1. RoccOn16v's Avatar
    Ever since I updated to 4.2, my nexus screen will randomly turn off and not turn back on again. It still takes inputs (I still get haptic feedback after touching the screen), but turning it on and off again only affects the backlight, the whole screen stays blank. A reboot fixes the problem... just curious if anybody else has experienced this or found a fix?

    Thanks in advance!
    11-25-2012 02:12 PM
  2. Nico Kempe's Avatar
    I seem to have the exact same problem.
    Updated my Galaxy Nexus to Android 4.2 last week. Since then I've had several times when:
    - the screen suddenly turns off
    - the device is still active (notification light works, haptic feedback works)
    - the only way to get it back on again is to take out the battery and give it a cold boot..

    I have tried to change the screen brightness when this happened, but with a blank screen that's obviously quite difficult, and it hasn't helped yet.
    I imagine it has something to do with auto-brightness.

    This page seems to confirm the issue somewhat. Along with many other issues on 4.2.. :/
    RoccOn16v likes this.
    11-26-2012 06:04 AM
  3. Nico Kempe's Avatar
    Also, take a look at this bug report.
    RoccOn16v likes this.
    11-27-2012 03:07 AM
  4. RoccOn16v's Avatar
    Ahh good, so at least I'm not the only one. I guess I'll turn off autobrightness for the time being and see if that fixes it. Thanks Nico
    12-03-2012 05:16 PM
  5. samiksuresh's Avatar
    hi -I recently bought a nexus 5 32gigabite -- since yesterday I noticed a problem -- when I waive my finger / hand on top of the phone -- the phone goes blank and if hand moved slightly down or top the phone works --is anybody facing this problem.
    12-26-2013 01:17 AM

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