1. gsritchey's Avatar
    Any suggestions how to get notifications to turn display on? I have notifications turned on. And it was working fine earlier this week. But now when a new notification comes in, the display does not automatically turn on. Any suggestions of how to fix this?
    09-23-2014 09:35 AM
  2. juamms's Avatar
    do you have the banner option on? If it's not on, the notifications will come but the screen will remain off.
    09-23-2014 11:04 AM
  3. gsritchey's Avatar
    Yes, banners are checked on.
    09-23-2014 02:40 PM
  4. juamms's Avatar
    Just something off the top of my head... Is your light/proximity sensor working fine? Because the screen won't turn on if, for example, you have your phone in your pocket and receive a notification... If it's malfunctioning, then the phone may "think" it's in your pocket and not turn the display on
    xandros9 likes this.
    09-23-2014 04:32 PM
  5. gsritchey's Avatar
    That's the only other thing I was thinking about. I'm not sure if it is or not. I believe it is working fine because I turned on the setting where notification noises would not play if it is turned upside down, and they are still playing even though the screen is not turning on. Do you know of anyway to check for this issue?
    09-23-2014 08:13 PM
  6. noersetiawan's Avatar
    Screen protector covering the proximity sensor maybe?

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    09-24-2014 12:52 AM
  7. juamms's Avatar
    Yeah, when you're on a call, put your hand above the screen and see if it turns off and turns on back again when you put your hand away.
    xandros9 likes this.
    09-24-2014 06:32 AM
  8. xandros9's Avatar
    and if you find the proximity sensor is indeed the problem, some compressed air into the earpiece might help. Make sure the screen is clean too.
    09-24-2014 08:58 AM
  9. gsritchey's Avatar
    I think it was the screen protector. Got a new one and its working again.
    09-27-2014 01:22 PM

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