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Why sAMOLED+ is not turning complete black?

I am using Samsung Galaxy M51 for the last two years now but never faced any screen related issues but recently during this winter I am seeing my screen is not turning black. The screen is flickering ...
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Double Tap to Wake-up not working on Oppo A71k

I have been using this feature every day and It suddenly became impossible for me to double-tap the phone to wake it up. It's running Android 7.1.1 and ColorOS v3.2. Still, I have Gesture & Motion ...
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Is there any chance I could get my phone touchscreen working again?

I have a Pixel 4a smartphone and some water mixed with disinfectant fell on it yesterday. I turned off the phone and wipe it within 30 seconds and let it off for about 30 minutes. Now the middle part ...
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Can't screen record on android tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab A7

Can't screen record on android tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab A, I am using AZ Screen Recorder, It runs Android 10, whenever I try to screen record, the video does not play or it will show a black screen.
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"pop-up message" obstructing for 120 seconds, was 2s

I have a new Motorola phone (moto g pure XT2163DL, Android 12), and it's giving me trouble. For multiple apps, the "mini-notification" or "quick status message" that they display ...
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How to keep clock on at night on charger

I keep my phone on a wireless charger beside my bed. Until recently, the clock would show on there very dimly with a black background, plus some other notifications and stuff. Recently, it changed to ...
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Faint backdrop of another app always present in the phone

For some reason, I always have a backdrop of chess app on my phone. It isn't just chess but a few other buttons (back, toggle etc) from the OS a long time ago. This happened after I updated to a beta ...
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How to pass clicks through display over apps?

There is a problem i want to solve I have an app that clicks a certain point on screen when I click the volume up button. But it is drawing over a game i want to click. Its activating what i want but ...
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Why screen changes to light black if I click using mouse? Bug? (Android Tablet)

Device: Alldocube iPlay 20 (Android 10) Disabled screen filters (bluelight filter), issue still occurs.
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Xiaomi screen turns black when under the sun

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S which has the following behaviour: it works normally until the moment it goes under the sun, then (apparently only) the backlight of the screen is turned off and never ...
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Any android devices on the market with a perfectly square display? [closed]

Are there any android based devices on the market with a perfectly square display? If not is there any particular reason why not and would it create any problems when switching between portrait and ...
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What is causing Android device to turn its screen on at seemingly random times?

A friend has an LG phone running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). Many, many times during each day (and night) the device's screen apparently turns itself on. This is causing much battery drain, and ...
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Lock screen removal protection

Is there any way to protect my phone from removing screen lock using lock screen removal and USB connection? If I lost my phone, I wouldn't like someone to get into it without factory reset to see my ...
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Moving Screen Position Entirely

My phone screen broke (I dropped the phone) - I wanted to repair it, but it costs a lot. The company where I bought fixed the screen for me, but it doesn't work properly still - at least not 100%. ...
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Gray link pop-up on my Android device screen

Why my Android device keep gray link on the screen? When it's get rotated it will show bunch of gray link, I don't know how to make it's disappear. I just use mouse and keyboard on my Android and the ...
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Screen fading and battery icon outlined in red

I've got a new Doogee S40 running Android 9.0. A problem started when the battery level went down to 20%. The battery icon started to be outlined in red and the screen started dimming after around 5 ...
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How can I fix the phone bricked?

My phone has just bricked after I do something using ADB and now I can't do anything to it. I can't hard reset, The volume part is broken off and does not respond only power button, The touch screen ...
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How can I disable "Simulate Secondary Display" when the simulated secondary display prevents me from reaching the button?

My Question will get more information over time. I got a smartwatch (h1-c-aladeng) on my birthday, I very love it but I make a serious problem that I can't fix. Its specification: Screen resolution ...
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Does the “keep screen on while viewing” record or saved any images?

Does the “keep screen on while viewing” setting on Samsung android devices record or save any data from monitoring via the front facing camera? Or is this just kind of done like a ‘live feed’ where it ...
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What does virtual display do with Image pixels when smaller display dimensions are set than the grabbed ones?

I dont undestand what happens with pixels in Virtual Display in Android when output dimensions are reduced compared to the input ones ? When I have for example input = size of my Display = 1920x960 ...
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Google Assistant: Search screen is not offered anymore

Until a few days back, whenever I opened Google Assistant as "overlay" while having open another app, the assistant always offered something saying "What's on my screen?". When ...
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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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Will a monitor connected to a usb-hub show image from Android?

I'd like to connect a VGA monitor to an Android device. I'm thinking to connect a usb-hub to the device, then plug USB to VGA adapter into the hub. Also a mouse and a keyboard are going to be ...
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Does Android Always-on-Display enable deep sleep or doze mode?

It seems to me as waste of resources if CPU still needs to be turned on while only the display is active for Always-on-display. Or do the new phones have any special provisions for AOD that only GPU ...
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Create a custom deadzone - malfunctioning screen

My phone is cracked at the top and keeps registering ghost inputs. How do I make a deadzone so it'll stop registering? Samsung Galaxy S20+
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What is the difference between "Corning Gorilla Glass Victus" and "Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Plus"?

What is the difference between "Gorilla Glass Victus" and "Gorilla Glass Victus+"? Samsung claims their S22 and S22+ and S22U phones have something called Corning® Gorilla® Glass ...
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How to use only part of the screen?

I am working on a blackberry-style keyboard attachment for any Android phone (https://github.com/Dakkaron/Fairberry). For the next revision, I'd like the keyboard to be able to slide over the screen, ...
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Is it normal for displays to ghost/be unresponsive if the screen assembly is not glued down?

I'm replacing the screen on my sony xz2. I've removed the adhesive on the frame and plugged in the new screen. Wanting to make sure it works before putting in new adhesive, I turned the phone on and......
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Can I use one Android phone as screen for another Android phone?

I want to use one Android phone as a secondary screen for another Android phone? Both are rooted.
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Notification bar content and scroll down

When I swipe the notification bar down, I get a bunch of "items", roughly one for each notification (email, weather, news &c). How are these items called? How do I control their ...
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Fastboot Screen not showing

Some time ago I flashed the stock ROM with LOCKED bootloader. I tried it 3 times but got errors, in the fourth it worked with the stock ROM 9 pie, the same that i was using. Although, the fastboot is ...
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Galaxy A10 screen replaced with a lower resolution screen

My Samsung Galaxy A10 had its screen cracked and had to send it to mobile care for the old screen to be replaced with a new one. The problem is that the old screen that came with this phone seems to ...
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Resize screen for Dead touch zone on Android 11 [duplicate]

I have encountered a similar issue described in this post, where a lower portion of my touch screen is not working after some water damage. However, my device (Sony Xperia 5II) is on Android 11, and ...
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Exclamation mark in red box on top of the screen with white lines on both sides

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and my Android version is Android 11. While using one of the regular apps that I use every day, I noticed that a red box with an exclamation mark inside appeared on the ...
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Keep screen-off when i remove charger from android phone

I want to prevent the screen from turning on when removing the charger. thanks.
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Retrieving messages from phone where cannot see screen

I damaged my old phone. The screen is almost completely shattered to the point I cannot see or touch it. Everything else works fine. I have a USB otg cable and can use a keyboard to type in my PIN. Is ...
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Hide notch on Android 11

I just got my Fairphone 4, and, overall the device is nice, but I can't get used to the notch. Since the display aspect ratio is super tall anyways and I can use a bit more bezel on the bottom as well ...
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Poco X3 Pro 90Hz SetEdit setting not working

Poco X3 Pro ships with 60hz or 120hz screen settings and no 90hz (for optimal battery/performance preference like some other Xiaomi phones). There are dozens of guides showing how to achieve 90hz ...
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Android 11 - If you turn off your screen with an app open that uses data, will any data/battery used be considered background?

Let's say I open Pokemon go and was using mobile data to play it and kept the app open but turned off my screen. For the next few hours, I know battery and data usage will be significantly reduced, ...
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Samsung a32 5g - Does having an app running in the foreground vs when you tab out of it when the screen is turned off take more battery/data?

In case you are confused on what I'm asking, let's say I open Pokemon go and have it running in the foreground, then turn my screen off. Will this take up more battery and data than if I tabbed out of ...
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How to prevent all Android apps from switching phone orientation (landscape/portrait) based on gyroscope on Android?

I am using Android 11 (LineageOS 18.1), and I'd like to prevent Android from accidentally switching to portrait mode, like when I rotate the direction of gravity field. Camera app seem to be resetting ...
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Samsung M31S screen is frozen at startup, it boots up but the screen stays frozen until sleep or power button press

The phone was used for 2 months and the front glass got cracked but its really not that noticeable. After 6 months of use the phone died while using it. It was dead but after ODIN stock flash the ...
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How to stop screen from lighting up?

Just received a new Motorola E6 phone. It's running Android 9.0. Any time the phone is bumped, moved, or there is any kind of vibration the screen lights up. How can I stop it from doing this? ...
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Recover data, photo, & video from a dead water-damaged Android phone

Question Recover data photo video from a dead water damaged android phone I have a old android mobile which was kept on table on which glass of water falled and water entered the mobile as its ...
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Galaxy Fold: programmatically turn on the cover screen?

How can I programmatically turn on the cover screen (if the phone itself is actually unfolded/opened)? Why would I do this? (Some) Galaxy phones have the ability to charge your wearables via "...
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How to automatically turn on the screen on double touch of turned-off screen?

Is it possible to turn on my Android 10 phone's (Samsung Galaxy S9) screen like my Android 11 tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab S6), by double touching the turned-off screen? Or when detecting that it has ...
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Blur of the last app appears on screen

I've watched a physics video and I realized it is still showing part of screen. Why it originates? Edit : screenshot doesn't include the blur of the last video Ive watched 🤔
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Xiaomi 11 Ultra - rear display for vlogging

How I can see myself during video recording on Xiaomi 11 Ultra rear display ? Is there any app which supports it or I have to wait until Xiaomi implements it. I have Chinesse ROM. Ready to do anything ...
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screen turns on and off while charging

I bought a new OnePlus 9 Pro last week and noticed that when I use a non-original charger the screen keeps turning on and off every few seconds while the phone makes the sound it makes when I connect ...
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Keep Awake Not Actually Working

By enabling the Stay Awake toggle under Developer Options, which are enabled, my previous phone kept the display on when it was connected via USB. This no longer works on my current phone, which runs ...
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