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Lock screen timeout on Samsung Note 4

I click the home button to activate the phone. If I don't swipe within two seconds, it goes black and I have to hit Home again. This is frustrating when I want to just view the time and weather on ...
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Issues with Cyanogenmod 11 M11 in Galaxy S3

I installed Cyanogenmod 11 M11 snapshot in a Samsung Galaxy SIII (i9300) and it worked perfectly. But, this night, I don't know what happened. When I turned on the phone, the keyboard has changed the ...
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Impact of removing the launcher from Android device

I have two Samsung rooted devices and I'm thinking of removing the TouchWiz. What would be the implications of leaving the device without a Launcher? If I install a new app that acts as Home/Launcher ...
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Customizing virtual home button's app launcher

I currently acquired a Motorola G and I'm wishing to add another application to the pop menu that appears when press-holding the home button besides the one that calls the search engine. I'm currently ...
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Is there a way to speed up the delay when pressing the home button?

My guess is that the reason there's a delay when pressing the home button is due to the fact that it could be re-purposed into launching "Google Now" or "S Voice" by pressing it twice. So it has to ...
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Home button takes me to the Default Android Home on HTC Desire X

The home button on my HTC Desire X used to take me to the HTC sense home. But once I stopped HTC sense from settings-apps & from then on, it takes me to the default android Home (the one with the ...
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Home, Menu, Back Buttons are not clickable in android emulator

I have noticed that in some of emulators mainnavigation buttons (Home, Back, Menu) buttons are not clickable. If the emulator's device is something which has a higher resolution this is mostly ...
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Add shortcuts to home button long press menu

Is there a way to add app launchers to the stock android's home button long press menu? I know you're able to do this in CM, but there must be some Xposed module, right?
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Set holding the home screen button to show recent apps list, instead of Google Search

Holding the home screen used to show the recent apps list, but then an update changed this, and now it starts a Google search instead, while tapping it twice is now used to show the recent apps list. ...
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Xposed module for home key configuration while phone is locked

Is there an Xposed module for configuring the home key behavior (and maybe other hw keys) while the phone is locked or in sleep state, and will it also affect the home button default unlocked ...
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changing the default home & power buttons behaviours on Note 3

Is there a way that I can configure the following? double press on the home button shows the recently opened apps. (by default, a double press does that) long press on the home button triggers the ...
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How do you close apps in Android so they aren't taking up resources? [duplicate]

This may sound silly but it's a good point. In apps such as web browsers pressing the back key only navigates the browser back to the previous page. Pressing the home key makes an app disappear, but ...
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Change layout of software buttons on home screen

I have a China-branded tablet running Android 4.2. The tablet has the "new" Jellybean 4.2 home screen button layout where the software buttons are centered on the screen, rather than aligned left as ...
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How to launch LMT pie controls with home button

I have an acer iconia tab a100 running a custom ROM based on CM10.1. The tab has one hardware button, the home button. I'd prefer to use LMT pie controls rather than the navigation bar to save screen ...
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Home button or back button to leave an app?

Is there a difference between leaving an app by pressing the "back" button vs. pressing the "home" button? I've got an app which includes a countdown timer. The app says it will notify me when the ...
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Android Tablet (4.0.3) home icon (lower left corner of the action bar) does not work when clicked

Alright, so I am having trouble with my brandless tablet. It's running on Android 4.0.3. When I click the home button in the lower-left part of the screen, action bar, nothing happens. The button ...
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Add more functions to the home button circle shortcut

When you swipe up from the home button in Jelly Bean you get a cute semicircle with a Google Now shortcut on top. This circle shape makes it perfect for adding other shortcuts. For instance, you ...
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On Galaxy S3 with Jelly Bean, how can I make long-pressing the home button activate Google Voice Search?

I have a Verizon Galaxy S3 with Jelly Bean on it. What I want is to long-press the Home button and hear a beep to prompt me to provide a voice command. I had it set up this way before I installed ...
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Forcing home/back/recent apps bar to rotate

I have a Nexus 4, running Android 4.2.1. There is a bar on the bottom of stock Android with the buttons for navigation. Is there a way to force the bar to rotate with the rest of the screen, like on ...
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What happens when the Home button on Android phone is pressed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What happens to a running program when “home” button is pressed in Android phone? My friend raised a concern that pressing the home button is not advisable and it drains ...
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Changing menu button positions

After my Samsung Tab 2 7.0 got upgraded to 4.1.1 the main buttons changed place. Back used to be to the far left, now it's the second to the right, for example. This is amazingly annoying. When it ...
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How to simulate long press home button?

I'm running ICS on HTC Desire. Long pressing the home button brings the list of recently opened apps. Is there a way I can launch this without using the home button? Please note that I want to do ...