mic_888 · Jun 20, 2011 at 09:00 am

Prevent Home Button From Waking GSII And Support For HTC Headset

If you prefer for your Galaxy S II not to wake when the home button is pressed, take a look at this tweak. XDA forum member paalkr got annoyed by the fact that the device was almost always turned on when pulling the SGSII out of his pocket.

The solution is to simply tweak the key system/usr/keylayout/sec_key.kl to prevent wake on home button press. Additionally, the XDA member has enabled support for the HTC headset buttons (coming from an HTC device). The headset has one button and a 3.5mm extension jack. The solution here was to simply edit the system/usr/keylayout/sec_jack.kl so that the GSII responds to the headset key press.

For more detailed information, head on over to the original forum thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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