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Hi all I've read on different sites about screens being very dim - I wanted to hear your opinion. Ok my sister asked me to look at her iPhone she
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    Default iPhone 3GS screen really dim.
    Hi all I've read on different sites about screens being very dim - I wanted to hear your opinion.

    Ok my sister asked me to look at her iPhone she said it was working fine one min then next not at all. I connected it to iTunes - recognized.
    So I changed the screen. Now all I see is a very dim screen with everything working??

    I've changed the brightness in settings - same
    I've done a restore-same

    Any ideas?

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    There's actually lots of people with this issue. Try turning auto brightness off and then rebooting the iPhone, it's been said to solve this issue.
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    Yer I've noticed it's quite common!!
    Ok tried the brightness trick that is mentioned above-still no joy!

    Any more ideas?

    Thanks H4CK3R.

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    Sounds like the LCD may be faulty

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon View Post
    Sounds like the LCD may be faulty
    +1 I just had a customer in last week with this issue. Although hopefully you dont have the same issue as he did. I burnt the LCD backlight in 3 good LCD's before realizing he must have had something wrong with his logic board.
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    Thanks irevival so u think it may be the logic board. I tried my wife's screen and digitiser and it was the same! Ok it must be the board!! Away to eBay it is then! Cheers all

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    When you plugged your wife's back in does her backlight still work? The 3 I tested for the customer ended up being a waste afterwards.
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    It didn't but then I restored the wife's phone and it worked fine.
    I bought the cheap screens from eBay.?? Then again it wouldn't matter coz the wife's was exactly the same!
    Last edited by mornachew; 08-06-2012 at 12:12 PM.

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    Could very well be the backlight circuit, consist of a 6R8 coil and IC. Hopefully this is not the issue but one that is not rare either.

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    Thanx x242 I hope not either!!

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