Is The iPhone 4 Proximity Sensor Causing Trouble?

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Two threads have popped up in our forums, with people noting that the iPhone 4 proximity sensor turns on the screen too easily, which means buttons are pressed with your face, and accidental hangups. Here are what a few people are saying:Eninety2: They moved it from the 3GS and it's not acting right. It's sensing my ear and mashing the dial pad while in a conversation. You really have to press it against your ear. neo: I have hung up on people 3 times already while holding the phone to my ear with my shoulder (hands full). hitnrun: Has anyone noticed that the sensor that tells the phone when your holding it up to your ear is extremely sensitive? I mean, NEVER before have I cheek dialed, hit the mute with my ear lobe, or hung up on … [Read more...]