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[MOD][Xposed] Disable Desk Dock

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14th November 2013, 11:23 AM   |  #1  
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Requires Xposed Framework!

This module disables the desk dock feature on your device.
If anyone's wondering how this is useful, I made it for my Xperia Z1's magnetic cable, Sony sells the cable in a dock, so using the cable by itself puts the device in dock mode, which forces rotation regardless of my choice, and if the cable disconnects while my device is in car mode, it switches off car mode, which is kind of annoying while driving.

Compatibility:
Tested on my Z1, I coded it with 4.2 in mind, may or may not work on 4.1 / 4.3, trying it won't do any harm.

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The mod is open source: https://github.com/MohammadAG/Xposed-Disable-Desk-Dock
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http://dl-count.xposed.info/modules/..._v1_8f4e5c.apk

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3rd January 2014, 09:20 PM   |  #2  
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This finally solved the annoying problem with my GT-P3110 (Galaxy Tab 2 7") with Go Launcher (pro). I use Go Launcher also on my tablet to stay consistent with my Xperia Ray - where it works flawlessly. On the GT-P3110 I have to adjust the environment with "App Settings" to be DPI 240 and font-size = 99% and then Go Launcher can be used perfectly for my taste.

The problem with Go Launcher and the GT-P3110 was that Go Launcher restarted every time I have set the tablet in the original dock or when I put it out of it. So any transition from or to desk-dock mode gave me a break until Go Launcher has reloaded all apps
Reporting the problem to Go Development team (twice actually) has not revealed a solution over months - but your module did it - thanks!
4th January 2014, 02:05 AM   |  #3  
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Exactly what I've been looking for!
I ran into the problem of some apps closing down due to dock mode, but this seems to be not a problem anymore.
27th June 2014, 06:07 AM   |  #4  
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Tried this on my droid maxx xt1080m. It's still bringing up car dock.

My issue is walking around with my phone stacked on top of my tablet in my hand. I guess I could freeze car mode. Any ideas?
6th August 2014, 02:04 AM   |  #5  
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Well this made my day thanks! working for me on omnirom 4.4.4 xperia z c6603
31st August 2014, 10:21 AM   |  #6  
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finally find a way to disable the auto rotation! thanks a lot for this
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