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I have an iPhone that was dropped in water. Once the backlight level goes below a certain point, the screen is completely black/useless. I need to go in iFile or some other file system browsing software to set the brightness level to 80% or something high. I've looked around and found the backlight level for SB Settings but I'm not sure if that will work. Anybody know where that setting is?

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Well I got the phone working again. I found the "SBBacklightLevel2" property in "". I set it to .9, rebooted the phone and the screen worked. I'd still like to know where the system brightness property is though. THanks! – DontFretBrett May 28 '12 at 4:38
That's the file and property that you're looking for. I saw this question as was about to post exactly what you had already found, but then I saw your comment. – Andrew Larsson May 29 '12 at 16:20
Oh ok, for some reason I was thinking the property I found was referring to a SBSettings property and not for the system. Thanks! – DontFretBrett May 29 '12 at 17:25
No problem! (In fact, most SBSettings toggles directly modify values in system .plist's such as this.) – Andrew Larsson May 29 '12 at 17:28

User > Library > Preferences. The property is called "SBBacklightLevel2" in the file. Thanks @Andrew Larsson for the confirmation of this.

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