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Versión actual por: Kris Rodriguez ,

Título:

I think my proximity sensor gone bad

Texto:

I owned my 32GB 3GS for about 10 months now. it used to be great initially but after 6 months of use it started having an intermittent problem. Basically it would flickers black screen 3 times once I start a call and automatically shuts off the scree even if it is not on my ears. I checked similar problems on the web and thought it was my old phone case (2G bulky case). So I removed the case and restored the phone. it seemed to be working for few hours then again it happened. it worked intermittently for 2 months then now the problem is persistent.
I am suspecting the proximity sensor because:
1 - it flickers always 3 times before it happened (it maybe a warning thing).
2 - it does not plank the screen when I manage to race to the speaker button before the call is connected.
3 - it does not plank the screen when I use any hand free device.
-Please advice if my suspicion is valid and how can I fix it?
+Please advise if my suspicion is valid and how can I fix it?
PS - I bought the phone officially unlocked when I was in Australia and now I am in the middle east. So warranty is not a good choice.

Dispositivo:

iPhone 3GS

Estatus:

open

Respuesta Aceptada:

14928

Editado por: Kris Rodriguez ,

Título:

I think my proximity sensor gone bad

Texto:

I owned my 32GB 3GS for about 10 months now. it used to be great initially but after 6 months of use it started having an intermittent problem. Basically it would flickers black screen 3 times once I start a call and automatically shuts off the scree even if it is not on my ears. I checked similar problems on the web and thought it was my old phone case (2G bulky case). So I removed the case and restored the phone. it seemed to be working for few hours then again it happened. it worked intermittently for 2 months then now the problem is persistent.
I am suspecting the proximity sensor because:
1 - it flickers always 3 times before it happened (it maybe a warning thing).
2 - it does not plank the screen when I manage to race to the speaker button before the call is connected.
3 - it does not plank the screen when I use any hand free device.
-Pelase advice if my suspicion is valid and how can I fix it?
+Please advice if my suspicion is valid and how can I fix it?
PS - I bought the phone officially unlocked when I was in Australia and now I am in the middle east. So warranty is not a good choice.

Dispositivo:

iPhone 3GS

Estatus:

open

Respuesta Aceptada:

14928

Editado por: oldturkey03 (detalles del voto) ,

Título:

I think my proximity sensor gone bad

Texto:

I owned my 32GB 3GS for about 10 months now.  it used to be great initially but after 6 months of use it started having an intermittent problem. Basically it would flickers black screen 3 times once I start a call and automatically shuts off the scree even if it is not on my ears.  I checked similar problems on the web and thought it was my old phone case (2G bulky case).  So I removed the case and restored the phone.  it seemed to be working for few hours then again it happened.  it worked intermittently for 2 months then now the problem is persistent.

I am suspecting the proximity sensor because:

1 - it flickers always 3 times before it happened (it maybe a warning thing).

2 - it does not plank the screen when I manage to race to the speaker button before the call is connected.

3 - it does not plank the screen when I use any hand free device.

Pelase advice if my suspicion is valid and how can I fix it?

PS - I bought the phone officially unlocked when I was in Australia and now I am in the middle east.  So warranty is not a good choice.

Dispositivo:

iPhone 3GS

Estatus:

open

Respuesta Aceptada:

+14928

Aporte original por: Aiman Bohendi ,

Título:

I think my proximity sensor gone bad

Texto:

I owned my 32GB 3GS for about 10 months now.  it used to be great initially but after 6 months of use it started having an intermittent problem. Basically it would flickers black screen 3 times once I start a call and automatically shuts off the scree even if it is not on my ears.  I checked similar problems on the web and thought it was my old phone case (2G bulky case).  So I removed the case and restored the phone.  it seemed to be working for few hours then again it happened.  it worked intermittently for 2 months then now the problem is persistent.

I am suspecting the proximity sensor because:

1 - it flickers always 3 times before it happened (it maybe a warning thing).

2 - it does not plank the screen when I manage to race to the speaker button before the call is connected.

3 - it does not plank the screen when I use any hand free device.

Pelase advice if my suspicion is valid and how can I fix it?

PS - I bought the phone officially unlocked when I was in Australia and now I am in the middle east.  So warranty is not a good choice.

Dispositivo:

iPhone 3GS

Estatus:

open