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Disable home button from waking Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2.

16th June 2013, 12:48 AM |#1  
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Thanks to konnector ||||Update: This works on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also. I just confirmed it.

Here's a quick tutorial I have to keep your Home button from turning on in your pocket. I was having this problem it was killing my battery. I found the solution I figured I'd share it with you. Follow the steps.
Here is a link to my video tutorial.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Azic...e_gdata_player

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1. Open root explorer
2. Select mount RW on this top of the screen.
3. Go to the folder system.
4. Go to the folder user .
5. Go to folder key layouts.
6. Go to folder gpio-keys.kl
7. Hold down on GPIO file and select view text
8. Delete home and change wake to wake_dropped
9. Restart phone!
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16th June 2013, 05:20 AM |#2  
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Excellent. ...
Thank you for the tutorial !!!
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16th June 2013, 02:49 PM |#3  
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Excellent. ...
Thank you for the tutorial !!!
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Ty very much hope it helps

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17th June 2013, 05:04 AM |#4  
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thank you for the info !
thank you for the info !
17th June 2013, 04:23 PM |#5  
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Thank you! You are a battery saver!
17th June 2013, 11:06 PM |#6  
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Thank you! You are a battery saver!

Ty

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29th June 2013, 02:29 AM |#7  
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This works on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also. I just confirmed it.
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Great thanks
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Originally Posted by konnector

This works on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also. I just confirmed it.

Thanks

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6th July 2013, 11:30 PM |#10  
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Ty for the info I updated the past and put you in for credit.

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