1. jkayakj's Avatar
    I just updated my gs5 to lollipop 5.0 ( stock sprint) and noticed that whenever I put the phone on a table with the screen on the red heart rate light starts. Also it appears that the proximity sensor on the back is constantly on too ( if my finger goes near it, it turns on). In addition the heart rate process is using a lot of battery.

    Is there any way to turn this off or fix it??? I've done a hard and soft reset so far to no avail.

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    02-06-2015 02:01 PM
  2. ihop0's Avatar
    Having the same issue on a Verizon gs5. Not seeing many mentions elsewhere on the Web.

    It's happening more frequently now than after the update. Quick fix is just to open S Health and measure heart rate, which resets the sensor.

    But it's a very annoying bug, and it'd be much harder to spot if I didn't have a clear case.
    02-10-2015 08:53 AM
  3. ihop0's Avatar
    Found a solution over at xda forums. Uninstalling Google Fit resolves the issue:
    forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-s5/help/lollipop-issue-t3007819
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    02-10-2015 12:15 PM
  4. jkayakj's Avatar
    Hmm I don't have Google fit.. It may be my android wear watch that's doing it then?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    02-10-2015 10:13 PM

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