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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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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How can I reduce screen brightness below the minimum without an app?

I have an Optimus Elite, and it has a minimum brightness setting. In certain apps, I can reduce the brightness below the safe minimum, but when I leave the app, the brightness is increased to the ...
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how does auto brightness work?

there is a similar question to this one How does the automatic brightness settings work? however, I do not think it answers my question. This is more to do with the UI. I just got myself a Galaxy s3....
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keep screen from dimming down when running certain app?

My 2.3.5 Android phone is set up to dim down the brightness after 30 seconds of inactivity, and shut off and lock the screen after another 30 seconds. After that, I need to unlock the screen to regain ...
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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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Is there an easy way to switch render effects?

I find myself changing render effects a lot on my Nexus One. During the day brightness is ok, but to read on bed it's extremely bright even on the lowest setting. I find that going to options, ...
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Apps can't see the light sensor but automatic brightness works anyway?

I don't have a toggle for automatic brightness in my phone's settings menu and I cannot install apps like Lux Auto Brightness that depend on the light sensor. I can, however, turn automatic brightness ...
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Screen turns off after a certain time

I have a weird issue on my Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 with baseband s5830XXKPP (bought in Mexico), whenever I'm doing anything (playing a game, using a web browser, etc), after a certain time (like a ...
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How can I disable auto-dimming of the screen?

What I'd like to see: When idling, the screen turns off after the configured amount of time. What I see: When I don't do anything, the screen dims a bit after ~23 seconds, then at 30 seconds it ...
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How can I return from power-saving mode in Android 2.3?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S II Epic (with Android version 2.3.6 installed), and whenever my phone reaches 10% battery life it prompts me to turn on power-saving mode (and I do). However, once my ...
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Can I set the minimum brightness of auto-brightness?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 and I'm getting frustrated with how dark the screen goes. I do find value in using auto brightness but is it possible to limit the minimum or lowest point that the ...
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Screen brightness too high on auto mode when in the dark room

An Android-based HTC Desire S is set to "auto brightness" display mode. The brightness is adjusted okay unless the device in a completely dark room. In a dark room then display is very bright - ...
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Android Browser Brightness Setting

The web browser application on my Samsung Droid Charge has a Brightness Setting that can be accessed from the menu button while the browser is running. There is no setting to have the browser ...
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How can I control the brightness from the notification bar?

My friend has the Galaxy S and is able to control the brightness by sliding his finger over the notification-bar. He said he didn't install anything to have it (but he has a custom ROM, so that doesn'...
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How to set As Lower Brightness as in Clock application, without rooting

I noticed that with the Froyo "desk clock" application, when you put it in low light mode, it forces the back-light far darker than you can manually make it in the settings. My question is: is there ...
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Why is my phone's brightness reset to full brightness?

I put a new SIM card in my phone, then took it out and rebooted. Afterwards I noticed the screen brightness was up to nearly 100% (I always have it all the way down). Auto-brightness was off both ...
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Automatic adjust brightness through out the day

It does not seem that automatic brightness works well on my Nexus S. Basically, I want my phone's brightness to adjust throughout the day. Either that, or something that automatically adjusts ...
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How does the automatic brightness settings work?

Maybe a dumb question, but I couldn't find any official documentation to confirm. Does it use the light sensor? Do most devices support it?
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Make my screen dimmer than the lowest setting available on my Moto Droid?

I primarily use my phone at night and any screen that is white is super bright, even when the brightness is turned as low as it can go (0%). Dolphin HD has an add-on called Dolphin Brightness that ...