Questions tagged [screen-brightness]

For questions pertaining to screen brightness, whether how to set, how to control or how it affects battery life.

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How to lower the minimum brightness?

On my Moto Z Play on the stock 8.0 Oreo ROM (rooted, of course), I find that the lowest brightness setting is still a bit too bright for my liking. This is in contrast with my dad's Galaxy S8+ which ...
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Brightness level stuck at minimum after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

I have Sony Xperia Z (C6603, 10.7.A.0.222) and the brightness level is stuck at minimum after update to 5.1.1. I have tried: sensor test - light sensor is OK. set brightness via ADB (settings put ...
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Screen Distortion After Using Certain Chargers

My Nexus 5 has burned in a few times over the past year, which is very unusual since I never leave it on when not in use (30 second dim time), but today I finally noticed the trend. When I charge the ...
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Way to remove fade animation when changing brightness? [Like iOS]

When changing brightness on all android devices I've tried, primarily a Nexus 10 running Rastapop, quickly sliding the brightness slider will result in a smooth fade from starting brightness to ending ...
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How to change video brightness?

Whenever I watch any videos, either through the Gallery, Play Movies, or YouTube, my screen becomes substantially brighter. After searching online, I suspect there's a separate video brightness ...
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Make screen brighter when phone is raised?

When raising my Google Pixel XL (latest Android Pie), without pressing anything, it already shows the clock, weather, battery percentage etc. -- that's nice. However, the screen at that point is also ...
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How to adjust brightness on android tv

I have a TCL U55P6046 (EU version of the TCL 55P607). The EU version comes with android tv instead of Roku TV. I am trying to change the brightness on this tv but i can't seem to find it anywhere. I ...
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Why is my LG optimus brightness so low that i cant see the screen unless i shine a bright light on it?

It will randomly become bright and then the brightness will go so low that you cant see it without shining a bright light on it. Please help.
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Does using brightness dimmer (screen filter) really save battery?

We know that the lower the scree light/brightness, the lower the battery consumption. There are some applications which provide ability (without root) to lower the brightness beyond the (default) ...
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Lollipop Brightness too much

hey. I am on running on a mediatek device and today did an upgrade to Lollipop 5.1 through flashing Still exploring. But one of the things I've noticed is that the brightness level is too much. ...
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Brightness resets after reboot Lollipop 5.0.2 (happening since factory reset)

I have an LG OPTIMUS L90 running Lollipop 5.0.2 and every time I boot my brightness settings reset from 0% (how I had it before reboot) to random numbers, for example: sometimes 90%, 100%, 77% etc. ...
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Minimum lcd brightness on android 4.2.1

I'm looking for a way to reduce the real brightness (the backlight) of my lcd. I'm using android 4.2.1 on a Star b94m/b943. I search for apps, and i found RootDim, which can decrease the light below ...
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HTC One display problem

I've bought this HTC One from one guy who had to change the display on it. It works fine but display has one problem. It has very high brightness and some buttons, icons and so on does not have the ...
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Are there any shortcuts that could adjust the brightness unintentionally on a Huawei Nova 3i (Android 9)

I'm trying to assist an elderly person with poor eyesight with her phone. She has found that when the auto brightness setting is enabled, the screen is too dim for her to see. Without the auto ...
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How do I make dark gray “dark theme”/“night mode” backgrounds truly black?

When switched to dark/nighlt mode, most backgrounds become dark, but not black. For example, "black bars" in VLC for video with aspect ratio mismatch are not black. This does not look well when ...
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Enable Samsung's “video enhancer” for arbitrary app

The Samsung S7, S8 and perhaps other phones have a "video enhancer" feature that can be turned on in the phone settings. This significantly improves visibility under strong lighting (outdoors) in ...
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Turning on the flashlight does not keep the brightness

I wrote a command to turn on the flashlight echo 255 > sys/class/leds/flashlight/brightness The flashlight turns on but after a second it shines darker. Why?
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Is there any way to reduce minimum brightness without root?

I want to reduce the minumum brightness of the screen of my Toshiba Excite Pro tablet. This is a tablet which (as far as I can tell) is essentially impossible to root, but I want to change the ...
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Turning on screen, flickering.. with logcats

Flickering is only noticeable in 10/255 and above brightness, in 255 brightness the flickering is extreme and it only occurs in the bottom part of screen(almost the size of keyboard)... So whenever I ...
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How to edit /sys/ files properly without root?

I have android device with version 5.1.1 . The device is not rooted, but root can be accessed on /system or /data partition files from the custom TWRP recovery using adb. The device has SELINUX ...
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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. ...