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General Menu button light leak

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bobakman, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. bobakman

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    I know it's just a light leak from the LED under the button but it does stand out. sloppy tolerances/poor manufacturing. I left a support request in at Motorola asking them their opinion. How are yours? I may just take it back to Target for an exchange if it is possible.

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    I have light leak in the exact same spot, doesn't bug me much. Was just going to deal with it, but the auto focus doesn't work on my camera so I may be exchanging it anyway.

    I'm on the fence cuz everything else works and I don't take pictures much, but it's just the principle. Got mine at Best buy.
     
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    just a shot in the dark,ummmm do u have it set to auto?
     
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    I did initially, yeah. I do have it off now and pics do look fine, just thought that auto "should" work. So is that the official workaround? Again I don't care much about pics (or GPS for that matter) so I haven't really looked into it. Just want it to work on the rare occasions I do want to use it. However, if that's what most ppl are doing to fix it, then I'll be content.

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    My light leak is like the entire bottom I can only see it at night so I don't really care my dell streak has one too, does it affect the functionality of the phone? No
     
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    Upon further investigation using an Eye magnifier and a Intel QX3 toy microscope. The root cause of the Menu button light leak on my phone is due to the black paint mask not being applied to 100% coverage it's thinned out and the missing paint can clearly be seen using the eye magnifier. The grainy photos really don't show it all that well. The phone is definitely a keeper otherwise, now that I know it's only a minor cosmetic issue.

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