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[Q] Disable Power ON with Home Button?

24th August 2011, 11:16 AM |#1  
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Hi all,

the new Xperia Mini goes ON when i press the Home Button. (and with the Power Button too)...

Is there a way to disable Power ON with the Home Button?

Thanks!
 
 
24th August 2011, 03:16 PM |#2  
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Not that I know of. I actually like pressing the home button to turn on phone. Its more natural for me bc iv been using iphone for long time. To each his own I guess

Why is it you have a problem? just wonderin

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24th August 2011, 03:44 PM |#3  
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Too bad...
Using a Leather Case, and the Close "Button" is direct over the Home Button.
So everytime the Case is "Pressed" the Phone turns on. :)
24th August 2011, 04:09 PM |#4  
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ahhh i see. at least is minimal drain on the battery for lock screen to be on 10-20 sec.
but then again the battery life for xperia isn't all that great so i see your concern. guess back to playing the waiting game
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Yes, but i like the Phone really! :)

Just wrote an eMail to SonyEricsson...
25th August 2011, 07:38 PM |#6  
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Brudertac try changing your leather case, solved.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Brudertac

Is there a way to disable Power ON with the Home Button?

Try this (you need to be rooted):

1. using root explorer or similar, go to folder /system/usr/keylayout, make sure the filesystem is mounted as R/W
2. edit file pm8058_keypad.kl
3. change the following line:
Code:
key 102   HOME            WAKE_DROPPED
into this:
Code:
key 102   HOME
4. save the file, reboot and done
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