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Questions tagged [screen]

Everything around your display and screen not covered by more specialized tags (see full tag wiki for hints)

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How old are Super AMOLED screens? [on hold]

Hello friends I want to know how long does Super AMOLED screens take to burn? If the lighting does not exceed 20% and also how many years will it last for 12 hours use? Will it last for four years ...
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How to disable android phone's display?

Hi im looking for method to disable my android phones display running on pie. I don't want to use tap to sleep, power button or simulate that option but I want to simply disable display completely and ...
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Problem after android pie: black screen on certain apps the SECOND TIME it is awaken from sleep

I have an Xperia XZ premium that i just updated to Android Pie yesterday (long overdue monthly update from last year), and this problem started occurring. So far it only happens to two types of apps: ...
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Overheating mark on the screen in - any DYI ways to have it go away?

A family member of mine has a Redmi Note 5 since last September and has been a very happy user when one day, with no warning beforehand, a semi-circular, ring spot appeared on the right hand side of ...
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samsung galaxy a3 (SM A300h) frozen

my samsung galaxy a3 (SM A300h) screen has got frozen i cannot retrieve my data as the screen pattern lock cannot be unlocked 1) i do not have a samsung account 2) tried connecting mouse, but OTG is ...
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Smallest screen size without issues like scaling

In the Android Compatibility Definition Document it says the support for smallest screen size is 2.5 inches diagonal but which aspect ratio is this for and what would be the smallest size be for 16:9 ...
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Record audio with display off

I am having this issue with my Android phone: when I turn the display off, the audio becomes jagged. Here is an example of the issue: http://chymera.eu/debug/audiobug.wav This has only started ...
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How to backup my android data

My OP3's screen just got broken, and the power button got broken too some time ago. I can't use touchscreen nor see what happens on it (it's completely black), and for some reason ADB debugger is ...
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Pixel 3 XL docked on Google Pixel stand shows ambient display and not screensaver

When docked on the Pixel stand the screen turns on automatically. When I turn it off by pressing the power button, Ambient display always comes up and stays on all night. Screensaver never turns on. ...
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Any root solution to tweak screen color on KitKat MTK device?

I have an old phone with mt6589 CPU which does not support newer Android versions that is later than 4.4, so CF.lumen (5.0+) and KCAL(Qualcomm only) would not work. I did try Color Changer Free and it ...
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Print Spooler is crashing in 480 dpi screen

Please understand this question before marking this as duplicate. In my phone, the Print Spooler app is working perfectly fine when the screen density is set to less than 400 dp. But, when I set the ...
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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 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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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 ...