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By M_Shaaban, Senior Member on 15th February 2014, 11:42 AM
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I'm 100% stock. Android: 4.4, Sense: 5.5. Software number: 4.06.1540.3.

During the call either the screen remain on -no matter how I cover the proximity sensor, or it remain off -even if the phone in my hands. I tried using the "Calibrate G Sensor" option, it works sometimes for one call and then back again.

How can I fix this? I remember using an app years ago with an old phone that had better calibration and it worked.

I'd appreciate any help. Thanks in advance!
 
 
15th February 2014, 03:20 PM |#2  
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I'm 100% stock. Android: 4.4, Sense: 5.5. Software number: 4.06.1540.3.

During the call either the screen remain on -no matter how I cover the proximity sensor, or it remain off -even if the phone in my hands. I tried using the "Calibrate G Sensor" option, it works sometimes for one call and then back again.

How can I fix this? I remember using an app years ago with an old phone that had better calibration and it worked.

I'd appreciate any help. Thanks in advance!

Did you tested the sensor with the HTC Function test program? (dial *#*#3424#*#*) and confirm if its an hardware or software issue.

Btw you didn't updated your phone to 4.06.1540.4?
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16th February 2014, 10:22 AM |#3  
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Did you tested the sensor with the HTC Function test program? (dial *#*#3424#*#*) and confirm if its an hardware or software issue.

Btw you didn't updated your phone to 4.06.1540.4?

HTC function test says no hardware problem. Any other ideas to try?

I didn't receive such update. I'm on Dev Edition. Is it 4.4.4 update included? Could you please share the update download link?


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16th February 2014, 10:29 AM |#4  
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I just received the update notification now, and downloading it as we speak. Could you please provide me with the update URL? I like to keep the update.zip to my computer and I also like to extract recovery.img from it. As usual thanks a lot for your help @alray

Also for future reference, how to do I save the OTA update.zip that's being downloaded? Is there a way to grab the OTA update.zip URL to share? It was possible on my old Galaxy Nexus -I don't really remember how.

Any news on what's new with this update?
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16th February 2014, 03:48 PM |#5  
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I just received the update notification now, and downloading it as we speak. Could you please provide me with the update URL? I like to keep the update.zip to my computer and I also like to extract recovery.img from it. As usual thanks a lot for your help @alray

Also for future reference, how to do I save the OTA update.zip that's being downloaded? Is there a way to grab the OTA update.zip URL to share? It was possible on my old Galaxy Nexus -I don't really remember how.

Any news on what's new with this update?

unfortunately I don't have a download link for the file. You can pull the ota file from /sdcard/download irc, not sure.

The update brings android 4.4.2, cloud printing, some bluetooth enhancements, patched the SMS DOS vulnerability and removed flash player support.
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unfortunately I don't have a download link for the file. You can pull the ota file from /sdcard/download irc, not sure.

The update brings android 4.4.2, cloud printing, some bluetooth enhancements, patched the SMS DOS vulnerability and removed flash player support.

I checked but it's not there. Do you have happen to have the recovery.img? I've already rooted and now I want to flash the stock recovery
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I checked but it's not there. Do you have happen to have the recovery.img? I've already rooted and now I want to flash the stock recovery

No I don't have it, but the stock recovery from the previous version should be fine.
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No I don't have it, but the stock recovery from the previous version should be fine.

Ah thanks, I shall flash that then
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No I don't have it, but the stock recovery from the previous version should be fine.

Are you experiencing any of the bugs that have been mentioned here on the forum?
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Are you experiencing any of the bugs that have been mentioned here on the forum?

no. Maybe you should make a backup and factory reset or restore from the ruu you have converted your phone before and see if your issue is gone.?
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no. Maybe you should make a backup and factory reset or restore from the ruu you have converted your phone before and see if your issue is gone.?

Actually the proximity sensor issue is no longer happening after the update

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