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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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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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