1. Fred P's Avatar
    i am going kayaking and need to be able to waterproof my lumia while keep it available for calls .
    a transparent bag would do the trick to send text messages, but for incomming calls the proximity sensor blacks out the screen when it senses the plastic bag.
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    what is the technology behind the proximity sensor? could i use some sort of foil to fool it? is there an app to turn it off?

    thanks
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    Last edited by Fred P; 12-25-2013 at 03:12 PM.
    12-25-2013 01:43 PM
  2. DBDev's Avatar
    Unfortunately I don't think you can turn that off
    Fred P likes this.
    12-26-2013 09:13 AM
  3. Fred P's Avatar
    is there any workaround? one idea i had for the screen blacking out was to mark the position of the buttons 'end call' and 'speakerphone' on the screen protector with a sharpie pen
    so i will be able to press them even with the screen blacked.....but i forgot the proximity sensor disables the touch screen so you cant press anything....

    any ideas? thanks
    12-29-2013 02:40 PM
  4. baandoptager's Avatar
    Couldn't you just turn on the navigation and have fun with that?
    12-29-2013 06:23 PM
  5. Fred P's Avatar
    Couldn't you just turn on the navigation and have fun with that?
    navigation? having navigation on does not disable the proximity sensor during phone calls, screen is still black and touch is disabled
    01-01-2014 03:13 PM

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