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On my Android 4.4 device, is there a way to change the auto-brightness values without rooting the device, e.g. by writing a tiny application?

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  • apps exist that attempt to perform this function. do any of them work with 4.4? "what have you tried?" – Psycogeek Feb 13 '14 at 8:55
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It is perfectly possible or you can use one of existing solutions on Google Play (for example Lux)

EDIT: OFC it works with 4.4, using it myself.

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Screen Filter changes brightness below what is possible using auto or manual settings. It works on Android 4.4. Great for bed time reading.

Correction - (and contrary to the down vote) it does let you set the Auto Brightness Level to a level below what it normally would be - without rooting. I just tested it.

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