mic_888 · Feb 16, 2011 at 12:00 am

Proximity Sensor Re-Calibrator For Desire HD

Due to many Desire HD’s being incorrectly factory calibrated with regards to the proximity sensor, XDA forum member leppie has written an app to help change the calibration on the fly and persist over re-boots.

Reported symptoms of the proximity sensor include the screen failing to turn off when holding the mobile device to your face during a call, and the screen turning off when on a call but failing to turn back on – requiring the battery to be removed.

If you suffer specifically from the above issues, this app should be able to help. The problems apparently are common in custom kernels/ROMs, and although HTC has addressed this in kernels from 1.32 onwards, any pre-1.32 kernels still suffer these issues.

For more information including detailed install instructions, head on over to the application thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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