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Old 12-12-2006, 04:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have my Backlight Timeout set to 30 seconds at level 100. When reading a long email sometimes the backlight dims about 20-30% and then comes back up for no apparent reason. Is this by design or a bug?
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Old 12-12-2006, 04:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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8700 does the same thing so I think it is by design
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Old 12-12-2006, 04:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, it is by design. If you have the older version 4.2.0.42 from TMobile You can turn that auto-dim feature off. Any other versions you are stuck with it. Lots of posts about it all over this board. It's a hot topic with many.
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Does anyone know if there are any software programs available for the pearl which will end this problem? I recently switched from the 8700 to the pearl and this is really my only complaint about the Pearl. Does anyone know if there is a fix in the works?
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