Windows Phone is an operating system like others available on the market. There are not only issues introduced and fixed in subsequent updates, but also glitches and somewhat humorous bugs to be discovered. There are a handful of visual glitches in Windows Phone, which have been collected and discussed on our forum.
If you look at the above photo, you'll notice that the Start screen sits behind the app list filter. This shouldn't normally happen. When hitting the filter to sort through apps, the list of installed content should be hidden behind the selector itself. It's easy to reproduce (accidentally) by simply swiping to the right as soon as a letter is pressed.
As well as the above Start screen glitch, there's the infamous Windows Phone unlock bug where swiping up to override the lockscreen shows the Start screen (regardless as to whether or not a security passcode is implemented) with no way to interact with the display. See the video below for a demonstration.
Think of it as a static image, but you're able to swipe back down to pull the lockscreen back into view. To rectify this, one has to turn the display off and back on again. Then you have instances such as the following:
Have you come across any humorous visual glitches when using your Windows Phone? Head over to our community forum or comment below to share any graphical glitches you've discovered.
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Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.