Proximity Sensor is a hardware level sensor to detect nearby proximity within the handset.

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Screen goes off during call and does not come back in Micromax A89

I am using Micromax A89 with ICS 4.0.4 512 MB RAM Screen 4.0 Inch I am facing this problem since beginning. But it was solved automatically. Now again it happens when I dial a call or receive a ...
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LG G2 proximity sensor

I found a big issue in my LG G2 proximity sensor. During a phone call the screen doesn't turn off and the automatic screen lightness doesn't work. This problems happened many times a day. I also tried ...
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LG G3 proximity sensor half working

The past couple of days my proximity sensor has been playing up and after using CPU-Z to check if it's working I can see that when looking at my phone at a normal distance it shows 5cm, and if I wave ...
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How to keep display always off during the call on HTC Sense 4.1 (Android 4.0.1)?

My wife has a problem with HTC Desire X (HTC Sense on Android 4.1) that during the call sometimes (in ~10% cases) the screens goes on for no reason. This cause phone calls to be canceled, loud speaker ...
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triggering proximity sensor when receiving phone calls

i find one thing annoying with my Android phone is that ,whenever i receive a call with the phone inside my pocket, i accidentally end up cutting(i mean ending) the call when trying to take the phone ...
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How to manually turn on the screen during a call, while proximity sensor thinks I'm too close?

Something's wrong with my phone's proximity sensor and it sometimes thinks I'm too close to my phone even when I'm not. Unlike the five related questions I found (1, 2, 3, 4, 5!), including one with ...
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Skype does not use the proximity sensor

Skype does not use the proximity sensor, i.e. when I hold the phone to my ear the screen stays on and most annoyingly still responds to touch input. What may be the cause? The sensor works fine for ...
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Why is my phone coming on in my pocket?

I've got a stock Nexus 6p and I have noticed several times that the phone has come on by itself while in my front pocket and is waiting for some kind of input. Furthermore, in some cases it has ...
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Android Lollipop with Nexus 5 - Proximity & Notification Bar

I've updated my non-rooted, Nexus 5 with an OTA update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and since then I have noticed quite a few things. I am not sure if those are bugs or not. The Proximity Sensor does not ...
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Asus memo pad 8 led notification

Hi there I have an ASUS MeMO Pad 8 ME181C I want to know is there a proximity sensor or a notification led on right hand side of the tablet. If it's a notification led how does it work? Thanks...
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Disable Proximity Sensor in T-Mobile S5

My new T-Mobile S5 has this "feature" that turns the screen off when anything (including your hand) gets near the screen. I'm pulling my hair out and I'm going to be returning the phone to T-Mobile ...
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Can't disable lock screen during call

I'm using Android 4.3 on Samsung Note 2, and the lock screen frequently is present when I finish a call. I have no need to secure my phone under these circumstances. How do I disable the appearance of ...
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The proximity sensor option does not exist?

It's been about one year that I have a Sony Xperia z3. It's been a little while that I am facing the problem of screen turning off right, when I click the call button, not when I take it close to my ...
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Moto X - Lollipop - sensor issues

Problem: Sensor does not work on my first generation Moto X. This results in am issue where anytime I make or receive a call, the screen goes black. I cannot even see the dial pad so O can press 1 ...
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Keep screen off when proximity sensor is covered (in pocket)

I just recently switched to Sony XPERIA Z5, and I am quite annoyed with it doing things in my pocket. The phone is set to wake on double tapping (which is handy, for a user coming from nokia n9 and ...