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Bluetooth and Power Management in one small app!
BtToggle Classic uses accuBT technology
Read about this amazing technology here.

BtToggle Classic gives you complete control over your Bluetooth radio, enabling you to keep it off until you really need it, and turning it off again the moment you don't. You are also able to turn Bluetooth on and off manually with a simple press of a button.

BtToggle Classic also gives you the ability to prevent accidental button presses from turning your handheld on.

The power savings brought about by BtToggle Classic's ability to prevent your handheld from turning on accidentally, and from controlling your Bluetooth radio make BtToggle a must-have application for your handheld. BtToggle Classic works on any Palm OS 5 handheld, like the Palm Tungsten T, T2, T3, Sony NX60, NX70, NZ90, TG50, UX40 and UX50.

Features:
  • Complete control over your Bluetooth radio's power
  • Increases security by minimizing unsolicited Bluetooth connections
  • Prevents unwanted key presses from draining your battery
  • Logical and intuitive interface
  • Complete instruction guide provided (see below)
  • Only uses 40Kb of memory
  • Palm OS 5 support
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BtToggle Classic User Guide
BtToggle Classic in other languages
Adding BtToggle's functionality to other apps
BtToggle Registration code and Support Questions

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Known Issues (BtToggle Classic 1.8)
Many users have asked for SD card support. The are three solutions to this:
  1. Try BtToggle Pro. It supports SD cards and MemoryStick
  2. Use one of the many ways BtToggle Classic provides to turn Bluetooth on and off manually
  3. Some 3rd party launchers (like LauncherX) allow BtToggle to turn Bluetooth on for applications residing on the SD card. Please take a look at the conversation on BrightHand for more information.

 

BtToggle Classic User Guide
BtToggle's main screen
This is the first screen you see when you launch BtToggle. If you need help, just tap the "Help" button in the top right corner.

Bluetooth radio:
This gives you the current status of your Bluetooth radio. When your Palm is on, the radio can consume as much power as the screen does. Keeping it off can extend your battery life! You can easily turn the radio on or off by by simply tapping the "Turn On/Off" button.

Bluetooth toggle:
Tired of going to the launcher, then Prefs then Bluetooth? There must be an easier way to enable and disable Bluetooth. Now there is! BtToggle provides a multitude of ways to do it. All the methods work at any time, no matter what application is currently running. Tap the "Configure" button to configure the various ways to quickly and easily turn your Bluetooth radio on and off. You can enable and disable this functionality using the "Enable" checkbox.

Apps needing Bluetooth:
Save power by keeping the Bluetooth radio off until you need it. BtToggle can automatically turn the radio on when an application is launched and off when you don't need it anymore! You can enable and disable this functionality using the "Enable" checkbox.

Extend battery life:
Save battery power and prevent data corruption by preventing accidental button presses from turning your Palm on. Tap the "Configure" button to configure which buttons or events can turn your Palm on. You can enable and disable this functionality using the "Enable" checkbox.

BtToggle can be an application (available from the launcher) or a preference panel (available via the Prefs application). You decide! If you change your mind, just change it again!

 

   
Bluetooth toggle screen
This is the screen that allows you to configure how you turn Bluetooth on and off quickly and easily. If you need help, just tap the "Help" button in the top right corner.

Bluetooth radio:
This gives you the current status of the Bluetooth radio. You can easily turn the radio on or off by by simply tapping the "Turn On/Off" button. You can also test your settings; make the toggle action and watch the Bluetooth radio turn on and off!

Turn off when going to sleep:
If this setting is enabled, BtToggle will automatically turn off the Bluetooth radio whenever your Palm goes to sleep. The radio will be turned off if you press the Power button, close the slider or if your Palm turns off automatically.

Toggle if launched using hard key:
If you go to Prefs->Buttons and map BtToggle to one of your application buttons (like Date Book) then that button can toggle Bluetooth. No need to open the slider of your Tungsten T!

Toggle if hard key pressed:
If you don't want to waste an application key on BtToggle, then you can select to hold a particular key for a few seconds to toggle Bluetooth. This way you can keep your application mappings.

Enable toggle stroke:
If the checkbox is ticked, you can toggle Bluetooth with a simple stroke on the screen. To make the toggle stroke, simply drag the stylus from the Grafitti area (silkscreen) to the top of the screen. Note: the toggle stroke adds functionality to the "Buttons" application (Prefs->Buttons). Unfortunately you cannot use the toggle stroke for Bluetooth and some other functionality like beaming or keyboard.

 

Apps needing Bluetooth screen
This is the screen that allows you to configure which applications use Bluetooth. BtToggle can automatically turn Bluetooth on before an application is launched and off when you exit the application. If you need help, just tap the "Help" button in the top right corner.

Turn Bluetooth on before launching:
Select the application from the list on the left and tap the "Add" icon. The Bluetooth radio will automatically be turn on for your selected applications. Tap the "Remove" icon to remove the application from the list. You can have 15 applications in the list.

Turn Bluetooth off after quitting:
Select the application from the list on the left and tap the "Add" icon. The Bluetooth radio will automatically be turned off when the application quits. If a network or Bluetooth connection is up when the app quits then the connection will be torn down and the radio turned off. Tap the "Remove" icon to remove the application from the list. You can have 15 applications in the list.

Turn Bluetooth on for apps that need it:
If enabled, Bluetooth will automatically be turn on for applications in the "Turn Bluetooth on before launching" list - when you turn your Palm on.

 

Extend battery life screen
This is the screen that allows you to specify the actions or events that can turn your Palm on. BtToggle extends battery life and prevents data corruption by keeping your Palm off until you need it. Accidental button presses no longer drain your battery! If you need help, just tap the "Help" button in the top right corner.

To turn Palm on:
You can configure the number of times a button must be pressed within one second to be able to turn your Palm on. You can also disable a button completely so it can never turn your Palm on. When a button is pressed, your Palm will turn on, but BtToggle tells it to turn off as soon as possible!

Normal operation if charging:
Power consumption isn't an issue if your Palm is sitting in its cradle charging. If you enable this setting, you can press any button to turn your Palm on. Regardless of whether or not your Palm is charging, pressing the HotSync button will always turn the Palm on to allow a quick HotSync.

Allow alarms and other things:
If this is checked then alarms and other events can turn your Palm on. Other events include the insertion or removal of an SD card and the opening of the slider.

 

BtToggle in other languages
BtToggle is currently available in many languages.

Available Translations:

 

Adding BtToggle's functionality to other apps
If you are a Palm OS Developer and would like to be able to turn Bluetooth on and off from within your application, you can! Just download the SDK below and include it in your program. This will give you the ability to sublaunch BtToggle, so you can:
  1. Turn the Bluetooth radio on
  2. Turn the Bluetooth radio off
  3. Toggle the Bluetooth radio (on->off or off->on)
  4. Obtain the current status of the radio.
If you incorporate the SDK into your app, please let me know so I can list it here. Download the BtToggle SDK by clicking here!

Applications using the BtToggle SDK: