I had hoped not to have this a separate issue but things are not going ‘well’
I found the adaptive brightness didn’t respond by ‘learning’ my preferences, it just kept going to the darkest setting. After a couple of weeks I have now disabled it.
However I noticed today that I was in bright sunlight and the screen went dark. No to the lowest setting but given the bright day the screen was illegible, so I had to manually increase the brightness.
I haven’t installed any apps etc. and am not in a hurry to do a lot of testing, I’ll just see how it goes for the few weeks as it’s not a big problem.
However \I do wonder if posts that relate to this ‘Adaptive brightness’ issue in the main thread could be moved here. Posts 71 to 75 (the numbers are questionable)
Historically it was fine
Then a new level of darkness arrived and the ambient light would often switched to it and effectively; blank out the screen.
Another update was sent to remove the flaw in the previous and all was fine again
Now there is this creeping darkness. I know the summer solstice has gone but it’s not autumn for the FP3 is it?
Fairphone 3 owners remember around the same time last year: after an update, the automatic brightness adjustment turned our screen almost black. Manually adjusting the brightness only helped for a short time, the automatism kicked in and set the brightness to some unusable level. The problem was finally fixed after 2 or 3 software updates.
Starting with the August 2022 upgrade, I have the problem AGAIN. And worse! Not only does the screen suddenly turn dark for no reason whatsoever. It can also turn up to full brightness in the middle of a session with no change of ambient light. During the time it takes me to adjust manually, there will again be another unexpected shift in brightness. I would almost call it flickering if it were not clear that there is software at work.
Please, does anybody else have the same problem? I am sure I am not imagining it.
Or is there some secret manipulation, e.g. to delete the brightness history or so?