Screen won't stay on

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By Daviey, Junior Member on 28th July 2014, 07:07 PM
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Nexus 5, stock firmware not rooted and otherwise untouched. When trying to screen unlock the phone, it immediately returned to the lock screen almost as if it didn't unlock.

I found that if I power cycled the phone, I had around 20 seconds of usage before the same behaviour started again and I could keep doing this process.

I tried factory reset, and found that the screen worked perfectly for bootup and would work continually until any button was pressed - then the same 'screen switching off issue'. I could get a flicker of what was on the screen, by pressing the power button - but then it quickly gracefully went off.

The screen itself appears to be functional, and no odd pixels. Booting (and using) the bootloader / recovery works exactly as expected, without the screen turning off - for an unlimited amount of time.

I then tried flashing Cyanogenmod, but gave the identical result. Now reverted back to stock.

Any ideas?

Last edited by Daviey; 28th July 2014 at 07:17 PM.
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