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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by imad, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. imad

    imad Active Member
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    Recently, After installing speed forge i found that my accelerometer is not calibrated, spaceship keeps moving left side and also I found that in inclinometer that there is variation of about 5 degrees. Even i had done factory reset but still the problem persist.
    Is there any solution for calibrating the accelerometer ?:thinking:
     

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  2. UKLooney

    UKLooney Well-Known Member
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    I haven't found any method of calibrating the accelerometer other than within the actual application. HTC provide a 'simple' calibration app in their build of android, were samsung don't...
    Of all the phones I've tested accelerometer calibration on, the Galaxy is by far the worst from factory.
     
  3. imad

    imad Active Member
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    Thanx for replying, i hope they put accelerometer calibration in android 2.0,
    if not i will give it to repair or exchange , since it's in warranty.:-(
     
  4. KlaymenDK

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    I've seen this happen, too. My best method is to place the phone on a flat surface when launching sensor-needing apps, so that the app's first reading is 'level'. Then it works all right, mostly.
     
  5. imad

    imad Active Member
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    Can u mention name of the sensor-needing apps you are talking about? btw it did not work in speed forge and raging thunder.it's still moves left side.:thinking:
     
  6. KlaymenDK

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    Games such as Labyrinth, or any of the sensor test apps. Some tools, for instance Bubble, have built-in calibration.
     

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