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Hi guys m facing a strange issue. I have observed that sometimes my proximity sensor remains on. I tried to find out the app causing it by Force Stopping each app one by one but that doesn't solve the problem. .
I am not using any motion like quick glance which uses the sensor or any other app like turning the screen on off (eg smart cover etc)

only a reboot fixes this issue but after sometime (say few hours or 1-2 days) the sensor turns on. . Can you suggest me what else shall I do? coz m observing more than normal battery drain in stand by mode. . Please help!

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Try turning off "quick glance" under settings--> motion.

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Try turning off "quick glance" under settings--> motion.

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I am not using any motion like quick glance which uses the sensor...

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So it helped a lot are you using custum rom or stock? With stock I only have this on when quick glance on. I helped a lot too :s

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m using stock rom and kernel...and I am not using quick glance..my phone's proximity sensor remains on even when the screen is on (unlike quick glance)

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I have the same bug... only a reboot solves it.
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I have the same bug... only a reboot solves it.
at least m not alone

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me too same here dagnamit
 
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Default I too have noticed it and posted it on a thread also

I also notice this..only now i came to know that it is proximity sensor..will appear as a dim red right and if it stays on, it turns off only if restarted..might be a bug..should we report it to samsung so that they will fix it in updates?
 
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I have noticed one thing that after 2+ or more (random) days of usage if I receive/make a call the sensor doesn't turn off. .might be this is a s/w bug. .but this is what I have noticed after closely monitoring my phone. .

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I've noticed this too! Didn't know the dim red light was proximity sensor. But i've noticed it only twice (with battery below 40% on both occasions).

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