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[APP] Instant Screen Off (for rooted phones only)

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23rd November 2010, 03:28 PM   |  #1  
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I have make small app, which switching off screen.
Instant, without any waits or faking switching off by set brightness to zero.
It's simulate pressing of power button.

Maybe this one will be interest for somebody

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23rd November 2010, 11:41 PM   |  #2  
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Nice! I'd be more interested if you could do unlock via soft keys as we had in Hero , i.e. home and menu, as I find the power button is too recessed for easy access.

Not sure if softkeys would be too easy to trigger by mistake tho ??
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Nice! I'd be more interested if you could do unlock via soft keys as we had in Hero , i.e. home and menu, as I find the power button is too recessed for easy access.

Not sure if softkeys would be too easy to trigger by mistake tho ??

There is a hack for this but the menu key etc on the hd are not active when the screen is locked so it doesn't work. I did it today but you have to press power then the keys become active and you can use menu etc to unlock. Pointless as you still need to use power button first. The hero's keys were hard buttons as is the desire. It worked great on the desire. Unless anyone knows a way to have them active while locked? My power buttons a nightmare as it's not very clicky and really recessed. My wife's hd power button is much easier to use. Anyone know a way to have the soft keys active all the time?



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24th November 2010, 09:21 AM   |  #4  
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Thanks for this app, i was waiting for.
Power button isn't as practical as your app to power down the phone.

Thank you mate.
24th November 2010, 04:38 PM   |  #5  
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Very Nice.... I like it.
But can you please Chance the Icon for me?
Im not able to do this myself.

I would like something like that.
Back and white with a bit gray or shaded would be very nice
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24th November 2010, 08:36 PM   |  #6  
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Hi,

does it possible to work on unrooted phones?
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Hi,

does it possible to work on unrooted phones?

No, only rooted. Su permission requried :(
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But can you please Chance the Icon for me

I can, but i'm need final icon in resolution 72x72px, can you draw it? :)
24th November 2010, 09:42 PM   |  #9  
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Srry, but can someone explain to me in technical terms how this actually works and what are its benefits. Thank you.

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Srry, but can someone explain to me in technical terms how this actually works and what are its benefits. Thank you.

r0cky.Da.3v0.SU.

In technical terms,yes- it would circumvent the process of having to use one's digit to find aforementioned hard power button and then depress said button.

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