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[Lock Screen] "Don't cover the earphone area" bug

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17:52, Sep-14-2017 | From PC
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Mi 5s
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7.9.7
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100%
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Global Stable ROM
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Poland
Description
The phone is unusable in a water-proof cover, because it constantly shows "Don't cover the earphone area" message.
Steps to reproduce
Put your Mi5s in a waterproof cover and observe the message. Phone is unusable.
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You can disable this feature (albeit in a very difficult way), but it's enabled again after phone reboot. There should be an option in settings to disable it forever. It makes the phone nearly unusable during kayaking, sailing or other scenarios involving water-proof covers, because you need to take it out to use it (or remember to disable the feature which is not easy at all).

Looking forward to fixing it soon. Thanks in advance.
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18:20, Sep-14-2017 | From PC
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Did you check by disabling the "Pocket mode" from the lock screen & password settings?
-Settings>Lock screen & password>Advanced settings>Pocket mode
Check whether its disabled, if its enabled then disable and check. If the issue still occurs then PM me, thanks
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18:31, Sep-14-2017 | From Mi Max 2
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It comes because of pocket mode

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 Author| 19:31, Sep-14-2017 | From PC
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Thank you gentlemen. It seems to have solved the problem. I've seen this option several times, but had no clue that it has anything to do with "don't cover earphone area" message. Better wording would help...

Have a nice day.

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