Remap Your Windows Phone 7 Hard Keys
Being able to remap hardware keys to perform functions that are more important to your personally has been something that Windows Mobile was capable of since the last decade. It was great for having easy tactile-access to applications and functions without having to look at the device’s screen. These days, customizable hardware keys have become practically extinct, however YukiXDA from XDA-Developers has discovered a way to edit the keybdpdd_htc.dll file on HTC Windows Phone ROMs that will allow you to change the functions of various hardware keys. It’s certainly not even close to being as easy as it was on classic Windows Mobile devices, but if you’re the hacking type, the full thread may be worth a read.