1. mark555555's Avatar
    Had the Nexus 7 for a few months now. Currently travelling around SE Asia. Been working great until this morning. Suddenly when ever I try and view something in landscape it goes dark! Auto-rotate is selected in Setting/Accessibility and I have rebooted the machine with no result. The moment you start to rotate from portrait to landscape it starts to dim and by tge time you reach landscape it is virtually dark. Any help would be much appreciated as this is driving me mad!
    12-12-2012 01:14 AM
  2. softy244's Avatar
    Topic is a little old and I'm sure the poster has figured it out by now, but I figured I'd add since I had the same problem and the answer is hilarious.
    Took me way too long to solve this one. The solution was to remove my polarized sunglasses.
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    07-08-2013 10:29 AM
  3. NoraMelua's Avatar
    That's actually a pretty awesome 'problem'! Thanks for sharing the solution.

    Here is a small demonstration on YouTube:
    07-08-2013 12:27 PM
  4. asus_usa's Avatar
    Haha wow, that's pretty crazy..
    07-09-2013 04:04 PM
  5. kpublik's Avatar
    Took me way too long to solve this one. The solution was to remove my polarized sunglasses.
    THANK YOU! I recently noticed this "problem" with a Nexus phone. Though it only seemed to happen "randomly" when I was outside, which of course was when I was wearing my polarized sunglasses.

    I thought it had something to do with ambient light detection, because only happened when outside, in strong sunlight. LoL. I feel really silly, but so glad that I came across your answer.

    Thanks again.
    09-05-2016 02:07 PM
  6. Bharat87's Avatar
    Hahah Holy ****!!
    I feel plain stupid now trying to figure this out since months!. I thought something went wrong with the update I did..!!
    10-08-2016 11:18 PM

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