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Old 12-03-2007, 12:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I installed a password to be on the safe side. However this changes the way keylock works, and makes it more annoying imo.

without a password, asterisk and green-key are used to unlock the keyboard. This special key combination won't happen by accident.

Now with a password installed pressing the pearl (which sticks out..) pops up a menu and one of them is "emergency call" Several times I've already made pocketcalls to 911 this way.

Is there any way to get a decent keylock when a password is installed?
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Press and hold the mute button to put the phone in "standby" mode. Keyboard will be disabled until you take it out of standby by hitting the mute button again.
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Thanks. Will that allow me to receive calls?
Guess that doesnt work with autolock.

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Press and hold the mute button to put the phone in "standby" mode. Keyboard will be disabled until you take it out of standby by hitting the mute button again.
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Yes, you'll be able to receive calls. It basically simulates being in a holster with the "sleep" magnet. I use standby whenever the device is in my pocket.
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It seems to work so far, als long as I don't forget to press the button. It does take a little longer to get into the phone again, and to turn it off. Is there any way to let autolock switch to this mode?

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Nope. The mute button mode is the best one to use.
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