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Nexus 6 - black screen on unlock

I have a Nexus 6 that I've been using now for almost a year. Very recently, it started this odd behaviour of turning the screen black as soon as I swipe up to unlock it. The screen works fine ...
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How can I stop problems with the screen when I change the font size to “Large”?

When I change my phone font to "Large", the screen layout is messed up. The screenshots how that the right margin is increased. The left screenshot shows the normal margins. The right screenshot shows ...
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What application is “using my screen” with some kind of overlay? [duplicate]

I want to turn on accessibility permission to Greenify app. But I'm unable to click "ok". I also have Twilight and since some security built in the system, I have to disable, stop or uninstall 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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Sometimes amoled display turns green or purple(tinted)

I am using samsung A500g since month but sometimes while using phone display turns slightly green or purple (tinted) in shade but as soon as i adjust brightness display becomes normal. Can this be ...
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Display multiple app screens at the same time

Is it possible to display multiple apps on the screen? Normally, apps load fullscreen, and app-switching switches between fullscreen apps. Is it possible for an app to use only half of the screen ...
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Galaxy Tablet won't change back to English

My Galaxy Tablet is displaying in French. I did not change it to French (some language other than English) it just changed. I have gone to settings and changed it back to English but it will not ...
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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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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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Kiosk (full screen) mode

I have Samsung Tab S 10.5 tablets with Android 5.0.2. I'm using the latest Chrome browser. I want to use these tablets for wall mount touchscreen control using the Chrome browser. No security is ...
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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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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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Can I use two phones as one phone with two screens?

I have two phones. I would like to have all my files on one, but be able to have two open at once. Can I set up the second phone such that it extends / adds a second screen to my phone? I do not ...
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how do i delete T-mobil header on power up from unlocked s5

I got a t-mobil unlocked s5. When the phone powers up, it still gives a T-mobil power on screen, even though the phone is now carried by ATT. How do I remove the T-mobil power on screen?
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Display screen doesn't show incoming calls in Moto G2

I am using Moto G2. I can't see incoming call on screen or after the end of call notification display. Please give me suggestions to solve this problem.
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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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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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How to make the smartphone work as a PC monitor?

I am have a pc and recently my dell monitor stopped working so i had called up the customer careband they said that they will get it replaced within a week. So till that time i can't use the pc so is ...
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When calling my screen goes black on LG P880

After updating in Android 4.1.2 my screen goes black. Screen works again only when the call is finished. I know about the feature when you put the phone on ear it goes black and the second you remove ...
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Android auto-dim on face down?

I'm looking for an Android app that will temporarily dim the screen (not turn it off!) when the phone is face down, and return it to my normal brightness setting when face up. Does such an app exist? ...
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LG G2 has horizontal stripes on the screen when displaying high resolution images with moire pattern

Recently my LG G2 sometime has horizontal stripes on the screen. Firstly I thought that these stripes appear randomly and the problem might be related to connection between the screen and other ...
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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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Only lower 1/10 of screen responds to touch - Galaxy S4

Replaced cracked glass 3 days ago using just enough LOCA glue to fill the void with a "little" spillover the sides. Cured w/ sunlight on day 1, then next day used a UV light source & zapped it for ...
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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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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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Galaxy Y - White Screen Problem

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y. Yesterday my phone screen went white. I tried restarting, and the same problem occurred. I can receive phone calls and SMS but display fully disappeared - only white ...
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Force screen to be always on

We're using Samsung with Android 4.1.2 as a scrabble timer - via the default Clock application. It would be much more comfortable if I could force the phone screen to be always on so that we can see ...
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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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Phone screen turns off after dialing a number

I have a Nexus 6 smartphone with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The trouble with my phone is that as soon as I dial a number the screen turns dark/black and I am not able to do anything. For example, when I ...
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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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How to cure “the screen saver syndrome”?

When I close the flip cover or the screen saver goes on (screen goes black) some applications often either stop working, work irregularly or not at all. These include ES File Explorer (ftp/cloud) ...
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Moto X - Lollipop - sensor issues

Problem: Sensor does not work on my first generation Moto X. This results in am issue where anytime I make or receive a call, the screen goes black. I cannot even see the dial pad so O can press 1 ...
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Turn screen off without Android sleeping

Is there any way to quickly toggle the screen off without making Android sleep? For example, I sometimes like to use the Calm app when I sleep. But it keeps the screen on all the time. When I just ...
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How can I adjust my screen's color temperature?

Redshift is a Linux application similar to Windows' F.lux, which gives the screen a red tinge automatically at night. Supposedly, it reduces eye strain and helps prevent sleep problems. Is there any ...
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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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Touchwiz deleted Galaxy S Duos. Phone doesnt work beyond language setting

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos with Root access. Recently I removed Touchwiz through Root Uninstaller. After uninstalling, the phone screen went blank. The only thing visible was the notification bar ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab4 screen lock issue

A lock screen keeps popping up on the tablet but we have the setting set to none. After a soft reset I can get into settings and the screen lock is set to none but after a few seconds a lock screen ...
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Can I use Google Cardboard as a normal display?

Can I write a message using Google Cardboard? Or, can I use Cardboard as I use the phone's display? Or, can I get normal text displayed in Cardboard? What I am looking for is the possibility to ...
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Flickering Screen

I have a OnePlus One A0001 running CM 12.1.1-YOG7DAS2K1. The screen flickers slightly around the edges all of a sudden and it's really annoying. Would this be a CM bug fixed by a factory reset, I ...
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Android phone display broken

I'm here to find out alternatives to view the android phone's (Galaxy s3, I9300) display to an external display. I have decided not to repair the display and have move on to use an another phone. I ...
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How to flip screen on android device (Nexus 5X)?

How can I flip the screen on an android device (marshmellow) so that it is a mirror image of the original screen? I need this so that when the screen is viewed in a mirror, it will look normal again. ...
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How do I disable screen filtering app while taking screenshots

I don't know much about android though but im facing problems while taking screenshots when my screen filtering app is active. It adds dark shade in screenshots which makes screenshot ugly. As in Lux ...
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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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Screen angle and brightness [closed]

I experienced the same on some Android devices: when changing the angle the screen is looked at, I see that the image gets darker or brighter. I would like to know if it is so on all devices or just ...
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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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Is it possible for blind person to interact with a blank/no-visual-output screen?

A: Is it possible to make the screen go blank and yet still be able to interact with one's Android device (either via voice commands or haptically after enabling TalkBack).? This could be useful in ...
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How do I force my MHL to DVI adapter to send 1080p video to my HD computer monitor?

I bought this adapter: www.delock.de/produkte/F_697_MHL_65337/merkmale.html in the hope that it would send native 1080p video from my HTC One (M7) running CyanogenMod 12.1 to my Benq GW2265, which is ...
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Is hdpi and mdpi still used in android kitkat and up

Have a general question if this is something that could be ruled out or it all depends. I am developing an app for Android KitKat and above. But i have never seen a phone that have hdpi and are able ...
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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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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 ...