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Display screen doesn't show incoming calls in Moto G2 [on hold]

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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How to prevent the screen from turning on on incoming calls?

I carry the phone in my pocket and when I take it out it often accidentally accepts or rejects the call because the screen automatically unlocks on incoming calls? How can I prevent this, preferably ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Gray Horizontal Bars on Screen

I recently purchased the Galaxy S& Edge, but as of yesterday I have been experiencing a strange problem with the screen. The screen is divided into sections, alternating between sections of normal ...
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Screen Distortion After Using Certain Chargers

My Nexus 5 has burned in a few times over the past year, which is very unusual since I never leave it on when not in use (30 second dim time), but today I finally noticed the trend. When I charge the ...
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Screen Overlays [on hold]

None of my permissions are being allowed on my samsung galaxy note 5 after the latest update. I have tried turning off the ". I went to the developer's options and turned of secondary displays. I can'...
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Lock and unlock andoird lockscreen using script

Is it possible to lock and unlock the android lock-screen using shell script ?. I am planning to run these scripts as cron job at my desired time.(I am doing this because of my crazy addiction level. ...
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How to make screen stay turned off when plugging charger?

When I plug charger into my phone with screen off, it always turns the screen back on. This is slightly annoying at night. Is it possible to configure android so that the screen stays off and charging ...
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Automate starting Screen Mirroring

I have a note edge, android v 6.01. I have a wifi screen cast device in my car that i can mirror my notes screen to. I have tasker, but have not figured a way to activate the system Screen Mirroring ...
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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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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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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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Screen Orientation not working automatically

My Motorola Moto X screen orientation is not working automatically when I turn my phones in a different direction
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Is there a way to have phone screen display more contents?

I moved from a 4.5 inch screen to a 5.5 one (Moto G4 plus), hoping to look at more things at once on a larger screen. I'm a bit disappointed that I'm rather looking at more or less the same amount of ...
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Moto X (2nd Gen) screen issues

I did a factory reset of my phone today, and now whenever I turn it on, even after rebooting, it shows black vertical lines flickering across the screen. They are extremely annoying. Are there any ...
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Is it possible to run a screensaver on an Android device?

I want to run a screen saver when my phone is in sleep mode. Currently, if my phone says idle for a bit it fades to a black screen. Instead I want to display some images as screen saver. Is 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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Switch between normal and split-screen (vr mode)

I have a virtual reality (VR) headset: How can I change the mode of the phone so that I can use the phone and all the normal phone apps while wearing the VR headset? In other words I need to switch ...
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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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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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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 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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Screen overlay occurring even after all draw overs are off

I updated my phone's OS this morning and have been having this problem since.I followed the steps i.e switching all the apps in the draw over section from on to off but there is no change. I have ...
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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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Galaxy s5 neo with broken screen and touch - how can I recover data from device?

I searched a lot but I didn't find solution for my problem. Galaxy s5 neo with broken screen and touch. How can I recover data from device? Stock firmware, usb debugging off, no-root. Mobile phone ...
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ghost inputs / ghost touches

I replaced the screen on my smartphone, and now I'm struggling with 'ghost inputs/touches'. What I know so far is that The phone never had contact with water Ghost inputs also appear when the phone ...
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How can I use web.whatsapp.com on an Android phone with a broken screen?

My Android phone's screen died: no image, no touch, nada. How can I use http://web.whatsapp.com/ without being able to start WhatsApp and browse to the option Menu > Whatsapp Web so I can scan the QR ...
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Micromax A82 displays black screen after flash

After flashing my Micromax A82 with stock ROM, display is not coming – only black light is there on display and mobile is turning on, as I can hear the micromax startup sound and mobile vibrate when I ...
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Can screen dimming apps damage the screen?

With recent research suggesting melatonin levels linked to blue wavelengths of light via the melopsin, a plethora of phone screen dimming apps have been released. My sister claims they can damage ...
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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 to turn off android overlays if I can't touch the screen?

My cell phone is a Samsung's SM-G110B/DS Kit Kat, and I found the developer options and "by mistake" I selected one of the overlays. The problem is that the overlay has a bigger resolution than what ...
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How to unset ROM Toolbox set device density

I pretty much bricked the UI now with the build property editor's ro.sf.lcd_density setting. I first set it to mdpi (160) which made my UI elements tiny (should have made them bigger) and the keypad's ...
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Weird display on screen before swipe lock Samsung Galaxy s6 edge plus

Pressed the onscreen button on my s6 edge this afternoon and a strange new display swipe screen is showing up - picture included. I have no idea where this came from and I have to swipe it just to get ...
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My Oneplus one (64 gb) CM 13.0 android 6.0.1, is stuck on the Cyanogen mod screen and is not booting.

I was tinkering with my Oneplus one, I unlocked the bootloader, installed the twrp recovery and then I copied the SuperSU v1.89 in android-sdk-windows > platform tools folder.(that's the method I ...
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Change Screen Dim TimeOut

When the phone is idle, the screen turns off after the configured time. For ex: if time is set to 30 sec, first the screen will dim after approximately 25 seconds and then after 5 seconds it will turn ...
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I can use my fingerprint scanner to unlock my device but before i can see the screen i need to swipe the screen after i use my scanner

This is just a hassle and an inconvenience, i had my galaxy s7 edge set to use my thumbprint and then its set to use a pattern if it wont recognize it. as of today 5/15/16 i have to swipe to unlock ...
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Samsung s7 only asks for fingerprint scan not giving option to enter password

My new Samsung S7 was restarted today with an android update from T-Mobile. When it turned on, I unlocked it using a password. After few uses today, the fingerprint scan failed and each time I try ...
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Screen covered with noise, can't boot

Weird stuff started hapenning. For most of the time I can't boot my android. It gets stuck on Samsung Galaxy Alpha logo. When it does boot, my screen looks like this: OS seems alive, as it's ...
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Why one or both Android smartphones turn screen on when I stack them?

Sometimes when I lay an Android smartphone atop of another one (both sleeping, screen off), one or both of the devices turn on screen (as if I pressed the power button). Why does this happen? NFC is ...
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How to keep the phone screen on while charging?

I have Moto G gen 3 updated to latest system update, not rooted. I need a simple solution to keep my phone's screen awake when it's plugged in.
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Turn screen off if tilted a certain way

Phones in bed mean poor sleeping habits. How would one go about turning the screen off, or fuzzing the screen (probably more practical, less subject to temporary tilt), if the device is tilted in ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...