Over the weekend break my child involved me with a curious concern. After updating his 5th generation iPod touch to iOS 8.1, the display was instantly much dimmer compared to common, and also no quantity of resetting, re-installing or futzing with settings seemed to repair it. That’s since 8.1 seems to present something that CultOfMac picked up on here, which enables you to readjust your screen illumination from the residence button. Other than it additionally appears to have a default setting of “keep the lcd dimmer than typical.”

We can inform this wasn’t an equipment problem due to the fact that inverting colors, snapping a screenshot and also revolving the Messages application showed brighter areas. As an alternative, this is in software application and also it’s type of a filter over your display that won’t permit complete illumination. Here’s the best ways to repair it.

Visit Settings > > General > Accessibility > > Zoom > > and also DISABLE Zoom. Brightness returns.

As CoM mentions, you could good this for simple accessibility to brightness command, if Control Center is merely also tiresome for you. Directly it’s a bit aggravating to me that this was a modification that was never ever discussed and also deteriorated my boy’s satisfaction of his iPod touch without even a peep from Cupertino concerning how you can repair it, or why the change was made. Arbitrary modifications effective like this are why consumers dislike, worry or stay clear of technology. I’m hoping Apple doesn’t forget this in the future.

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