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Ways to Fix iPhone Proximity Sensor by Yourself

Posted by Aimee , Aug 17, 2018

The proximity sensor is almost one of the most component inside the phone. For example, with iPhone proximity sensor, the iPhone screen can shut off automatically, so that people won't touch the display unintentionally and it can which helps to save energy. However, sometimes the proximity sensor may fail to work for many different reasons like system corruption, software problems and so on. But no matter what the reason is, we can solve the problem. Here are some ways to fix iPhone proximity sensor by yourself.

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Part 1. Fix iPhone Proximity Sensor in simple ways

There are some simple ways to deal with the proximity sensor problems. You can try the followings.
1.Clean the display. Remove the case and the screen protector, then clean the display screen with cloth. 
2.Turn on and off the phone. Power off the device for a few seconds and then turn it on to check if the proximity sensor is back to normal. 
3.Reset the hard drive. Hold the Power button and the Home button at the same time until you see the Apple logo to reset the hard drive, so as to fix the problem.

Part 2. Fix iPhone Proximity Sensor by fixing system error

If none of the methods above works, it is obvious that the proximity sensor problem is caused by a system error. Therefore, we need a recovery tool to fix it. Here we recommend you RecoveryTool Fix Recovery, a professional software to fix almost all the system errors.

Guide: How to Fix iPhone Proximity Sensor by fixing system error

Step 1. Launch the Program

To begin with, you need to download and launch the program on your computer and then connect your phone to the computer. Choose the "iOS System Recovery" mode on interface.


Step 2. Download the Latest Firmware

The program will detect your device automatically and then provide you the suitable firmware. It is necessary to fix the system, so just follow the advice and download it.

iPhone Proximity Sensor Not Working

Step 3. Fix the Proximity Sensor

After downloading, the program will begin to fix your system. In a few minutes, the proximity sensor problem will be fixed and back to normal again.

Fix iPhone Proximity Sensor

The passage above had showed how to fix iPhone proximity sensor problem, isn't it helpful. For more details of the process or if you want to fix other system errors, you can download the program and have a try.

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