iPhone 5 will not stay on unless light hits the screen

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by mcpupmac, Jun 29, 2015.

  1. mcpupmac macrumors newbie

    Jul 29, 2009
    A few nights ago I discovered that my iPhone will not stay on when it is dark, or relatively dark. The screen comes on for a fraction of a second...more like a blink. Then I found that if I am outside in the daylight, or hold it under a light, it comes on and works fine. Anyone had this problem?
  2. leillox88 macrumors newbie

    Mar 7, 2015
    Maybe a dimmer sensor? Do you have your brightness set manually or to dim automatically?

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