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Is there a way to map the screen to a different area? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 and after flickering for about a year the lower part of my screen has now completely died (see image). Only the LEDS or whatever have stopped working, touch does work ...
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Decrease the screen size (not resolution) on android 11 (wm overscan depricated)

I recently bought a Pixel 4a and being used to a way smaller phones before (4.7 inches) it's gigantic for me. I'm trying to find a way to decrease the usable space of the screen (from the top) and ...
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Scale entire display down a couple pixels due to replacement screen?

I'm not familiar with Android Stack Exchange so apologies in advance if I am asking this in the wrong place or word something wrong. Recently I replaced a damaged screen with a new one on my Samsung ...
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Can I personalize the size of my screen? [duplicate]

So I dropped my phone. The top right corner blacked out to a fifth of the height, it still supports touch, but I can't really see what I'm touching. Is there a way to resize my display so that it only ...
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Extend usable area of the screen

I have an old unrooted android phone with the bottom zones touch not working. I followed this Post to resize my screen to avoid the dead zones. But the menu launcher icon is near the middle of the ...
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Can I resize my screen? [duplicate]

I have cracked my phone on the top-right corner, which makes me unable to see my notifications. It is such a big issue, I would really like to make my screen smaller, just so I can see them again. Is ...
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Is there a launcher or some software which would ignore top 1 cm of the phone screen? [duplicate]

Our infant son threw me wife's phone. Since then the top 1 cm row of the screen is no longer responsive to touch. The display works perfectly, but touching it has no effect. Because of that she can no ...
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Resize screen to display only on working part of semi-functional touchscreen

I have a oneplus android phone. The touch screen recently started malfunctioning so that the bottom centimetre of the screen does not work, but the rest of the screen works perfectly well. ...
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Is there a minimal installation of ADB?

When it comes to troubleshooting, I often read recommendations like "Use adb logcat to find some more details". Looking for a good way to backup all my apps including their data, Full Backup of non-...
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Display bound manipulation on an android device, to avoid faulty touchscreen area

I have a Oneplus 3T on which, the digitizer would not register a touch on the bottom 1cm of the display. I tried the adb shell wm overscan 0,0,0,100 command to set display margins, and it breaks a lot ...
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Virtual track pad to control mouse pointer in android

I have a nexus 4 phone, which has lost half of the screen's touch capability due to its digitizer capability. I would like to have "TouchMousePointer Windows app" like app in android and place it on ...
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Disable touchscreen area (root available)

My rooted Xperia Z1 on Android 5.1 has a broken touchscreen area in the upper half of the screen. I was able to partly solve the problem by following this SO question: Resize screen for Dead touch ...
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Create a dead zone on a screen using adb to fix phantom touch

Many a times a very specific area of a screens starts to show phantom touches. In this case a very simple tweak to just remove the touch sensitivity from this very specific area could fix the problem. ...
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How to enter USB debugging mode in Cyanogenmod

I just installed Cyanogenmod 11 on an HTC One, and now I'm completely unable to connect to it via USB from my Linux PC, so I'm unable to transfer any more ROM or applications. How do I enable USB ...
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Resize Android screen resolution at top and bottom because of dead zones

I need to resize and move my Android screen in order to be able to use the drop-down notification bar since the top and bottom parts of the screen are dead. I was able to work with bottom buttons (...

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