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By neopl666, Member on 15th January 2014, 12:52 PM
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Is anyone else having this problem? My screen is not turning off during Skype calls. The battery drains a lot faster obviously, but the real killer is that I continue to navigate my phone with my face, often times to a disastrous result... I searched for this issue and found a lot of results for Nexus 4, but none for Nexus 5.
 
 
26th January 2014, 12:35 PM |#2  
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Same with my Nexus 5. In call the screen doesn't turn off, but when I hang up then the Skype kicks in and acts like mad turning screen off every time I cover the sensor, this is stupid and drives me mad.
26th January 2014, 12:59 PM |#3  
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I bet you could set up something in Tasker, such as, when Skype is loaded and the phone is vertical, disable touchscreen.
26th January 2014, 01:01 PM |#4  
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Surely you'd expect a "video call" app to not turn off the screen ?

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30th January 2014, 09:56 PM |#5  
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Could this be perhaps caused by a dpi setting?(I've got it set so that everything is a lot smaller so that more things can be fit on the screen) Looking at my Skype layout it looks like it does on my Nexus 7 tablet. Maybe skype thinks that it's on a tablet, hence the proximity sensor is not being employed. I don't have a Speaker phone button either. This is just a theory, I'm not willing to test it by going to default Dpi as it screwes my entire layout, icons, folders etc.

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Originally Posted by rootSU

Surely you'd expect a "video call" app to not turn off the screen ?

op might be referring to skype audio calls
5th February 2014, 12:43 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by jj14

op might be referring to skype audio calls

Indeed, I am talking about audio calls...

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