Phone power button is a button that uses very high frequency, power on the system to use it, turn off the machine, lock screen to use it when the phone unfortunately crash to use it. Even though normal use is not a key life to worry about, but there are also some “obsessive compulsive disorder” user wants to better protect this key, as Smartphone users, what do we have special methods to reduce the frequency of power button do?
This paper is divided into three parts, namely, unlock, lock screen and restart shutdown parts. The methods described are for Android phones.
Some readers may ask, unlock key not only with the power supply a method? There can be other ways? Of course! And there are a lot of strange ways.
1. volume key, home key unlock
Volume keys to unlock through a number of third party ROM or software functionality, of course, this feature should be used with caution, because probably does not have a power key volume keys and durable.
Home key Home key unlock only entities of the machine, such as the most famous Galaxy series, of course, the home key is also very depressing thing was bad, they don’t use the home key to unlock.
Both unlocked is just a convenience, completely replace power button to unlock is not recommended.
2. the sensor to unlock
Induction unlock is unlock the front distance sensor, this unlock because the lock screen will always be opened from the induction, could have an impact on the sensor life, and may also result in unnecessary power consumption.
3. touch screen unlock
This is “weird”, and is actually the lock screen when closing the LCD, no turn off touch screen to achieve. As long as the lock screen tap the screen you can unlock, through special ROM and kernel, and few phone that supports this feature, but also prone to misuse.
Second, the lock screen
Screen lock pattern is more common there is a key lock screen software, virtual buttons, drop-down bar, gestures, etc.
1. key lock screen
Nothing can explain, is through the software lock screen, need to get root permissions before use. Need to pay attention to is some software on a new system (Android 4.0 and above) supports is not good enough, easy to lock screen light screen immediately after. Above the red box in the following figure is a virtual key, below is a key to the lock screen.
2. the virtual keys
This uses virtual key mobile exclusive features, and generally only when “kiss the son” Nexus ROM series of third parties can be achieved. Following screenshot is the Nexus of 4 screenshots of the AOKP system. Moschino retina iPad Air case
3. in the dropdown
Lock screen is the depth of the drop down bar custom ROM or third-party software. MIUI is a screenshot below.
4. the sign
This is achieved using a third party software, even some of the software also multi-finger gestures.
In addition to gestures, you can also call the “edge of control” to the lock screen.
5. the sensor lock screen
Just introduced induction and unlocking are the same reason, the sensitivity is not very high.
6. change search touch key lock screen
This is through the method of root permissions to modify system files, assuming, of course, mobile search touch key, part of WP7 phone unlock can be changed.
Three, restart and shutdown
Shutdown and restart is also often used to, of course, this doesn’t work for some people who like 24*7 boot …
1. third party software
Through third-party software, restart, shutdown, you need root permissions.
2. in the dropdown Moschino retina iPad Air case
This lock screen is a truth and depth custom ROM will have.
3. long press the virtual keys
The mentioned application virtual-key, long according to the virtual keys popup power menu to achieve restart, shutdown ends.
Here’s the video demonstration of the feature.
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