Say I'm bored of my screen looking as boring as it normally does, is there a way to add a filter to all the colours on the screen (like an Instagram filter or even something simpler like a red light filter)?




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  • There are these blue-light filter apps which you could use. A quick google search will get you their links. One of them has different colours, and I guess that is somehow related. There is one by the developer Hardy-Infinity, and that has the feature I'm mentioning about.
    – rjt.rockx
    Apr 25 '15 at 16:34
  • Related (has my answer) : How to add screen filter with tasker?
    – Firelord
    Oct 11 '15 at 12:30

After some digging around, I unearthed some interesting developer settings that significantly jazz up my homescreen. The added benefit of this in-built solution is it doesn't block app installs :)


There's also the colour inversion option under accessibility settings


I'd post a screenshot of my new homescreen but it seems the filter isn't reflected in screenshots.

  • 1
    What you are using is no real overlay, but rather an accessibility setting. It kind of works, but is not very flexible. Nice idea, though, I would not have thought about that.
    – GiantTree
    Apr 25 '15 at 16:54

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