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How to recover completely darkened screen on Moto G (Lollipop) due to setting brightness to zero?

Had same problem. I believe the adaptive brightness auto adjust it to zero light. I use another phone flash light and direct it on the the front camera and light sensor. Unlocking with power button ...
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How does reducing brightness of screen increase battery life?

I think you've got to differentiate between "software-layers" and "hardware-layers" in the first place. If you put a "display foil" on top of the screen, that will certainly not reduce battery ...
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How does reducing brightness of screen increase battery life?

Even if that is true, that would not apply to all screens such as an (AM)OLED screen that doesn't use a backlight. From Wikipedia article on amoled: The amount of power the display consumes varies ...
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How can I reduce screen brightness below the minimum without an app?

Super late, I know, but this may help out anyone who comes across this later. What I did for my phone, the Alcatel Fierce, I got ES File Explorer and browsed until I found the LED controls. For my ...
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How to prevent brightness from going to full when the battery low popup appears?

Automation is the preferred option, or rather only option in this case, since Android OS does not offer any settings for requirements quoted. Many apps are available. I prefer using MacroDroid , ...
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incorrect mapping from brightness slider to real system values

Maybe everytime you unlock the screen, the phone sets the brightness to the current brightness value specified (set) by the slider. This is something that has to be changed in the framework-res.apk . ...
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Stop screen from dimming while on charger

I achieved this using Tasker. I created a Profile that, when plugged in, activates a task that sets the display timeout to a huge value. I accompanied it with an exit task that sets a normal-length ...
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How to prevent brightness from going to full when the battery low popup appears?

Note: the solution below requires your Android to be rooted. I believe that automation without root wouldn't straightly deal with the issue, since it is not changing or overriding anything, but doing ...
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How to add screen filter with tasker?

Is this what you're looking for? (Click image to enlarge) I'm not good in drawing so excuse my skills for not providing a breathtaking scene at first glance. However, with multiple attempts, you may ...
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How to recover completely darkened screen on Moto G (Lollipop) due to setting brightness to zero?

Using ADB Tool, you can adjust the device brightness, by following command adb shell settings put system screen_brightness 200 In order to get more info about what ADB is and other details refer ...
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Adaptive brightness is not present in notification bar and altogether does not work

Android has removed "Auto-brightness" in place of "Adaptive brightness" on Android 5.0 Lollipop. From Android Police, If you're looking for the auto-brightness switch on the ...
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Something is filtering blue light and I can't figure out how to stop it

So I did a bit of digging and found two related threads describing your problem: User Friendly Solution As you've described you had transferred over your settings from a different device and the '...
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How to recover completely darkened screen on Moto G (Lollipop) due to setting brightness to zero?

Try to increase brightness in the same dark condition. Lock the phone using power button. Swipe up. Swipe down twice. Then try to move your finger left to right on the top 30% of your screen. ...
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Kindle screen suddenly became very dim on LG tablet running 4.2.2 Can't increase brightness

Here's a much easier solution, especially if the screen is so dim that you can't read any of the display options. Simply place TWO fingers on the screen and slide them up for brighter, down for ...
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How to prevent brightness from going to full when the battery low popup appears?

Try using an app called Screen filter. CAUTION: Do not set the brightness below 17 because you cant see anything. You can text at nighy n the person sitting next to you wont even see
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Why does brightness control not work in Oneplus 2 of CM13?

I can't comment on the ROM behaviour on your device, but here is an alternative that is found to fix the problem - see OP's comment Velis Auto Brightness, app description of relevance says: Velis ...
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Android auto-dim on face down?

If you're using Android 5.x/6.x, then under Display setting of Settings app you should be able to find an option named Adaptive Brightness. That should precisely do the job. In preceding Android ...
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Unable to adjust brightness Lenovo Tab3

Solved. Turns out you have to accept the Lenovo customer-whatever and register when first installing the tab to get full functionality. The device is usable without registration, but there seem to be ...
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How to change the lowest and highest screen brightness in Android?

Change/set the following parameters in the build.prop to set the brightness. ro.lcd_min_brightness=50 ro.lcd_brightness=255 The above is an example. The first set the minimum. The range is from 1 ...
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Can I prevent my S6 from reducing brightness at 5% battery?

That feature is built into the kernel. You would need an unlocked boot loader and a custom recovery. Then you could flash a different kernel or custom rom to achieve this.
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Can I prevent my S6 from reducing brightness at 5% battery?

I believe you are looking for Power Saver Mode. This is under the Settings > Battery. There is usually an option to turn on Power Saver Mode altogether or adjust what it does. See http://www.samsung....
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Why can't I adjust the brightness and the sleep time on my KitKat device?

Go to sitting then barrery manager and turn off that feature you should be able to adjust your brightness and time out features then it's that simple
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How to prevent brightness from going to full when the battery low popup appears?

Disclaimer: Not tested on Lollipop as my device is NOT on Lollipop, my device doesn't brighten up screen on full charge. Would request OP or Samsung S4 galaxy users to confirm. Theoretically should ...
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Reduce the screen brightness below given permissible level

Yes it is possible to reduce the brightness level below the default screen brightness slider level. You can use, Night Mode app from Play Store. As mentioned in the app description, Night Mode's ...
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Why does video screen get brighter and how to prevent it?

You can disable MX Player's brightness controls. To do this, goto Settings>Player>Screen and uncheck the brightness option. And, an alternate option is to use an xposed module(you need a rooted device)...
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Can I change the *maximum* brightness from a system file/apk?

Found the answer myself and it's a 'yes'. I'll share it here in case it's useful to someone else. This XDA thread was the basis of the fix http://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-s2/themes-apps/mod-...
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How to adjust brightness alternatively?

You may want to use the Screen Filter app by haxor industry. I use it primarily for keeping my screen dark at night for reading, but it may be a suitable temporary solution in your situation.
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Moto G 2-gen - can I recalibrate automatic brightness mechanism?

It is not possible to calibrate the mechanism normally. The screen brightness values are fixed. You could use an app like Lux Auto Brightness to manage your screen brightness instead of using the ...
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How does reducing brightness of screen increase battery life?

This is an old question, but aside from Dan Hulme's comments it doesn't really have a clear and correct answer. To the questions in the OP: Yes to both, if you're using a backlit display. There are ...
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night mode with reverse video?

I have found under setting (in Android 4.3 anyway) that I can go to Device: Accessibility:Negative Colors. This will produce the "inverse video" effect so normally white backgrounds are black. In ...
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