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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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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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Launch google now into listen mode by holding home button like in iOS

I just switched from iOS to android 5.0. With Siri, you are able to hold the home button (from the lock screen or otherwise) and it will immediately start listening for a command. I would like this ...
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Set Home button to reject calls

I had an android where i could reject calls with the home button. Default behavior in lock mode with unanswered call. With my new phone that doesnt work anymore. I can see the option to set Answering ...
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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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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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Repeatedly asked to select default applications

I am on a Motorola Droid Ultra running Android 4.4.4. My phone has a bad habit of repeatedly asking me to which apps I want to use to do something after already having selected "Always" sometime in ...
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How to remove “Recent apps” when pressing Home?

When pressing "Home" button on my Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (Android 4.2.2, not rooted), I always get this "Recent apps" view, which I don't want. How to have the real home instead (i.e. desktop with ...
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How to override the long hold center button feature of the Amazon Fire phone?

Because it always triggers the annoying "Hello" lady and usually she will say "I did not get that" in my pocket. That usually freaks me out. There is a temporary way to disable it, but once it's ...
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Physically covering the home button

I've a Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 for which the home button fell out. I can use the device without the home button, but doing so is annoying. I could replace the button, but this apparently ...
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Mapping a key for calling the recent apps list

I have a new Nubia phone. After I installed Google Now, it overwrote the middle key long tap so that it shows the Now screen but I became unable to switch between recent apps. Moreover, the apps like ...
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How to disable or remove the predefined setting for long press Home button in Samsung Galaxy S4?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Lollipop 5.0 update. The phone's OS has designated the long Home button function (hold it down) to access the task manager. I want to disable, remove or change ...
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Google now home button rearrangement

My Android just stopped to open Google now screen on long home button press. How do I reenable it?
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Modifying Xperia Z3 Home button quick-launch?

I recently purchased an Xperia Z3 Model #: 6603: Prior to now, the quick-launch-from-home utility (swipe up from home) has only contained quick access to Google. I really liked this, however in an ...
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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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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 ...