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Support Incredible Issue Screen Moving on It's Own

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lespaulist, May 11, 2010.

  1. lespaulist

    lespaulist Well-Known Member
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    This just started happening... if I go to my right most home screen and sit there for a second my phone starts moving from right to left until it reaches the left most home screen.

    If I am in an applicaiton the same thing happens it starts scrolling up or to the left. It's like it thinks I'm touching the screen when I'm not.

    Any ideaS?

    Thanks.
     

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  2. ctc

    ctc Well-Known Member
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    Broken?
     
  3. wooddroid

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    No ideas, but I know exactly what you are talking about since my Incredible has done that about 5 or 6 times in the past week that I have had it. It seems to happen when I wake the phone up. A few times it cleared up after awhile, but most of the time I have had to pull the battery on it before the problem would resolve. It is pretty annoying!:mad:

    Hopefully someone has a clue as to what is causing this.
     
  4. BetterMost

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    Doubt its broken mine has done this also. Not often but I have seen it scroll to the right on its own several times now. I'm thinking its the tracked causing it somehow.
     
  5. Asterdroid

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    Try cleaning your optical pad. Compressed air works best.
     
  6. wiretap

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    I had this issue as well. The phone was clean with no dust or fingerprints on it. I tapped the home screen button a few times and it went away. So far it's happened to me 2 or 3 times.
     
  7. lespaulist

    lespaulist Well-Known Member
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    i rubbed my shirt on the optical pad and it seems to have stopped. Is there any way to disable the optical pad?
     
  8. jamor

    jamor Well-Known Member
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    Has not happened tome thank god.

    Their are randomly like 4 threads on this.. weird. How bout consolidating.
     
  9. It is a defective optical trackpad. I had my phone replaced and now it worked perfect.

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