1. Ironman69's Avatar
    I have just got an iphone for myself, it is mainly a work phone.
    I sometimes have to answer a call when I am sweaty and extra hot form working hard and wearing earmuffs.
    The problem is that when I do answer the iphone "all sweaty" i go to hang up the phone but the screen doesn't realize I am not holding it to my ear anymore. So there is no option to hang up the phone. Does the proximity detector work on temperature? Or does it "see" my sweat on the screen?
    Just a note the iphone is in a Otterbox case.
    Does this make any sense. Should i be worried? Return it DOA? Or is it just the nature of the beast?

    Thanx for your help
    03-17-2010 11:42 PM
  2. grkboy782's Avatar
    ur case may be the problem.
    03-18-2010 12:49 AM
  3. iamfudge's Avatar
    This sometimes happens when I am working, out, I have to wipe my phone on my shirt, or towel, and the screen pops back up, and I can end the call. I think it's the sweat covering the sensor.
    03-18-2010 12:57 AM
  4. iquinn's Avatar
    Yeah I have had this issue once or twice even when I am not working out. I think it is just something that happens from time to time, not much to worry about.
    03-18-2010 01:12 AM
  5. Ironman69's Avatar
    Thanx guys for putting my mind at ease
    03-19-2010 05:16 PM