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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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OPPO A15 (Help me sort out this problem quickly) [duplicate]

My OPPO A15 android is heating very much at the right hand corner and as the temperature increases the touch of the display stops working. I tried factory reset and data wipe few times but it didn't ...
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OPPO A15 Please help me sort out this problem quickly [closed]

Once I forgot my oppo a15 password then I wiped the data somehow now when I start my phone the display starts to flicker and the right lower corner heats too much as the heat increases display stops ...
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Disable HDR in Netflix

I've got a OnePlus 8T. When watching HDR content in Netflix, it sets the screen brightness to a very low level. Unlike with HDR content on e.g. YouTube, adjusting the brightness slider has no effect ...
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My owned S9 has suddenly become locked. I know my Pattern, and use Finger print to login. However I am unable to open Apps or Phone. How to unlock?

My Android S9 has suddenly become locked. I know my Pattern, and use Finger print to login. However I am unable to open Apps or Phone. How to unlock?
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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 to stop split screen permanently from occuring

Multi gestures on my infinix hot 4 minimises and goes to recent apps screen or launch split screen automatically. Even when I type very fast, it goes to recent apps. This functions don't allow me to ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite screen turning off in protective case

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite with a pen. Also I have a protective book-like case (Aceline Streak STR-008). The device works fine, except one thing: when I open the case and fold it ...
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Screen becomes black during a call

I am also having this frustrating issue where, during any call dialed or incoming, the screen would completely go blank. Pressing the power button also doesn't do anything. I have a newly purchased ...
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Can image retention persist after display replacement?

I have a Moto Z² Play that, over time and from using the included fast charger, had its battery heat up and expand. By this time the display had also accrued some burn-in, so I sent it to a repair ...
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Redmi note 8 - black screen won't turn on

I bought a cheap and broken Redmi note 8, the previous owner told me it won't charge. When I got it in my hands I tried turning it on and it vibrates, turn the led on for a second but no image. (this ...
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Need Help Making 7" Monitor Display Android Screen

I got a 7 inch ultra thin TFT LCD Color Monitor that has HDMI, AV, VGA, and is DC12 volt - USB 5 Volt by TOGUARD D701. I want to use it in my car with a android device (phone or tablet) to display ...
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Factory reset Huawei mate 20lite doesn´t work

I have a Huawei mate 20 lite, ago a time a switch the screen for a generic screen, actually the new generic screen works fine I never get an error with the touch, the problem is that ago a time I ...
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Color temp changes depending on content

I have a OnePlus 6 and recently (past few months) I've noticed the color temp changing between a "warm" white and a more "pure" (not the bluish "cool") white. You can't ...
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Why is the FrameBuffer missing on some Android devices?

I'm curious about the display device on Android. I know that on Linux, device devices are represented as /dev/fbX, which "fb" stands for FrameBuffer. I also heard that Android uses ...
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Screen not registering all inputs (touchscreen isnt broken)

So i recently got a new phone, its good but ive noticed an issue with it. For whatever reason the screen isnt registering inputs but it like is at the same time (hard to explain) So if i go into ...
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What is the analogy of the X Server on Android?

I know well the desktop world of the Android and I am currently digging for, how does it work. I think, because multiple processes (apps) can interact simultanously with the desktop, some central ...
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Android phone doesn't start, screen black

So yesterday i picked my phone up from my pocket, the screen was on but just black, and it was blinking (guessing around 7 seconds of, 7 seconds black). After a few hours of doing this, it sounded ...
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enable usb debugging via ADB from recovery?

Since ADB debugging is not ON, I keep it off unless I need to do something, I now cant use even Vysor to view whats on screen since my screen died with just some color dots and lines seen on screen. I ...
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How do I make my phone remind me how long I've used it for (in 5 minute intervals)?

I once had an application that was able to remind me of how long I'd been looking at my screen, through toasts in 5 minute intervals. The app has since removed this feature, so I'd like to re-create ...
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After your Android phone uses OLED, does the graphics looks a little “frame by frame”?

I have had iPhones and Android phones and when I play Pokemon Go, I do see that the LCD and LED ones have smooth animations, but on phones with OLED, the Pokemon when standing in front, when the ...
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Is this screen saveable? Samsung S6 black screen with purple blotches

I have been using my Samsung S6 as a security camera using Alfred. It was positioned in my window sill looking out over my front yard, screen off, but exposed to morning sunlight. It was also ...
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Media player closes too quickly on LG V20 second screen

I have the media player enabled on the secondary screen of my LG V20 when the main display is off. It works without error, but usually displays for too short a time to read the title & artist of a ...
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Intermittent scrambled panels when browsing on Chrome for Android 7.0

The client has intermittent scrambled panels when browsing on Chrome for Android 7.0. They display randomly as pages are loaded. Image resized. Click for the full image. The phone in use is LG K8 (...
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Is it safe to disable Pixel Ambient Services?

Recently my Pixel 2 has been unable to turn the backlight on at the lock screen (also home screen if I directly unlock using fingerprint). I had to retry locking and unlocking at least 20 times before ...
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How to enable an “Always on Display” mode in Nokia 9 for JUST notifications?

In Nokia 9 with Android 10, I set Settings=>Display=>Advance=>Screen timeout to 30 seconds, but I still like be aware when I have notifications waiting to be reviewed. In Settings=>Display=...
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RCA tablet with External Monitor (Need Portrait Mode Help)

I thought that I would be able to turn my monitor on it’s side, place my tablet in portrait mode, and have the external monitor mimic exactly what is on my tablet screen. What am I doing wrong? I see ...
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How to remove rounded black corners which appeared after system upgrade?

I recently let my Nokia 3.1 to upgrade to Android 10. I don't know if it's Nokia's will or Google's but rounded black corners appeared on my screen, and are kept permanently visible during any app ...
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Decrease the screen size (not resolution) on Android 11 (`wm overscan` is deprecated)

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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Screen on when charging on powered off phone

The issue My phone's screen is always on when I charge it while it is turned off. It displays this image: And the screen cannot be turned off. I believe it is not charging either, but I can boot it ...
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Turn on display for new notifications?

Is there a way to turn on the display for new notifications arriving? Use case: I enjoy having my display turned off but don't want to manually turn it on to check for new notifications on my lock ...
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Streaming Android screen to YouTube, Twitch etc

I have Lenovo Yoga Book, which I would like to use for drawing - it has a drawing tablet with a stylus. I would like to use it to draw on Slack meetings. However, screen sharing does not work on ...
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Android 6.01 Keep Screen awake but still dims

I have a Nexus 7 tablet with Android 6.01 and in developer mode settings I ticked the option that says keep screen awake when charging. Although this works and the screen doesn't completely turn off, ...
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Disable display cutout from adb or twrp

i changed display cutout in Developer mode, but my redmi note 9s went in bootloop. I'm on TWRP now and i need to disable the cutout from adb or twrp. I know i could disable the cutout overlay, but i ...
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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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Flickering navigation bar

The navigation bar at the bottom of the screen has started flickering on my Samsung Galaxy S10. Sometimes more and sometimes less. When the screen light is set to low, it's barely visible and when set ...
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Android telephone with a screen that works inside the rain/water spray just as well as in dry region

Well I keep having to fight with all telephones I buy. often wishing back to the time when you could just call instead of having to type on a touch pad. Not because I don't like it, but because the ...
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Is it possible to get a statistic of the most used colors on a smartphone screen?

I would like to know for all rgb colors how much time a color is active on screen for all pixels and if it is possible to do it without the need to record the screen.
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OnePlus 5T - Inconsistent wake lock screen notifications on certain apps (delayed or never shown)

I should preface this by saying this is a long post that has a lot of screenshots. For months possibly a year, I’ve been having an issue with certain apps where notifications either do not appear at ...
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Screen fadeout while on a call

I understand why Google placed a fadeout on the screen when on a call to help conserve the battery, but it fades so fast that when there's an automated system that answers the call, I have to ...
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Samsung galaxy a7 2018 hangs after update android 10

Recently I updated my device from android 9(one UI 1)to android 10(one UI 2) After updating to android 10 it freezes again and again,not the whole phone freeze, only display hangs but background ...

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