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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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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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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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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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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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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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Home button doesn't resume from standby

I recently had a problem with the microUSB charging port on my Samsung Galaxy Note 1 and got it replaced. Since then, I notice an odd change in behaviour: when the phone is sleeping (ie, black ...
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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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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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Stick Home buttons to the horizontal bottom when in landscape mode

I just bought a Google Nexus 7 and it is awesome, i really like the dynamics of Android coming from iOS. But what really stuck me is that when you have the tablet in horizontal, the software buttons ...
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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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Jelly Bean navigation buttons messed up in Landscape

If you look at the pictures, you can see that the software navigation buttons are messed up. The buttons are still where thy should be, only the images are in the wrong place. How Do I fix this?I am ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...