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    Hide soft keys

    Ill make this short. I have the Razr M. I am rooted. How can I hide the soft keys so that I can make full use of the screen?

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    Is that something that only a Rom can do or can I get into the system settings to do it?
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    Hide Nav Bar

    Hello everybody!

    So I have been looking around the internet for about half an hour now for a solution to this. I have a Nexus 4 and I just installed LMT and really like the fullscreen thing. After running into countless unhelpful threads about hiding the softkeys, I came across this: 【DoubleX】make yourGN fullscreen apk!【support4.1】 - xda-developers

    It worked!!! It worked perfectly! (at least it worked perfectly on my Nexus 4). It hides the nav bar without hiding the notification bar!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SidelingJam3 View Post
    Hello everybody!

    So I have been looking around the internet for about half an hour now for a solution to this. I have a Nexus 4 and I just installed LMT and really like the fullscreen thing. After running into countless unhelpful threads about hiding the softkeys, I came across this: 【DoubleX】make yourGN fullscreen apk!【support4.1】 - xda-developers

    It worked!!! It worked perfectly! (at least it worked perfectly on my Nexus 4). It hides the nav bar without hiding the notification bar!!!
    ^^^^^ CAREFUL with this one... Must be Rooted and make sure to have a Recent Backup of everything. While it worked for me on my Razr Maxx HD had some Systems UI issues. Did not work well for me.
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    Re: Hide soft keys

    Bummer, it causes system ui to force close on my M.

    Sent from my XT907
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    Re: Hide soft keys

    So that app or editing build.prop (which is what that app does) causes systemui.apk to force close, on a stock based ROM (still trying to figure out how to get framework-res.apk to recompile). However it works great on CM10!

    Add
    qemu.hw.mainkeys=1
    to the bottom of your build.prop

    From the RAZR M
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Hide soft keys-uploadfromtaptalk1359644579033.jpg   Hide soft keys-uploadfromtaptalk1359644595106.jpg  
    Last edited by hillmom; 01-31-2013 at 08:10 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hillmom View Post
    So that app or editing build.prop (which is what that app does) causes systemui.apk to force close, on a stock based ROM (still trying to figure out how to get framework-res.apk to recompile). However it works great on CM10!

    Add
    qemu.hw.mainkeys=1
    to the bottom of your build.prop

    From the RAZR M
    Sorry! I forgot to mention that I'm running CM10.1 on my N4
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    Screenshots

    Here is what my setup looks like....

    Stock navigation bar (Before LMT):

    Hide soft keys-screenshot_2013-01-31-23-27-54.png

    With LMT navigation system:

    Hide soft keys-screenshot_2013-01-31-23-23-29.png

    Hide soft keys-screenshot_2013-01-31-23-23-38.png

    I love how now I can use the whole screen!!!
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    Re: Hide soft keys

    Quote Originally Posted by SidelingJam3 View Post
    Here is what my setup looks like....

    Stock navigation bar (Before LMT):

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    With LMT navigation system:

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    I love how now I can use the whole screen!!!
    Looking good

    Yes, I love having access to all my screen. It is amazing how bigger the screen looks without that tiny bar.

    RAZR M running CM10 Trippin Bean -Nav Bar!

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