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Old 08-27-2007, 09:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Standby & Keyboard lock: whats the diff?

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Whats the difference between standby (holding the mute key) and keyboarb lock? Dont they end up with the same result (and using the mute key is easier)?
Old 08-27-2007, 09:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I am curious to see if there is a technical explanation. I too prefer standby mode by holding mute on my Pearl!

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Old 08-27-2007, 09:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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edit: n/m thought i had the diffrence down ;/

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Old 08-30-2007, 03:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Too funny... I have not been to blackberryforums in a while, and came to search for a way to "keyboard" lock it without locking it..

This thread actually answers that. The standby via the mute prevents accidental key presses (in pocket), but once you press the mute key, you can then use the keyboard.

If you do a normal lock, (via k from the home screen), you would need to enter your password if you have it set (most BES users have that pushed down by the admin).

I wouldn't necessarily call it standby, because I still get incoming phonecalls and incoming email tones.

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