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Questions tagged [screen]

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Solution for “ghost touches” - Procedure to disable a small portion of the screen from being sensitive to touch?

So I ordered a cheap Chinese phone (umidigi) as a secondary device and the unit I got, out of the box, was afflicted with a faulty display. Troubleshooting it I have diagnosed the problem precisely: ...
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Rotate status bar icons like in the navigation bar when in landscape mode

I want to do this to keep the status bar icons in the notch region when in landscape mode. I can see that showing time would be problematic but every other icon could just be rotated in place. I ...
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Connecting Android Tablet to External Touchscreen

Is it possible to connect an Android tablet to an external touchscreen that will allow user input? Long story short, I have an application that will display two different interfaces, one for the ...
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Mi 8 SE fail to display the VPN confirmation dialog

I'm using an app called gnirehtet to share internet connection from PC to mobile. It work perfectly fine with my old Galaxy S5 but for some reason my 8SE didn't pop-up VPN confirmation dialog. I have ...
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Screen offset when running some Android apps on PC (not Chromebook)

I installed Android onto my laptop so that I could play a game called Psych with my brother.When I launch it, the screen is shifted to the right and the mouse is limited to the area of portrait ...
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Change photo display to list mode

I would like to see the list of photos in each gallery album in list mode - meaning I can see the filename of each photo. I've done it accidentally a few times but I can't figure out how to do it ...
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S9+ screen won't stay on during DeX mode

My S9+ screen, when connected in DeX mode, won't stay on when I have the keep awake option enabled in dev settings. The phone does charge when connected. How do I fix this behavior, preferably ...
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My Tab SM-T380 no longer accepts my PIN

Set a PIN to unlock my Tab before using. Worked fine for a long time. Today when I enter the PIN it loops back to the enter PIN screen over and over. Tried to reboot but the restart/power off screen ...
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OnePlus 5 Black Screen after Pie

My OnePlus 5 after the Pie OTA update wont show the screen. after rebooting, it only shows the 'android' logo and then the screen goes completely blank(black). I can sense that the phone is turning on ...
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Android tablet connect to monitor: what about the full screen display?

Just bought an Android tablet (so I'm fairly new to it) and want to check out in how far it can replace a desktop PC. So I want to connect it to a monitor. In various posts it's described how to do ...
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Display a portrait-mode app on a horizontal rotatable screen

I need to display a portrait-mode app from my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a horizontal pc-screen. The pc-screen is able to rotate to portrait mode, but the problem is that the image rotates with it. The ...
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Display portrait-mode app on a horizontal rotatable screen

I need to display a portrait-mode app from my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a horizontal pc-screen. The pc-screen is able to rotate to portrait mode, but the problem is that the image rotates with it. The ...
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Android GUI: Y Axis Inversion

Somehow the Y-axis of my Android display became inverted. I'm looking for a way to return it to normal. At this stage I don't care if it's a real solution to the original problem or a workaround. ...
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Extracting data from Moto G4 with 'jumbled rainbow' screen

My sister has asked if I can rescue the photos and audio recordings on her old Moto G4. The SD card is formatted as internal memory, the phone isn't rooted, and as far as I know USB Debugging is ...
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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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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?

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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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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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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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 ...