Dimming screen quickly

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  1. efuseakay

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    Stole this from MacRumors.

    Neat little trick if you use your phone outside in the sun a lot. You can keep the screen dim for indoor use and triple click the home button once outside. The dimming holds even after a lock/unlock cycle.
     
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  2. Europa

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    Or you could just automate it an use auto-brightness. It brings it up to full brightness in the sun and a set level for dimness in the dark. It will go in between those two levels as needed depending on the level of ambient light.
     
  3. efuseakay

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    That are my battery pretty good. I think this option is too but I'm going to run with it for a bit to compare. :)
     
  4. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    Are my battery?
     
  5. efuseakay

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    lol Predictive text strikes again. That ate* my battery pretty good.
     
  6. Europa

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    Yeah, full brightness will increase the battery drain, but there is no other way to see it in the sun. I don't see how this trick will make any difference in battery life at all. It just makes it a hassle since you have to control it yourself now.
     
  7. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    No offense intended. I'll make posts like that if I feel that other members might not get what someone is trying to say.
     

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