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Old 08-09-2009, 12:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How does the Bold know whether or not it is in its holster? I do not have this particular holster, but instead an ordinary leather case. Is there a way to spoof the device into thinking it's in its holster?
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I believe the holsters contain a small magnet that activates sleep mode.
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Correct. There is a magnet that lets the BlackBerry know it needs to sleep because it is in a holster. You can check this by holding a small magnet to the keyboard (where specifically seems to be a bit different on each device, just move the magnet around a bit). The screen will turn off when the magnet is present, and will turn back on when the magnet is removed.
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This might sound wierd, but you could find out where that place is, by holding a magnet near the keyboard, and then gently slip a tiny magnet inside your non-RIM holster, in that place. Just an idea.
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