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    Default Notification turns screen on

    After getting the 4.2 update I noticed every time I get a notification be it text email, etc the screen automatically turns on. I've looked through my apps and I don't have anything checked to turn the screen on automatically. Guess it's something with the update.

    Anyone else notice? For some reason it's annoying me

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    Default Re: Notification turns screen on

    I've not had this happen.

    There was a post on here, someone who used GoSMS and the option to turn screen on was ticked. Are you using a third party launcher with custom notifications or an email client or similar?
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    There are a few times where it would be nice to have the screen light up. Most times however, the notification LED is enough for me. OP, I recommend checking your apps as well. I'm running bone stock 4.2 with Apex launcher, and my screen does NOT light up when receiving notifications.
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    Default Re: Notification turns screen on

    Thanks for the tips. I'm using Go Sms but the screen on box isn't ticked. Might be a bug with that.

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    Default Re: Notification turns screen on

    Quote Originally Posted by Signewton View Post
    Thanks for the tips. I'm using Go Sms but the screen on box isn't ticked. Might be a bug with that.

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    I'd suggest doing a clear cache/data and/or uninstalling GoSMS and reinstalling. As you say could just be a bug.
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    I did a full reset to fix some other things and it's still doing it. I suppose it could be a convenient thing

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    I noticed it mentioned on Android Police in their 4.2 bug roundup so it may not be an app!

    I did notice lightflow has the option to turn screen on while I was playing with it the other day and while it's an excellent app it has a history of being a bit unhappy with new Android releases so it might be worth considering?
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    Default Re: Notification turns screen on

    I do use light flow and didn't even consider that. I did read the AP post which made me feel a bit better.

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