Proximity / Light SensorSupport


  1. prasad12ka4

    prasad12ka4 Well-Known Member

    Can anyone guide me where these 2 are located on our handset?:confused:

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  2. idhbar

    idhbar Well-Known Member

    I think there is no hardware for light sensor ,only binary code for controling screen off during call.
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  3. prasad12ka4

    prasad12ka4 Well-Known Member

    Thx mate
    I too feel the same.
    But during call I observed that screen goes off when getting near ear and goes on if i take it far.
    It happens sometimes though
    But I dunno how :confused:
  4. itzmiandy

    itzmiandy Well-Known Member

    Guys there is a sensor. When you are looking at the screen, its at the top right hand corner.

    Call a number and put your finger on the top tight corner and you will see the display go off.
  5. prasad12ka4

    prasad12ka4 Well-Known Member

    Tried,
    Display stays on..doesnt go off mate...
  6. idhbar

    idhbar Well-Known Member

    There is no sensor on the screen.
    But specification says it has.If you open the back cover , you will find they are in the corners.
  7. idhbar

    idhbar Well-Known Member

    I am agree with you .screen does not goes off every time during call. It should works every time like other set having real visible sensors on right of the top of screen.

    Another thing you may noticed that our ph does not have any Auto Brightness control, even non of the third party auto brightness control apps work for us.
  8. prasad12ka4

    prasad12ka4 Well-Known Member

    Yes, true.
    But for me, the screen does go out at times when I hold in a specific position, I dont know how.
    And as for auto brightness control , even xperia X8i never had it although it had both the sensors.
  9. idhbar

    idhbar Well-Known Member

    But 3rd party auto brightness apps works for x8.
  10. nabeeleinstein

    nabeeleinstein Well-Known Member

    guys there is a proximity sensor which turns off the display during a call.
    dial some customer care no. and put your palm on the top half of the phone,
    its a little slow but the display turns off
    and then gets back when you remove your hand.

    no light sensor though,
    i've checked the drivers
  11. idhbar

    idhbar Well-Known Member

    Have u test it after setting screen turn off time more than 1min. ?
  12. itzmiandy

    itzmiandy Well-Known Member

    Ha It works for atleast one person...
  13. nabeeleinstein

    nabeeleinstein Well-Known Member

    doesn't it work for anyone else?

    and yes i have tested for screen time more than more that 2 mins.

    hmm.... maybe to do with the build.prop edits i made
  14. itzmiandy

    itzmiandy Well-Known Member

    It works for me with the stock prop file..
  15. idhbar

    idhbar Well-Known Member

    Can you upload the build.prop (the stock one;as u mentioned) for which it works?
  16. prasad12ka4

    prasad12ka4 Well-Known Member

    The question still remains..
    where are the sensors located then :p
  17. idhbar

    idhbar Well-Known Member

    If you check original build.prop u can see vendor name missing for sensor.
  18. nabeeleinstein

    nabeeleinstein Well-Known Member

    u guys confused me :p
    if its about light sensor which detects ambient light and ADJUSTS brightness accordingly
    then its NOT present.

    If its about proximity sensor which TURNS OFF display when you are making a call and turns it back on after it,
    then it works fine and is located near the earpiece.

    EVEN digital compass is NOT present :'( :'(
  19. prasad12ka4

    prasad12ka4 Well-Known Member

    neither of the one can be seen on the screen mate, no sensor.

    BTW compass wont work
  20. idhbar

    idhbar Well-Known Member

    What about two fingers swipe up/down gestures(multi touch point) -is it works for a87 ? I have tried with two different launchers having this feature , but unsuccessful. It works for my HTC set with ics . Can anybody confirm is this feature only available for 4.0+?
  21. ryshic12

    ryshic12 Well-Known Member

    Dudes, there are two sensors..for proximity..ones between the lock button and the screen (very thoroughly vanished)..and the other ones on the left side..
    Dial *#*#1111#*#*
    to do an assembly test..
    And it gives u the position..
    And no it runs with hardware..not any programmed binary..
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  22. ryshic12

    ryshic12 Well-Known Member

    And there aint no light sensors..its just a bug on the os..MMX must have forgotten to delete that light sensor binary before releasing the phone..
  23. prasad12ka4

    prasad12ka4 Well-Known Member

    very useful
    how to exit from it?
  24. nabeeleinstein

    nabeeleinstein Well-Known Member

    the proximity sensor is AVAGO apds990x.

    company official
    Avago Technologies. APDS-990x/APDS-919x product family is a 3-in-1 integrated I2C digital ambient light sensor and proximity sensor with built-in IR LED.
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