iPhone 4 Screen Randomly Turns On

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by w00t951, Aug 17, 2010.

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    w00t951

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    I am updated to 4.0.2, not JB. For some reason, when I am listening to music and the song changes, the screen turns on after about 5 seconds. It's weird, there are no push notifications from my Messages, Facebook, Skype, AOl, or voicemail apps. It does this with all notifications turned off and the phone in Airplane Mode. Is this a feature? If so, how do you get rid of it? If it is a defect, should I exchange it? I initially thought that it was a software problem, but i think it might be a bad Home button or a sleep button. Any ideas?
     
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    iPhone 4 Screen Randomly Turns On

    Hi, did you ever get any resolution on this issue? My iPhone that I got a couple of weeks ago is doing exactly the same thing..
    I also have a problem where i get a couple of seconds of distorted sound in a lot of the songs i have..
     
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    Just curious if anyone found a solution to this... I started noticing it on my iphone 4 (4.1 firmware)
     
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    F123D

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    Doesn't the screen light up for a couple seconds to display the next song/artist?
     
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    Hellishness

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    Sometime it does...sometimes it doesn't...idk what's wrong with mine...and my past two.
     
  6. macrumors member

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    yeah it happens randomly, i'd rather it never happen. pretty useless feature to me, just waste of battery power :p
     
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    Happens to me too. Not sure if it's a bug or a feature. Either way, I don't like it.
     
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    Happens to me too. Not a massive deal but I thought I was maybe missing something? Just a bug, annoying but no biggie.
     
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    Ivan P

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    Happens on my 3GS and my 2nd gen touch too, and always just after the song changes. I really hope this isn't some new 'feature' Apple has added for those people that are too lazy to quickly activate the screen if they don't know what song is playing...
     

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