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My touch screen works, but not the right side. why is this
i just got my new iphone 5 16gb last week. updated to new 6.0.2 updates i do not have installl any heavy application, only Facebook, yahoo and flickrs i notice my phone is always lag, not responding to touch, and the most annoying part is it always ****** me up when i use the OSK (on screen keyboard). when i try to use the OSK, for example when i want to click backspace, it will randomly push A, Q, T for many times. i cannot get my msg done. i try to do the soft reboot, restart but it only good for half day before it start doing the problem again. the most annoying part is when it did not respond to my touch. what is the problem with this? this explain my problem http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgnkWjGvkYo
The right side of my screen started getting a little bit weird just a few weeks ago. At first I ignored it because it just starts working again randomly, but now it just happening more often, and now I think this time it won't go away, the problem is that the right side of my screen doesn't respond to touches, sometimes it responds but I have to touch harder and multiple times, and most of the time when I'm typing something it presses search when I try to backspace or reach a word near search. Also I noticed that the right side responds to touches without me touching it, I just put my finger over the music app for example, and sometimes it opens, from just putting my finger near the app, I don't touch the screen, it's like it has a super sensor or something, and sometimes it responds to touches on the top right corner by touching the area next to speaker, not the actual screen, and again, it does that whenever it feels like doing that, but the right side has been unresponsive almost all day today, the only way to open apps is by tapping harder, most of the time it doesn't respond, and it detects touches in some places from 2 or 3 cm away, this is all just with the right side of my screen and I have tried putting phone in DFU mode, and respringing, but non of that works and I don't wanna restore as I will lose fw 5.1.1 ( I don't like iOS 6), so my question is, would this be a software problem, or should I take phone to a nearby apple store for them to check it, it's still under warranty, the phone is in perfect condition, no scratches or anything, I've always had a case with it, the problem is not the case since it does the same without the case, if there is something wrong with it, I'd like a repair, but I can also have a new phone as long as it's free and I can get all my apps back.
Parts of my iphone 4s display has become inresponsive. For example, when trying to enter the pincode for the sim card, some of the keypads don't work. Digits 1-6 are ok, the rest are either not working at all, or they produce wrong digits. The backspace key results in the digit '3', for example. I have tried a reset by holding the sleep and home buttons for ten seconds. I took the phone back to the shop, and was adviced to try a restore via iTunes on my MacBook. Back home I connected the iphone to the MacBook and clicked the restore button in iTunes. The dialog box then informed me that the newest version of iOS would be installed as part of the restore. My iphone is still on iOS 5.1.1, and I don't want to install iOS6 until some of its problems are fixed. Is there really not possible to restore a 5.1.1 iphone to 5.1.1?
Hi. I just noticed a problem with texting from my iphone 4. As I type, the letters that appear are randomly correct and incorrect. It starts new lines, puts periods where I didn't (not after double spacing) and just enters random letters, capitalized and not. I can get it to type the correct letter about 1 in 5 tries, but it will then type in sometimes 5 letters that I didn't type and when I try to backspace, sometimes it lets me, sometimes not. I checked to see if there were any problems writing an email but there weren't. Any ideas why this is happening? I have it in an Otterbox but it has been dropped a few times. Do you think it finally started getting brain damage?
G'day, Is there any way to show the hotspot notification ribbon from showing? It is just that a number of apps I have can't shrink the app display and as a result the bottom row of buttons half merge with the status bar of the app and make things difficult. I have a calculator app (I have had to stop using the built in one because it will not let you backspace to correct an entry) and when I am connected via the personal hotspot, there is an issue where the bottom row of buttons compete for the same space as the apps status bar. Thanks
How can you backspace in the calculator? It appears to me that if (when :-) you make a mistake, you can only wipe out the whole entry and start over. ie: if I type 1234 and I meant to type 1243, can I backspace to correct that?
bought an iphone4 mid-january, dropped it last weekend and it cracked, the cracks are spread i have noticed. phone works somewhat perfectly, backspace sticks sometime. just wondering how i go about getting the screen repaired? can i just go to att or whats the deal??? iphone4 iOS 4
Whenever I try to tap the backspace, P, L, and O does not work in Messaging App. Actually ANYTHING right there where backspace, P, L, and O are does not respond. Help? Dell Windows Vista
This is more of an request for a future update:When sending SMSes in Hebrew using the default SMS app, the backspace button is dangerously close to the SEnd button. All too often Ive been sending partial, or worse, wrong SMSes to people because of that.Why cant the backspace button be on the bottom like with most other keyboard?Thanks. PC 64bit
Hi I have a 8 day old iPhone4 16GBand I have the strangest intermittent screen issue, the right side of my screen stops taking inputs from time to time, sometimes its perfect and other times it helps to lock the phone unlock the phone then keep typing, other times this does not make a difference. Its does it in all apps where I can type. messages notes safari mail etc. both Apple apps and 3rd party apps.Most of the time it only effects the p key but sometimes its the o p k l m and backspace keysif I turn the phone to its side to go wide screen those keys work, as expected they are on a different part of the screen now. However if I am in safari and want to scroll up fast by touching the top menu bar no go. like I said its an intermittent issue and sometimes works perfectly.I dont have one of those screen protectors or cases at all. so its not that its being touched elsewhere. i have reinstalled the phone, done a DFU then reinstalled again, without a restore so that it is totally factory default, and it does the same thing, Any ideas? MacBook Pro 2.4Ghz 17" Mac OS X (10.6.4) iPhone4 OS 4.1
is there a method to select a posistion in a body of text other than trying to touch the exact location? or destroying a pile of existing text with th backspace button? apple really failed on this. iphone 3gs iOS 4
when i receive a sms and want to reply, the first letter did caps lock itself. Instead i had to backspace and then i could type capital letter. Could anyone help me?? Windows Vista
today i was texting on my iphone, and letters i wasnt even near kept popping up, like when i would hit p the letters a, x, and g would pop up at the same time and it was never the same combination even if i hit the same letter, and when i hit the backspace it wouldnt backspace, it would have 3 or 4 other letters pop up. i tried to turn off my phone to see if that would help but when i tried to slide the power off slider it wouldnt go off.... and ive already tried to restore to factory with itunes and it still acts weird.
If I need to edit an email there is the backspace button, but is there no delete button?? Its annoying to have to scroll to the letter I wish to delete and have to backspace it, especially if the typo requires BOTH backspace and a delete.
So most everyone knows about the sticky backspace issue, which I was luckily spared from. <okay, rebooted twice and problem below seems gone now, but Im still documenting this in case it helps someone else>I am experiencing something perhaps even more annoying: a backspace key that will not delete or rarely deletes while on the alpha-keyboard. Weirdly though, if I switch to the numeric-keyboard, the backspace there works, though it still seems a little sticky. Utterly infuriating! I rebooted and it did not help at all! What the Frack Apple?!?Oh, and please dont tell me to upgrade to 3.0. I refuse to do that until the bugs are worked out.Message was edited by: theladyd iphone 3G iphone OS 2.x
When checking my voicemail, the keypad that shows up to let me type my password has no erase/backspace key. How can I correct a mistyped number without having to exit each time? iphone 3G, Macbook Air, Toshiba R600 Mac OS X (10.5.5) Mandriva Linux OS, WinXP Pro
The following occurs frequently, is immensely detractful from user experience, and has persisted through all updates starting from the original iphone.When using the delete/backspace key, I often hold it down for no more than 2-3 seconds. This is to delete usually only one word. What happens is the delete key becomes stuck, and deletes an entire sentence or paragraph. I am helpless to stop it. Several rapid taps can also trigger th.....there it went. PPC G5 Quad Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Please excuse me if I am missing something, but here is my wish list of a few things that Id like to be able to do with/through my phone. I imagine that some of these may be available technically (which I may open to), but Id like to see a built-in functionality to accomplish the following:(1) Copy/Cut and paste as well as being able to block and delete large chuncks of text from an email (w/o having to hold down the backspace key)(2) Ability to send an email (and its attachments) from the iphone directly to a WiFi connected printer to print out(3) Ability to download legitimately available free MP3 files from the Internet onto the iphone and play them on the iphone without having to go through a PC with iTunes Systmax Windows XP
Does anyone know if the keyboard on an iphone or iTouch for that matter has a delete key? The backspace key deletes to the left but typically the delete key deletes the present character. Does anyone know how to move the cursor right and left, mainly left. I hope the solution is not to just backspace left until to get to where to want. Thanks. Itouch 16 GB 2nd gen Windows XP
I updated to 2.2.1. Now the delete keys and backspace keys are not working. Safari pages cannot be deleted. Anyone have suggetions?I restored to factory default and added as a new phone and still the probems persist. I am at a loss as to what to do next. G5 Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Has anyone ever tried to type the name Caitlin into the SMS or Notes application (or any other text application on the iphone 3g?)Try this... open up Notes and type caitlinNotice that you cannot hit the letter t. The iphone keyboard always chooses r, y, f, g, or h as the next input after cai. Now if you type in the wrong letter, you can backspace and then be able to select t. But you can never get t the first time.Even if you try to slide your finger around after picking r for example. t will never get selected.This is very annoying since I type that name a lot on my iphone.Applecare said told me to turn off Auto Correct in the keyboard preferences. Sure that works, but then I lose all other auto corrected words.IMO auto-correct should only correct for typed words, not select the letters for you, and it should allow you to choose any letter by sliding your finger around... The way it is now, this will pose a big problem for those who type in another language than english, or for people who know people with the name Caitlin.Im wondering how many other words the iphone wont allow you to type correctly the first time. MacBook Pro 2.6 Ghz 4GB Mac OS X (10.5.5)
Certain key combinations are unable to be typed. For example create a new Note or Email and try to type the word banjo in without using backspace or auto-correct. After hitting B-A-N you are unable to hit the J key. Even pressing and holding you can move over the other keys but can not get J to activate. If you let it hit K and then hit backspace you can type a J but not right after hitting B-A-N. It will let you type those in if there are other characters preceding them. If you type F-F-B-A-N it will then let you hit J. But starting on a new line you cant type banjo correctly.There are a number of other words or combos like necrotic it wont let you hit the R key, it seems to trip up on a lot of 4th letters. Others: ducJ, racJ, felK, tirW, hebF, freWTested it on a few 3G iPhones and one first gen iphone, all using 2.2 firmware. iphone 3G Other OS Firware 2.2 on both 1st gen and 3G
This is weird.When I try to enter my user name, drtrech, in any iphone text application, it allows me to type d-r-t-r . . . but refuses to allow me to enter the e. It will allow ONLY a w or r (the letters on either side of the e), but steadfastly refuses to allow me to enter the e.If I enter a different letter and backspace, it works fine. If I turn off auto-correction it works fine. But I shouldnt have to do either one of those just to type in a slightly unusual letter sequence. Im sure there are other sequences that are also problematic, but I havent stumbled upon them.Is there any mechanism to make an inquiry to Apple, or to at least report the issue?
Whenever I am typing an SMS message and have to delete, the caps lock is always selected. In addition, when the number button is pressed and I press the backspace button, the same issue occurs (except that instead of the caps lock, the symbol button is selected. I know this isnt a huge issue but I was wondering if this was common or just an issue with my phone Macbook Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Help My phone only has the right half of the screen working some times then when i hit the sleep/wake button it works again. I am fine if it is not that serous but it can be annoying after a while The one that is half grayed out is what happens to it on what sideThe same happens with the keyboard and the backspace doesnt work most of the timei tried to restore it but no help thereMessage was edited by: music33 macpro iPod classic iPod touch iphone 3g Mac OS X (10.5.4)
Hi I have a iphone and fully like it as a iPod, Partially like it as the internet device and never liked it as a phone.I never liked it as phone for various reasons and now a new reason to the list.It was a boring day, so i was surfing the net and was to a iphone related forum, was reading several topics posted and i came through a topic where people were discussing that iphone allows to make calls to anyone when the iphone is passcode locked.I assumed that it could only call emergency numbers when it was passcode locked until i read that topic in that forum, then I thought it might be a jailbroken phone with a app that allowed to do so, NO YOU NEED NOT JAILBREAK the phone and install any app to do it, iphone 3g with 2.1 firmware will allow you to make calls to anyone when it is passcode locked.So how to make a call to anyone when the phone is passcode locked?1. Press the home key or the sleep/wake button2. you will be prompted to enter the 4 digit passcode, you can see the numeric keypad, with numbers, backspace key, cancel and emergency call button3. press the emergency call button, it will take you to a screen with a full numeric keypad, a call button and a button to return to the previous screen4. here you can type any number, it can be a phone number to a local or national or international and press the call button5. The call is successfully placed and you can speak.First I was scared to do this because i assumed even though the phone accepted any number, I thought it would redirect me to a emergency service when I press the call button and I did not want to make a prank call to emergency service, then i thought lets give it a go and typed one of my friends mobile number and disconnected the call after a ring, then I unlocked the phone and again called him and asked him, did he get my previous call, he said yes, so the call was not redirected to a emergency service and it actually called the number typed.All i want to know is, Is this a bug or a revolutionary feature of the iphone?If this is a revolutionary feature, in what ways it is a revolutionary feature?I personally feel it is a bug, because anyone can make any type of calls from my locked phone, because locked phone is intended to stop any one from accessing my personal details and to stop anyone from making calls from my phone without my knowledge, and enable any one to call only emergency service if in a emergency situation, but the iphone passcode lock feature does not ensure all this. MB Black, iphone 3G 16 Gig Black, iPod nano 8 Gig Black Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Ok so ive owned both the 2G and 3G and they both have done this to me. My girlfriends name is Khristian and everytime i type her name in any text message it doesnt let me type an i after the r. Khro, everytime. Evan when i stop at r and and try my hardest to type an i.....no dice. Its weird, i always have to type the o and backspace and put an i. Anyone else notice this? Dell Windows XP Pro
As my name is Jaap Trouw my username is jaaptrouw for several websites. However, I cant type it at once, because the r is impossible to type. Ive tried is a million times, it keeps giving the e instead of the r. Typing only part of my username gives no problem, only when I type my full username it wont work. I can type jaapte, press backspace and finish the name, or type jaapteouw, hit space (which autocorrects the word to jaaptrouw) and then hit backspace. But I just want to be able to type my username in a single go.Can anyone reproduce this error? Is my username in a weird twist of events caught in a bug? And can it be fixed? This is rediculous, I face this problem logging into several sites on my iphone. MacBook 13" 2.2GHz C2D, 4GB SDRAM Mac OS X (10.5.2) iphone 3G
Ive noticed something very strange happening with my phone. For some reason when I come back to my Google Search field in Safari to edit a search and press the backspace key, it clears the entire entry. Sometimes I may just want to revise just one word and not the whole search, but pressing backspace just clears the whole field. Does anyone know whether this is a feature or just a bug in the OS?
Im finding it a pain to edit text or numbers on the iphone.. for example, if I have John Doe and I want to make that John P. Doe or if I have a number and need to add another digit somewhere in the middle, theres no way to go to a certain character/point in the middle of a string. It looks like I have to use the backspace and delete everything from the end up to the point where I want to add new characters, which requires me to remember all of the stuff I just deleted. This is very annoying. Anyone know of a better way to do this on the phone itself as opposed to doing it on a computer and syncing? Im still on 2.0.2 btw.Thanks! MacBook 2GHz (Black!), PowerBooks, iBook, iphone 3G 16G/Black Mac OS X (10.5.5)
My iphone 3G touch screen has a Deadspot / Dead Area across the entire Right Hand Side! (about 1/5 of the screen); so i cannot scroll, select icons on the right OR worst of all cannot uses the backspace button in text edit mode!!! - any ideas what i can do?Hard Reset, Software Update or Restore has not worked - this is def. a hardward issue.Message was edited by: iknowmichael iphone 3G Mac OS X (10.5.5) with iphone
Hi - Im now on my 3rd iphone 3g (16GB, Black) and Im still having trouble with it. As of now I cannot comment on reception/3G issues, since I have only had this particular iphone for about an hour and a half. However, Ive encountered a strange problem when trying to enter a companys name in Contacts on multiple iPhones after multiple restores from Recovery Mode. Please help me reproduce this and figure out if it is intended behavior or not; both the Rockaway and Bridgewater, NJ Apple Stores did not seem to know.Here is what I am doing:1) Go to contacts (via either the phone menu or the Home Screen Icon)2) Click the plus sign on the top right3) Click First Last as if to type in a name4) Click in the 3rd field, for Company5) Type R.I.T.A.6) Hit backspace once or twice...What occurs is quite strange - the whole text field will sometimes delete itself, click-click-clicking along the way as if I am hitting backspace over and over again.I hope someone can shed some light on this issue.Thanks.-Scott 15" MacBook Pro (Early 2008) Mac OS X (10.5.4) iphone 3G 16GB Black