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Phone won't stay off when charging (moto edge plus, Android 10)

After getting a replacement phone from Verizon, the new edge plus will not stay powered off while charging, as the last one did. After looking on the forums, I enabled developer options, but "...
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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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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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Turn on display for new notifications?

Is there a way to turn on the display for new notifications arriving? Use case: I enjoy having my display turned off but don't want to manually turn it on to check for new notifications on my lock ...
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Streaming Android screen to YouTube, Twitch etc

I have Lenovo Yoga Book, which I would like to use for drawing - it has a drawing tablet with a stylus. I would like to use it to draw on Slack meetings. However, screen sharing does not work on ...
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Android 6.01 Keep Screen awake but still dims

I have a Nexus 7 tablet with Android 6.01 and in developer mode settings I ticked the option that says keep screen awake when charging. Although this works and the screen doesn't completely turn off, ...
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Disable display cutout from adb or twrp

i changed display cutout in Developer mode, but my redmi note 9s went in bootloop. I'm on TWRP now and i need to disable the cutout from adb or twrp. I know i could disable the cutout overlay, but i ...
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Scale entire display down a couple pixels due to replacement screen?

I'm not familiar with Android Stack Exchange so apologies in advance if I am asking this in the wrong place or word something wrong. Recently I replaced a damaged screen with a new one on my Samsung ...
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Can I personalize the size of my screen? [duplicate]

So I dropped my phone. The top right corner blacked out to a fifth of the height, it still supports touch, but I can't really see what I'm touching. Is there a way to resize my display so that it only ...
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Flickering navigation bar

The navigation bar at the bottom of the screen has started flickering on my Samsung Galaxy S10. Sometimes more and sometimes less. When the screen light is set to low, it's barely visible and when set ...
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Android telephone with a screen that works inside the rain/water spray just as well as in dry region

Well I keep having to fight with all telephones I buy. often wishing back to the time when you could just call instead of having to type on a touch pad. Not because I don't like it, but because the ...
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Is it possible to get a statistic of the most used colors on a smartphone screen?

I would like to know for all rgb colors how much time a color is active on screen for all pixels and if it is possible to do it without the need to record the screen.
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OnePlus 5T - Inconsistent wake lock screen notifications on certain apps (delayed or never shown)

I should preface this by saying this is a long post that has a lot of screenshots. For months possibly a year, I’ve been having an issue with certain apps where notifications either do not appear at ...
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Screen fadeout while on a call

I understand why Google placed a fadeout on the screen when on a call to help conserve the battery, but it fades so fast that when there's an automated system that answers the call, I have to ...
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Samsung galaxy a7 2018 hangs after update android 10

Recently I updated my device from android 9(one UI 1)to android 10(one UI 2) After updating to android 10 it freezes again and again,not the whole phone freeze, only display hangs but background ...
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“Translate” Screen up using adb commands

The lower 30% of my samsung S10+ Screen is broken and constantly emits blinding white light, making it unusable at night and cutting down battery life drastically. I have tried to use adb commands to ...
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Galaxy A50 won't boot up or even try to

I was on my phone looking at twitter and then it just suddenly stopped working, i thought it was some app crash but my whole phone wasn't working, not even the power button. I force restarted my phone ...
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Is it possible to turn off the screen without stopping foreground activity?

Let's suppose I'm playing an idle game where things inside only happen when the game is running in foreground, or listening to music on YouTube, which also must be running in foreground to work. But ...
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Use a phone without a screen

I have a very peculiar situation/question. Below is my mom's phone, OPPO F5 to be precise. It had a broken screen a long time ago. I removed the broken screen, as it posed threat to my siblings, as it ...
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How to fix tablet screen that takes multiple tries to turn on?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T810) tablet that still runs pretty well, except for a worsening problem with the screen. I am hoping for suggestions on what component might be the culprit. The ...
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After screen overscan resize, some apps double the resize

The top section of my Samsung screen is completely non-responsive. So I followed the excellent guide here to change the overscan. I did adb shell wm overscan 0,245,0,0, followed by adb shell wm ...
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How to set minimum width under developer options only for specific apps?

My device is a Samsung Galaxy A40 running Android 10 (but it probably doesn't matter that much in this case) I want an app to think that my screen is the size of a tablet, because in that app it might ...
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How to permanently set one handed mode on Android or shift screen size?

My Xiaomi Redmi 4 prime's display has broken from left side. So I have to use one handed mode which is miui's default feature. Is there any way I can Shift my phone's display to 4 inches from right ...
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Dropped phone - display and possibly other parts broken - how to mirror?

I unfortunately dropped my Samsung Galaxy S7 today and it seems that the screen and possibly other parts are broken now. Since dropping it the screen has been completely black. I'm trying to figure ...
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How can I add a visual effect on where I click on the screen on Android?

How can I add a visual effect on where one clicks on the screen on Android? Similarly to what can be done in Windows: I don't see any Show Touches in Developer Options:
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Google Nexus 7 II gen 2013 always horizontal display after root

my auto rotation in my nexus not working. Its possible to do default always horizontal screen after on/off device? I am newbie, maybe it is possible after unlock bootloader and root. Thanks for help.
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Android Screen Orientation

Is there any way in Android to have the default orientantion set to landscape mode? Android Operating systems usually have this setting set to portrait mode, and I would like to set the default ...
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Screen / display colours on new Galaxy Tab S5e

Having just got a Tab S5e, I can see why people are full of praise for its AMOLED screen, which is bright, sharp and colourful. However, I have two concerns. Firstly, the screen hue & white ...
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i had an old htc (android 5.1)…i had dropped it in water and now there is this problem

well,i didnt care to put it in rice and stuff and instead bought a new one(i didnt charge it,neither did i switch it on)....but now when i tried to switch it on(after a few years) it does work.touch ...
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Screen recording with 2 separate recorders at once

My phone (mi max 2) comes with a screen recorder that is able to record internal audio, but the video quality is god-awful. I was thinking that i could record with 2 screen recorders, then take the ...
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How can I allow my friend to see my screen using a web browser without requiring installation of any app on their or my device?

I am specifically not looking for an App. The reason is that I want to just be able to send a link to a friend without them having to download an app. Also sharing part of the screen, for example a ...
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Blue line following my touch on the screen of Huawei devices

Sometimes strange 'worm' and 'dust cloud' starts to follow my finger when browsing with my Huawei Honor 7. When the finger is not touching the screen anymore, the line disappears. I can also draw ...
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Why my tablet shows black screen

i am facing a weird problem with a chinese tablet,my tablet seems to be working normally i can hear sounds and the backlights works but it shows nothing,i though it was flex cable problem so i ...
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Reduce Display Size / Increase Bezel

I've had my Note9 for a year and even though I thought I would love it, am now being driven mad by the display/writing surface wrapping around the edge of the phone. There must be a way to increase ...
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After flashing custom firmware for my tablet, the display problem occur

I have flashed my android with a custom firmware of same series. After flash complete the display is horrible as half of the screen is black and resolution seem smaller. but the firmware runs other ...

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