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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sharksfan7, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. sharksfan7

    sharksfan7 Well-Known Member
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    If you're running a Sense ROM and want to be able wake the phone using the volume buttons, check out this thread on xda. You'll need to be rooted b/c you need to edit a system file. I tried it and it works on my Inspire running ARHD.

    Awake screen using volume rocker

    I'm aware there are apps that will allow this. I used NoLock in the past but wanted to be able to still keep the phone locked. I guess this is more for those that prefer to tinker with the internals than run another app. And I'm not a dev, so I don't know anymore about this than what the instructions say. All I know is that I tried it and it worked for me. YMMV...
     

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  2. slipmagt

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    I used to be able to do this, stock. But my GFs inspire wouldnt, stock. Now that Im rooted its gone. So I am checking this out, thanks for the link.
     
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