How to fix the problem with black or dead screen on Sony Xperia Z1

Do you have a Sony Xperia Z1, and the screen appears to be dead / off, but the phone is actually on in the background (to verify if it is on, try calling it from another phone for example). The following trick will probably fix the problem: Hold down the Volume Up button and the Power button for about 10 seconds. You should feel 3 vibrations.  This will turn your phone off. Wait a couple of seconds, 20 or so. Hold

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Samsung Galaxy S4 - Tips and Tricks

This is a post with different tips and tricks for the new Samsung Galaxy S4. How to take a screenshot on Galaxy S4 There is no obvious way to take a screen dump on the Galaxy S4, but there are two methods: When you want to take a screenshot, swipe your hand across the screen (touching it), from one side to the other. (This also works on the Galaxy S3) Press and hold the Home button and the Power button,

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How to get the "Developer options" and "Performance" menus in the new CyanogenMod 10.1 (Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean)

Initially, the “Developer options” and “Performance” menus are hidden in CyanogenMod 10.1. From the developer options menu, you can enable Usb debugging mode and more, which is handy if you are a developer, like me. Suprisingly, you will have to perform a trick to see these two menu items! Heres the trick: Go to Settings -> About phone Scroll to the bottom of the screen Press the “Build number” section 7 times. You will see a message, like pictured

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