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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

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 ...
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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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Android Orientation problem while recording the screen

I have i weird problem with my android RK3288 motherboard. I set the orientation of the screen to reverse portrait but if i want to record the screen or do remote control via scrcpy i got a screen ...
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Extend pc monitor on 2020 generation tablet, by cable

Do tablets released in 2020 have a technology that allows to use them directly (no sofware to install, only cable) as a PC secondary monitor? I want to buy a tablet to use it as secondary screen for ...
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Use android phone as extended display of another

I have two android phones. I want to use one android phone as extended second display(not mirror) of another. I would like to use two display as a single display. Is it possible?
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Is there a way to check when my Android screen was on and off?

Is there a way to check when my Android screen was on and off? I am doing a medical control of when I go to sleep and when I wake up and the screen on/off is a great way of doing it.
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How to continue using an android system with a broken touchscreen?

I have many working android cellphones with broken touchscreen but with a working screen and I would like to use them as computing device and/or additional screen. Is there a way to do that?
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How to enable dark mode in Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510F?

Android version: 7.0 I want to use my phone in dark mode as it is in the ultra power saving mode. How can I do this?
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Bluetooth changing screen size on Samsung Galaxy S6?

It seems like connecting to Bluetooth is messing with my phone's screen dimensions somehow. When I rotate the phone while viewing YouTube mobile in fullscreen, the video reorients the size, but only ...
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dropped phone outside and has been buried under snow all winter

my brother dropped my samsung lg phone outside and has been buried under snow all winter the screen will light up but wont show anything worried about water damage.i've tried taking it apart and ...
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how can I send locations to car screen?

I have my android car screen come with google map in it is there a way to send locations come to my iphone whats app to google map in my car
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Huawei P30 Pro I can't set sleep mode to never

I just got my new Huawei P30 Pro and I am not able to set sleep mode to never. Maximum option available is 10 minutes. My battery mode is correct and it is set to "highest performance" so without any ...
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What are meanings of 3 dimensions of smart phone?

What are the three dimensions of a smartphone referring to? Forexample As shown highlighted in attached snapshot , size is also highlighted and dimensions are also highlighted
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Is it possible to crack the password.key or any other .key file from /data/system/?

I am a newbie... So this question came in my mind when I removed my screen lock using adb by deleting the .key file from the /data/system/ folder.... For removing we delete the .key file, but what if ...
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Long monitor contention with owner Thread

Android: om.example.fpstest: Long monitor contention with owner Thread-23313 There is performance lag observed while playing subwaysurfers with this fps overlay app What actually the problem is ...
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How to change phone's aspect ratio?

I have a phone which has 16:9 display. Can I turn it to be 21:9? I have LG V20. It would be interesting thing.
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How important is “Gorilla glass” in a smartphone? [closed]

My phone's glass has cracked over time, and I'm planning to replace it. I've noticed that a lot of the models I'm considering to replace it with (and my current phone itself) don't feature "Gorilla ...
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android keep screen on while on call on Android 8.0.0

I guess I have a problem with the proximity sensor. The screen turns off when I start a call but it's impossible to turn it on again. The only option left is to hard restart the phone. I'm using ...
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How to find out if any hardware parts have been changed on the phone, or how to reveal that these parts are unoriginal without opening it?

I only buy phones through the bazaar. Great price, but risk. Currently I can buy Samsung Galaxy Note 9. During his testing I found a strange non-response to the touch. This may be because the phone ...
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If I install an aftermarket “Always on Display” app, will it cause excessive battery drain?

I am shopping for a new phone and it seems that my beloved notification LED has fallen out of favor, so I am willing to settle with Always on Display (AoD) as a second best. I have been reading some ...
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How to change DPI [MIUI 11 Stable Xiaomi EU]

How to change DPI? I know that I can manually manipulate text size etc... but I'd like to globally change it in system, so that's screen is 6.3" but everything is scaled like it it's f.i. 5". ...
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How to configure android for not turn on the screen at the time of charging connection/disconnetion?

I want to android device not turn on screen when I connect it to charge and when disconnect from charge. How and where it may configure?
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How to extend screen on a secondary monitor in Android-x86?

I'm desperately looking for a way to get two separate (i.e. "Extended" or splitted) display output on my Android x86 setup. It appears that I need to modify the content of /grub/menu.lst file, but ...
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Why does screen turn off when making calls on speakerphone?

This is not a proximity sensor issue. The proximity sensor works as expected during normal calls and speakerphone calls. This is not a screen timeout issue. The screen timeout is set to 10 minutes. It ...
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Is there a way to find the IMEI on a Pixel with a completely damaged screen?

A couple weeks ago my Pixel XL 2 (or Pixel XL, not sure) started to have black blotches all over the screen. They grow, enlarge and eventually engulf the entire screen. Now except for a sliver on the ...
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Methods to modify Ambient Display

I am trying to modify Ambient Display as the one in my ROM is missing on some features, such as Pick up and Hand Wave gestures. I have researched a bit and found that Ambient display feature(s) ...
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How to Resize Screen and move it's position?

I wan't to resize my screen(cut off some dead toucscreen part) without third-party app and I don't want to use wm overscaling because it's not cutting off the screen?. But if I use "wm size" to resize,...
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Dropped cell phone in water.display is working but touch is not responsive

I accidentally dropped my Sony Xperia XA2 in water. I quickly picked the phone switched it off and tried to dry by using hair dryer for few seconds. Then wiped it with a cloth. After which I ...
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How to auto turn on screen or stop screensaver to show received push notification?

Whenever my Samsung S7 with Android 8.0 receives a push notification with either: The screen off, charging or not The screensaver active, charging I'd like the screen to auto-turn on itself to show ...
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Can i install Miracast service on tv with Android TV?

I have tv with android. Seems cutted version of android tv. I tried to connect phone - it cant find tv. Is there any method to install Mirracast service? There is no app on Android TVs Playmarket. ...

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