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Master Geek

# 177204 26-Jul-2015 12:27
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My near-new phone has developed an annoying quirk: the home screen shows two clock times, one superimposed over the other. Has anyone else seen this? More important for me, can anyone suggest a remedy? The only thing I've tried is a restart.

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Master Geek

  # 1351910 26-Jul-2015 12:28
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Sorry, the lock screen, not the Home.

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Uber Geek

  # 1351990 26-Jul-2015 13:57
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How old is near new?

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Ultimate Geek


  # 1352015 26-Jul-2015 15:08
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Hmmm... odd. Maybe you managed to take a screen shot of the lock screen & then apply that as your lock screen wallpaper? Otherwise all I can suggest is a full restart - either hold the sleep wake button & swipe when asked to turn off, wait until complete shutdown, then press sleep/wake button to turn on again.... or press & hold both the home button & the sleep/wake button for about 8 seconds until the Apple logo shows (this is a forced reboot I think).



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  # 1352018 26-Jul-2015 15:13
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Which OS version are you running?

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Ultimate Geek

  # 1352067 26-Jul-2015 17:27
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Jailbroken? or stock iOS??

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Uber Geek


  # 1352068 26-Jul-2015 17:27
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Could be worth doing a backup and restore, that seems to help with some things. Their online chat is OK for support

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Master Geek

  # 1352085 26-Jul-2015 18:05
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Thanks for all your suggestions. I have fixed it, though I still don't understand what happened! I tried a hard reboot but that didn't work, then I fixed it by simply changing the lock screen wallpaper.


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  # 1352133 26-Jul-2015 19:46
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I suspect that you managed to accidentally set a screenshot as your wallpaper :)

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Master Geek

  # 1352204 26-Jul-2015 22:43
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No,I don't think so. A screenshot would be static. In the situation I described, *both* clocks (and dates, come to that) changed over time, as if a clock from one time zone was superimposed over a clock from another--except that the two times were three or four days apart.

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Uber Geek

  # 1352208 26-Jul-2015 23:04
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Perhaps someone was playing a very cruel prank on you with the screenshot thing mentioned above? :P


They probably kept you on your toes by changing it every few days haha

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  # 1353626 28-Jul-2015 18:22
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Hard reset should work

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