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[Mod] Increase Max Brightness

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By hatcyl, Senior Member on 22nd November 2012, 07:10 PM
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WARNING:
Using this mod may decrease battery life, decrease screen life and/or quality, cause overheating, cause your phone to blow up or cause other damage to your phone. Use at your own risk. I am not responsible for any damage this mod causes to your phone.

This Mod will increase the max brightness of your phone by about 10%.

Note:
Auto Brightness must be turned off for this to work.
Root is required for this Mod.

Instructions:
Download and run app attached to this post.

Or. ..

echo 1 > /sys/class/backlight/panel/auto_brightness

If you reboot or enable auto brightness you have to run it again.

The best way to tell if it worked would be to run it when your screen is already at full brightness. You'll see it go a bit brighter.

Tested on T-Mobile Note II, but this may work in many Samsung Galaxy phones.
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22nd November 2012, 10:40 PM |#2  
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Seems to have worked, but comparing brightness on one device by eyes is tough. It certainly didn't break anything though!
23rd November 2012, 02:49 AM |#3  
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Is there a way to lower minimum brightness? Cause even at the lowest brightness,its bright as hell
23rd November 2012, 03:22 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by hatcyl

Hey, I posted this over at the TMobile forum, let me know if it works on this model!

This Mod will increase the max brightness of your phone by about 10%.

Note:
Auto Brightness must be turned off for this to work.
Root is required for this Mod.

Instructions:
Download and run app attached to this post.

Or. ..

echo 1 > /sys/class/backlight/panel/auto_brightness

If you reboot or enable auto brightness you have to run it again.

The best way to tell if it worked would be to run it when your screen is already at full brightness. You'll see it go a bit brighter.

Tested on T-Mobile Note II, but this may work in many Samsung Galaxy phones.


thx
23rd November 2012, 03:27 AM |#5  
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It for sure works, thank you!
I think they will move this to themes and apps tho, just a heads up.

sent from my awesomely huge Note II
23rd November 2012, 04:24 AM |#6  
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Holy crap. It worked. It worked well. And it worked immeately. No reboots or anything. I love it.

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23rd November 2012, 05:03 AM |#7  
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tested on note 2.1 rom and works just fine thanks
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Is there a way to lower minimum brightness? Cause even at the lowest brightness,its bright as hell

screen filter or root dim work. they place a transparent black overlay on top of the screen and dims everything. works best with oled/amoled screens as the overlay actually lowers the light output where if you were using a traditional led backlight it'll still have the same brightness but the hue of everything would be reduced.
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screen filter or root dim work. they place a transparent black overlay on top of the screen and dims everything. works best with oled/amoled screens as the overlay actually lowers the light output where if you were using a traditional led backlight it'll still have the same brightness but the hue of everything would be reduced.

I also find Galactic Night to be useful. I often use red mode if driving so I don't have a mini spot light in my car.
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26th November 2012, 06:40 PM |#10  
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Originally Posted by hatcyl

WARNING:
Using this mod may decrease battery life, decrease screen life and/or quality, cause overheating, cause your phone to blow up or cause other damage to your phone. Use at your own risk. I am not responsible for any damage this mod causes to your phone.

This Mod will increase the max brightness of your phone by about 10%.

Note:
Auto Brightness must be turned off for this to work.
Root is required for this Mod.

Instructions:
Download and run app attached to this post.

Or. ..

echo 1 > /sys/class/backlight/panel/auto_brightness

If you reboot or enable auto brightness you have to run it again.

The best way to tell if it worked would be to run it when your screen is already at full brightness. You'll see it go a bit brighter.

Tested on T-Mobile Note II, but this may work in many Samsung Galaxy phones.

thanks
11th December 2012, 04:43 PM |#11  
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Is there a way to lower minimum brightness? Cause even at the lowest brightness,its bright as hell

Look for an app called "screen dim"
It lets you take your brightness and contrast down to ZERO.

Caution: can be really hard to see if you do that. I know, I've spent 10 min in a dark closet trying to open the app again after accidentally backing out of the app with the screen all the way down... pm me if you can't find it and I'll get you a copy.
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