Will Verduzco · Sep 5, 2013 at 05:30 am

Shutdown and Reboot Your Phone from the Sony LiveView

If you’re the lucky owner of a Sony LiveView, you’re probably accustomed to using the smartwatch to control your mobile phone. From reading live Tweets and Facebook posts to controlling your media playback, the LiveView gives you quite a bit of added convenience for various tasks that would otherwise require you to power on your device’s display.

Now thanks to XDA Forum Member jkok, you can perform two more tasks from the LiveView: rebooting and powering off your phone. Jkok’s app gives you the option to reboot to recovery, bootloader, and system, as well as to shutdown your device. It allows you to select from these actions by swiping on the left and right touch pads, and you can execute the selected action by hitting the select button. It’s as simple as that.

If you own a Sony LiveView and would like to use it to have a bit more control over your smartphone, head over to the original thread and give this a whirl.


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Will Verduzco

willverduzco is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Will Verduzco is the Portal Administrator for the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. He is also a Johns Hopkins University graduate in neuroscience and is now currently studying to become a physician.
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