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Support Issue: Display timeout & screen

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by artnalex, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. artnalex

    artnalex Active Member
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    I am going into SETTINGS > DISPLAY > SCREEN TIMEOUT

    I click on "1 Minute". However, after only a few hours or so, the (setting) seems to be reverting right back to 15 seconds. This is annoying. I have turned-off the phone and even removed the battery for 5 minutes. But nothing changes.

    Any ideas how to fix this?
     

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  2. kratos

    kratos Back on my throne!!!
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    Olympus, Back on the throne!!!
    Are you rooted?

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  3. artnalex

    artnalex Active Member
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    Nope. Just normal phone.
     
  4. kratos

    kratos Back on my throne!!!
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    Have you tried a system restore?
    Warning, this will wipe all your data so make sure you have your contacts and data set to sync with Google's servers!!!!

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  5. Shadowtech

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    Before you do something drastic like a complete wipe/restore, I would double check any apps you have installed since around the time this issue started. Maybe you have one that is affecting the setting without you realizing it. This is generally the main cause of most issues on a non-rooted stock phone.
     
  6. artnalex

    artnalex Active Member
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    Actually, it started a few days after I upgraded to 2.2 and downloaded Lockbot Pro. But it didn't happen right away. It happened a few days after the download.
     
  7. astonred

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    mine does the same, and has done from out of the box. V2.3.3
     
  8. logisti

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    I had this happen and for the longest time, I couldn't figure out what was going on. I was using Widget Locker and that app has a default setting to override the android screen timeout to 15 seconds. You can change/disable this.

    The problem occurs when, instead of unlocking the phone the traditional way, you pull down your notifications bar and load an app by clicking a notification (something you cannot do without first unlocking your phone if using the standard lockscreen).
     

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