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Registered: ‎10-02-2009
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8520: Disabling/enabling the Standby key in an applicaton

Hi,

 

The 8520 is a device with the media keys on the top.  I wish to handle these keys so I followed this knowledge base article:

 

http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/348583/800332/1089414/What_I... 

 

The problem is that holding the play/pause key no longer lets the device go into standby mode.  This happens in the sample program given in the article too.  It seems that if you return true in the keyDown() method, the key is consumed and you won't be able to enter standby mode but if you return false a single click will send you to the 'Media' screen. 

 

Is there a way to handle the key so that the device doesn't go to the 'Media' screen, but allows holding the key to go into standby mode?

 

Thanks,

-Brian 

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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-10-2010
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: ATT

Re: 8520: Disabling/enabling the Standby key in an applicaton

I have a similar problem.  No matter how briefly I press the standby key to bring the phone back from standby mode, the media center opens immediately after.  Is there any way to disable this function?