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2nd Gen iPod touch stuck on low brightness

ArtreusArtreus I'm a wizardAnd that looks fucked upRegistered User regular
edited June 2010 in Help / Advice Forum
I have a 2nd Gen iPod Touch that is a little over a year old. It is just stuck on a really, really low brightness setting. Unusably low. I can squint to see things under direct light but that is about it. I try changing the settings and that doesn't work, tried clearing away the sensor area, and I tried resetting it to factory settings.

It is still stuck on super low brightness.

does that mean it is just straight up broken? Because that would really suck since it is out of warranty, I can't afford to get it fixed, and I use it for a lot of stuff besides just the music.

edit: I think the backlight might be dead PSN: Atlanticus 3DS: 1590-4692-3954 Steam: Artreus
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  • strebaliciousstrebalicious Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Yup. Sounds like that might be the deal. Probably wouldn't be a hard fix (loose connection or broken wire) but unless you know someone that can work on that kind of stuff, you are kinda stuck.

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  • DrFrylockDrFrylock Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Backlight died.

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    Pheezer wrote: »
    I would strongly recommend reading DrFrylock's post thoroughly and considering all of his points individually.
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