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Default G2X auto-brightness broken?

Is it just me or does the auto-brightness seem to only stay at a certain brightness and never change? On my previous phone, usually when I had auto-brightness enabled, whenever I walked into a dark room, my brightness would lower right away but on this phone, no matter where I go, the brightness seems to always be the same with auto-brightness on. The brightness does not change, even when I walk out with the sun out..
Can anybody confirm this please, I'm thinking of exchanging this unit as it might be defective...

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Might be your phone. In my moderately-lit office, I can definitely see the screen brightness change when I focus a flashlight on the sensor and then take it away. It's not a huge difference, but definitely observable.
 
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Do you use a case? Is the case blocking the light sensor?
 
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I do not use a case. I have also tried blocking the sensor with my fingers and the brightness just seems to always stay the same... also when I use the power control widget to change brightness and set it to auto-brightness it immediately jumps to that same particular brightness level that I've been stating

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I was noticing this as well. It seems to just go to medium brightness and stay there all day. I never notice any changing.
 
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I was noticing this as well. It seems to just go to medium brightness and stay there all day. I never notice any changing.
That's exactly what I'm experiencing, glad to know I'm not the only one..



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The change is definitely less noticeable on this phone than my Nexus One, but is there.
 
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I just got the G2x and it does the same for me. It's range of brightness seems to be 20-30% and that's it. I had this problem with stock gingerbread, so I tried rooting and installing CM7, but same problem. So I got it set to manual 10/40/100 on my power control.

My friend said his original droid did this for quite a while until a software update came along a few months later. Maybe we just have to wait till there's a software update to fix it?
 
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Yes, it's borked, always has been.
 
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Mine is broken too. Same happens to me.

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