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Record screen AND system sound on rooted device

I cannot find a way that will allow me to capture and save both system video and audio (not microphone), even on the Play Store. My device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and has root permissions access ...
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Is it possible and practical to add a larger screen to an Android phone?

I've been working on an Android navigation app, and to be able to use this on my motorcycle I need a waterproof device. Since I couldn't find a waterproof device that fits my needs, I was thinking of ...
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Can Always-On Display on my Galaxy A5 (2017) cause screen burn-in?

Ever since I bought my Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), I've been using its Always-On Display feature, which displays a clock or calendar with unread notification icons, or one of four preinstalled images on ...
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Xiaomi Mi 4c goes black immediately after unlocking screen

I have an issue with a Xiaomi Mi 4c: The device boots normally, lock screen appears, I can swipe to enter pin but then it turns black instantly again. I have to hit the power button twice to get back ...
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Galaxy s5 Neo. Screen comes on intermittently

(May 14, 2017) In the last week or so, whether my phone is plugged in or not, the phone will just wake up the screen will come on. When this happens, there are no notifications coming in at the time. ...
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Can lack of update cause screen distortion?

I have an LG X Power running on Marshmallow. I have not installed the latest security update, as it causes problems not only with my favorite game, but also an app I NEED to sign into my work email. (...
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Screen turns on when I bump phone

I have a Moto E 2015 LTE (surnia) running Lineage OS, Android 7.1.1. Every time I bump the phone the screen turns on to tell me the time. I can't find a setting to turn this off. I couldn't find ...
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Is there a way to reduce the contrast of the screen without dimming it?

So I was trying for the umpteenth time the other day to watch video content in bright sunlight, and it occurred to me that if I had some kind of app that reduces the contrast by raising the level of ...
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how can you bypass the factory settings password of a display sample tablet

I was given a rca 9" tablet that I want to give to my 9 yr old daughter. it powered up but had a display video showing. I followed video to get back to factory reset but it only gets to a point where ...
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Android Strange Display Multipled [virtualbox]

I don't know what's the category of this problem. But i only encountered this in several apps that runs under my emulator of Android 4.1.1 under VirtualBox. What should i do to resolve this problem?
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Fonts on tablet looks a bit blurry

This is hard to explain in a technical manner as I do not know the proper terms, but it has something to do with cleartype / font anti alising. The font in my phone looks so much better than on my ...
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Why does my Android device unlocks to a non-responsive black screen?

Device : Nexus 5, running a freshly installed Paranoid Android 6.0.3 ROM. Device is empty except for some system and a few Google apps. Here is the loop I'm stuck in: Pressing power button brings ...
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Android's screen is rotated by 90 degrees

So I saw this command: adb shell wm size 1080x1920 and I wanted to try it, so I did but my screen is now flipped, and I can't even take a screen shot because it says "Prevented by security policy". ...
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Screen Rotation turns on randomly

I have Huawei Honor 7 Lite / 5C (NEM-L21). I don't want my phone's screen to auto rotate, so I have it off. But randomly, it turns on. That also happens to WiFi. This started few days ago, I haven't ...
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How to allow rotating upside down in portait mode

I have HTC 10, Android 7.0. When I charge it, I have the display upside down in portrait mode. I.e. the button is further from me. The screen doesn't rotate by "gravity" so I see everything upside ...
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Force RTL layout not working

Even though I checked the box of Force RTL layout it seems it don't work properly and due to this many other problems are occurring in my HTC Desire 826 dual SIM, like , my screen is 1080 but YouTube ...
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HTC showing a weird screen?

Recently my HTC showed a weird screen. I wasn't on my phone at the time, but when I went to look at it, the screen was out of wack. I've never seen this in my life. I don't know if my phone is hacked ...
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Android 6 Home screen sweep right (stock)

(in stock Android, no any UI gadgets installed) At home screen I can sweep to right direction (screens right of home screen) and more screens appear to put my icons... In old versions of Android I ...
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Naming a folder

I recently bought a coolpad note 5. In CoolUI when I made a custom folder, there was no option of naming it. Means other already made folder had naming in them but when I tried to made a folder by ...
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Turn Screen Upside Down Horizontal

I need to turn my android phone horizontal, but have the "up" side be the side that is closer to the ground. How does one do this?
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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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Is a screen protector useful on a Gorilla Glass phone?

I bought a 2nd generation Moto E phone. According to this page at GSMArena.com, this phone has a "Corning Gorilla Glass 3, oleophobic coating" screen. I have seen many on-line shops selling "tempered ...
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Nexus 7 2013 screen won't come on. When to give up?

My Nexus 7 2013 is no longer working properly: I cannot get the screen to come on, and I don't see any evidence of back-lighting even in a dark room. I believe the device starts up and shuts down ...
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How to project screen in android x86

I have installed Windows as well as android x86 on my laptop. Everything was just fine until the LCD of my Laptop was not broken. Now with broken screen I use Specific key combination to project my ...
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android vpn allow connection dialog

I sometimes use light screen manipulating apps on my galaxy s4(such as twilight app,...) and when the apps are enable,in my vpn apps,ok button in vpn allow connction dialog does not work(cannot be ...
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Create a dead zone on a screen using adb to fix phantom touch

Many a times a very specific area of a screens starts to show phantom touches. In this case a very simple tweak to just remove the touch sensitivity from this very specific area could fix the problem. ...
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How can I see the pointer location, and simulate it?

I want to see the X and Y axis of my touch location in Android, and want to use the x and y axis by typing it into a shell extension, to simulate an actual touch on the screen. Can anyone help?
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shadow notification on right side of the screen

I have a moto g4 plus and when I woke up today i saw that my right side of the phone is entirely covered with shadow of previous notifications I restarted the phone it won't go away input is working ...
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Customize interface for elder / older users

My father in law asked me if a "elder smartphone" is good for him, since he is having difficulties with an old iPhone his wife gave him. After digging a little bit I discovered that the "elder ...
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How to make screen stay turned on while charging?

I have 2 devices: one with Android 4.2.1 (Emotion UI 1.6), one with Android 5.1. Android 4 device has an option in "developers" settings to always keep screen turned on while charging. Android 5 ...
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Eight seconds after powering on, my phone goes dark and becomes unresponsive. What can I do?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Relay. (This is kind of like a Samsung Galaxy S III plus a slide-out physical keyboard.) It's running stock Android 4.1.2, rooted using TWRP and SuperSU. I was using Spotify ...
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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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Landscape lock screen CM12.1

My lock screen is always portrait. Is there a way to make it match whatever rotation the phone is in? Weirdly, if I'm in landscape mode and lock my screen a landscape lock screen shows for a second ...
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how to re-arrange quick settings list in lock screen?

I am able to re-arrange the quick settings list that is showing after unlocking the phone, however, the list that appears when you pull down while screen is locked cannot be changed. To make it clear, ...
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android cast for windows with 30fps using usb?

I am looking for a free solution that can cast (mirroring) to windows pc using usb so i can debug on my android phone but i don't have to use my phone to see the app like this one https://github.com/...
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LG G3 digitizer not reporting movements smoothly

I just replaced the LCD/digitizer assembly on my LG G3, and the new digitizer is behaving strangely. When I scroll views in apps, they jerk a few pixels at a time rather than moving smoothly. The ...
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How to resize the screen on Android 4.2.2 (adb shell wm overscan doesn't work)

I was following this tutorial in order to resize my screen (or "deactivate" a small part from the bottom of it): https://android.stackexchange.com/a/113782/191822 As describes above I tried tried it ...
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why screen as black screen ,red border in micromax canvas juice 3plus

I bought a micromax canvas juice3plus 8 months before. Now screen became black in color with red border.. How to correct this
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Screen dims except navigation bar

On my Yoga tab (B8080-F) with Android 4.4.2 all of a sudden screen got dimmed except for the navigation menu, where it remains bright as set in the display settings. If I change brightness manually, ...
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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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How to modify possible values screen timeout on rooted devices?

I've managed to root my device. I wanted to keep my screen awake forever. However when I looked around the Settings, the maximum value is 1 hour in the Display settings. There's a 'never' in Developer ...
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Color saturation cm 13

I have the nvidia shield k1 tablet. It's running cyanogenmod 13 nightly release. On the stock os there was options for color management. Is there any options for this on cm 13?
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Display battery usage

Is this okay, or is it too much for screen to use this much battery? Screen brightness is on minimum (not on auto) and screen timeout is 30 seconds. In this example screen was awake for 3h 20m.
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samsung galaxy s5 screen blink problem

I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 android 6.0.1, after marshmallow update i am facing screen blinking problem. when i unlock screen it started blinking. and when i open hayday Game, it stopped blinking. so ...
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How to prevent android from automatically rearranging home screen icons?

I don't know in which which version of android this has been added but it seems like a really frustrating feature. Once I delete an icon on my home screen, every other icon gets rearranged ...
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Choosing the right DPI-Setting

My Nexus 5x has a setting for the DPI (using cyanogenmod). When is use the default 420, twitter doesn't display the cog-icon on profile pages (block, list, mute, ...). Using 400 i get the icon again, ...
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Is there any way that can EXTEND (not mirror) my phone screen to another phone? Half-Half

Just want a bigger display for my phone. I need to know how I can EXTEND my phone's screen to another phone, by using Bluetooth or WiFi or RF or web? Few apps (iDisplay, AirScreen, AirDuet screen, etc)...
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Samsung 4 left in rain and now black screen - can i recover files?

My Samsung S4 (in an otterbox) was left in a downpour for about 10 mins. I brought it in, shook water out (only a little came out) and then (not knowing) plugged it into USB to try to upload files (I ...
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Enable standby mode when the phone case lid is closed

I have a tablet (Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1) and a phone (Google Nexus 5X) both with CyanogenMod as ROM. When I close the lid of the case on the tablet, it automatically turns off the screen (and locks ...
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Lenovo Vibe P1 display toggles on and off while charging

I have a Lenovo Vibe and using it from a year and a half. Recently I observed that the display turns on and off on it's own, while charging (only while charging) I tried to change Display Settings ...
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