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    Default Can someone recommend a DARK Bedside alarm clock?

    Coming from Blackberry where there is a terrific dark bedside mode. I have an Xperia ZL and every one I try looks dark but lights up the room like crazy. Anyone know of one that is truly dark and has a legit bedside mode?
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    Welcome to Android Central! What about the stock Jellybean Alarm Clock--do you have that? Just open Clock, and tap the menu button, select Night Mode.
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    Default Re: Can someone recommend a DARK Bedside alarm clock?

    Quote Originally Posted by B. Diddy View Post
    Welcome to Android Central! What about the stock Jellybean Alarm Clock--do you have that? Just open Clock, and tap the menu button, select Night Mode.
    I do, and in a dark room it's still quite bright...even the dark background emits quite a bit.
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    You could also install an app that dims the screen further than the stock controls usually allow. Try or . Keep in mind, though, that when you dim the screen with these apps, you might encounter a weird glitch with Amazon Appstore that prevents you from pressing the Install button when trying to download and install an app. This resolves once you turn off the dimmer.
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    Default Re: Can someone recommend a DARK Bedside alarm clock?

    Quote Originally Posted by B. Diddy View Post
    You could also install an app that dims the screen further than the stock controls usually allow. Try or . Keep in mind, though, that when you dim the screen with these apps, you might encounter a weird glitch with Amazon Appstore that prevents you from pressing the Install button when trying to download and install an app. This resolves once you turn off the dimmer.
    Thanks. Tried it just now and it certainly dims what is on the screen but not the black background. You wouldn't think black could emit light but it does.
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    Did you work out the way to get the screen to dim further?
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    Try this app, it might let you set the brightness lower than factory default:

    You can also use Tasker and create a task to set display brightness and "disable safeguard" to set the brightness low as possible.

    Otherwise, buy a device with AMOLED screen and use a clock widget that let you change text color like Chronus or DashClock maybe.

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