IPhone :: Face / Hitting Mute Button During Calls
I did a search on this topic, but I haven't found my problem.I read about a proximity sensor so the screen turns off during calls or close to your face. So far I haven't noticed the screen go off at all. Is there something in settings I need to activate? Where is the sensor on the phone? I have a case but I won't think it's covering anything?It's VERY annoying, so any advice would help out.
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