Emulating the volumen keys (maybe among others)

Apr 4, 2013 at 10:32 PM
Hello Droid users,

first of all, did I mention how great is Droid explorer?, It is, Very very great.

my question is about emulate the volume keys (it maybe also expanded to camera key or other keys in other phones)

The reason it, I try to use Droid explorer to recover info from a quite dead android phone, (half of the screen on the mobile is off, keys missbehave or they do not behave at all, both touch ones and hardware ones)

So i connect to Droid explorer successfully, I manage to reboot and so, I manage to enter into the recovery mode, I manage to see the screen with the Screencast Pluging, and while I can use the soft keys trough the pluging (Home/Menu/Back/Search/Call/EndCall) I can see any way to emulate the volumen keys

Is that possible in the actual version of Droid explorer?
May it be in a future version ?
Is it possible to emulate those keystrokes trough the shell ?

(I really need to backup the device from the recovery, and then wipe it off)

Thanks a lot,
May 13, 2013 at 8:02 PM
Screencast is actually a 3rd party tool, although, I have been working on a similar tool myself. Not sure if the volume keys can be emulated, especially while in recovery mode.