Motorola Z2 Play Screen blacks out when making/receiving a call
Alphasig89
Enthusiast - Level 2

Recently I purchased a new Motorola Z2 Play (32GB) model. Whenever I call out or receive a call, the screen goes black and the device becomes basically unusable for a long while until either the phone calls drops, or I pull the SIM card from the device, and then the device goes back to normal. I googled this issue and have seen it as a known issue on some of these devices. It sounds like it might be a software related issue. I have Android version 7.1.1  NDss26, 118-23-19-6 w/Security patch from 4-1-18. IS THIS ISSUE FIXABLE? IF SO, pls enlighten me ... I like the device just would be nice to get the phone working correctly ....

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vzw_customer_support
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I really appreciate you keeping us posted on your findings, Alphasig89. I'm excited to see you found that it was a simple solution to fix those screen difficulties you described. We're always a message away if you need further assistance. 

 

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vzw_customer_support
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Alphasig89

We definitely want that device to work correctly for you, as well. Have you powered your device off/on since this issue started happening? Let's check the screen time out settings. Please tap Settings>Display>Sleep. Which amount of time for sleep mode have you chosen? 

 

 

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Alphasig89
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It's fixed! Verizon store pointed out on this model you cannot cover the sensor top right to the left of the camera. So I cut the blue light tempered glass cover in that portion and now no problems. Thx-

Alphasig89
Enthusiast - Level 2

FOLLOW UP: so props to the Verizon Store for helping out w/this issue.

If you happen to have a blue light blocker clear screen (or maybe temp glass or anti scratch) and it's covering the top right sensor on your device this might happen to you too. Once i cut off the plastic covering the sensor the phone works FINE. Problem resolved...

amygar
Enthusiast - Level 1

Uncovering the sensor fixed it!!! Thank you!

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vzw_customer_support
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That's the news we like to hear. Please tell me, are there any other concerns I can help answer today?   VanetrisC_VZW

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