1. RexTheCapt's Avatar
    I have a little problem where im using the phone horisontal i cant use my left hand becouse when i do i am covering the sensor and the screen goes black until i remove my left arm from the sensor again. is it possible to disable this feature? its getting enoying and i am reading alot in the web browser and everytime the screen goes black i have to start over from the beginning again. i am currently holding the phone in a way i dont like to keep my fingers from the sensor
    08-16-2015 08:30 AM
  2. srkmagnus's Avatar
    The proximity sensor shouldn't disable/turn off the screen while browsing. That should only happen when using the phone. Could the device be timing out? If so, I would suggest going into the system settings > display. Adjust the time accordingly.
    08-16-2015 10:48 AM
  3. RexTheCapt's Avatar
    Its not timing out, i set it to 10 min and i can read all text on the screen under 1 min, so its impossible for it to time out, im using the firefox web browser on the phone btw.
    08-16-2015 10:50 AM
  4. Rukbat's Avatar
    Turn the phone over, so the sensor is on the other side. (It's not a fix, it's a Band-Aid. The sensor shouldn't turn the screen off except during a phone call. You could have a bad update flash.)
    08-17-2015 01:51 AM
  5. RexTheCapt's Avatar
    the problem fixed itself. i think it may be becouse the room was dark. does darkness have something to do with it?
    08-17-2015 07:41 AM

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