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Rotary Lock Screen with Music Controls for Sense Droid Incredible
Want to control your music without having to unlock your device? With this new mod by member ihtfp69, now you can. The mod not only offers music controls (back, previous, play and pause ) but also enables the rotary unlock button and menu unlock for Sense. According to the developer, this is the first time this has been accomplished on Sense framework for Froyo.
The mod is only available for a few ROMs for the Droid Incredible, but we are expecting more compatibility soon. Other requirements are:
Originally posted by ihtfp69
- You must be using one of the supported ROMs.
- Your ROM must be deodexed.
- If you are using the HTC clock for your alarms, you will have to install the vanilla clock and use it’s alarms instead.
- If you have a request for support on another ROM, just ask. I may even put a tutorial together on how to mod your own framework.
Make sure to read the instructions and notices carefully before proceeding. A (Nandroid) backup is always recommended before applying modifications like this. Check out the thread for all info and download.
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