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  1. neil0311's Avatar
    Seems like the brightness of the capacitive buttons on the Lumia 1520 with the Denim update stays on high. The buttons seem much brighter in low light.

    Anyone else see this? Is there a way to turn off or reduce the brightness for the buttons?
    Andrew Gordon likes this.
    02-28-2015 09:25 PM
  2. Bell040's Avatar
    Same problem on my 1520 after the update. I haven't found a way to turn it down.
    03-01-2015 11:58 PM
  3. Christopher Lindsay's Avatar
    I thought I was the only one having this issue. I've started putting my phone in battery saver mode to turn the lights off.
    03-03-2015 12:47 AM
  4. tai4de2's Avatar
    Does a hard reset fix this?

    Edit: hard reset DOES NOT fix this.

    Makes the phone unusable for me. Back to Cyan for me.
    Last edited by tai4de2; 03-03-2015 at 09:38 AM.
    03-03-2015 08:17 AM
  5. Rudiepoo1's Avatar
    At the end of the day I wish they would just offer the option to disable the lighting for the navigation keys........would be so much better for those late night youtube videos I watch:)
    03-03-2015 01:06 PM
  6. Pocket PC's Avatar
    I have the same issue - very Annoying. The Capacitive buttons are on full-bright constantly now and will not dim with the rest of the illumination. Really disappointing, my 1520 was always so good at being the right brightness automatically. Something my wife's iPhone 5s and her GS4 both fail at. Please fix this.
    03-03-2015 03:47 PM
  7. tai4de2's Avatar
    Makes the phone unusable for me. I have reverted to Cyan + Developer Preview,

    It was actually tricky to do that because I had to get DP installed before the phone checked for updates for the first time. Once that happens, you're on the train to Denim and can't go down the Cyan+DP path. It took me 2 tries to get it right.

    Bad news indeed.
    03-03-2015 05:02 PM
  8. tai4de2's Avatar
    Actually it now seems impossible to revert to Cyan+DP.

    I tried it and would up with Denim. It seems that the firmware update is somehow integrated into the DP updates, even though turning DP off was required to get Denim from Cyan+DP.
    03-03-2015 05:37 PM
  9. Mess096's Avatar
    I have this problem along with a screen rotation problem.
    Last edited by Mess096; 03-04-2015 at 02:29 AM.
    03-04-2015 02:18 AM
  10. Felix Bank's Avatar
    Yep I've got this issue too with my 1520. Also takes ages for the screen to rotate.
    03-04-2015 02:22 AM
  11. Mess096's Avatar
    Screen rotation problem fixed with Lumia Camera update. Now just waiting for bright button fix.
    03-06-2015 03:17 PM
  12. Nischi85's Avatar
    Any news on this? Is it reported to Microsoft in some way? Like uservoice etc.
    03-10-2015 11:57 AM
  13. JC_Yang's Avatar
    Guys, when you find a commonly shared bug, the best effort you can try is to open a thread in the appropriate official WP support forum, describe the problem in detail, and then start a thread here in Windows Central to gather anyone who encounter the same bug/problem to support your thread. Just like how I did for our HK CV Lumia 1520 OTA update.
    Even this won't guarantee the problem you found get solved, but I don't know a better approach to let MS know it.
    Just my 2 cents.
    Joe920 likes this.
    03-10-2015 10:11 PM
  14. qsr786's Avatar
    Did you know that you can disable the capazative buttons (the light) when you go to power saving mode.
    03-11-2015 09:51 AM
  15. Nischi85's Avatar
    Yes I did know that :) However, the light has become so bright that it irritates my eyes even during the day, not only night time. I can't go around with the battery saver on at all times =/
    03-12-2015 01:02 PM
  16. beman39's Avatar
    Yes I did know that :) However, the light has become so bright that it irritates my eyes even during the day, not only night time. I can't go around with the battery saver on at all times =/
    really?!! REALLY?!! so bright it hurts your eyes? really!! maybe you should goto a doctor and take out the mirror lenses you had installed LOL I noticed my capacitive buttons are brighter but nothing like your describing! gimme a break LOL

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    Last edited by beman39; 03-12-2015 at 04:02 PM.
    03-12-2015 01:41 PM
  17. Nischi85's Avatar
    Thanks for being so understanding about other peoples problems.

    Seriously tho, you don't think it's annoyingly bright ? My eyes can't look at the screen without the light shining strongly in the peripheral vision.

    really?!! REALLY?!! so bright it hurts your eyes? really!! maybe you should goto a doctor and take out the mirror lenses you had installed LOL I noticed my capacitive buttons are brighter but nothing like your describing! gimme a break LOL

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    03-13-2015 01:16 AM
  18. beman39's Avatar
    Thanks for being so understanding about other peoples problems.

    Seriously tho, you don't think it's annoyingly bright ? My eyes can't look at the screen without the light shining strongly in the peripheral vision.
    I am understanding of other peoples problems, when they don't exaggerate the problem! if the screen is too bright you can adjust that! but we're not talking about the screen, we're talking about the CAPACITIVE BUTTONS... which I find it IMPOSSIBLE that they hurt your eyes in daylight! just sayin...
    ushodax likes this.
    03-13-2015 12:06 PM
  19. Hokenweazen's Avatar
    I wish they would let us turn them off. They are way too bright at night.
    Andrew Gordon likes this.
    03-20-2015 02:17 PM
  20. Mess096's Avatar
    Thanks a lot for another bad update Microsoft!
    After the latest Lumia Camera Classic update my screen no longer rotates nor does it dim. Still waiting for an update for the bright capacitive buttons. I have a feeling I will be putting tape over those.
    Stop putting out updates that break other parts of our phones and fix what is broken!
    Is it to much to ask?
    03-20-2015 06:34 PM
  21. Nischi85's Avatar
    The problem for me is that it takes so long time between the updates. by the time I heard of denim, I started to hear about android 5.0, when I started to hear that denim was close to be distributed to people around the world, android 5.1 was out. It's just a sad business how slow things seem to move ,even tho it's obvious it's the platform that needs to do the catching up it gets outrun by the older more mature platforms.

    I don't expect this brightness or camera issue as you mention to be fixed, ever, or in a really long time.
    03-21-2015 02:24 AM
  22. beman39's Avatar
    yes MS has to be on the ball if they wanna compete with IOS and android and keep upto date with them! and if they wanna start gaining market share then they have to be MORE technologically advanced and insightful
    03-22-2015 12:03 PM
  23. sectime's Avatar
    I am understanding of other peoples problems, when they don't exaggerate the problem! if the screen is too bright you can adjust that! but we're not talking about the screen, we're talking about the CAPACITIVE BUTTONS... which I find it IMPOSSIBLE that they hurt your eyes in daylight! just sayin...
    The button brightness is very distracting in a dark room. Who said anything about daylight, during the day is different. Android had the same problem after updates but a reset would fix it, thanks Microsoft.
    03-23-2015 06:11 PM
  24. beman39's Avatar
    The button brightness is very distracting in a dark room. Who said anything about daylight, during the day is different. Android had the same problem after updates but a reset would fix it, thanks Microsoft.
    it was said in this post...
    Yes I did know that :) However, the light has become so bright that it irritates my eyes even during the day, not only night time. I can't go around with the battery saver on at all times =/
    also I find the buttons to be brighter but it isn't a problem during the day OR night... I don't know what to tell you except it's fine for me on BOTH my L1520 and others... just a few are having that trouble and I would have to see it with my own eyes to see if it really is a problem or some people are exaggerating...
    03-23-2015 06:40 PM
  25. ninjadave44's Avatar
    The button brightness is very distracting in a dark room. Who said anything about daylight, during the day is different. Android had the same problem after updates but a reset would fix it, thanks Microsoft.
    Yes it is bad when watching videos at night. MS will fix it, but I guess only as part of 10...
    03-23-2015 07:43 PM
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