my Xperia Z1 Compact isn't too cosy. Therefore, messing around with android emulation software like BlueStacks, I run into compatibility problems, ...
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HTC Evo touch screen and keyboard malfunctioning. Where can I find an RUU file, or how else can I restore to factory settings or fix these problems?

I bought a an HTC EVO Shift 4G phone on eBay, but parts of the screen don't respond to touch. Different parts of the screen don't respond at different times. Also, sometimes when you type on the ...
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Battery charging however phone not turning on, after being in a puddle

A while ago I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S in a puddle, the phone came apart (the battery & back cover came off). I quickly wiped the parts and put them in my pocket (without turning it on), when I ...
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How can I enable USB Debugging on an LG G2 (vs980) with a broken screen? [duplicate]

I have an LG G2 (vs980 - Verizon). The digitizer and screen is broken - I can view it, but not submit input. The device has fastboot and TWRP capabilities, and I can get to ADB from TWRP. The device ...
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Why won't a fine-tip stylus work on my phones/tablet?

I've been using my tablet/phone for sketching with my finger for a long time. Over the last year or so, I've been trying to find a fine-tipped stylus to make drawing easier, as fingers are unwieldy ...
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Phone on, No Display

So my aunt told me to fix her android phone and here's the problem. After the android logo and text splash screen during the boot up, the screen is all black but I can still open applications ( just ...
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How can I diagnose if my LG G2 screen is defective?

Until until yesterday, my LG G2 smartphone worked beautifully. All of a sudden, for no apparent reason (no drops or indication of damage), this occurred. Click for full size image Clear horizontal ...
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Reachability feature like in iPhone 6

I've got Nexus 4 and not big enough hands to be able to fully control my phone with one hand. I've seen an amazing feature on iPhone 6 called "Reachability mode" (when home button is double tapped, ...
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Display viewport only at the right bottom of the screen

I have a Geniatech ATV1220 android set top box running android 4.2.2 and am using an arduino with motion sensor connected to it to modify content on a website when someone is in front of the sensor ...
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Android Screen In virtualbox Rotate 90 CCW?

I install Android 4.4 x86 on virtualbox in windows 8.1 That was Ok But when I install my first app pheed on it . now when I run pheed app my screen rotate 90 ccw like as image . I try some ...
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Change the screen size and dpi

Is there a way to make Android think it has a different screen size and dpi than what was programmed in its factory settings? I'm asking because we bought a 7-inch tablet recently, and its interface ...
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Is it possible to extract Nexus 7 serial number through command line (e.g., ADB)?

I'm possibly into a rare situation. I have a Nexus 7 LTE 2013 that suddenly stopped showing anything on the screen. It looks like turned off all the time, even the LED light does not turn on. I tried ...
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Set no wallpaper, but single color background [duplicate]

I was trying to find the setting to disable the wallpaper on my Android phone. I've found some suggestion which suggest to make a fake black png or something like that, but it's going around the ...
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Android/HTC One screen anomaly?

I was wondering what has happened to my HTC One. Is it a hardware issue or an Android/software issue? The screen has usually moved half way between when I enter and exit any app. Since a picture ...
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Does a broken screen on a Nexus One automatically mean the touch screen digitizer needs to be replaced?

After 5 years of faithful service, my Nexus One finally cracked (literally) today when it fell from my vehicle. The screen is severely cracked but remains intact in the frame and the display has no ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 turns on when fully charged and never turns off

I just 'upgraded' from the Samsung Galaxy S4 to the S5. Both use similar Android 4.4.2 Touchwiz software, but the new one has some odd behavior. I set smart screen sleep (or timeout, how it's called) ...
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Retrieving contacts from Android phone (Sony Xperia Z) [duplicate]

My Xperia Z recently suffered from a broken screen and is now not functional at all. YOu can see the screen, but the touch facility has completely gone. I can't even turn the thing off. I have a ...
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gionee e7 mini screen lock problem

I aam using Gionee E7 mini. My phonee is working perfeectly but as soon i pick up up any call, the screen loacks and it reopens only when the other side hangs up.I am not able to disconnect any call ...
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How to mirror Android screen to PC (USB or WiFi)? [duplicate]

I have an nVidia Shield, and since I don't have an HDMI cable nor a monitor, I would like to stream the whole screen to my laptop. I have tried a few apps and the streaming lags. Is there a way to ...
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Get Contacts only using command line [duplicate]

Is there a way to get the contacts out of my smartphone using linux command line? im not being able to use the touch screen since my galaxy s2 fell on the floor and its screen went black.
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Change orientation whithout accelerometer

I didn't notice when I brough this phone the lack of accelerometer. And now is an ordeal to read/see certain apps and webpages. Is there a way to do this? I'm looking for a solution that works ootb ...
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Cannot see tablet screen while it ts connected to the TV

I have a Serioux s101 tablet and when I'm connecting it to my TV(Toshiba P1300D) it works fine but my tablet's screen becomes blank. Is there a way to see both screens?
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Kindle screen suddenly became very dim on LG tablet running 4.2.2 Can't increase brightness

How can I increase brightness of Kindle screen on my LG tablet running 4.2.2? Screen suddenly became very dim. Thanks.
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Screen goes off during call and does not come back in Micromax A89

I am using Micromax A89 with ICS 4.0.4 512 MB RAM Screen 4.0 Inch I am facing this problem since beginning. But it was solved automatically. Now again it happens when I dial a call or receive a ...
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Force Calendar App to stay on current day and switch dates when the day is over

I'm using a calendar application at work to display the Conference Room status. It works just fine on the "today" view but it will not switch days. So if today is the 30th, tomorrow the tablet will ...
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Number not display while incoming call

I have a Htc Desire SV Dual SIM mobile. Today when I got call then I surprised that it is not showing name or number on display. I tried changing settings, changed the wallpaper but still this ...
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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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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 (...