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[MOD] How enable softkey button

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By ImBJ, Senior Member on 16th February 2014, 02:07 PM
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this tuts will work on every devices based on JB/ICS

1. open build.prop
2. add this line at the end of build.prop
# enable softkey
3. save and exit
4. reboot


However, it will be seen bigger. to resize navbar, follow my instruction
1. decompile framework-res.apk
2. go to values/dimens.xml
3. then find this

<dimen name="navigation_bar_height">xx.xdip</dimen>
<dimen name="navigation_bar_width">xx.xdip</dimen>
and change to

<dimen name="navigation_bar_height">27.0dip</dimen>
<dimen name="navigation_bar_width">23.0dip</dimen>
4. save an compile
5. push/flash it

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21st February 2014, 05:23 AM |#2  
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17th March 2014, 10:52 AM |#3  
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Good mod
btw u can do this with gravity box also
18th March 2014, 05:27 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by @rchit

Good mod
btw u can do this with gravity box also

gravity box is for noobs and user..they can do do it easily.. but its for themmers..who develop and theme roms.. i think i made myself clear..
18th March 2014, 05:31 AM |#5  
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Bro I try it with my HTC one x rooted but it's not work. I m on 4.2 stock Rom.

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18th March 2014, 12:35 PM |#6  
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U have but I never said its a bad mod all I said is u can do it with GB also I did not mean to critisize u

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27th October 2014, 11:56 AM |#7  
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Bro it appears to be black... Can u pls share the Ss of ur softkeys?!? Please _/\_
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