Which way is up?

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  1. pheitmeyer

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    I love the soft buttons. My challenge is it's often difficult to determine which way is 'up' on the Gnex when I pick it up in dim light (next to me on the couch and such) at home at night because at a glance it's hard to tell which way is up. I have a silicone case which makes it worse because it's harder to find the power on button. Anyone else having this issue? Anyone have a good solution? I tried applying some florescent nail polish on the case - a dot front and center top - but it didn't last.
     
  2. dezymond

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    The only protection on mine is a screen protector so finding the power button is easy for me. Guess you'll have to make some kind of marking on your car
     
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    Well... it's thicker on the bottom..
     
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    True but with my extended battery and the rubber case it's hard to tell.
     
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    I do the same thing all the time. I have the extended battery and an Incipio case. The clinking light throws me off being on the bottom; I'm dyslexic and just figured it was my cross wired brain!!

    I just laugh at myself, flip the phone around and go about my business.
     
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    There should be an opening at the bottom for the charging port... Feel got that and go from there...

    ~it's not just a phone~
     
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    When I go to use it in the dark I usually locate the camera and go from there.
     
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    Personally I feel for the power button and when I can't find it I flip the phone around and try again. Can't think of any more scientific or better way to do it. On another note, as I do this I usually turn the volume up or down at the same time. Stupid phone designers - never put the volume button directly across from the power button - my one and only complaint about my sexy GN.
     
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    Yeah I still hit the volume button every now and then by accident. Finally starting to get used to it though lol.
     
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    you set the phone down?
     
  11. WookieClaws

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    +1 lol

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    Nope don't have this problem. :p