Normally, when you long-press on HOME button, my Android displays the icons for 8 last apps/activities that were active.

This seems to always be pretty reliable, with one exception.

For some reason, Moon+ Reader app that I ran today does NOT appear on that list of 8 apps. At all.

Is there any possible reason why?

Environment: Motorola Droid X, rooted stock Froyo 2.2 ROM, Zeam Launcher.

  • I'm using Moon+ on a Milestone² (aka Droid²) for a long time already, and quite regularly. Originally on the Froyo 2.2 ROM as well, meanwhile on CM7.2 (Gingerbread). Never saw the described behaviour. Moon+ always was in the "Recently used" list. You question looks like it only happened once to you. Did you have that issue frequently? – Izzy Nov 30 '12 at 8:41
  • @Izzy - I haven't used Moon+ before, so I don't know; however it NEVER showed up in recently used list in the last 2 days; and I'm not aware of any other app that failed to show in the list ever, though I admit I don't diligently check every time I use every app :) – DVK Nov 30 '12 at 15:13
  • No accusation from my side -- I just wanted to share my experience of multiple years meanwhile. It's certainly not the apps fault either; but you might want to drop the dev a note. He's a very busy guy, but he won't ignore it. Just tell him I told you so :) – Izzy Nov 30 '12 at 16:32
  • @Izzy - If it's not some setting explicitly done by the app, it's probably not worth bothering him :) I'm hoping to rock newer hardware soon, will re-raise if the issue disappears – DVK Nov 30 '12 at 16:38
  • You might still watch if that happens to other apps as well, and maybe you find a pattern. – Izzy Nov 30 '12 at 17:42

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