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Hey guys, the digitizer on my phone is now broken. And i am wondering if it is possible to disable the lockscreen using ADB and then using the trackball to do the necessary navigation (backing up whatsapp and so on).

Oh and I am currently running on stock ROM

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Hey guys, the digitizer on my phone is now broken. And i am wondering if it is possible to disable the lockscreen using ADB and then using the trackball to do the necessary navigation (backing up whatsapp and so on).

Oh and I am currently running on stock ROM

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That depends on if you are rooted. If you have clockworkmod recovery I think you can make a recovery script that will delete the lock screen app, no app no lock screen

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That depends on if you are rooted. If you have clockworkmod recovery I think you can make a recovery script that will delete the lock screen app, no app no lock screen

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It is currently on complete stock, no root and stock recovery, also it is S-On.
 
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It is currently on complete stock, no root and stock recovery, also it is S-On.
Without s-off your pretty much stuck. Even if you have USB debugging enabled without root you cannot edit system apps and this model of phone doesnt support the likes of USB otg. Sorry bud.

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-> HTC wildfire (buzz)- currently testing all sorts.

-> HTC wildfire BEE
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rom: my cooked rom
-> HTC sensation XE
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-> Nexus 7 32gb wifi
Bootloader unlocked
Rom: ParanoidAndroid 3.1
-> Htc desire s
xtc clip s-off/simunlocked/supercid
revolutionary hboot 7.00.1002
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Without s-off your pretty much stuck. Even if you have USB debugging enabled without root you cannot edit system apps and this model of phone doesnt support the likes of USB otg. Sorry bud.

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Alright.

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Alright.

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With that said you can replace the digitizer for around 5 from eBay if you feel confident to fit it. Even install it long enough to copy off your data. I did my phone a little while ago and it wasn't so tough

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-> HTC wildfire BEE
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-> HTC sensation XE
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-> Nexus 7 32gb wifi
Bootloader unlocked
Rom: ParanoidAndroid 3.1
-> Htc desire s
xtc clip s-off/simunlocked/supercid
revolutionary hboot 7.00.1002
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With that said you can replace the digitizer for around 5 from eBay if you feel confident to fit it. Even install it long enough to copy off your data. I did my phone a little while ago and it wasn't so tough

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Hmmm... Sounds doable.

Thanks for the suggestion.

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