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Brucey
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:53 pm    Post subject: Black screen when using night mode Reply with quote

Hi All,

Since my iPhone 6 updated to iOS 11.2.1 a few days ok when using CamerAlert at night the screen is totally black and it's driving me mad.

I can turn night mode off and then I can see the map/cameras but it's a bit too bright during the hours of darkness....anybody else seen this and any tips as to how to solve?

I assume a setting has changed in iOS and I'm missing this, tried changing display, putting on screen invert but no joy.

Also tried deleting and reinstalling CamerAlert, current database version is 15.122 (44803)

Thanks in advance, I'll upload a picture once I can work out how to do this.

Brucey
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M8TJT
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think we actually need a pic of a totally black screen. It's not hard to visualise. Very Happy
But just in case you insist, you have to upload it to a file host then post the link.
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Brucey
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fair enough M8TJT and thanks for the reply.

Only the central screen where the map should be seen is black, you can see speed icon and blue gps lock icon/compass at top as well as 5 icons at bottom.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are a number of map source options.

Have you tried others ?
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SpikeyMikey
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Brucey, I thought it was just me, I think it crept in at the 11.2 update, my spec is below

I did ask about the cross and tick for reporting mobiles but no-one replied, has this feature been withdrawn ? Iíve check settings Ďallow transmission Ď but itís not there anymore

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Brucey
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have tried different map provider and also deleted maps and reinstalled.

If I choose hybrid map type then night mode appears to work on my device as it did until a few days ago.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same issue here, in night mode or auto mode at night time, display is completely black.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

iPhone X, iOS 11.2.2, CA 2.0.7.

Black during time from audio warning until I reach the camera when it returns from countdown mode to list mode.

I canít manage a screenshot because phone is too far away to be doing the two buttons together.
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