Ben Elliott · Jun 6, 2010 at 10:17 am

Quickly Change Profiles with Flip2Mute

XDA  member Thisisatest3, has recently posted about a very useful app for phones containing a G-sensor, which was originally created by X86Shadow.

When activated, Flip2Mute will automatically perform a certain action when the accelerometer detects that the phone has been flipped upside-down. Depending on your choice, the app will either silence the phone’s ringer, set it to vibrate or simply switch the screen off to save power.

All of these functions can be very useful when you decide you don’t want to be disturbed by your phone’s ringer but don’t want the hassle of having to change settings on the phone.

The app also features an attractive user interface based on the Sense SDK, and should work on most WVGA resolution Windows Mobile devices.

You can find more information on the application thread.


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ben_duder is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above. View ben_duder's posts and articles here.
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