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[MOD] Turn off the light on the keys

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By juanjitos, Junior Member on 27th June 2010, 03:58 PM
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Hi, there if any of the xda developers can make an application to turn the light on the keys, because when you see a video is a bit annoying that are lit, battery-consuming as well.
Thank you very much for your cooperation.
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Here you go(tnx to mercianary

1. install gscript lite from market and run it once, this should create a directory gscript on your sdcard

2. put memory card in pc

3. create a text file and put this command in it.

echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/leds-microp/leds/button-backlight/brightness

4. save the file as "buttonled.sh" not "buttonled.sh.txt" in sdcard/gscript

5. put the card back in your phone, hold your finger on the home screen and select shortcut, gscript lite, menu, add script, load file, buttonled.sh, save, buttonled.

6. press the new icon on your screen.


this will only work on 2.1

everytime you press this icon the button lights turn off.

they will come back on after certain events, ie locking the screen.



if you know adb you could edit the file trigger in the same directory to permanently disable the light, i think. you will have to figure that out yourself.

Download of the market LEDs hack,that does exactly what we want.
Thanks to friend velazcod for the contribution.
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27th June 2010, 05:13 PM |#2  
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using the following command in 2.1 turns on the blue led.

echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/leds-microp/blue/brightness

there is a very similar command, cant tell you what it is cuz i am on 2.2 at the minute, that will turn off the key lights.

just change echo 1 to echo 0 and blue to keyled or something, you have too look in the leds-microp dir to find out.


when you have the right command install gscript lite from the market and add a shortcut to the homescreen to your command.

don't think it will work in 2.2 though.

easy peasy!


edit:i know it turns of the led but i'm not sure if it keeps it off, dont remember.
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but I do not want the blue LED, what I want is a small application that allows me to turn off lights or turning on the power when I want to watch a video.
thanks anyway for your help
27th June 2010, 05:25 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by mercianary

using the following command in 2.1 turns on the blue led.

echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/leds-microp/blue/brightness

there is a very similar command, cant tell you what it is cuz i am on 2.2 at the minute, that will turn off the key lights.

just change echo 1 to echo 0 and blue to keyled or something, you have too look in the leds-microp dir to find out.


when you have the right command install gscript lite from the market and add a shortcut to the homescreen to your command.

don't think it will work in 2.2 though.

easy peasy!


edit:i know it turns of the led but i'm not sure if it keeps it off, dont remember.

read my post again
27th June 2010, 05:28 PM |#5  
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thanks again but I'm a rookie and I have no idea of why I say, anyway thank you very much for your attention, I would like is an app that does that, like the one made to turn the blue LED but for the keys.
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27th June 2010, 06:16 PM |#6  
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Thumbs up solution:
Here you go.

1. install gscript lite from market and run it once, this should create a directory gscript on your sdcard

2. put memory card in pc

3. create a text file and put this command in it.

echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/leds-microp/leds/button-backlight/brightness

4. save the file as "buttonled.sh" not "buttonled.sh.txt" in sdcard/gscript

5. put the card back in your phone, hold your finger on the home screen and select shortcut, gscript lite, menu, add script, load file, buttonled.sh, save, buttonled.

6. press the new icon on your screen.


this will only work on 2.1

everytime you press this icon the button lights turn off.

they will come back on after certain events, ie locking the screen.



if you know adb you could edit the file trigger in the same directory to permanently disable the light, i think. you will have to figure that out yourself.
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27th June 2010, 06:49 PM |#7  
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Ole Ole, hahahaha very good friend of mine works perfectly, many thanks for your great help, you're a crack mate.
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27th June 2010, 06:53 PM |#8  
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no problem.
27th June 2010, 08:10 PM |#9  
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the problem is that when putting a rock video with one player or the act, turn to turn on the lights again, is not likely to be permanent?.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mercianary

Here you go.

1. install gscript lite from market and run it once, this should create a directory gscript on your sdcard

2. put memory card in pc

3. create a text file and put this command in it.

echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/leds-microp/leds/button-backlight/brightness

4. save the file as "buttonled.sh" not "buttonled.sh.txt" in sdcard/gscript

5. put the card back in your phone, hold your finger on the home screen and select shortcut, gscript lite, menu, add script, load file, buttonled.sh, save, buttonled.

6. press the new icon on your screen.


this will only work on 2.1

everytime you press this icon the button lights turn off.

they will come back on after certain events, ie locking the screen.



if you know adb you could edit the file trigger in the same directory to permanently disable the light, i think. you will have to figure that out yourself.

next time use the "quote"
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...91&postcount=4
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