What is turning on my screen?Tips


  1. GenePalmiter

    GenePalmiter Member

    Sometimes, almost at random it seems, when my screen is off, it will turn on and present in white type on a black background the time and other info. I've never seen it long enough to see it all. Any idea what causes this to happen? Might be handy if I could control it.

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  2. digicoustic

    digicoustic New Member

    It sounds like you are describing air view. Look in setting under motion. When you reach toward the sensor it'll show missed calls and notifications.
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  3. jwither

    jwither Well-Known Member

    "Quick view"
  4. bd177

    bd177 Member

    I noticed the screen comes on at 12 midnight for some reason.
  5. 1up5dn

    1up5dn Well-Known Member Contributor

    Not sure, are you caressing it or talking seductively to it? :confused:
  6. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby Guides Guide

    :laugh: Welcome to the forums GenePalmiter.
  7. GenePalmiter

    GenePalmiter Member

    This thing costs as much as a decent hooker, so yes, maybe I do caress it a bit more than is healthy. :eek:
  8. GenePalmiter

    GenePalmiter Member

    It resembles quick view but I don't have cover with a Window. It's centered rather than at the top where the Window would be. I've been waving my hands over it like a third rate Street magician and can't seem to activate it. :confused:
  9. jwither

    jwither Well-Known Member

    Sorry, meant "Quick Glance".

    Incidentally, I can only get this to work when the phone is laying horizontally. If it's in my dock, even unplugged from power, it won't work.

    Image credit: iPhone. Ugh.

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  10. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    It only works when it is flat
  11. Lateck

    Lateck Well-Known Member

    Any number of Apps could be causing this.
    You'll have to go through your download apps and TouchWiz...... If you get lucky reading the info, that will direct you to the app, maybe.
    Good Luck,

    Lateck,
  12. ScandaLeX

    ScandaLeX Wasn't Me Guide

    If you have quick view enabled (quick glance on the Note 2) your screen should come on when you move your hand near the sensor giving you a brief glimpse - You state yours comes on at midnight which makes me think it's not quick view since QV isn't time specific.
  13. GenePalmiter

    GenePalmiter Member

    Quick glance it was. Just had to learn how to stalk it.
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  14. ahjengmool

    ahjengmool Well-Known Member

    how do you enable 'quick glance' owners manual doesnt say.
  15. ahjengmool

    ahjengmool Well-Known Member

    just found it.
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