Sometimes, when users click Android's Back button to exit an app, the app exits, but a previously loaded app will suddenly start running (even though the user launched the current app directly from the launcher).

Is there a solution to fix this?

In the comments below, a specific example was requested...

Here is a specific example from a friend's device: He is running Lightning Launcher on Android KitKat. He will play Sky Force 2014 and then after playing for a while, will launch another app to do something else. When he exits the other app (happens with various apps) by pressing Android's Back button, Sky Force 2014 loads up again.

  • Does it happen with a custom launcher or with a particular app? Could you mention the names of them? I would like to test them out. – Firelord Jun 7 '15 at 12:22
  • Happens with me occasionally when pressing home - what Android version/device do you have? – user43185 Jun 8 '15 at 21:31
  • @Firelord Per your request, I added an example above. – RockPaperLz- Mask it or Casket Jun 8 '15 at 22:04
  • @JoshHolland Per your request, I specified the Android version in the question. I'm not sure exactly what device he is using. It's very interesting that it happens to you sometimes when pressing Android's Home button. – RockPaperLz- Mask it or Casket Jun 8 '15 at 22:05
  • I have now personally seen this issue happening on multiple Android devices. – RockPaperLz- Mask it or Casket Aug 3 '15 at 22:52

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