iPod touch 5G Apple removed the ambient light sensor?

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  1. shoes22

    shoes22 Active Member

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    Tkf1 Community Development Staff Member

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    Ha! The iPhone 5 has one.
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    What does an ambient light sensor do on the iPod Touch anyways? Is it that auto brightness thing...?
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    Tkf1 Community Development Staff Member

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    Yes.
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    I never use it...
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    Yeh that's cause the iPod touch does it for you
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    ...? the light sensor was what made the ipod do it for you
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    Thats what i said. i forgot to quote tims post
  9. shoes22

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    It is a default (and useful) feature in my opinion. I always loved it because whenever I used my iPod at night, it would automatically adjust the screen brightness so that it would be appropriate for viewing...not too bright, not too dark. Same for when it was super sunny out. I'm sad if they did in fact remove it, because it will be an annoying extra couple steps if I have to go into the Settings and adjust the brightness constantly depending on the time of day.
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    I never used it. It really sucked on every iOS device I've had so far, it just barely worked. The Mac is the only product to get it right.
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