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Deactivate volume buttons possible?

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By lordofazeroth, Senior Member on 25th July 2014, 04:26 PM
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I gave the Galaxy Nexus to my father. Everytime he takes it out of the leatherbag he accidentally touches the volume keys.
Is there a way to deactivate the volume keys, so the ringer cannot be changed, but the volume when phoning can be changed?
 
 
26th July 2014, 02:08 AM |#2  
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If you have root privileges just edit /system/usr/keylayout/tuna-gpio-keypad.kl.
key 114 UNKNOWN
key 115 UNKNOWN
Backup the file before.

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26th July 2014, 06:18 AM |#3  
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Installing gravitybox via exposed add-on will give you full control over the volume buttons + more.

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Set it to only change media volume by default.

Remove annoying beeping sound when pressing volume buttons.

Expanded on screen volume controls for ringer/media/notification/alarm/in-call.
28th July 2014, 12:49 AM |#4  
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If you have root privileges just edit /system/usr/keylayout/tuna-gpio-keypad.kl.
key 114 VOLUME_DOWN UNKNOWN
key 115 VOLUME_UP UNKNOWN
Backup the file before.

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You might be able to help me sir.

Is there a way to map these hardware keys to preform different actions? If possible I'd like the power button to go to the home screen.

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You might be able to help me sir.

Is there a way to map these hardware keys to preform different actions? If possible I'd like the power button to go to the home screen.

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Yep. Just check Generic.kl (same folder) for a full list of commands. In your case:


key 114 VOLUME_DOWN WAKE
key 115 VOLUME_UP WAKE
key 116 HOME

PS I have edited my previous message.

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28th July 2014, 07:22 PM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mugna91

Yep. Just check Generic.kl (same folder) for a full list of commands. In your case:


key 114 VOLUME_DOWN WAKE
key 115 VOLUME_UP WAKE
key 116 HOME

PS I have edited my previous message.

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Setting key 116 to HOME didn't work. After a reboot my power button just didn't do anything. Even long holding didn't make the power off screen open. I reverted and it works fine again.

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Setting key 116 to HOME didn't work. After a reboot my power button just didn't do anything. Even long holding didn't make the power off screen open. I reverted and it works fine again.

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Here is working. Make sure you have deleted WAKE. The string it's just:
key 116 HOME
EDIT: Try this http://d-h.st/xFp

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Here is working. Make sure you have deleted WAKE. The string it's just:
key 116 HOME
EDIT: Try this http://d-h.st/xFp

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Still not working. Will try with different launcher and will report back.

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