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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #135 on: May 18, 2022, 21:17:58 »
Can anybody confirm this consistency with Google Maps?
Same problem here.
 

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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #136 on: May 18, 2022, 21:46:15 »
Now, those who have the problem should take the issue to Google and Samsung Support.
But only as a problem between Google Maps and Samsung, not diverting to Locus.
Both of those giants would easily ignore Locus. But they are not in a position to ignore each other ...
 

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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #137 on: May 19, 2022, 08:37:43 »
Wole, you have a working and a non-working Samsung LM4 device (mine do all work ...):
- does the screen timeout on Android level define how fast the dimming occurs?
- to test for LM4 and for Google Maps
- closing PLUS Android killing the resp. other app

First of all: In a direct comparison with the Xiamo 10, all Samsungs are darker (see my picture)

Screen timeout is set to 2 minutes on all devices.

What do you mean by closing Plus Android?
 

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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #138 on: May 19, 2022, 08:45:20 »
By PLUS Android I mean to swipe the app out of the Android App history.
The square in Oldenburg versions, the 3 vertical lines in current Androids.
To rule out any potential (indirect) interference between Google Maps and Locus.
 

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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #139 on: May 19, 2022, 09:09:12 »
By PLUS Android I mean to swipe the app out of the Android App history.
The square in Oldenburg versions, the 3 vertical lines in current Androids.
To rule out any potential (indirect) interference between Google Maps and Locus.

Thanks for the hint. You mean the "close all" notice, right?
I do that regularly anyway.

Google Maps is no longer installed on my phone.
 

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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #140 on: May 19, 2022, 15:30:01 »
It would also be interesting to ask why insulation is used at all.

The forums say that overheating should be avoided.

By pure chance, I was just sitting in the car in a car park under full sun.

The outside temperature was 31 degrees.

A warning message came up saying that the battery was overheating (41 degrees). I started LM 4 and the app ran uninhibited in full brightness. Do I need to understand this? Does it only insulate at full brightness, regardless of the temperature?

Addition:
On Monday I started LM 4 on all devices. The temperature was 13 degrees and the sun was shining. All Samsung devices darkened here.
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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #141 on: May 29, 2022, 12:03:37 »
Just an idea for Tasker nerds amongst you. Maybe it can help you debugging the brightness issue? There is a command called "Custom setting" which can get/set values from Android settings. Screenshot is related. Not having a Samsung phone myself.
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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #142 on: May 29, 2022, 19:45:15 »
Just an idea for Tasker nerds amongst you. Maybe it can help you debugging the brightness issue? There is a command called "Custom setting" which can get/set values from Android settings. Screenshot is related. Not having a Samsung phone myself.
Do you mean the view on my screenshot ?
The Tasker options look a bit different for me.

The display still gets darker

P.S.:
I wrote a short task. The display brightness is permanently set to maximum brightness after 20 seconds.

No success. The problem is that the display dims but the settings remain at maximum brightness.
When I manually dim the display, the display always brightens after 20 seconds.
The task works.
The display gets darker without changing the slider.
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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #143 on: June 25, 2022, 19:43:48 »
I tried the last Locus 4 update (02.06.2022), but the brightness in direct sunlight is still bad!
So I had to return to the older version of Locus. The brightness of the dipleje is better.
A little pity, but so far I have off the renewal of the subscription ..
 

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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #144 on: June 26, 2022, 11:41:37 »
@JackRussel, I was referring to <screenshot>, the action is called "Custom Setting", maybe there is something useful for analysis.
« Last Edit: June 26, 2022, 11:43:32 by tapio »
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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #145 on: July 06, 2022, 17:58:26 »
@JackRussel, I was referring to <screenshot>, the action is called "Custom Setting", maybe there is something useful for analysis.
thank you very much. I have found it.

Sorry for the late reply. I was away for a few days.

The hw_Screen option is not shown for me. I also have no other success so far.

I have no hope either.
The problem is this. When the display dims, the slider still stays at max brightness (255).
So I can't set a higher or new value.

But I will test a little more.
 

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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #146 on: July 08, 2022, 10:20:34 »
Hi guys, thanks for the time you still invest into this issue.

I have no idea so far, but at least I need to know: does this problem happen only when the main map screen is visible, or does it make no difference and happens on every big screen of Locus Map 4 (Map manager, data manager, ...)?
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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #147 on: July 08, 2022, 12:23:48 »
does this problem happen only when the main map screen is visible, or does it make no difference and happens on every big screen of Locus Map 4 (Map manager, data manager, ...)?
It makes no difference. It occurs with any screen.
- Maps Manager, Data Manager, Online/Offline Maps, Settings, Tracking, .....
 
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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #148 on: July 08, 2022, 12:57:58 »
One of tapio's screenshots (was it from Tasker?) revealed a long list of Android screen related internal settings that you cannot view or change via Android UI.
There is a 99% chance that one of those settings is screwed in your devices.
 
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Re: Locus Map Gold is too dark
« Reply #149 on: July 08, 2022, 13:25:52 »
One additional question. Did anyone try if "dark mode" or "light mode" set directly in the Locus Map 4 settings make a difference?

I've also found a topic on XDA with probably the same issue. One suggestion was to disable animation in the device, so maybe you should give it a try.
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