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8th May 2014, 07:47 PM   |  #1  
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So I have the survivor case by griffin technology and it seems to block the sensor. Every time I need to make a call or answer a call I have to take the top portion off to answer or hang up the call. Is there an app to disable the sensron

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So I have the survivor case by griffin technology and it seems to block the sensor. Every time I need to make a call or answer a call I have to take the top portion off to answer or hang up the call. Is there an app to disable the sensron

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Open your dialer and push menu and go to call settings. Disable turn off screen during calls. It will keep the screen on so you can make our hang up calls manually.

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So I have the survivor case by griffin technology and it seems to block the sensor. Every time I need to make a call or answer a call I have to take the top portion off to answer or hang up the call. Is there an app to disable the sensron

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Try darkening the area around the opening to the proximity sensor.

## Found this in android forums ##

Alister, what is the color(s) of your Otterbox? Mine is the grey/white, and I solved my prob, just like yours, by darkening the area just above the proximity sensor with a fine-tipped black Magic Marker pen. Additionally, you can get an app that tests all of your S4's sensors, including the proximity. Mine is called Z-Device test, and works great. Get back..

Pp.

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Open your dialer and push menu and go to call settings. Disable turn off screen during calls. It will keep the screen on so you can make our hang up calls manually.

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For reference to anyone else finding this thread, this will only work on TouchWiz roms. AOSP rom's typicaly don't have the option to disable the proximity sensor.
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Open your dialer and push menu and go to call settings. Disable turn off screen during calls. It will keep the screen on so you can make our hang up calls manually.

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I don't have that option in the settings of CM11. In my case I can't get the screen to come BACK ON during a call when I pull it from my face. So much for using the dialpad during an automated menu call..
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I don't have that option in the settings of CM11. In my case I can't get the screen to come BACK ON during a call when I pull it from my face. So much for using the dialpad during an automated menu call..

My apologies! I didn't realize you were using CM. Its been a long time since I used it so I'm no longer familiar with it.

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You can cut out or drill the case where it overhangs the sensor.

Sent from your phone. You should be more careful where you leave that thing.

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