Screen orientation/tilt problems
So I've loaded around 3 Froyo ROMS and the camera bugs were too much for me to keep them as daily ROMS. So I loaded the .tar and .pit files for stock 2.1 and now my phone won't go into landscape in the browser unless I slide the keyboard open. When I close the keyboard, the phone will not go back to portrait mode.
The only way I can get this to work is if I de-select auto screen orientation. Even when I do this, the browser does not rotate to landscape without the keyboard being open (doesn't matter if automatic orientation is selected or not....it doesn't rotate).
- 11-30-2010, 12:38 AM #2
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Last edited by lpsteve72; 11-30-2010 at 12:41 AM. Reason: fix error
- 11-30-2010, 12:56 PM #4
ive actually not run into any problems running froyo.
you may have done something wrong.
even the camera works fine. i just took a couple pictures to make sure again. music is kinda laggy on last fm, but seems fine from sd - although ive only listened to a couple songs on sd.
the only things i find wrong, or ui things that i think they couldve made better.EPIC 4G
ROM: QUANTUM 2.O
Hmmm...everytime I've tried to use the camera I had a problem where if I left chose gallery or changed any settings in the camera and tried to take another picture it wouldn't take another picture and would just focus but not take the snapshot.
I've read numerous cases of others having these problems as well. It sucks because I miss having flash so bad and being able to view my class lectures without the need of my laptop.
If it makes any difference....I've been using the latest builds that use Odin and .tar and .pit files for easy rooting and ROM uploading, so I don't know how I could have done anything wrong. So far, I've used Quantum's newest build, the stock DK17 ROM, and Viper's newest ROM, all of them having the same camera issue :-(
If it weren't for that bug id still be using froyo, unless there is a way to get FULL FLASH working on stock 2.1..........
Last edited by jrdatrackstar; 11-30-2010 at 06:56 PM.
- 12-01-2010, 11:12 AM #6
I don't think you can do anything about flash.
But I'm gonna test out the camera some more and get back to you.
Also idk if your in a 4g area, but did you have problems using 4g with quantums latest rom?
I for some reason can't even open a website or speed test
Sent from my SPH-D700 using TapatalkEPIC 4G
ROM: QUANTUM 2.O
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- 12-10-2010, 03:12 PM #12
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It works.... I'm going though same BS you are with my girlfriend. In my case mine was the phone that wouldn't rotate after going back to the stock rom.
I tried the fix he suggested with the z4root and then downloaded the terminal from the market. typed in the commands and rebooted my phone and it works. Hopefully nothing else breaks as I'm sick of tinkering with the phone.
Thanks for the suggestions
- 12-12-2010, 07:41 PM #13
Accelerometer troubles after roll back from dk28
After updating to Froyo (prior to finding out it wasn't such a good idea) I calibrated the accelerometer. I started having significant problems with the phone last night and spent some time figuring out how to roll back to 2.1. Since then, the screen doesn't seem to be responding to the tilt and my compass will not calibrate. GPS took quite awhile to find a lock but eventually got it.
I am torn between finding a different ROM such as Truly Epic (since I took the plunge and rooted during this whole frustrating process) or just waiting for an OTA. Either way, it would be nice to have a (semi-)working phone again...
Any direction someone can give me would be appreciated!
- 12-12-2010, 10:03 PM #14
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- 12-13-2010, 01:28 PM #16
The failures I get are:
calibration utilities failed
Su: not found
access: Permission denied
Hence why I tried re-rooting and re-booting.
- 12-13-2010, 02:21 PM #17
Sounds like you're not rooted. Download and run Superuser from the Market to confirm you have root access.
- 12-13-2010, 02:37 PM #18
It appears that I have root access. Super user has android terminal, Titanium backup, etc., as allowed. When I run the command in terminal, it keeps showing Su not found, but when I go to the gear and hit the su with the magnifying glass, a pop-up says "Found SU file Located in /system/bin/" which is what I'm assuming it should say.
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- 12-13-2010, 11:21 PM #21
This is the only method I know of. Try a different terminal emulator, hopefully it's the app.
- 12-14-2010, 12:41 PM #22
Bingo! Loaded a different emulator and it did the trick! For future referance (and others who are new to this) I used the Android Terminal Emulator from Jack Palevich. Not as flashy as the one from linxmap, but since it worked and the other didn't, I'll give my props to Jack!
- 12-14-2010, 12:44 PM #23
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Didn't know there was a different emulator. I assumed you were using that one to begin with. If I had known which emulator you used I would have told ya the one I used to fix mine. Glad you got it working. Finally got mine to calibrate too last night. had issues with the sensors not working in flying games. calibrated it once and it somewhat fixed it, so I calibrated again and it was fixed.
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