Android 2.1 Sensors with screen off

by Jamie » Mon, 15 Feb 2010 21:41:13 GMT


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 Hi,

I am writing an application for the Nexus One where I require the
accelerometer and/or the orientation sensor to remain active while the
screen is off. I have taken a partial wake lock, but it is quite clear
that as soon as the screen goes off any sensor updates stop.

I have searched this forum and it appears this was an issue previously
which was fixed in Cupcake. Is this a new bug in 2.1 or is this a
limitation of the handset (or even a deliberate design decision?)

Thanks in advance,

Jamie

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