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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sethm1, Nov 3, 2020.

  1. sethm1

    sethm1 Member
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    For about 2 weeks now I have noticed mostly when I press the side power button a quick image on my screen what looks like a cable motioning to be inserted into my phone. Its so quick that i am guessing thats what it is. And does not matter how much battery life I have left. I have searched the settings but cant figure this out. I would like to turn that “feature” off. Any suggestions?
     



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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    never heard of such a thing. can you post a screenshot.....do not know if that's possible
     
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  3. sethm1

    sethm1 Member
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    Impossible - the image is gone in a blink of an eye.
     
  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Never heard of this problem. Have you tried restarting the phone?
     
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  5. MrJavi

    MrJavi Android Expert

    Like the other members, I've never heard of this issue. There might be a way to capture the image you speak of by means of a screen recorder app.


    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kimcy929.screenrecorder


    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=screenrecorder.recorder.editor

    You can also try booting your Android into safe mode and see if the problem persists. If it doesn't its most likely do to a user app that was recently installed.
     
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  6. sethm1

    sethm1 Member
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    Yes, have restarted the device. Have not tried safe mode though.
     
  7. sethm1

    sethm1 Member
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    Fixed. With a screen recorder able to ‘grab’ the image.
    It said “swipe up for Notistar”. Which seems to be a Samsung app. Must have installed in the last update. Any, uninstalled it.
     
  8. MrJavi

    MrJavi Android Expert


    Not as impossible as you had thought :) Good to know you were able to solve the issue :)
     
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  9. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    @MrJavi nice call on the screen recorder!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  10. MrJavi

    MrJavi Android Expert

    Thank you @ocnbrze :) . In truth, the idea of using a screen recorder started with your excellent advice of taking a screen shot.
     
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