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an accelerometer issue ive seen in a few myTouch phones.

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By airbag22, Junior Member on 7th October 2009, 03:37 AM
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Ive had a few customers come in over the last week with screens that wont rotate. i read on the t-mobile forums that sometimes you need to tap the phone to get the accelerometer "unstuck" (which has never fixed it). instead i did a master reset and it fixed the issue on all the devices. one phone had tons of apps installed, which could have been an explanation, but today the guy had a brand new one purchased yesterday w/ no apps that wouldnt rotate until we reset it. he says it rotated at first then stopped.

and fyi, rotation was enabled in the settings

any ideas? it seems software related.
7th October 2009, 06:31 AM |#2  
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Hi mate, this site shows you how to fix it:
12th October 2009, 08:58 AM |#3  
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Have the same issue. 3 hours ago i had no problems with the accelerometer at all. everything was working fine.
then all of a sudden i notice that its not working. only change i did was upgrading from RA recovery 1.2.1H to 1.2.3H. after that, all was still ok. then now its not working all of a sudden.

Originally Posted by SyntaxTerror

Hi mate, this site shows you how to fix it:

tried that. still not working.
Compass app is not pointing north,
abduction is no responding to tilts.

followed the instruction to the letter. and still nothing.

could this be a hardware issue?
13th October 2009, 11:54 PM |#4  
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Same issue.I've tried redoing sappimg.nbh still nothing if I restore nandroid backup,fresh wipe tjen update rom it will work fir a bit then dies.evwn tried amon ra fix in recovery.

EDIT: Fixed my issue! Found that my case hsa metal in the back part, this has become magnetic thus stopping my gsensor
I have a pda flip case from ebay like this.....
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