How to END a Call?


  1. andpete1

    andpete1 Member

    The Droid is a very fun device and I love playing with it. But it is a PHONE first. I've made lots of calls today but I personally, have not ended any of them. They always end with the other person hanging up and my screen going to the home screen. The display will not wake up during a phone call unless I slide the phone open. Has anyone else experienced this? I understand that you dont want your cheek to press any buttons, but there has to be an easier way to wake up the phone.

    Summarize the problem - I want the display to wake up while in a phone call without having to slide out the keyboard

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  2. Edaze55

    Edaze55 Well-Known Member

    The Droid doesnt have an End call button?
  3. andpete1

    andpete1 Member

    It does. But it's a soft key on the touchscreen which I can't get to wake up....
  4. jbert

    jbert Active Member

    Pull the phone away from your head and the screen should wake up. The phone has a sensor that puts the display to sleep when it is on your ear. Just give it a couple seconds.
  5. andpete1

    andpete1 Member

    Yeah thats what motorola said. I guess my screen sensor? must be defective?

    I put the phone on a table. I make a call. The display IMMEDIATELY goes dark, whether its by my face or not. Will not wake up without sliding the keyboard out.

    The display will stay active though if I have the it on speakerphone.
  6. jbert

    jbert Active Member

    Unfortunately, it does sound like the sensor is defective (or you found a setting I can't find). When I make a call on the table, the screen stays lit. Once I put my hand over the sensor (same area as the LED notification), the screen goes dim.
  7. Edaze55

    Edaze55 Well-Known Member

    The proximity sensor on my Moment works just like this. Sounds like he may need to return it and get a new one.
  8. CWasko36

    CWasko36 Member

    Do you have a screen protector on? It might be triggering the proximity sensor to always stay on. If I make a call the screen only dims when I put my hand over the display or put it against my face. If I pull it away from my face the screen turns on so that I can hit the end call button.
  9. andpete1

    andpete1 Member

    Thanks for your quick responses!

    I'll keep messing around with it some tonight but I think I'm going back to verizon tomorrow morning to get it straightened out.
  10. andpete1

    andpete1 Member

    No I do not have a screen protector on.

    Theory - they set up the phone at the store today with the factory plastic screen protector still on it. Do you think that when it initialized everything for the first time that it got a bad reading or something? So that maybe a hard reset without the screen protector might fix it?
  11. Edaze55

    Edaze55 Well-Known Member

    It couldnt hurt to try a hard reset before returning it, but I have my doubts about it correcting the problem. Who know though..
  12. ihilani

    ihilani New Member

    When trying to return to an active call from the home screen, you try to pull down the green telephone notification but the screen only blacks out so you can't end the call. Has this happen to anyone else?
  13. sargon666777

    sargon666777 New Member

    If you have rooted your droid there is an app in the marketplace now that changes the camera button to an end call button. Disables the button for camera, and allows you to end a call from any screen without the soft key.

    Search for end call.
  14. taz55

    taz55 Well-Known Member

    i always found throwing it against a nearby hard object, like my wall shuts off the call really effienctly, however I am having to buy a new phone almost every week now.
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  15. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    Heh, I guess that app may be useful for those with dysfunctional proximity sensors, however, I just do it the old fashioned way, which is to pull the phone away from my ear and hit the end button.

    By the way, if your proximity sensor really isn't working, IMO, it's worth taking in for a replacement, rather than using some roundabout way to emulate a end call button.
  16. Le0_Br4zUc4

    Le0_Br4zUc4 Well-Known Member

    The best way is by doing a battery pull ... lol

    Just Kidding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  17. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member

    How to end a call? If you're talking to a guy, tell him that he's a cheap bastage and your girl is better looking than his. If you're talking to a girl, tell her that her sister is way hott and that she's been looking fat lately. :p

    Hope this helps... ;)
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  18. Coogi

    Coogi Well-Known Member


    +1 this is the truth!!
  19. skunkpbguy

    skunkpbguy Well-Known Member

    How to end a call? Get AT&T, it seems they will end the call for you. ;)
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  20. inssane

    inssane Well-Known Member

    If anything, tapping the power button to "wake" it from sleep may work.
  21. njKeever

    njKeever Well-Known Member

    I've discovered that pressing the camera button halfway helps it wake up after pulling the phone away from my ear.
  22. PetiePal

    PetiePal Well-Known Member

    Yeah you can alternatively push the on/off button and it flashes the screen back up
  23. bcromwell

    bcromwell Member


    Slightly off topic but end call doesn't work (Yes I have root).. Really wish it did!
  24. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

    I throw my droid out the window
  25. kbayer

    kbayer Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but does that END the call?:eek:
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