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Do you know if there is any way to create a shortcut or widget on the homescreen to access to the "Recent Apps" list? Basically, is there any way to access to this list without having to hold the Home button?

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Which launcher do you use ? –  Nicolas NOEL Feb 11 '11 at 10:59
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GoLauncher has a 'recent' tab in the apps pane, if that's any help. Not really desktop though –  DavidYell Feb 11 '11 at 11:19
    
I use ADW Launcher EX and I actually don't want to change it :/ –  Leimi Feb 11 '11 at 12:57
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Launcher Pro has a swipe gesture that shows recently used apps. –  Sparx Feb 11 '11 at 14:21

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Here you go. Just move the icon to your homepage as a shortcut and you're good to go :)

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Thanks! Well it's not a shortcut to the real Recent Apps dialog but it seems this is the closest thing I will get. –  Leimi Feb 23 '11 at 20:18
    
@Leimi It's not your inbuilt OS Recent Apps dialog but I believe apps can retrieve the list of the latest apps used so therefore the list should be the same but a little longer. –  mlevit Feb 23 '11 at 21:12
    
Yeah the apps are the same but the application style/theme isn't :p –  Leimi Mar 5 '11 at 2:50

I made a free widget to do this, you can get it from the Play Store here.

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App Bar Widgets just what you're looking for.

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There is a Recent Apps Widget available on Google Play.

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