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Questions tagged [screen]

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Display lighting up when using Bluetooth Remote

When controlling my smartphone (Samsung Galaxy A3 2017) via a Bluetooth remote, eg. when listening to music in my car and pressing the volume or back/forward buttons, the screen lights up brightly for ...
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Is there a way to overlay an image permanently on top of the entire screen?

Suppose I have an image (say a jpeg or whatever format is nice) with exactly the same width and height (in terms of pixels) as the screen of my android phone (I have a Galaxy S7 edge running android 8....
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How to restore screen to normal size?

A friend asked me to help fix her phone. She left it with her kid and they put it on safe mode. I restarted it and it went into a smaller screen display like this. (Tap to enlarge) Without trying a ...
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Is there a way to turn on Reading Mode on MIUI using terminal commands or adb?

Background I have been using a Xiaomi device running MIUI8 and had the option of enabling Reading Mode (use of contrast colours to reduce blue light emision) on select Apps (which was great) but upon ...
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Blank screen after flashing ROMS but can see adb logs

I flashed my Snapdragon OpenQ 845 board with sdm845 Android images. After rebooting the board my display turned blank but I can see my adb logs. I can can boot my device in fastboot mode. Any idea ...
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Android phone as screen for micro-PC

I asked this on StackOverflow but got downvoted, guess it wasn't the right place. I'd like to get a micro-PC (a bar-of-soap sized "desktop" computer) or, alternatively, an HDMI stick (a computer that ...
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Is there a way to reduce the screen size to use with one hand only?

On the iPhone, one can reduce the entire screen size by double-tapping the round button. This is especially useful when using the device with one hand. Is there an equivalent functionality on Android? ...
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OnePlus 3 repair issue [closed]

The screen on my OnePlus 3 phone was beginning to peel away from the bezel. There was already a noticeable separation all the way along the top, and the problem was spreading downward along the sides....
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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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Is PWM on OLED screens a problem? [closed]

I have recently been looking for a new phone and found out that most new phones use OLED screens, while i only ever had devices with LCD displays. I checked out a review of the OP6 on notebookcheck, ...
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How to take screenshots without using buttons? [duplicate]

My android phone has weak buttons, so I don't use them frequently. I even change my volume from the settings! But to take a screenshot, I need to press the volume down button and the power button. I ...
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Phone problem change the density/reduction and freeze

in the past last week I've read this: Resize screen for Dead touch zone an old interesting post, and I try to use adb commands to change the density/reduction in a broken screen, on my phone (Haier ...
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Using normal thermal paste on my P1a41 for screen replacement?

I have an P1a41 but since the screen got terribly wrecked with triple crack spots I decided to change to screen myself and after watching some disassembly videos I realized I have to change the ...
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Tasker: orientation state doesn't register when screen is off

In the following profile, the orientation state only seems to register ("fire") when the screen is on. Is there a way to make that happen even when it's off? Profile: Orientation Face Down (3) State: ...
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Are there ways to do factory re-set on LG phone by connecting to laptop via USB?

Are there ways to do factory re-set on LG phone by connecting to laptop via USB? ================================================== == I did review similar questions on internet, but the links ...
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How can I hide soft buttons?

I have a tablet with 3 soft buttons (Back, Home, Recent) with Android 7.1. Is there some way to hide them (and consequently use the full available screen), or at least dim them? (They are ...
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Android Daydream not working on sleep?

I am using Lenovo P2 running Android 7.0. I cannot see daydream while phone sleeping/inactive. I choose Either option on the When to daydream pop up. But it shows the daydream only while connecting ...
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Android screen recording for more than 3 minutes

I have an script which will record the screen of the device in our build server. adb shell "screenrecord --verbose --size 960x1920 --bit-rate 500000 /sdcard/screenCast.mp4; screenrecord --verbose --...
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Samsung a5, screen mirroring and screen capture/record at the same time

So my setup used to involve my laptop, phone and a root connection to my laptop screen mirroring using vysor and then I was able to use screen capture software on my phone (DU recorder) to capture ...
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How to keep the Navigation Bar (recent, home, and back buttons) visible on full-screen apps on Galaxy S9?

Recently, the Navigation Bar (which shows the recent, home, and back buttons at the bottom of the screen) has disappeared on many common apps. There is a setting (Full Screen Apps) where I can ...
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How can I view which program wakes up my Android screen?

From time to time, I see my Android screen turns on. How can I view which program wakes up my Android screen? I use unrooted Android 6.0 on LG4. The screen is locked.
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Partial display failure

The lower 1.5 to 2 cm of the screen of my OnePlus 3 failed: (The white part in the middle is just censored information. The problem only exists in the bottom.) When I power my phone completely off,...
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PDF/Image viewer with scaling to a calibrated size

I'm looking for a way to consistently display raster images or PDFs, so that the image on screen has a calibrated physical size. I.e. I create an image/PDF on a computer with a shape 10cm*10cm and ...
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Screen Overlay Terror

My phone has recently started a glitch with the screen overly prompt coming up whenever I try to access some of my apps. I can't do anything anymore - there's this floating app I have. I thought it ...
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Vivo X3S - Dark Vertical Line on the Left Screen

I'm using Vivo X3S. Note: Vivo X3S is a phone model which the back side of the phone can't be opened. It happened since yesterday. A dark vertical line appeared on the 1/3 part of the left screen. ...
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Syncing screens and routing interent to my android device

Is there any software out there that allows me to do the following 2 things: 1) sync android screen with PC screen (can be any OS - win/mac/lixux) via USB cable 2) route my internet connection from pc ...
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Error with screen brightness on Samsung Galaxy J7 prime

I have a Samsung galaxy J7 prime SM-G610M Duos with Android 7.0 operating system. I have noticed something curious with the phone, is that sometimes the full screen of the phone does a slight flicker. ...
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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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how can I stop my screen randomly turning on?

I have my phone on charge though that probably isn't relevant I notice from time to time my phone screen turns on I googled re that and found this https://www.howtogeek.com/255696/how-to-disable-...
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SSTX P8+ Chinese phone screen touching problem

It is irregular to touch the screen on my device. Is there a solution to debug with adb command? (I have tried every other opportunity, no results. Reboot, hard reset etc.) Thank You
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how to remove message notification on top of home screen but keep on lock screen?

Can you do the above - I want to know i have new emails if screen locked but don'k like envelopes on home screen, as use number feature on app icons Is this possible? thanks
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Twilight Not Starting on Boot?- Huawei G8

Recently did a factory reset on my Huawei G8 running android 5.1, installed Twilight and enabled 'start on boot' in the options but whenever I turn my phone on the app will not run unless I open it ...
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How dig out contacts from Andorid [duplicate]

display is broken on my HTC 610 and touch functions not working. Mobile is working I can switch on and I can see lock screen but cannot be controlled (no menu, no tap). I would like to get my contacts ...
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Moto x2 boots fine but screen is off (works while in safemode however) - strange behaviour

I have a moto x 2nd gen phone. I seek for an expert's ideas on what the cause for my phone's behaviour is. Any help much appreciated. My phone: Can get into safe mode, lets me choose recovery/normal ...
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What triggers Always On Display's display of seconds?

I'm using a Samsung A320F/DS with AOD in "show always" mode. Android is 8.0.0, AOD has only a single page (without the player). Clock style is set up as 22:59 TUE 3 JULY 84%🔋 But one day, when ...
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How to modify display on/off behaviour in non-standard ways (e.g. keep it from ever turning off)

Firstly: my phone is rooted, I am not afraid to use the terminal, modify source code and compile everything myself, I can provide logs, command outputs etc etc, I just need someone who knows where to ...
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How can I flip or mirror the entire screen display (have root)

I have a rooted Android device and I want to see everything that is on the screen "reversed" or "flipped horizontally" basically so that if you viewed the screen in a mirror it would look correct (...
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Doubled-headed displays by casting half to another device?

Is it possible to split screen over another device (like a multiple-monitor setup for PCs)? One could create a double-size offscreen canvas, render to it, then (e.g.) display the top half on the ...
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Icons segment triangle [duplicate]

Segmented triangle with up and down arrows inside triangle appears on the status bar. Can not find what this means. I have checked four different sites.
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Reduce space between icons on home screen without changing icon size

I would like to reduce the space between the app-icons on my home screen without changing their size, so that I could fit more icons on one screen. The size of text or buttons in menus should not be ...
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My S4 is acting up, Battery to blame?

So I have an issue with Keeping the phone on. I guess I should break it down into charging vs pure Battery as I can sometimes do a poor job of explaining things properly. Note: the screen glue is worn ...
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What is the play sound item is touched setting?

I was looking in settings, and I saw a weird setting option. In "sounds and vibrations " under settings there something know as Play a sound when certain items are touched on the screen Now my ...
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auto-brightness vs dimmer apps LCD screen

I just bought a Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra which is a nice phone in general however the default lowest brightness is still very bright. I solve this issue either by activated integrated auto-brightness or ...
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Recover internal data from a working phone but with broken screen, no developer mode and locked

I don't know if this is the right SO community to ask this. I have a Samsung Galaxy with the screen BROKEN, but just the screen, not the mobile. I'd like just to EXTRACT all data from internal ...
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How to decrease distance between home and back button and the menu button at bottom

Using adb tools I shifted my display upwards as some part of my bottom screen went dead. But as shown in the screenshot below, the distance between my three bottom keys and the menu button became ...
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Long screen timeout on lock screen Oreo 8.0.0

After the Oreo 8.0.0 update on MI A1, the screen timeout when the lock screen appears, takes the same value as the sleep timeout. Usually when there was Nougat, the timeout on lock screen would be ...
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Screen flicker only on gray backgrounds

I have a Sony z5 premium, and have had many problems with the screen flickering on gray backgrounds. It's fine on white colors, so it may be something software? I am using android 7.0 Thanks
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How to prevent screen from waking up after call is finished in custom dialer app?

I have created a phone calling app which handles calling. This app is based on https://github.com/mbarrben/android_dialer_replacement I want to have a feature whereby if the phone screen if OFF ...
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Disable screen turn-off from proximity sensor during phone call on Android 7.1

This question has been asked before but the answers do not apply to the current android version (e.g. here is an answer for 2.3 and here is a question marked duplicate for that answer; I also tried ...
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Does a broken screen affect the resolution of an android device?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 which screen was recently broken. I am trying to use the phone with a third party app on my PC. I tried vysor but the screen resolution is terrible. I also tried the ...