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I got a Xperia Mini Pro with a physical keyboard. When I slide out the keyboard, it still have to slide on the screen to unlock it. Can I get to the password prompt with the keyboard movement alone?

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That would be unsecure, wouldn't it? a) you could accidentally "slide open" the keyboard with the device in your pocket, and run something randomly; b) some "unauthorized person" could bypass your lock screen easily (when using a PIN/password/pattern lock). –  Izzy Apr 8 '13 at 9:08
    
Well, I mean that it should show the password promt when I open the phone, not that I have to open, slide and enter the password all the time. –  queueoverflow Apr 8 '13 at 9:24
    
AFAIK they are both connected, and you cannot get rid of the "simple slide" alone (without de-activating the other as well, disabling "keyguard" with e.g. Tasker). –  Izzy Apr 8 '13 at 9:26
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Yes it's possible with tasker + secure settings plugin.

I dit it in a harder scenario (altough I'm an sk17i owner too) I used the above combination to unlock, force landscape, and wake up an alcatel dual sim phone paired with a Nuu minikey sliding bluetooth keyboard.

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Could you say exactly how you did it? –  Peanut May 20 '13 at 12:50
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