General Can't switch off auto brightness after update to 4.0.4.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by marcjohnson, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. marcjohnson

    marcjohnson Well-Known Member
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    Anyone else find this?

    Keep un ticking the box but it keeps ticking itself with a min or two.
     

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  2. TeyshaBlue

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    Did you do a factory reset after the update? There are several files that don't get overwritten completely by the update...sounds like the auto screen might be one of them.
     
  3. marcjohnson

    marcjohnson Well-Known Member
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    I haven't and I really don't want to do it again as I did it after the original ICS.
     
  4. TeyshaBlue

    TeyshaBlue Member
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    Yeah, I understand. I had to do it too for both updates.:mad:
     
  5. Gti fly

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    If you factory reset, will you loose all your apps, and therefore need to spend ages re-downloading them and setting them back up?
     
  6. marcjohnson

    marcjohnson Well-Known Member
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    You lose everything. KIES is not working for me now so I can't really back everything up or I probably would do it.

    I can live with the light issue just would rather it work ok.
     
  7. slatt01

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    Upgraded to 4.0.4 and did a system reset to solve issues but your issue still remains.
    Rooted first. Used titanium backup. Did a full reset and then restored apps.
    Did not fix this issue.
     
  8. marcjohnson

    marcjohnson Well-Known Member
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    Glad I just checked in here, just backed up all my photos and was set to wipe my phone.

    Will just live with it as everything else is fine.
     
  9. Bodestone

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    You could try using Widgetsoid to make a screen brightness button and use that to change it. See if it does better than the other setting. I use that to change screen brightness and have not had issues.

    It's a shame swiping the notification bar for brightness stopped working in ICS though.
     
  10. marcjohnson

    marcjohnson Well-Known Member
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    Anyone encountered this or found a solution to the problem?
     

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