Fourth generation iPhone. Repair is straightforward, but the front glass and LCD must be replaced as a unit. GSM / 8, 16, or 32 GB capacity / Model A1332 / Black and White.

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Proximity sensor is STILL not working

I bought this phone off eBay knowing that the camera doesn't work and it came without a screen... So I basically replaced everything in it... Including the camera to see if it would work (it didn't ) , the one issue that has always annoyed me greatly is the proximity sensor, it's so annoying the way it doesn't black out when I'm making a call and I always hit the mute button with my face.

I have even bought the little sticker that says it fixes the problem but it still does nothing . I'm also on the latest firmware 5.1.1

I also tried using scotch tape to cover up the sensor then coloured it with black marker .

Nothing has worked . I've also tried completely replacing the proximity cable twice and still nothing , any ideas ? I'm on the verge of selling this if I can't fix it, thanks

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been having the same problem, tried different pieces. works with an original like a charm. what is wrong with these sensors? original screen, original small filter and still no fix...

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