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Google Assistant: Search screen is not offered anymore

Until a few days back, whenever I opened Google Assistant as "overlay" while having open another app, the assistant always offered something saying "What's on my screen?". When ...
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How to change aspect ratio of screen

I am trying to change the aspect ratio of my phone's screen, presumably by changing the resolution, to achieve the result shown in the image. I am not trying to just change the resolution without ...
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Will a monitor connected to a usb-hub show image from Android?

I'd like to connect a VGA monitor to an Android device. I'm thinking to connect a usb-hub to the device, then plug USB to VGA adapter into the hub. Also a mouse and a keyboard are going to be ...
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Does Android Always-on-Display enable deep sleep or doze mode?

It seems to me as waste of resources if CPU still needs to be turned on while only the display is active for Always-on-display. Or do the new phones have any special provisions for AOD that only GPU ...
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Create a custom deadzone - malfunctioning screen

My phone is cracked at the top and keeps registering ghost inputs. How do I make a deadzone so it'll stop registering? Samsung Galaxy S20+
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What is the difference between "Corning Gorilla Glass Victus" and "Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Plus"?

What is the difference between "Gorilla Glass Victus" and "Gorilla Glass Victus+"? Samsung claims their S22 and S22+ and S22U phones have something called Corning® Gorilla® Glass ...
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How to use only part of the screen?

I am working on a blackberry-style keyboard attachment for any Android phone (https://github.com/Dakkaron/Fairberry). For the next revision, I'd like the keyboard to be able to slide over the screen, ...
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Is it normal for displays to ghost/be unresponsive if the screen assembly is not glued down?

I'm replacing the screen on my sony xz2. I've removed the adhesive on the frame and plugged in the new screen. Wanting to make sure it works before putting in new adhesive, I turned the phone on and......
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Can I use one Android phone as screen for another Android phone?

I want to use one Android phone as a secondary screen for another Android phone? Both are rooted.
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Notification bar content and scroll down

When I swipe the notification bar down, I get a bunch of "items", roughly one for each notification (email, weather, news &c). How are these items called? How do I control their ...
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Fastboot Screen not showing

Some time ago I flashed the stock ROM with LOCKED bootloader. I tried it 3 times but got errors, in the fourth it worked with the stock ROM 9 pie, the same that i was using. Although, the fastboot is ...
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Galaxy A10 screen replaced with a lower resolution screen

My Samsung Galaxy A10 had its screen cracked and had to send it to mobile care for the old screen to be replaced with a new one. The problem is that the old screen that came with this phone seems to ...
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Resize screen for Dead touch zone on Android 11 [duplicate]

I have encountered a similar issue described in this post, where a lower portion of my touch screen is not working after some water damage. However, my device (Sony Xperia 5II) is on Android 11, and ...
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Exclamation mark in red box on top of the screen with white lines on both sides

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and my Android version is Android 11. While using one of the regular apps that I use every day, I noticed that a red box with an exclamation mark inside appeared on the ...
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Keep screen-off when i remove charger from android phone

I want to prevent the screen from turning on when removing the charger. thanks.
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Retrieving messages from phone where cannot see screen

I damaged my old phone. The screen is almost completely shattered to the point I cannot see or touch it. Everything else works fine. I have a USB otg cable and can use a keyboard to type in my PIN. Is ...
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Is there a way to adjust the screen sensitivity (Pixel 6 Pro)?

The screen on my Pixel 6 Pro is so slippery. More than half the time when I need to do a long press, it interprets it as me initiating a drag/swipe. Is there a way I can turn down the sensitivity? (...
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Hide notch on Android 11

I just got my Fairphone 4, and, overall the device is nice, but I can't get used to the notch. Since the display aspect ratio is super tall anyways and I can use a bit more bezel on the bottom as well ...
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TalkBack alternatives: to be plugged into the system

I was wondering whether it is possible to install alternatives to TalkBack on Android, and whether any such alternatives exist (similar to how you can plug a different keyboard in place of Gboard). ...
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Poco X3 Pro 90Hz SetEdit setting not working

Poco X3 Pro ships with 60hz or 120hz screen settings and no 90hz (for optimal battery/performance preference like some other Xiaomi phones). There are dozens of guides showing how to achieve 90hz ...
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Android 11 - If you turn off your screen with an app open that uses data, will any data/battery used be considered background?

Let's say I open Pokemon go and was using mobile data to play it and kept the app open but turned off my screen. For the next few hours, I know battery and data usage will be significantly reduced, ...
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access last time(s) the screen was switched off

I'm looking for a simple, on-device method to find out the last time (or times) when the screen was switched off. I found I can get this information via USB debugging from a connected Linux computer, ...
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How can I run Google Pixel without a physical screen attached?

I'm attempting to run a google pixel 3 without the physical screen. The phone will be used in remote management, so I have a remote management utility installed on the device as well. Everything works ...
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Samsung - Does "keep screen on while viewing" take up more battery?

I have the samsung a32 5g. Does it take more battery from the phone since it uses the front camera to see your face all the time?
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Samsung a32 5g - Does having an app running in the foreground vs when you tab out of it when the screen is turned off take more battery/data?

In case you are confused on what I'm asking, let's say I open Pokemon go and have it running in the foreground, then turn my screen off. Will this take up more battery and data than if I tabbed out of ...
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How to prevent all Android apps from switching phone orientation (landscape/portrait) based on gyroscope on Android?

I am using Android 11 (LineageOS 18.1), and I'd like to prevent Android from accidentally switching to portrait mode, like when I rotate the direction of gravity field. Camera app seem to be resetting ...
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Samsung M31S screen is frozen at startup, it boots up but the screen stays frozen until sleep or power button press

The phone was used for 2 months and the front glass got cracked but its really not that noticeable. After 6 months of use the phone died while using it. It was dead but after ODIN stock flash the ...
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How to stop screen from lighting up?

Just received a new Motorola E6 phone. It's running Android 9.0. Any time the phone is bumped, moved, or there is any kind of vibration the screen lights up. How can I stop it from doing this? ...
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Recover data, photo, & video from a dead water-damaged Android phone

Question Recover data photo video from a dead water damaged android phone I have a old android mobile which was kept on table on which glass of water falled and water entered the mobile as its ...
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Galaxy Fold: programmatically turn on the cover screen?

How can I programmatically turn on the cover screen (if the phone itself is actually unfolded/opened)? Why would I do this? (Some) Galaxy phones have the ability to charge your wearables via "...
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How to automatically turn on the screen on double touch of turned-off screen?

Is it possible to turn on my Android 10 phone's (Samsung Galaxy S9) screen like my Android 11 tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab S6), by double touching the turned-off screen? Or when detecting that it has ...
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How can I turn off the screen while playing a video on Telegram?

I want to play a video on the Telegram app, then stream it to my TV, then turn off the screen of the mobile and watch only on the TV. But the problem is when I share my screen with the TV, after I ...
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Blur of the last app appears on screen

I've watched a physics video and I realized it is still showing part of screen. Why it originates? Edit : screenshot doesn't include the blur of the last video Ive watched 🤔
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Xiaomi 11 Ultra - rear display for vlogging

How I can see myself during video recording on Xiaomi 11 Ultra rear display ? Is there any app which supports it or I have to wait until Xiaomi implements it. I have Chinesse ROM. Ready to do anything ...
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screen turns on and off while charging

I bought a new OnePlus 9 Pro last week and noticed that when I use a non-original charger the screen keeps turning on and off every few seconds while the phone makes the sound it makes when I connect ...
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Keep Awake Not Actually Working

By enabling the Stay Awake toggle under Developer Options, which are enabled, my previous phone kept the display on when it was connected via USB. This no longer works on my current phone, which runs ...
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How to stop the screen from dimming when on call using speaker?

When I'm on call hold I usually turn the speaker on while they play their plinky plunky music. The screen dims after 10 seconds. I have to tap to wake up the screen. Which is annoying. How do I stop ...
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Screen showing vertical coloured lines and is not responding to touch

I have an Infinix Zero 5, and its screen has stopped working. It is just displaying multi-coloured vertical lines and is not responding to any touch. The power and volume buttons of the phone are ...
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Use a peripheral display for Android device with black screen

Long story short: The shop took the boken glass off my Pixel 3a and replaced it with a completely unresponsive screen. No Picture, no verifyable touch, nothing. Now, USB Debugging on the device is ...
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Tablet battery replacement and alloc_device_open fail?

I had to do a battery replacement on an Android 4.x tablet Denver TAC-97032. The battery had been obtained from the manufacturer as aftermarket part; it is however not of the same size as the original ...
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How To Add A Custom Border Which is unable to be touch Android

As an example the phone above contains border really close to the edge which is one the same as my current phone, playing games sometimes causes accidental touch from the side which will block touches,...
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Command line to remontly shutdown the display and power on

I'm using a digital signage CMS and app to control an Android tablet with root access. I can "reboot" it with this simple command, but I haven't found a command line to put the display to ...
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How to set dark mode except for text?

I like dark mode but the problem is that it is difficult to read text on a black background so that when I read in dark mode, my eyes become watery. So, is there a way to exclude texts from darkmode, ...
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Is it possible for an Android alarm clock app to not turn on the screen when it rings?

Recently, I asked this question requesting recommendations for an Android alarm clock that does not turn on the screen when it rings on Software Recommendations StackExchange. The reason I do not want ...
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Enabling debugging with broken screen and usb keyboard (Google assistant working)

Is there a way to enable USB debugging with broken display - black screen and touches are not registering. Ultimately I want to control my phone (answer phone calls, see messages, restore images, ...
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How can I configure Android to prevent the apparition of epilepsy-prone flashing displays?

From time to time, some program or website has epilepsy-prone flashing displays (Example - do NOT click if you are prone to epilepsy). Is there any to configure Android to prevent such displays so ...
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How can I make my android turn the screen on and unlock when I touch the screen?

I want to mount an android tablet on the wall, and want it to turn the screen off when not in use, but turn back on whenever you tap the screen (similar to waking up a computer while jiggling the ...
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How to implement AOD functionality in Rom that lacks it (LOS)?

I'm using latest unofficial LOS 18.1 (by zeelog) on my Redmi Note 4/ mido. It works super-well and smooth and has everything I need - except for AOD (Always On Display). Before I go into more detail, ...
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Switch off the backlight of the LED screen of the android phone, while using it as a webcam via iVCam

I have upcoming exams which shall be remotely monitored through webcam. Now the thing is that I do not have an actual webcam and I have decided to use my android phone as a webcam via iVCam (using USB,...
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If I buy a new screen, can I fix this issue in my phone?

I have a xiaomi mi 9t pro (I guess it's also named k20pro), it's that 2019 xiaomi phone with moving front camera, no notch. And for the last 2 months I got this pink-blurry-stain in the bottom-right ...
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