The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Computers, Phones & Internet / Apple User's Group


Subject:  Re: iphone keypad vanishing Date:  12/31/2012  5:19 PM
Author:  TwoCybers Number:  61838 of 71034

If what I understand is happening, the answer is no.

Apple (and I expect of smart phone OSs) "know" when the phone is next to your ear. Since the screen is the largest single power drain on a cell phone, when the phone is at your ear, the screen is off. This function is not going to go away. One option if you really can't do any thing else is increase your power drain rate even more -- change to a speaker phone.

Copyright 1996-2018 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us