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By hatcyl, Senior Member on 2nd January 2012, 04:51 AM
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No Touch

Prevent accidental touches on your screen.
Useful when watching movies, passing the phone around, reading, etc.

Block:
Screen
Screen and Keys

Block / Unblock:
Camera Button
App Shortcut
Press Long Search

Quick Unblock:
Proximity Sensor

Apk attached for those without access to the android market.
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2nd January 2012, 06:03 AM |#2  
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Great idea! It seems every time I hand my phone to someone to look at or take a picture, the display will change and they'll say "what happened?". I'll give this app a try.
2nd January 2012, 07:07 AM |#3  
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Cm'on add more description with screen shots..

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3rd January 2012, 06:26 PM |#4  
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Cm'on add more description with screen shots..

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App updated, screens attached.
I really have nothing else to add to the description. Suggestions?
6th January 2012, 06:30 AM |#5  
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Originally Posted by hatcyl

App updated, screens attached.
I really have nothing else to add to the description. Suggestions?

another update.

Is anyone even interested in this app?

Maybe it needs more features?

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6th January 2012, 09:13 PM |#6  
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I am interested in it. I'm trying out the free version (before I buy) but I notice somethings. Maybe its just me but when I watch a movie on the default player on my Evo4G, after tapping on the screen a few times, the lock disables. I can skip through the entire movie and even get out. I'm going to try it with a different player later today.

A few suggestions,
1) It would be nice if the toggle button changed (ex. inverted colors) because when I had the movie problem, I couldn't tell if it was locked or unlocked.
2) Is it possible we can change the location of the toggle button, at least like different corners because it's too close to the home button when in landscape.

One final note, when its locked, you can still drag down the notification bar. So far its looking pretty good. Let me know if I'm doing something wrong since I've only been playing with it for about 30 minutes. Thanks.
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6th January 2012, 11:53 PM |#7  
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Man, this is just what I was looking for ( http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1431037 ). Super!

I want it for e-reading in kindle or aldiko. Tested so far briefly on Galaxy Tab 8.9 (android 3.2) and an HTC Desire (2.3.3) ... Just fine so far.

I first tried Screen Tools 2, but that one messed up the use of volume buttons for page flipping in both kindle and aldiko.


it took me a while to understand some of the options, like the meaning of "auto on toggle". Also, the toggle app shortcut only works as "on switch" for me... With touch screen disabled, the toggle can't be used to deactivate.

It also took me a while to figure out how to unlock (the use of the tiny toggle button is not documented in the settings or anywhere)
EDIT: I realize now this is what's meant by onscreen button in the settings

The option to leave the edge active is also great, although I will probably opt to switch pages with volume buttons.
EDIT: swiping pages this way works well on the tablet, but is hit and miss on the phone. The edge size may need to be user selectable?


I second the idea to color code the tiny toggle.

Great work.

EDIT: I was searching (Google) for a long time using keywords like "disable touch screen" (all about turning screen off) and "disable touch sensitivity" with no results... Until I found screen tools 2, and then very accidentally this one. :)

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Extra feature idea....
disable touch sensitivity along the edge only, keeping sensitivity on the center

Use case: I need something that allows me to hold the tablet a bit more firmly, in one hand, which means putting my thumb in the screen just a bit.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hatcyl

another update.

Is anyone even interested in this app?

Maybe it needs more features?

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Sure, we're interested! I installed the app but have not yet had a chance to use it.


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7th January 2012, 03:11 AM |#9  
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it works amazing. thanks mate. now i can watch youtube freely.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fred_be9300

Man, this is just what I was looking for ( http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1431037 ). Super!

I want it for e-reading in kindle or aldiko. Tested so far briefly on Galaxy Tab 8.9 (android 3.2) and an HTC Desire (2.3.3) ... Just fine so far.

I first tried Screen Tools 2, but that one messed up the use of volume buttons for page flipping in both kindle and aldiko.


it took me a while to understand some of the options, like the meaning of "auto on toggle". Also, the toggle app shortcut only works as "on switch" for me... With touch screen disabled, the toggle can't be used to deactivate.

It also took me a while to figure out how to unlock (the use of the tiny toggle button is not documented in the settings or anywhere)
EDIT: I realize now this is what's meant by onscreen button in the settings

The option to leave the edge active is also great, although I will probably opt to switch pages with volume buttons.
EDIT: swiping pages this way works well on the tablet, but is hit and miss on the phone. The edge size may need to be user selectable?


I second the idea to color code the tiny toggle.

Great work.

EDIT: I was searching (Google) for a long time using keywords like "disable touch screen" (all about turning screen off) and "disable touch sensitivity" with no results... Until I found screen tools 2, and then very accidentally this one. :)

---------- Post added at 01:53 AM ---------- Previous post was at 01:25 AM ----------

Extra feature idea....
disable touch sensitivity along the edge only, keeping sensitivity on the center

Use case: I need something that allows me to hold the tablet a bit more firmly, in one hand, which means putting my thumb in the screen just a bit.

I can add the feature to block edges only, but there is an app called grip it which does just that.

And yes, I should probably use the icon for the status + maybe done kind of animation to tell you when toy unlock vs lock the screen.

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8th January 2012, 04:16 PM |#11  
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No search and camera button in my phone

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