Support Display off during call

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ianramsden87, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. ianramsden87

    ianramsden87 Well-Known Member
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    K this is a major problem for me at the moment.

    I can't seem to keep the screen on when i'm calling someone, is there anything I can do to keep the screen on? I've tried changing the display timeout to 5 mins /tna

    I've also got shake awake but that doesn't seem to help either ....
     

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  2. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member
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    What sort of call? Using a headset I assume? Otherwise the proximity sensors turns the screen off when the phone gets close to your head.
     
  3. ianramsden87

    ianramsden87 Well-Known Member
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    proximiy sensor you say? it's not normally a problem unless i'm phoning my bank and then I have to use the keypad >.<
     
  4. Nessiehunters

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    Yea, Mine does this as well and then it wont unlock during a call, so I can`t use the keypad.
     
  5. Griff_LI

    Griff_LI Well-Known Member
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    Keyboard works for me. Take phone away from head, screen comes on - open keypad with button and type.

    I think some screen protectors cover the proximity sensor stopping it from sensing the movement away from your head. You can test the proximity sensor with the Sensor List app.
     
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