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Is it possible to have the stock dialer on my GS3 start on the Recent tab instead of the Keypad tab?

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Did you ever find the answer to this? I have the exact question. –  snapfractalpop Mar 14 '13 at 0:28

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You can use an app called xshortcut (in Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ex.chinyang.android.xshortcut )

Follow the following steps:

  1. Install xshortcut 2.0.x
  2. Open xshortcut's Editor.
  3. Switch to Component page
  4. Use the following data to create the shortcut you want.

    Component Package: com.android.contacts

    Component Class: com.android.contacts.activities.DialtactsActivity

    MIME Type: vnd.android.cursor.dir/calls

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