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Old 11-16-2008, 02:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Keyboard Lock vs. Standby Mode

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-Pushing the mute button (stand by mode)

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Which do people prefer? Pros and cons to using one over the other?
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Old 11-16-2008, 05:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i dunno

i have it on auto lock
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Old 11-16-2008, 08:59 AM   #3 (permalink)
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mute only stops the keyboard presses. Someone could still access your BB. It's really for those that stick it in a pocket.
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I press the "k" key to lock my keyboard. I never use standby.
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Old 11-16-2008, 01:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah don't use the standby too often.

After a week the button on my Bold broke. Had to send it in for warranty.
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I guess it depends if you keep it password locked. I work in an environment where I have to keep it password locked so I never use standby.
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no password needed here, standby is less button presses ;)
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Old 11-16-2008, 03:04 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Same here, I always standby and tell all customers to standby. Its just quicker and easier. Now if you want/need a password then standby if not for you!
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