I keep accidentally turning my ring volume down or off

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by _MarkC, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. _MarkC

    _MarkC Well-Known Member
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    This is a bit annoying - I keep pressing the rocker switch for the volume when I handle my phone. On a few occasions I have turned it down or even off by mistake.

    Is there a way to "lock" the ringer volume or does this mean a visit to the app market? Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. jimeller

    jimeller Well-Known Member
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    Unfortunately there is no way of avoiding this as far as I know. I agree its really annoying, but I guess we have to live with It or change our habits regarding holding the phone......
     
  3. _MarkC

    _MarkC Well-Known Member
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    I guess I will have to break out the super glue then.

    ;)
     
  4. vjprakashbe

    vjprakashbe Well-Known Member
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  5. wuthton

    wuthton Well-Known Member
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    I protect my phone with one of the gel cases available on eBay. A side effect has been it solves the volume button problem because the button is harder to press.
     
  6. alinver

    alinver Well-Known Member
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    I've done the same, a gel case is the answer. If you don't like the idea of covering up your phone I suppose changing the way you hold the phone is the only answer, in the end you'll teach your brain without realising it.

    Al
     
  7. _MarkC

    _MarkC Well-Known Member
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    Thanks for those suggestions - I'll start looking for a gel case then!
     
  8. alchemistkevin

    alchemistkevin Well-Known Member
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    Same problem here - thanks for the suggestions :)
     
  9. nielo

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    This kept happening to me and my wife - we have a hero each - hurry over to the market and llok up LockRinger. Bear in mind it mucks up your profiles a bit, but it's easy to stop/start the Lockringer service and not half as annoying as finding the volume has dropped without your noticing

    nielo:cool:
     
  10. _MarkC

    _MarkC Well-Known Member
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    I've downloaded an app called Shush which I think may help.
     
  11. n0v

    n0v Well-Known Member
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    I tried LockRinger out and have to say it is superb. Adding a widget so itcan be enabled disabled would be a good addition but at lease when it is on you can set the volume at at level that cannot be changed!

    Will also try a cover.

    cheers

    n0v
     
  12. adyc74

    adyc74 New Member
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    Try volume control excellent app and free.
     
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