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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ktrwcm2014, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. ktrwcm2014

    ktrwcm2014 Lurker
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    I just found out that my Note 2 camera shows some blue dots that is very visible when in low light and somewhat visible in bright backgrounds

    The phone's not rooted and the dots are visible when using the camera regardless of apps

    Does anyone know what the problem is? I tried restarting the phone, closing and reopening camera apps but it is still there. Don't think it was there when I first got the phone.

    Thanks in advance!

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  2. robertol1125

    robertol1125 Lurker

    same problem here... i have 3 weeks with a Galaxy Note 2 LTE and i just noticed one blue dot on my screen like yours... :(
     
  3. ahjengmool

    ahjengmool Member

    there is a way to check the screen and phone for various things key from your cellphone key pad '*#0*#' that will bring up a test screen.
     
  4. jigger11

    jigger11 Lurker

    For months, I thought I had physical issues with my screen (ex: burnt pixels)... But one day I did the following and realized it's a software glitch.

    Try this:

    When in camera mode, cover the camera lens so your screen is black (you should see one/many blue dots in the same place that you previously had/saw them)...

    Now to prove that is a software glitch and not a physical issue, use your fingers to zoom in/out (while still covering the screen so it remains black)... the blue dots will now grow/shrink as you zoom in/out and notice they will move elsewhere on the screen.... this proves its not a physical issue such as burnt pixels.

    I accidentally discovered this. Let me know if indeed this is the same issue in your case. The funny thing is .. everyone who has them, are at different places from one phone to the other, but wherever they are on a given phone, they seem stay the place making you think it's a physical issue.

    Hope this helps.

    Thanks
     
  5. samNote2

    samNote2 Lurker

    I have the same problem recently :( It made me panic for a while because I gave it much thought and I did not drop my phone or soak it in rain or anything else.
    I realized too that it must be a software problem since zooming the camera in and out moves the blue dots as well.
    Do you guys know how to fix it?
     

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 release date was September 2012. Features and Specs include a 5.5" inch screen, 8MP camera, 2GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 3100mAh battery.

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