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[Guide] fixing washed out black in direct sunlight.

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gm007

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May 29, 2011
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Did anyone notice the black on the screen tend to be greyish and less contrast in direct sunlight?

This how to fix it:
1- Go to about​ phone and tap build number 7 times to access developer options.
2- in developer options find increase readability in sunlight and turn it off.
3- turn off developer options.
4- clear data for settings app to remove developer option from the settings.

You can skip 3 and 4 if you need to tweak other settings in developer options.

I Know this option is meant to improve readability in sunlight but i prefer more contrast in my screen and still the screen brightness is more than enough.
 

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eddmecha

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Jan 26, 2011
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Did anyone notice the black on the screen tend to be greyish and less contrast in direct sunlight?

This how to fix it:
1- Go to about​ phone and tap build number 7 times to access developer options.
2- in developer options find increase readability in sunlight and turn it off.
3- turn off developer options.
4- clear data for settings app to remove developer option from the settings.

You can skip 3 and 4 if you need to tweak other settings in developer options.

I Know this option is meant to improve readability in sunlight but i prefer more contrast in my screen and still the screen brightness is more than enough.
lol i just noticed mine is on by default:p
 

ChazzMatt

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Nov 30, 2010
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Atlanta, Georgia
Did anyone notice the black on the screen tend to be greyish and less contrast in direct sunlight?

This how to fix it:
1- Go to about​ phone and tap build number 7 times to access developer options.
2- in developer options find increase readability in sunlight and turn it off.
3- turn off developer options.
4- clear data for settings app to remove developer option from the settings.

You can skip 3 and 4 if you need to tweak other settings in developer options.

I Know this option is meant to improve readability in sunlight but i prefer more contrast in my screen and still the screen brightness is more than enough.

No need to even list #3 and #4. ;)

Having Developer Options on doesn't hurt you in any way and can only help -- like tweaking Windows animation scale, Transition animation scale, Animator duration scale (I set them all to 0.5X).

All you need to do it turn off that one misguided option you mention which seems to do the opposite of its intended purpose.
 

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    Did anyone notice the black on the screen tend to be greyish and less contrast in direct sunlight?

    This how to fix it:
    1- Go to about​ phone and tap build number 7 times to access developer options.
    2- in developer options find increase readability in sunlight and turn it off.
    3- turn off developer options.
    4- clear data for settings app to remove developer option from the settings.

    You can skip 3 and 4 if you need to tweak other settings in developer options.

    I Know this option is meant to improve readability in sunlight but i prefer more contrast in my screen and still the screen brightness is more than enough.
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    lol i just noticed mine is on by default:p
    Yes it is on by default and you should turn it off:p
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    Yes it is on by default and you should turn it off:p
    lol sorry for my misunderstanding,i tot the motive is to on it...:laugh:..thanks for the guide:good: