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Force Android to display in grayscale

Is there a way to force all of Android to display in monochrome(also known as grayscale)? I'm working with a someone who has ADHD (and I am mildly ADHD myself). The colors are too much for him/her to ...
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Can you set the colour for contacts in Android 5 Lollipop?

I just upgraded to Android 5.0 which made all my contacts' random colours even more prominent. Is it possible to customize the colour for each contact? For example, if I don't like that Mister ...
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How to get black keyboard layout for Lollipop keyboard?

I just updated my Nexus4 from Kitkat to Lollipop. The most obvious change for me is the background color of the theme and especially the keyboard. It used to have a black background, now its color is ...
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Text bubble randomly changing color on Galaxy S6's stock Messaging app on Android 6.0

I have a Galaxy S6 through Sprint and just upgraded to Android 6.0. Since the OS upgrade, my text messages have been seemingly randomly changing color. The text is always the same color, but the ...
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Making the white bar below the keyboard black

I just got a new OnePlus 5T. I like to use a dark theme whenever possible, including the Android keyboard. In many apps, the bottom bar is white. (I'm talking about the navigation bar which has the ...
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Black status bar icon on Marshmallow making it unreadable on dark wallpaper

Even though the title enunciates the problem, the question is about a solution or workaround to this behaviour. As I have found, Marshmallow normally colors the status bar icons (Wi-Fi, Battery, ...
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How do I invert colours inside a specific app?

The latest Android has an Invert Colours option in quick settings. Is there any way to turn this on automatically when a specific app is opened? Is there any other way to achieve inversion of colours ...
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Change color scheme on Samsung Galaxy S4 running Lollipop 5.0.1

I updated to Lollipop 5.0.1 on my Samsung Galaxy S4 this morning. Now my color scheme in apps such as the texting/messaging app is Orange, Blue, Green, and Yellow. All together. It even changes the ...
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Colored output in adb, e.g. for ls command

Is it possible to have colored output in adb shell, e.g. for the ls command? I've tried ls --color=auto . etc, but that doesn't seem to work. Colored output, however, works in adb shell, e.g. with ...
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Why am I getting a red tint in the lock screen in Oreo 8.1/Nexus 5X?

I just updated to Oreo 8.1 from 8.0 and I notice that the lock screen has the same image as before, but with a red tint over it, like a layer of pure red with opacity 20% had been overlaid on top of ...
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Color saturation cm 13

I have the nvidia shield k1 tablet. It's running cyanogenmod 13 nightly release. On the stock os there was options for color management. Is there any options for this on cm 13?
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Change color theme when battery saver mode is active

I'm using a Nexus 5 with stock ROM. When the battery saver mode activates, the notification and navigation bar's color turn to a bright orange. I find this color very distracting. Is it possible to ...
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Inverting screen colors on Nexus 5 [duplicate]

On my old phone, Samsung Galaxy sII, there was an option to invert colors. Now I have a Nexus 5, and I don't see that option. Is there a way to invert colors on it? (i.e. have the screen show a ...
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How to change contact colors with Messages 3.5?

I used to be able to change my contact/conversation color in Android Messages. With that latest update I can't find this feature. Where should I be looking?
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How can I add a filter to my screen?

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 ...
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My background is dark and now i cant see my app names. How do i make the words white?

My background is dark and now i cant see my app names. How do i make the words white?! Screenshot (click to enlarge)
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Algorithms used in Android's Accessibility Colour Correction

Since Android 5.0 there is an accessibility feature that allows the recolouring of everything that is displayed called Colour Correction. This is meant to help people with impaired colour vision. But ...
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Why setting a 1x1 pixel wallpaper fails on (a few) Android devices?

To set a black or solid color wallpaper on an Android device, one can use a tiny 1x1 pixel image with the pixel set to that color. This works on most Android devices (including Nexus devices and ...
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Notifications have black and white colors - why are they both colors?

Currently as of Android 5.0.1 update my Nexus 7 2013 shows black and white notifications. I see no logic in the colors and it does not really look very good as well. Why is that? Is this a bug? ...
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Where is color information stored in android apps ?

This might not be the correct place to post this, so please tell me if it isn't. As the title says, I'm trying to find the color palette for android apps while they're installed. I can't decompile the ...
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Input field text is white on white in some apps on OnePlus One

After upgrading to Android 6 on an unrooted OnePlus One, some apps (eg. Aqua Mail, aCalendar) have their input fields nearly white text on white background. How can I change the color?
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night mode with reverse video?

I have seen apps that lower the brightness, but is there a way to get rid of all light colored backgrounds such as (selectively?) inverting the image colors? For instance, I have an app that only ...
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How to tune Android to have dark colors in all menus?

I bought brand new Xperia Z1 compact for my girlfriend, but she complains she don't like light colors in all menus (like settings). Personally I don't like it either in my Xperias. Is there any tool ...
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Malware that destroys the color yellow?

I have no idea where to turn with this, but I am worried that malware or other misbehaving software is causing a color distortion. The story is: my phone, a Moto G5 Plus, at some point lost the ...
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How to change the background of user icons on the android gmail app

So, for the longest time, Now, it's like I don't know why or how it happened but I want to change it back.
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I accidentally removed my color note app, how do I restore [duplicate]

I accidentally removed color note from my android, can I recover all ?
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How to have a dark / black Quick Settings (swipe down) menu on Oreo 8.1?

I always used to have a dark or black Quick Settings (the swipe down menu) but since Android , it's white. And I can't find out how to change it. Invert Colors is not an option, as that messes up all ...
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Home screen status bar text color

I haven't changed anything (as far as I know) and the text color of my status bar on the home screen changed from white to black. Is there any easy way to change it back?
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Change colour of contacts (Nokia 6)

Is it possible to change the colour of the contacts? It is getting confusing with my text conversations all colour coded but contacts completely random...
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Change Settings' color scheme in Lollipop [duplicate]

Someone was fiddling with my Android (version 5.1.1) phone and somehow managed to change the Settings' color scheme. I've tried to reset the theme to no avail. I've also noticed some notifications ...
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Change theme on Samsung Galaxy Alpha

I have a Samsung Galaxy Alpha G850A and while I've been able to adjust a lot of settings including the wallpaper for the home screen, lock screen, etc I haven't figured out how to get rid of the ugly ...
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Invert screen colors on Android 4.4. KitKat [duplicate]

In Android Kitkat 4.4, is there a way to invert screen colors, that is make all colors negative? One would assume this would be a basic accessibility feature in today's world.