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Broken Accelerometer?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mynewandroid, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. mynewandroid

    mynewandroid Active Member
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    I've had my EPIC for just over a week. All of a sudden the phone display won't go into landscape mode. It works if I slide the keyboard out, but then goes back to portrait once I close the keyboard. Just tilting the phone (in Email, Messaging or Browser) no longer rotates the display. I've tried pulling the battery, but that didn't help.

    Is it possible the accelermometer is toast after one week?
     

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  2. iBleedBlackNgold

    iBleedBlackNgold Well-Known Member
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    u did check to make sure settings>sound & display>orientation is on right ? u didnt mention u did so . . .
     
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  3. mynewandroid

    mynewandroid Active Member
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    Wow...Do I feel stupid...That was the problem. Thanks BlackNGold!

    Didn't even think to look there as I never changed that setting. I wonder how it got switched off on its own?
     
  4. iBleedBlackNgold

    iBleedBlackNgold Well-Known Member
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