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

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By josiniscal00, Member on 16th June 2013, 12:48 AM
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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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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 !
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Thank you! You are a battery saver!
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Thank you! You are a battery saver!

Ty

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

Thanks

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Ty for the info I updated the past and put you in for credit.

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Also works on my S3 Mini GT-I8190 I have PowerApm's lockscreen widget enabled and whenever i started walking with my phone in my pocket, the song I'm listening to would just skip or even go to another album, turn on shuffle and such crap Thank you for the useful find, you're awesome!

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