New here, love my droid, have a simple request

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    I'm late to the dance as I see many of you have had your droids since last year. I have a simple question. Can someone please direct me to a link on a discussion about answering this phone?

    Funny, the most difficult feature I have found is answering a call. to slide that sucker takes too much time.

    I searched the forums but maybe I used the wrong keywords. Any help would be appreciated.

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    I don't know how to change that, but I'm surte somebody has come up with an alternative phone app with a different answer mechanism
     
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    thanks

    There was a reply earlier that is now gone. guess they realized it wasn't such a silly question:>

    Thanks Samurai26, I have noticed, after finding a few related threads, that this is a common complaint. This phone is amazing, but not as a phone! it would be nice to just push a simple button or on screen icon. It kind of takes 2 hands to answer this thing!
     
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    If you hate the slider, disable it with an app from the market : )
     
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    i was looking for one. thanks. anyone have a recommendation?
     
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    PS, welcome! (now that I have become a post whore : )
     
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    thanks johnly
     
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    After checking those out I think I'm gonna live with it until they make a simple fix. You shouldn't have to modify other functions of your phone just to disable the slider. oh well.

    Thanks again.
     
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    You are quite welcome. Have you tried the built in pattern lock?
     
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    Yes, I like that. Can you answer a call with it? That would be faster than messing with the slider IMO.
     
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    My Lock Phone Tools in the Market works well, it does not disable the slider for normal operation but when receiving a call you can set it up to either have a button to accept, a button to accept or reject or use the camera button to accept. It was one of my husbands biggest complaints and he is now quite happy.
     
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    Quite honestly you can't fix something that isn't broke. It's the way the phone is meant to work.

    As mentioned there are apps for it, I tried one of them and I'm so use to the slider that I couldn't work the camera button, lol.
     
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    That's what I figured so I really didn't want to mess with an app for this.

    BUT...ever since I got my Otterbox it's easier to answer. The screen protector seems to have enhanced how the slider works. Maybe my hands emit too much energy & power! haha. (I'm an artist you know:>)