Proximity Screen Off Pro

Proximity Screen Off Pro

1,000 - 5,000 downloads

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Want to feel what gestures can do? Here's an application which will let you turn off/on your screen just with a swipe!! Swipe your hand over the proximity sensor (Located near the earpiece on top of the phone).

• Support for tablets with Light Sensor only (Make sure you set sensor sensitivity to low).
• Tasker integration with quick service start/stop toggle
• Schedule start/stop of service (Save battery power during night)
• Pocket/Flip or Smart Cover Mode: Turns screen OFF when sensor covered and ON when uncovered. (Feature requested by Galaxy Note users)
• Turn Screen On/Off with following gestures:
1) Swipe Once,
2) Swipe Twice,
3) Swipe and Hold,
4) Hold and Swipe and
5) Cover and Hold
• Ignore Apps list: Add the apps/games where you want to disable the service
• Widget: to start and stop the service
• ScreenOff shortcut: to turn off the screen by launching the app.
• Sensor Configuration : Based on your device select the sensor of your choice, or the one that's available and configure their values, as they are different for different devices.
• Enable screen on/off during calls only
• Disable call handling completely
• Battery Saving options:
1) Option to De-Activate sensors after timeout
2) Option to De-Activate sensors if power button is pressed or phone goes idle
• Override power button and screen-on by other apps (Phone is in pocket and you get a call or you accidentally press the power button, screen will remain off)
• Prevent accidental screen on
• Disable accidental lock - in Swipe to Screen Off mode if the sensor is covered for longer than specified duration screen wont turn off
• Vibration on screen On/Off

• App needs SDCard read/write permissions for debug logging support
• If app does not work with flip cover but works with hand, then try
a) Enable No-Recognize Delay and add about 4-5 seconds of delay
b) or try pasting a white piece of paper on the cover where the sensor is located, that will help the detection.

• If Gestures or any other settings (like lock-screen) are not working, please Clear app data from 
Settings -> Application Manager -> Proximity Screen Off Pro -> Clear Data

• If you have problem where screen turns off and on again immediately, try using the option "Alternate Method to screen off".

• Default timeout after screenOn will be system display timeout. can be overridden by "Avoid screen Flickering"

• Removing/Uninstalling the app
- Launch ProximityScreenOff Pro and click Uninstall button
- System Settings , "Locations & Security" or just "Security" , Select Device Administrators and disable the ScreenOff App

• App needs Device Administrator privilege to lock the screen, If you have any questions on permissions used by the app, please send me an email and i will explain you the reason app needs them.

• To enable lock screen - Use option "Locks phone on screenOn" under "All settings"


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Tested On:
Galaxy Note, S2, S3, Tab, Htc OneX, HD2, Desire HD, Google Nexus,
Motorolla Xoom(Light Sensor), DROID Incredible

(Cover, Smart Cover, Screen, Switch, toggle, tap, power, battery, gesture, lock, smartlock, smart screen off, screen off, screen on, power saver, Galaxy Note, wave, tab, tablet, switch, nexus, s3, sgs, screen on, one touch, tasker)

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Recently changed in this version

• New feature: you can have a combination of (flip cover mode + screen on gesture mode)
• Fixed vibration issue of some devices (used to vibrate every time screen turns off)
• Other minor bugs

• Fixed bugs related to gestures
• Disabled Vibrate on service start.
• Default timeout after screenOn will be system display timeout. can be overridden by "Avoid screen Flickering"

Comments and ratings for Proximity Screen Off Pro
  • (69 stars)

    by Steven Cohen on 10/04/2014

    Pro version allows you to turn off for any app. Works really well.

  • (69 stars)

    by Denzel Leshay on 09/04/2014

    Thankyou. I chose the Flipcover mode and set it to vibrate when switching the screen off or on and it works beautifully on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The program has a very small file size too which is appropriate and very efficient for all devices, even

  • (69 stars)

    by Allan Owino on 21/03/2014

    Good app

  • (69 stars)

    by Michael Wiles on 14/03/2014

    helps save juice

  • (69 stars)

    by Jon Thomas on 12/03/2014

  • (69 stars)

    by Sherwin Ong on 07/03/2014

    I used the lite version before and was very satisfied so I bought the pro version to support the developer for further development of this great application. Great application.

  • (69 stars)

    by James Martin on 25/02/2014

    It kept stopping for no apparent reason. Now it will not work at all. Uninstalled and reinstalled but no luck. Can't contact owner?