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Old 11-09-2012, 12:44 PM   #1
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Black bar on Glo randomly disappears?

I recently received a Glo as a gift from a generous family member in Montreal (a couple of days before Powell's, which is within driving distance for me, began selling them!), and so far I'm enjoying all the improvements over my old Touch, especially the light.

I have noticed one issue, and I don't know whether I'm doing something wrong, or whether this is a known issue with the 2.1.5 firmware. I like the black bar at the bottom of the screen (the one that hides the slight unevenness of lighting), but I find I can't predict when it will be on or off. I do have it configured to display as "solid" in Settings, but it disappears at random times while the light is on.

It almost always disappears when I wake the Glo from sleep mode, and sometimes it returns when I "do something", such as change a setting or interact with the interface in some other way, but apart from that, I can't predict it.

I'd like it on all the time. Is anyone else having this problem? Is there anything I can do about it other than wait for a firmware upgrade?

Apart from that, love my Glo.

Thanks.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:28 PM   #2
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Happens to me from time to time. Doesn't really bother me since I switch from dark to clear every once in a while anyway, but I believe the simplest workaround is to just turn the light off and back on.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:32 PM   #3
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Happens to me from time to time. Doesn't really bother me since I switch from dark to clear every once in a while anyway, but I believe the simplest workaround is to just turn the light off and back on.
Hey, elegant workaround! Thanks so much.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:01 PM   #4
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Happens to me from time to time. Doesn't really bother me since I switch from dark to clear every once in a while anyway, but I believe the simplest workaround is to just turn the light off and back on.
Same here. The black bar disappears sometimes. It will reappear indeed by turning light on/off, or calling up the bottom menu and closing it.
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:27 AM   #5
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I hope that all those little glitches we hear about the Glo here and there are software related (and not hardware) so that eventually they can be fixed thru firmware updates.
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It only happens with me when I turn my Glo off with the light on. When I turn it back on, no black bar.
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