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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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can we run SPI screen on android? (Rock/Raspberry Pi project) [migrated]

can we run SPI screen on android? https://www.waveshare.com/wiki/Pico-OLED-2.23 we don't need an android environment and just a few message lines our project is with Rock/Raspberry Pi Thank you and ...
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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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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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