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By iguanad, Senior Member on 2nd May 2012, 03:22 AM
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Since the OTA I can't get my screen to dim enough. Does screen filter save battery.

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2nd May 2012, 04:46 AM |#2  
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i use screendim and i noticed i do save battery.

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2nd May 2012, 04:56 AM |#3  
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Yea I always wondered this but can anyone be certain for sure

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2nd May 2012, 06:57 PM |#4  
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Yea I always wondered this but can anyone be certain for sure

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why not try it yourself?

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2nd May 2012, 07:11 PM |#5  
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Try this app called LUX. It allows you to customise brightness.

The paid version allows dim below "0%".

You can set it to something like -40% in a dark room, and normal brightness when you're outside. Basically, it's like auto brightness which you can customise. This is so you don't have to on/off a screen filter app.

And yes lower brightness saves battery.
2nd May 2012, 10:24 PM |#6  
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Try this app called LUX. It allows you to customise brightness.

The paid version allows dim below "0%".

You can set it to something like -40% in a dark room, and normal brightness when you're outside. Basically, it's like auto brightness which you can customise. This is so you don't have to on/off a screen filter app.

And yes lower brightness saves battery.

LUX is awesome!!! TIP OF THE YEAR!!!
3rd May 2012, 11:53 AM |#7  
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Could we get a market link?

Can't seem to find it, just get light meters and cheap screen flashlights in search results.

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4th May 2012, 12:16 AM |#9  
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Yep.
Check what is using your battery on your phone.
You will notice that screen mostly use up the power

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4th May 2012, 07:56 AM |#10  
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Originally Posted by Nikorasu

Try this app called LUX. It allows you to customise brightness.

The paid version allows dim below "0%".

You can set it to something like -40% in a dark room, and normal brightness when you're outside. Basically, it's like auto brightness which you can customise. This is so you don't have to on/off a screen filter app.

And yes lower brightness saves battery.

i just tried this app and it killed my battery faster than using screen dim because this program is constantly running on the background. what settings are you using on it?

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4th May 2012, 08:26 AM |#11  
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I'm an author of a program named Custom Auto Brightness, currently it's not under-dimming automatically but it'll be added soon.
Meanwhile, could I ask some of you to test it? I'll provide apk if anyone agrees. The problem seems that PoverVR GPUs seem to have problems with screen shading like in Screen Filter and the like, I'd like to check if I were able to circumvent the problem or not.

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