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Any app out there to lock the phone from the screen not

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by sterdroids, Nov 30, 2009.

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    Any app out there to lock the phone from the screen not the top button?
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    Would love to find one that also lets you unlock from a button other than the top.

    Anyone?
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    The whole purpose of the button on the top is to keep the screen locked completely. If you havent noticed, the buttons on the screen can be pressed while in your pocket. That would kinda make the screen lock a moot point.
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    No, I'm talking about pressing one of the bottom for buttons to then bring up the slide to unlock. Similar to the iPhone...
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    No i think he means the camera button or vol buttons

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    or the bottom button lol
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    I would like to see an app where the screen turns off but you don't have to swipe your finger every time to unlock the screen. Pretty much an app to make it like to Blackberry's lock screen. So when you press the top button the screen comes up where you left off when it dimmed and when you hold down the "back" button it will lock the screen. It's just really annoying to have to swipe my finger every time the screen goes off or times out. Plus this can save battery for those who have the screen set on 1 or 2 minutes.
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    well said.......
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    Any buttons other than the one farthest away from the swipe
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    we have some serious laziness in here

    :icon_eek:
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    Haha, its just awkward.
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    there is this app called keyguard disabler that does just that but apparently there is no more updates for it
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    Maybe he doesn't want to sprain his finger while swipping.:icon_ devil:
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    try it with headphones in. makes it even harder to press
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    Yeah but you have to pay for it. I feel it should be an option included with the standard OS. Or possibly someone should make a free app....
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    The bottom buttons work just like the screen. They are capacitive touch buttons, not physical buttons. They'd be activated in your pocket to. You're battery would be gone in a heart beat.
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    Could you tell us what its called?
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    keyguard disabler
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    if you want to be able to wake the phone by pressing the volume or camera button you should check out a widget called "screen mode widget"

    has three options
    1: default where you have to press the top button then slide
    2: awake stay.... the screen goes black like normal but all you need to do is hit any button and it comes back alive does not make you slide to unlock
    3: screen stay. keeps the screen on until you change it
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    Garrett beat me to it :)

    Heres the barcode for Screen Mode Widget

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    None of these programs seem to accomplish what I'm looking for (just picked up my droid a couple hours ago)

    I don't want to get rid of the swipe to unlock feature, I just want to be able to press buttons other than the awkward power button to bring up the swipe to unlock.
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