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[Q] App to replace the power button

25th October 2010, 10:39 AM   |  #1  
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Tried to search this board for such an app but had no luck.

Is there an app that does a similar function to the power button (lock the screen etc) ? So just clicking the app icon switches off the screen and puts the phone to sleep. Want to save me pressing the power button.
25th October 2010, 10:41 AM   |  #2  
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+1. Would come very handy to have it. Whenever boss comes around, and I push the off button, I usually end up pushing "vol up" as well, or somehow drop the phone.
25th October 2010, 10:42 AM   |  #3  
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check out Screen Off.. its a paid app though

http://android.konreu.com/applications/screen-off/
25th October 2010, 10:46 AM   |  #4  
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Lock screen widget 1.1 it s free on the market
25th October 2010, 11:11 AM   |  #5  
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"Lock screen widget 1.1"


I'm trying to find it.. but cant find it in the market place....

is it available for download elsewhere ?
25th October 2010, 11:24 AM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by praveen6585

check out Screen Off.. its a paid app though

http://android.konreu.com/applications/screen-off/

+1 for screen off ( invisible widget)
Also if you have adw launcher just go to options and select this app or any switch off app for "swype up"...just swype up your finger on the screen and it closes phone...
25th October 2010, 11:48 AM   |  #7  
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Originally Posted by moghul

I'm trying to find it.. but cant find it in the market place....

Don't know if that helps, but here is the AppBrain link.

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is it available for download elsewhere ?

Wouldn't know. But maybe you should apply some kind of market enabler if the above app can't be installed (countless instructions to be found in this forum).
25th October 2010, 11:57 AM   |  #8  
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Cheers.

I can download and install other apps from the market place.. but the lock screen one, it cant seem to find it... even when i bar code it.

will try the other suggestion... cheers
25th October 2010, 12:19 PM   |  #9  
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I am lost as to why I cant find this.

I keep getting this error :

"There are no matches in Android Market for the search: pname:com.droidmania.lockscreenwidget"

Suggestions :

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