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

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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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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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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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Galaxy S3 Proximity Sensor has no effect in apps, but appears functional in diagnostics

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. If I use the Samsung Galaxy S3 diagnostics screen (#0#), and choose "Sensor", I get the following values for "ADC": Screen held far away: 16 Hand about an inch away: 70 ...