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All sensors not working! - FIX - Nexus 5

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By cile381, Senior Member on 3rd April 2014, 05:59 PM
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Hi all,

I see that many have the following problem, and I might be able to help



This method requires root privileges!

From root explorer or similar program delete these folders and file


/data/system/sensors
/data/misc/sensors
/persist/sensors/sns.reg

Restart phone

Enjoy
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Thank you very much cile381 was starting to think my sensors were done. I appreciate it!
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My sensors weren't broken, but this method seems to be working for everyone I've seen. Thankyou OP.
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You made a lot of people VERY happy today! Thanks for this fix.
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So just out of curiosity, I came from an HTC phone, and I'm just learning this one, but I can't seem to find any of those files on my phone, I go to my root folder, and my /data and /persist folders are both empty, and ideas as to why that would be?

Nevermine, I found the problem with locating them, unfortunetly the root explorer I used on my HTC isn't working with my nexus too well -_-
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So just out of curiosity, I came from an HTC phone, and I'm just learning this one, but I can't seem to find any of those files on my phone, I go to my root folder, and my /data and /persist folders are both empty, and ideas as to why that would be?

Nevermine, I found the problem with locating them, unfortunetly the root explorer I used on my HTC isn't working with my nexus too well -_-

Use root browser from Google Play.

Need root
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So just out of curiosity, I came from an HTC phone, and I'm just learning this one, but I can't seem to find any of those files on my phone, I go to my root folder, and my /data and /persist folders are both empty, and ideas as to why that would be?

Nevermine, I found the problem with locating them, unfortunetly the root explorer I used on my HTC isn't working with my nexus too well -_-

ES File Explorer, yo. Best there is!
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