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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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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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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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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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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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How to resize the screen on Android 4.2.2 (adb shell wm overscan doesn't work)

I was following this tutorial in order to resize my screen (or "deactivate" a small part from the bottom of it): https://android.stackexchange.com/a/113782/191822 As describes above I tried tried it ...
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resize screen for dead touch zone (using adb command)

My Oneplus One fell recently, and I can't use the bottom 2-3cm of the touchscreen. I found this question here: Resize screen for Dead touch zone I tried the option using adb. I only used the command:...
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Resizing the screen size

Bottom area of my phone is not responding to touches. I was wondering if there's anyway I can only use a part of my screen. I haven't been able to find any good solutions, other than for floating ...
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What can I do about broken touch input?

Lately a section of my phone's* screen has become unresponsive to touch. Attempts to tap this untappable section result in a tap registering randomly around the problem area. I can't draw in the ...
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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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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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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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Replacing L-style soft buttons with KitKat-style soft buttons?

I'd like to upgrade my Nexus 5 from CM11 (based on Android 4.4.2) to CM12 (based on Android 5), but I can't stand the new ultra-minimalist soft button icons of Android L. I find myself constantly ...

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