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Old 12-19-2006, 12:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The screen on my 8700g stays lit up all of a sudden. i tried powering it off and restarting it and it still stays on. How do i fix this? Thanks!!1
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The light sensor is located in the front screen. If you block it or cover it, it will not change.
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Did you install BBLight?
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stays on as in stays on forever?

are you sure you just didn't set your screen backlighting to stay on for "2 MIN"..it might look like it is staying for a long time....

Options --- Screen/Keyboard settings -- Backlight Time Out can be set to different times.
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Did you install BBLight?
I almost asked that but thought that would be too obvious....
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I almost asked that but thought that would be too obvious....

Sometimes the obvious isn't as obvious as you think it is. I have missed stuff like that...

Hey John Clark...you a pilot?
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Sometimes the obvious isn't as obvious as you think it is. I have missed stuff like that...
Exactly why I asked, I have done things like this as well.
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the sensor is in the LED fyi not the whole screen
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Hey John Clark...you a pilot?
Yep
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Yep

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Hello to one pilot from another.


On a side note. I use Telenav on my BB 8700. When I set up the program, there is a setting to keep the Backlighting on all the time that the program is runnning so that you can navigate at night and not worry about the screen going dark.

I was wondering if there is another program such as this that is running in the background that is keep the screen lite
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