MC67 Disable the volume up/down buttons

Article ID: 07760192

Issue / Question

How to disable the volume up/down buttons?

Applicable To

MC67 WM 6.5

Resolution / Answer

Install a registry below on the device
;Disable Volume Button 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Symbol\ProgrammableKeys\P3] 
"Modifier"=dword:00000000 
"KeyCode"=dword:00000000 
"KeySequence"="disable" 
"Action"=dword:00000002 

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Symbol\ProgrammableKeys\P4] 
"Modifier"=dword:00000000 
"KeyCode"=dword:00000000 
"KeySequence"="disable" 
"Action"=dword:00000002
This registry will disable the following keys 
  • Vol +
  • Vol -

Steps to follow:

  1. Create .reg file
  2. Copy .reg file to root of “\Application” folder on device
  3. On device itself, navigate to “Application” folder (using “My Device” or “File Explorer”)
  4. Run the .reg file, confirm YES to merge into registry
  5. Cold boot device
  6. To cold boot = simultaneously press 1 + 9 + POWER
  7. Device will reboot; test keys to make sure they are disabled

+ Applicable Products

  • MC67
  • MC67 Base
  • MC67 Dual WAN
  • MC67 Mobile Computer Series
  • MC67 NA Mobile Computer
  • MC67NA Base Model Mobile Computer
  • MC67ND Mobile Computer