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A feature introduced in Jelly Bean 4.2 which consists in activities to show as screensaver when device is idle or docked.

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Google Pixel VR Head tracking issue

I have a Google Pixel 2 that I only use for VR (I have the Daydream Vr glasses). I recently did a factory reset which updated my os to android 10. Shortly after the upgrade, the head tracking stopped ...
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How can I obtain root access inside Daydream shell?

I am trying to get familiarize with the Daydream VR adb shell command, but I can't get to find for the right documentation. How can I obtain root privileges once I have done: adb shell I used the ...
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How do I sign in to google without compromising password?

I've got a Lenovo Solo VR headset. I've got a long, randomly generated password for my google account that is pretty much impossible to memorize without an eidetic memory. If you remove the goggles to ...
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Mobile VR headsets: hardware or software?

Does the Google Daydream View headset contain any electronic hardware/software components it it? If so, what are their roles? Same question but for the Samsung Gear VR. The Gear VR has a label on its ...
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Always-on clock

I have a rooted device with an Amoled screen and Android 5.1 (CyanogenMod 12.1) installed. I would like to also use it as a desk/night clock. I know that with the Daydream (‘screensaver’) feature, I ...
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How to disable "dreams" system service

Some Android users often complain about some system service constantly executing, so just want to get rid of it at any cost to avoid battery drain. In my scenario it's DreamManagerService which is ...
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Daydream turns off screen when tapped

I have a daydream enabled, and I have enabled the setting "When to daydream"->"When charging". The daydream starts and displays as expected, but when I tap on the screen to read my notifications, the ...
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Use "Lock Screen" as Daydream option

maybe its too simple a question, but I need to figure out how I can just use my lock-screen as daydream option for an android lollipop device. What I want is to see the normal lock screen while ...
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Daydream goes to standby when touched

My Nexus 4 runs Android 4.4 and is set to use the standard "Clock" daydream while charging. It has no screen lock. This works fine so far. Expected: I would expect the screen to wake up when I touch ...
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Android 4.4: How to get the Easter Egg and unlock the Dessert Case daydream?

Similar to Android 4.2/4.3 easter eggs, does 4.4 KitKat have similar or other ones?
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How can I get daydream mode to remain active throughout the night when using the wireless charger?

Daydream mode is working as it should on a stock Nexus 4 4.2 device using the wireless charger however after a period of time daydream mode will shut off and put the screen in to sleep mode. This is ...
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Why doesn't my android start daydreaming?

In Settings > Display > Daydream I have - selected one (any one, but right now it's just the standard Clock) - when to daydream = either docked or charging - "start now" works fine. I've ...
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Android 4.2: How to get the Easter Egg, a new daydream, and Developer options?

How can I get the Easter Egg hidden in Android Jelly Bean? How could I use that Easter Egg to enable a hidden daydream in Android 4.2? How can I enable the Developer options, hidden by default in ...
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How to enable the DayDream feature in the Nexus10?

I know that in Android JellyBean 4.2 there's a new feature called DayDream. I want to access it in my Nexus10 but don't know how. How can I enable and use it?
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