Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,771,799 Members 38,059 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Changing function of volume buttons?

Tip us?
 
Johnston411
Old
(Last edited by Johnston411; 17th February 2008 at 01:50 PM.) Reason: Smartskeys
#1  
Johnston411's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 5
Posts: 531
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Kent
Default Changing function of volume buttons?

I've tried with out much success to change the function of the volume controls when held down so that they scroll up and down instead of launching voice dial or recorder.

It's probably glaringly obvious but i was just wondering if there is a reg entry i can change as if you go to settings\buttons and change to scroll up and down respectively it only shifts once?

Tried smartskeys but it didn't do anything.

Cheers in advance
HTC Sensation s-off
HTC Sensation XL s-off
 
ronylicha
Old
#2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 11
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Jerusalem
excellente question!!
 
jeremymacmull
Old
#3  
Member
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 45
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Portsmouth, UK
yes please I would love to know this as well. I read about smartskey but I don't think it will work.
 
Johnston411
Old
#4  
Johnston411's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 5
Posts: 531
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Kent
I've tried a few apps now, that people have used on other devices, without any luck. They either don't do anything or stop the buttons from doing the volume.

I think the reg is under HKCU somewhere but haven't had a good look yet.

I want to find the reg entries that pertain to the up down for the dpad and then find the reg entries for the volume buttons when held down and change them for the ones for the dpad.

Problem is i don't know what they are called. Yet
HTC Sensation s-off
HTC Sensation XL s-off
 
Johnston411
Old
#5  
Johnston411's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 5
Posts: 531
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Kent
I've found the reg entries so now i just need to work out where to point them to:-

HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHELL\KEYS

40C1 = button 1 which is camera
40C2 = button 2 which is voice speed dial
40C3 = button 3 which is voice recorder

Anyone know where the reg entries for the dpad are?
HTC Sensation s-off
HTC Sensation XL s-off
 
Vorbeth
Old
(Last edited by Vorbeth; 20th February 2008 at 01:44 AM.)
#6  
Vorbeth's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 1958
Posts: 1,954
Join Date: Mar 2006

 
DONATE TO ME
Never mind.

Samsung Galaxy S3 - CyanogenMod 10.1
Acer Iconia Tab A700 - iconiaN Internal dev builds
 
jeremymacmull
Old
#7  
Member
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 45
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Portsmouth, UK
Duplicate threads appearing all over the place now

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=369740
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=351144

Anyway hope you find the stuff we need

Jeremy
 
Johnston411
Old
#8  
Johnston411's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 5
Posts: 531
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Kent
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeremymacmull View Post
Duplicate threads appearing all over the place now

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=369740
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=351144

Anyway hope you find the stuff we need

Jeremy
So do i but for now i'm a bit stuck without knowing the reg entries for the dpad up down.
HTC Sensation s-off
HTC Sensation XL s-off
 
obsydian
Old
#9  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 13
Posts: 629
Join Date: May 2007
Location: London
Default Strange

I thought this was as simple as changing the settings > buttons - setting from Voice Recorder to tbd and the Voice Dialer to tbd, did that but it still only changes the bloody volume.

Ideally i like an easy access, OK and Start Menu key.
Thanks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


YAATA isn’t Just Another Android Texting App

Although our mobile devices today are capable of executingnearly every task we normally … more

MacroDroid Update Brings Android Wear Automation

A few months ago, we talked about MacroDroid. For those who don’t remember, MacroDroid … more

Droid X Receives KitKat Port, Upcoming Google Glass Firmware Improvements – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.3 lands on the European HTC … more

Calc+ is a Smart and Beautiful Android Calculator

As we’ve said inthe past, there are quite a few calculators available on Android. … more