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'adb wm size' to part of the screen

I want my android version 5.1 screen to be more accessible The base resolution of my android screen is 720x1280 I did adb shell wm size 720x892 and it gave me this: Now I want to achieve this: How ...
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Android 12 resolution stretch

So i bought an aftermarket display for my samsung note10+. The edge screen is just cut down, so the actual display is less wide. But it report back as the original display resolution. Now the circle ...
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Ultrawide monitor support (2560x1080) on AndroidTV 13.0?

I have a chinese AndroidTV box, with Android 13. Resolution in the settings are standard - 1920x1080, 4K etc. No ultrawide. I have tried changing through adb wm size, but it chooses the closest ...
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Is there a way to force an app into tablet mode on a phone?

I have been regularly using a Mackie DL1608 digital mixer lately, and am a bit frustrated by the fact that I cannot get the full functionality of their Master Fader 5 app on my phone. When doing ...
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How can I set my android x86 UEFI installation resolution to 1920*1080 in my VM?

How can I set my android x86 resolution to 1920*1080 in my VM? I tried this:Can't change screen resolution of Android-x86_64 installed in UEFI mode but it didn't work. BTW I have a UEFI ...
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How to tell Android Auto not to use several rows of pixels at the bottom of the screen (physical frame/bezel is smaller than the screen behind it)

I got an after-market Android Auto infotainment. The issue is its physical frame covers several rows of pixels at the bottom of the screen. Is there a way I can override the device screen dimensions ...
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How to change aspect ratio of screen

I am trying to change the aspect ratio of my phone's screen, presumably by changing the resolution, to achieve the result shown in the image. I am not trying to just change the resolution without ...
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Can one change the screen resolution on Google Pixel 6?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. Can I change the screen resolution? I can't find the option in the settings.
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How to fix an incorrect resolution setting without ADB

I'm running Android TV on Lineage OS, on a Raspberry Pi 4. After changing the resolution setting, the connected display (a TV) no longer displays anything but the message "Video Format not ...
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Web Browser Screen Resolution / ViewPort width

I've recently upgraded from a OnePlus 5T to a Oneplus 9 Pro. I have noticed that when viewing webpages, the viewport width on the 9 Pro is smaller than on the 5T, even though the 9 Pro has a higher ...
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Bad screen resolution permanently crashes Poco F1

In short: I used SecondScreen app and changed the screen resolution to a bad one. The app autostarts and changes my resolution automatically. This causes a boot loop. What can I do? In detail: This is ...
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Touch doesn't scale according to the changed resolution on Android Q/10

I have an android device with a resolution of 1080px2160p and an aspect ratio of 18:9. I downloaded a resolution changing app from play store by the name of DPI Changer. It changes the device ...
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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 stop a website from referring to it's app/play store?

I'm trying to use Prime Video as a desktop website on Chrome (Galaxy S9+). The PrimeVideo app would not let me view any better than 720p, which is ridiculous. But the website always refers me back to ...
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Offset Android Keyboard

I'm making an installation using Android (Bliss Os). For getting the recognizable android keyboard that everybody knows I installed GBoard. Everything worked fine except that my keyboard misses half ...
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Does playing a 1080x1440 (16:9 aspect ratio) video in a 720x1600 phone decreases the quality a bit?

If I play a youtube video in 1080p quality, that's actually 1080x1440 (16:9 aspect ratio) resolution, right? Realme 5 vs Redmi note 7 comparison: 720x1600 | 1080x2340 I'm wondering if realme 5 only ...
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Android Rotation issue

I am a complete noob with Android so please forgive me. I am tasked with installing Android on a Custom Board from China. Its InsydeH20 BIOS and something called "BayTrail". Basically, the board is ...
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How can i authorize my PC to my phone that doesn't work properly?

So yesterday I accidentally changed my phone's (Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C) dpi from 640 to 140 using Nomone Resolution changer that uses root and that screwed up my whole phone because now it ...
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Moto Z2 Play shows much smaller icons in Nova Launcher

tl;dr: I have switched from Moto E4 (1080p) to Moto Z2 (1920p) and on second phone Nova Launcher draws icons and icons' captions very small, barely noticeable. Even though settings are quite similar / ...
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How to change font scale from Terminal

I know these two commands to change density and resolution via Terminal: wm density <dpi> wm size <resolution> But how do I change the scale of system-wide font via Terminal?
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Change Resolution of HDMI output (USB-C / Slimport)

I have been working on this problem to avail I want to change the screen resolution of my EXTERNAL monitor connected to my android phone. Phone is android 7.0 LG v20, and I am using a USB-C Hub with ...
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How to choose YouTube resolution using Mobile version (m.youtube.com), not desktop nor app

On an android phone, using Firefox, I access the YouTube.Com website. But for resolution control, I am content when YouTube delivers "m.youtube.com". I know how to force FireFox to solicit the ...
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Sony Xperia Z3 D6446 Touchscreen not working right on bottom

My xperia touchscreen got physically broken. I got it to a "tech service" so they promised to use an original piece and change the old damaged display with a new display. After they changed (many ...
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Android-x86 7.1 Unidentified video number - HDMI from laptop to TV

I'm trying to set up a nice little Android 7.1 system to attach to my TV using an HDMI cable, though I'm having a bit of trouble with the resolution. I'm getting a black border around the screen. ...
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Can I use a 32:9 aspect ratio monitor on an android TV PC?

I have several TX92 TV PCs connected to TVs for streaming, and to monitors for use as thin client workstations with Windows. I recently upgraded, getting the same android box for each use. What I want ...
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How is the screen resolution calculated for phones with curved edges and rounded corners?

Consider phones like the pixel 2, Samsung or iPhone X with notches and non rectangular screens. How is the screen resolution calculated? Do they take a rectangular screen with a standard resolution ...
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Force app to fit on screen

I am trying to use an Android app which is not designed very well. Part of the UI is not visible which prevents it from functioning. Is there a way to force it to fit on screen? Possibly by overriding ...
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How can an Android smartphone pretend to be a tablet? (App UI like tablets)

Smartphones have heavy restrictions, compared to tablets. Many applications, even homescreen and lockscreen, enforce vertical rotation. http://www.quora.com/Its-2016-Why-wont-my-homescreen-and-my-...
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Changing Screen resolution on Samsung Tablet S2 or S3

I am preparing to buy my first tablet. It does happen I am shortsighted. In my PC I change the screen resolution to enlarge fonts. I have windows 7. Is there a way to change screen resolution in ...
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How to resize Android screen in VirtualBox with UEFI?

I have 64-bit Android 7.1.2, obtained from android-x86_64-7.1-rc1.iso. I installed it on VirtualBox (latest version, 5.1.2.8) with UEFI mode. (The host is 64-bit Linux Lubuntu 16.04.) The ...
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Can't change screen resolution of Android-x86_64 installed in UEFI mode

I previously used vga=ask and vga=<num> in Android-x86 6.0 to set the display resolution in VMWare and now in QEMU/KVM. Now I downloaded and installed Android-x86_64 (CyanogenMod 13), in QEMU, ...
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How can I change my phone's resolution?

I would like to change the resolution of my s4 1080x1920 to 720x1280 not the dpi but the resolution. I have root access and am on android 6.0.1. How can I do this. I want to do this to see how much ...
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All I need to know about image and video resolution, size and quality in my smartphone

About Images My android smartphone captures images of resolution 4160 x 3120 px (horizontally) with its 13 megapixel rear camera. The image size is usually around 5 MB which is obviously hard to ...
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How I know my device screen ratio

I have a game where the monsters list appear in 4 columns on my devices, But I have seen videos on youtube where display 5 columns. Even one of my very old device 1280x720 screen resolution also ...
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developed apk installed in bluestacks lost lower part

I installed an app-invenetor2 developed app, then installed it to bluestacks. I cannot see the lower part of the app. I've tried to adjust the resolution of bluestacks using methods suggested by How ...
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Resize Android screen resolution at top and bottom because of dead zones

I need to resize and move my Android screen in order to be able to use the drop-down notification bar since the top and bottom parts of the screen are dead. I was able to work with bottom buttons (...
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How to find the screen-size-in-points of a Samsung Galaxy S7

Does anyone know, or know how to determine, the dimensions of the Samsung Galaxy S7 screen in points? The reason I ask is because I'm trying to test the responsiveness of a website on the Samsung ...
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Is there to set screen resolution/screen density by app?

I have a rooted Z3 compact running Android 5.0.2. I've been using the Resolution Changer app to set my screen resolution, as I find it makes a huge difference in screen real estate and aesthetics. ...
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Video footage from a 'face down' camera - orientation issue

Using a Samsung S5 Neo (SM-G903F), Android 5.1.1 I have filmed a few short clips, facedown, ie, towards the floor. I am guessing that this is a Samsung/Android issue, seen as even when I watch the ...
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How can I set a custom screen resolution for my Android TV box?

I am trying to use a new-ish Android TV box with an old projector. The devices in question are an M8 Android media player and an Optoma EP719 projector. https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00KNL4GLK ...
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Can I run apps in a smaller resolution?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (SM-T235) tablet running Android version 4.4.2. It is 7 inch, which is nice, but sometimes (for example, when walking) I would like to be able to hold my device in one ...
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Is hdpi and mdpi still used in android kitkat and up

Have a general question if this is something that could be ruled out or it all depends. I am developing an app for Android KitKat and above. But i have never seen a phone that have hdpi and are able ...
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Screen resolution vs. image resolution

I have a question about pixels and screen resolution of an Android device. The app I developed was at the time when Samsung Galaxy S III was new. The images for my app had a resolution 2310x1300 (...
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Manage display refresh rate/ resolution of a ROM via ssh?

Probably a silly question.. but I have root ssh access to an android TV stick running openelec (on an sd card). Long story short i am trying to figure out where the refresh rate/resolution settings ...
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How do I increase the resolution of BlueStacks?

Presently, my BlueStacks appears slightly blurry. By blurry, I mean 'not sharp'. Compare BlueStacks with my desktop: (Click image to enlarge) BlueStacks (Click image to enlarge) The difference is ...
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How to change external screen resolution?

I have connected a tablet running Android 4.4 to an external monitor through an MHL to HDMI cable. However, the monitor does not have the same resolution and thus the resulting image is not very good. ...
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Change the screen resolution to 1024x768 on Samsung Galaxy S3

I'm trying to download a mobile credit card app and it requires the resolution be this. How can I change my screen resolution to 1024x768 on a Samsung Galaxy S3?
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Effect of changing resolution on battery

There are various ways to change the resolution on Android devices, and I was wondering: Does it have any noticable effect on battery life? And has anybody ever tried doing some proper measurements?
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How can I take a high-resolution screenshot?

I'm using a Nexus 5 running on Lollipop 5.1, and I can take a screenshot by holding POWER and VOLUME-DOWN. However, screenshots appear to be limited by the resolution of the device's screen. ...
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Force 720p Resolution on InForce 6540 [closed]

I'm working with an InForce 6540 board that has 5.0.2 Lollipop installed. I am trying to connect a display device that has a max resolution of 720p at 60hz. I am using a micro HDMI connection. The ...
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