iPhone XS and XS Max Proximity Sensor Not Working – Fixed

Some iPhone users have been complaining that their proximity sensor not working on iPhone XS and XS Max. This is not a big problem. I will tell you some tips to solve this problem easily. this article will help you to get rid of this problem.
Solution 1: Restart Phone

  1. Press the Power Button and either Volume Up or Down Button until getting a power off slider.
  2. Then drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. Wait for 20 to 30 seconds.
  4. To turn on your iPhone, press and hold the Power Button until getting a Apple Logo.

Solution 2: Force Restart your iPhone

  1. Press and release Volume Up button.
  2. Press and release Volume Down button.
  3. Press and hold the Side button until the Apple logo appears.

Solution 3: Update iOS

  1. Open Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “General”.
  3. Tap “Software Update”.
  4. If update is available, then tap “Download and Install”.

Solution 4: Reset All Settings

  1. Go to Settings -> General -> Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter the passcode if prompted.
  4. Again tap “Reset All Settings” in the pop-up box to confirm this process.

Solution 5: Hard Reset your Device

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “General”.
  3. Now, tap “Reset”.
  4. Select “Erase All Content and Settings”.
  5. Enter the passcode of your phone if prompted.
  6. Again tap “Erase All Content and Settings” in the pop-up box to confirm.

Solution 6: Restore your iPhone with Recovery Mode

  1. First, connect your iPhone to the Mac or PC through USB cable.
  2. After it connects, press and quickly release Volume Up button.
  3. Now, press and quickly release Volume Down button.
  4. Then press and hold the Power/Side button until it restarts. Don’t leave this button until your phone get into Recovery mode.
  5. Release this button when you see your phone connect to iTunes.
  6. In iTunes window, it shows your iOS device is in recovery mode. There you can see two options that Update or Restore.
  7. Select “Restore”.
  8. You have to wait until the process is completed.
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