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suggestion: multitouch to unlock screen

asked 2014-01-17 01:55:48 +0300

sauron gravatar image

updated 2014-01-17 16:05:46 +0300

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Double tapping on the screen to unlock is very cool, but sometimes it happens that my jolla unlock in my pocket. I think it would be safer if, to unlock, multitouch tapping was required. what do you think? Thanks in advance

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answered 2014-01-17 10:59:20 +0300

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As i'm tapping with my thumb i would need two of them... Or both hands.. or it would require me to hold the jolla only with my thumb on the back, so i can reach the display with two fingers..

I think it would be a better solution, that the OS checks the proximity sensor first. So, if your Jolla is in your pocket and receives a "double tap" the proximity sensor would say "no, don't unlock" :)

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The proximity sensor already does that. I would bet the power button is the more likely cause for an unlock, because proximity sensor doesn't disable power button (we have a topic about power button). Of course it's possible there are some clothes the proximity sensor doesn't recognize.

hana ( 2014-01-17 13:09:39 +0300 )edit
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