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Registered: ‎11-03-2011
My Device: Curve 9300
My Carrier: Fido

Re: Keyboard Lock

Sweet, this is perfect. I couldn't figure out how to change what my mute button does so the A button trick works great.

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Registered: ‎11-02-2011
My Device: 9300 n
My Carrier: 02 uk

Re: Keyboard Lock

i always use mute key on top so easey
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Registered: ‎11-03-2011
My Device: curve 8520
My Carrier: digicel

Re: Keyboard Lock

hold down the a* key to lock the phone . press the play  button at the top of the phone to unlock


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Re: Keyboard Lock

aura19 wrote:

all u need to do is Hold A on the home screen and to unlock press the mute button on top

Just as this post stated. Smiley Wink

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Registered: ‎02-22-2013
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Re: Keyboard Lock

Just want to summarize for those that find this confusing...


to LOCK keypad -> either - mute key on top or - press and hold A.  

to password lock the phone -> press K.  


As you can see,

Locking the phone with K does not lock your keypad and could drain your battery or, in an unlikely case, could lock out your phone by exceeding "number of tries" by your pocket typing into the password screen.

Locking the phone with A or mute key doesn't password-lock the phone.  


Re my comment about battery: Even with the keypad lock, the screen lights up to tell you that the keypad needs to be unlocked.  But I think the password screen stays lit a lot longer.  


I wish there is a way to do this at once. Anyone know?