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Support Tilting the screen - slow sometimes?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by phlojo, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. phlojo

    phlojo Well-Known Member
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    I've noticed that sometimes it's horizontal (on my desk) and as I pick it up it to write a message, it's tilted (the screen appears horizontal). I usually tilt it a bit and then it comes back to vertical. (Maybe it's just slow and I am impatient) Has anyone else experienced this?

    Even when I type sometimes if I tilt it, it takes a second or two for the screen to "catch up" to my motion. Is this common? I know it's not a big deal but it's kind of annoying. Thoughts?
     

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  2. MrQuietguy

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    I find the same. Of course when the phone is in a flat horizontal position, it doesn't know whether to show portrait or landscape. That's understandable. However, even when tilted to a sufficient angle, it is still very slow to follow a change in position.
     
  3. this is why i used the widget that stops the screen from switching unless i activate it , it by curve
     
  4. cigar3tte

    cigar3tte Well-Known Member
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    I keep mine locked in portrait mode. Since I use Swype, I rarely ever need to go landscape.
     
  5. MrQuietguy

    MrQuietguy Member
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    I like and want my phone to switch between portrait and landscape when I rotate it. I would just prefer that it be faster.
     
  6. i do to, thats why i just activate it when i want to. the phone tends to switch even at the slightest tilt.. that annoys me
     
  7. MrQuietguy

    MrQuietguy Member
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    Can you be more specific about the name of the widget? I'd like to find it in market and try it.
     
  8. curvefish.. auto rotate
     
  9. cigar3tte

    cigar3tte Well-Known Member
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    Take a look at Extended Controls from the Market. It's like the Eclair built-in Power Controls widget, but more flexible and more options.
     
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