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A problem with case with Automatic Sleep/Wake Function

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Originally Posted by live4nyy View Post
For anyone that wants a DIY case I have heard that the metal brackets that house the magnet in a hard drive (HDD) works as a magnetic shield. So if you have an old HDD sitting around (that doesn't work, of course) and have a way to grind the piece flat, that should work if you don't want to return a case or make your own.

EDIT: I found a video of this example:

Thanks! I pulled one of the pci card slot protectors out of the back an old dell case which I notice was the same metal as the HD brackets, and it works well as a shield.
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Ive got one that looks exactly the same but its from Moko. Im not having any issue with that.
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For me it worked by putting a folded piece of paper/cardboard under the front of the case where the magnets sit.
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Originally Posted by Franivelius View Post
Ive got one that looks exactly the same but its from Moko. Im not having any issue with that.
Would you mind sending me a link to the case ?

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Default Nothing here.

Im using the Blurex's version and it works perfectly
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Originally Posted by joedoe View Post
Problem solved by taping a medium sized paper clip to the back cover of the case.

The magic paperclip works for me - thanks joedoe. Very annoying issue easily solved.

FYI I purchased mine through Amazon UK, branded as an IVSO case. Clearly the same as the Poetic case (also sold on Amazon UK) but cheaper at the time I bought it. Now it's more expensive, weirdly!
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Default Auto sleep wake isn't working

I got a Nexus 7 from Canada in Dec and also ordered a flip case which advertised that the auto sleep wake is included. However when I received the case, the option isn't working on the Nexus. I even tried one of the vidoes on youtube where this dude shows where the sensor is using a magnet. I tried to check using that magnet but the Nexus doesn't seem to have that sensor anymore

Can anyone who have got a Nexus 7 cellular recently confirm if they have the same issue as well?? Is there another way to check without using another flip case??

Any help is very appreciated

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Using the v2 of this case (with the sleep/wake problem fixed) and I freakin love it.
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Here's my Belkin Cinema folio with stand hacked with a fairly weak fridge magnet and sitcky tape.

Auto on / off works a treat , no false triggers when folded back on itself

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Was the problem fixed for this one?

I'm thinking of this one also, can't decide although the Poetic one is cheaper.

edit: Decided to order the poetic one. also ordered some generic antiglare screen protectors. I'll update with pics when I get them

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