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Help Problems with my phone - please take a look at this


Well-Known Member
Mar 11, 2011
Okay, since I often seem to make threads regarding 'problems' with my phone, I figured I'd compile them all into one thread so people can take a look and see if my problems are genuine problems, or whether I'm nitpicking.

Right, I know that the screen on this phone isn't high-end, and it has a lower amount of colours on the screen than other phones (250,000 I think), but am wondering whether it struggles making making gradients look smooth? I noticed it on a couple of apps, such as whatsapp (the bar at the top).

I've made a couple of pictures to try and show you what I mean, so these aren't off my phone, just got them from the net and edited them.




I tried to recreate what I see on my phone as best as I could. It can be seen more on the 'call' screen, but on a lot of gradients on my phones, there are hints of green within the gradient.

As I said, I don't know whether this is common due to the fact the screen has less colours, but am just wondering if this is a 'problem' with my phone, or is it on everyone else's as well.

Next up on my phone's problems, is the actual screen. I only notice this 'problem' when am looking at pictures I've taken with the camera, or when am watching a video on youtube, but on those certain media, it looks like there's noise on the screen. Not the whole screen, just where the picture is, or where the video is. I say noise.. it's not really noise, it's the video, or picture looks 'dotty', like you can see each individual pixel making up the image, if that makes sense? It's not distracting unless you really look at it... but yeah, it's there.

Next on the agenda is the screen interference/white noise thing I got yesterday. I just unlocked the screen lock, and suddenly the whole screen turns into something similar to this;


It appeared for a second or two, then disappeared straight away, and it's not happened since.

And finally, WiFi. If am on the browser, or the Android Market, using the 3G or whatever, and I attempt to switch over to my WiFi, I get connection error, or a time out error, because doing that my phone loses all connection. To get the WiFi working, I need to come out of the browser or whatever, make sure the WiFi is on, and then I have to load back up the app. It's a bit of a pain, but am wondering whether this is just my phone?

Someone mentioned that there could be a problem with my GPU, but, am able to play games and everything fine e.g. Fruit Ninja works perfectly.

Yeah. Sorry for such a long post, I just don't know whether am nitpicking my phone and over analysing stuff. So if anyone else has seen these thing on their phone, please let me know, cuz then I'll know I don't need to get my phone exchanged... and even if I did, I doubt I'd be able to, because The Carphone Warehouse would say there's nothing wrong with it.

Oh yeah, one more thing before I finish... if my phone is off and someone sends me a text while the phones off, the next day when I turn my phone back on, occasionally I get their text through twice. And if am on a menu, like settings, and I get a text, the scrolling can lag. Again, I might be nitpicking, but still, I'd like to know.


EDIT: Oh yeah, the phone keeps locking up and restarting with some SD card error.


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