Support Screen Sleep widget?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by golfinglenn, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. golfinglenn

    golfinglenn Well-Known Member
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    I am looking for a widget that will put the screen to sleep like the power button does, but a widget on the screen lol.

    I know it sounds stupid, but when the phone is in the cradle in my car, it would be much easier to tap a widget on the screen to turn screen off than push down on the power button. I have a lock program that allows me to use the trackpad to wake the screen up, but have not found one to put the inc to sleep.

    Any help?
     

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  2. Bing

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    Could you share the name of this app? I asked for it in this post, but never saw a reply.
     
  3. golfinglenn

    golfinglenn Well-Known Member
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    I am using Launcherpro and a widget called "screen mode widget lite". Tap it to lock, tap again to disable lock, and a third time to keep screen on. With this I am also able to use trackpad to wake screen up.
     
  4. nightfishing

    nightfishing Well-Known Member
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    If you find one, let us know ;)
     
  5. Tapeman

    Tapeman New Member
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    Yes, I came looking for the same widget. Touch screens are a pain when you try putting the phone away and the screen is active. With the Cliq you have to push a tiny button awkwardly placed on the side (power button) to put the screen to sleep. A touch widget would be much easier.
     
  6. gerrym

    gerrym Member
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    Googled and found this older thread.

    Anyone found a widget or app that does mimic the hard screen off/lock/sleep button? Am using a Samsung Epic and would love a screen button to use instead of the somewhat difficult to use hard button on the side.

    :-(
     

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