in call tilt sensor

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    Hey guys, first off, chevy I love your work. I have running SS for the last 6 months.. absolutely love it, now for the question
    I have installed SS 4.2 and it has been running pretty stable OCed at 800mhz, I have had 2 random reboots where the phone got slow and then just locked up abd ended up restarting. My main problem is that the tilt sensor seems to be more "touchy" when I am in call and I transfer my phone from hand to shoulderit lights up the front screen and really starts tweaking out when my face starts pushing buttons, is there an app or command line I can run to dumb the sensor down a few degrees? I have never had this problem in any of the other many many Simply stunning revisions over the last couple months.
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    ive had this problem since day 1 i got the phone. i dont know about an app or anything
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    I've had this problem as well since I went to 2.2. Currently running BB v.4 and still have the issue. I keep hanging up on people with my cheek... not fun.
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    It's not a tilt, sensor. It's a proximity sensor. It shuts the screen off when you place it to your head.

    Do you have long hair? it can affect the way it works....
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    Hate to disagree backnblack, but I have short cropped hair almost military style, and I did this while holding the phone in my hand and slowly tilting my head probably 5 - 10 degrees then the light comes on, and this is with the proxy sensor squished up next to my head
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    Same here... The proximity sensor (that's the one in the top left, correct?) stays against my head, but its when I tilt my head to the side to hold the phone against my shoulder when the screen comes back on.
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    I hit the mute and end call buttons on a daily basis. The only fix is to use a bluetooth headset.
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    Btosch that's exactly what I'm talking about, and yah the proxy sensor is the upper left two and the upper right is the light sensor
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    I believe I am working on a fix for this ;)
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    There is no tilt sensor that controls the screen being on or off....
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    Yes, it is a proximity sensor, bnb is right.
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    well i do remember there was an app that would lock and unlock the screen if the phone was at a specific angle which you could specify. So I would image there is one for blacking the screen or not. Thanks Chevy Love your work and I will be buying you beer tonight when I drop my check in the bank :)
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    Thanks Chevy, can't wait for the fix. I've been dropping calls too frequently because the screen keeps coming on. Haven't had this issue with any 2.1 roms.
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    Yep, it's definitely there - have already fixed, compiled, tested - works great :)
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    Also - for any doubters, an easy way to test - dial your voicemail, but don't hold the phone to your head. Screen is on. Hold your hand about a half inch away; screen goes off. Now set the phone on the table, and do the same test. Screen stays on, even if your hand is in front.
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