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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tlippy, May 29, 2017.

  1. tlippy

    tlippy Newbie
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    I somehow have all my icons in grey. How do I get them in color?

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  2. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    Have you installed a launcher? Icon pack?
  3. tlippy

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  5. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Suggest you post a screen-shot, should give us a better idea of what you've got going on there. Is it just the icons or everything else is grey as well?
  6. today

    today Android Expert

    Look in settings/accessibility/vision make sure all switches are off.
  7. apk4down

    apk4down Lurker

    desable ultra power saver
  8. tlippy

    tlippy Newbie
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    Took a screen shot and the icons are in color in the shot but still grey on my phone
  9. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    So it's just whatever is on the screen is in monochrome? Have look in the Developer Options in Settings, and under Simulate Color Space, check that Monochromacy isn't enabled, it should be set to Disabled. Sure we've had posts about this before.
  10. tlippy

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  11. tlippy

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    Please give me the path. I can't find Developer Options.
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  13. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    LG V20 I don't know. But it's at the bottom in Settings on my Onda tablet, in the System section, with the { } icon..
    ...and under that there should be Simulate Color Space, and one of those options in that turns the whole screen into monochrome(black & white).
    #13 mikedt, May 30, 2017
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  14. tlippy

    tlippy Newbie
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    I found a solution:
    Speed up the LG V20 using secret Developer options
    • Open the Settings app.
    • Scroll down and select About phone.
    • Tap Software info.
    • Scroll down and tap Build Number 7 times.
    • “You are now a developer” message will appear.
    • Go back into the main settings and you'll see a new option: Developer options.
    Back to the Settings icon. "Reset to default" and Viola--my icons are now in color.
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The LG V20 release date was October 2016. Features and Specs include a 5.7" inch screen, 16MP camera, 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 820 processor, and 3200mAh battery.

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