Blinking red light by front camera left of speaker

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Sharkoid, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. macrumors member

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    Hello I just got my iPhone 5 for x mas (1st iPhone) and I'm just wondering what that is and why it's blinking at me. I have only noticed till just now.
     
  2. macrumors regular

    ///M Powah

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    #2
    It's the proximity sensor and also it's looking at your soul so be very afraid lol :D.
     
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    sviato

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    Jordan921

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  6. macrumors demi-god

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    Great eyes! Most people can't see the infrared proximity sensor. It shuts off the display when you are talking on the phone.....
     
  7. macrumors 68020

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    Yep, most people can't see it and, if they do, they must be really, really looking for it.
     

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