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NO QUICK BRIGHTNESS CONTROLS.

I'm making this thread out of pure distaste. I just upgraded to iOS 5 and theres STILL no quick way to lower the brightness. I swear to god the only way I can do quick brightness controls is to jailbreak the damned thing, and Jailbreaks REALLY bring the 3GS to it's knees.

Seriously, how can they not have integrated brightness controls into the multitasking bar or even into the friggin' pull down menu???

/rant.

Seriously.
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Completely agree one of the main reasons I still got my evo 4g sitting right next to me.
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Double tap home, swipe left, brightness control? At least, it's there on the iPad.
    
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Double tap home, swipe left, brightness control? At least, it's there on the iPad.
Nope, just volume control. This is what im talking about. It would take maybe an HOUR to program a brightness control into the bar.....

-_-
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Double tap home, swipe left, brightness control? At least, it's there on the iPad.
It's not there on the iPhone, only the iPad.
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Originally Posted by ZainyAntics View Post
Nope, just volume control. This is what im talking about. It would take maybe an HOUR to program a brightness control into the bar.....

-_-
They don't really have room for a third icon in the bar. They should have a popup menu items button instead of the rotation lock (or current music source, whatever it is button) and have that as well as a few other settings in there.
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SBSettings while jailbroken.

Allows you to swipe down (or other input methods that you can choose) on the notification bar thing on top and you can quickly change the brightness without having to go into settings. You can also toggle WiFi, Bluetooth, and a few other things. My iPod Touch G2 is great with it.
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and this is why I hacked my phone and only have sbs settings on it.
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Weird, my JB 3gs is just as responsive as my wife's non JB 3gs. I guess it depends on what apps you add.

I have a brightness slider bar on the homescreen (SBBrightness), so I can adjust brightness any time very quickly (as well as having SB settings).

Edited by blupupher - 10/12/11 at 7:18am
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Quote:
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It's not there on the iPhone, only the iPad.

They don't really have room for a third icon in the bar. They should have a popup menu items button instead of the rotation lock (or current music source, whatever it is button) and have that as well as a few other settings in there.
Ah, that's too bad.
    
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post #10 of 10
A lot of stock androids don't have that feature either....
My MT4G didn't have it on the stock android 2.2
So hope you're upgrading to a phone has that feature stock.
If you HAVE to root and flash custom ROM then it's not really a benefit
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