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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dneiding, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. dneiding

    dneiding Member
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    I just got a refirb DINC and noticed a weird problem right out of the box. I cannot type f, r or c or 4, $, ( in the number pad in the virtual keyboard while in portrait mode. If i switch to landscape it works fine. I thought at first I was just missing the correct location of the letters but even if you slide your finger across the keyboard (i.e. start at q and slide across to werty etc.) the little gray letters appear above the keyboard and f, r, and c get skipped.

    Anyone ever seen the?
     

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  2. jpepping

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    I had the same issue with one of my refurbs. Got a new one and all is good. Maybe you got the same one I had. Obviously there "testing" does not include the touchscreen.
     
  3. dneiding

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    My replacement is due on Thursday. Must be something with the physical screen. I installed the SkyRaider ROM last night thinking that a completely differenty keyboard would fix it and it didn't so it must not be software related.
     
  4. necosino

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    You can try getting a free notepad app off the market, too. Draw lines around the screen to see if there are "dead" spots (where no lines get drawn). This will help determine if it's a hardware issue (it the issue persists across multiple apps and ROMs)
     

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