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    Default Nexus 7 screen goes dark when rotated to landscape

    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!
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    Default Re: Nexus 7 screen goes dark when rotated to landscape

    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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    Default Re: Nexus 7 screen goes dark when rotated to landscape

    That's actually a pretty awesome 'problem'! Thanks for sharing the solution.

    Here is a small demonstration on YouTube:
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    Default Re: Nexus 7 screen goes dark when rotated to landscape

    Haha wow, that's pretty crazy..

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