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Disable back and recent keys while gaming

The title speaks of itself, I keep pressing them by mistake and lose my games progress , is there anything like Samsung game launcher to disable those keys? (I can't install game launcher for some ...
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Buttons not working on ZTE Overture 2

I've lost functionality of my Home, Recent Apps, Settings & Volume down buttons on ZTE Overture 2. Any clue on how to fix this?
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Home button, Notification Bar, and Recent Tabs not working

I have an Asus Zenfone 4 Max with Android 7.1.1 OS and the home button doesn't seem to be reacting with the software (probably ZenUI Launcher) because it doesn't work or go back to the home screen but ...
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Status bar and navigation bar have disappeared

I have a Chinese smartphone, Oracle X1 running Android 5.1 that I rooted myself. I wanted to modify the navigation bar using the Softkey Z app. Since my last attempt both the status bar and ...
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How to enable softkeys on a rooted phone with capacitive buttons?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 tablet and the capacitive buttons are extremely annoying - I keep pressing them accidentally all the time while holding the tablet in landscape orientation. The ...
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Soft keys enabled covers shortcuts at Lockscreen in Redmi 1s MIUI 8 [Root]

I have rooted my Redmi 1s KitKat version, and enabled soft keys ( by editing build.prop, qemu.hw.mainkeys=0 ). The shortcut keys ( lock screen shortcut, such as contacts and camera on the left and ...
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How to send the “open menu” command to an application

So, I have an application I'm trying to use, and on one phone, the buttons are soft-buttons on-screen, and on the other phone, the buttons are hardware buttons. On the hardware button phone, when I ...
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Alphabetical app list on xperia Z1 compact

An earlier Lollipop ROM on my Xperia Z1 compact had the option to sort the apps alphabetically in a very nice way: Apps were put in a matrix with one row per letter, and the apps sorted alphabetically ...
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Is there a way to disable/remove screenshot soft button or remap it for some other function?

I have 7" 4.2.2 tablet for everyday use and it have 2 additional soft buttons. Rightmost one is a "screenshot" soft button (please find picture below). My problem is what I rarely take screenshots ...
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Will SoftkeyZ Root app work on the device Yureka out of the box?

Softkeyz is a root app. Yureka runs CyanogenMod out of the box but I don't know if it's rooted or not. Is it safe to install softkeyz root app and use it?
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Is there any way to disable or remove the [ T ] Tesco navigation button on a Hudl?

Some years ago we bought a Tesco Hudl (the first one, not a Hudl 2). It features a small Tesco button on the navigation bar. Its presence on the bar is not an issue but there is a problem where the ...
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How to remove soft navigation keys in Xperia without affecting Dialer's call button?

I am using Micromax A310 running a custom rom (Sony Xperia). Whenever I try to remove the soft navigation keys by editing build.prop, the soft nav keys are removed successfully, but my dialler's call ...
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How to enable Soft keys on Xiaomi Redmi 1S?

How to enable Nexus 5 like soft keys(navigation keys on touch screen) on android devices? My device is Xiaomi Redmi 1S running Kitkat OS. And, can it be done without rooting my phone?
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Enable On-screen navigation in CM12 (Lollipop) using shell?

Device: OnePlus One (OPO); running CM12, is rooted, and has Xposed Framework installed. I need to enable On-screen navigation (it disables Hardware (HW) keys and shows soft keys at the screen; like ...
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Enabling soft-keys navigation bar with custom ROM on Xolo A500S

I have Xolo A500S. I want to have navigation bars (soft-keys), but it does not work manually or by any app. Here is the build.prop. # begin build properties # autogenerated by buildinfo.sh ro.build....
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Nexus 4 Nav soft-keys not responding

On my Nexus 4 (Lollpop), the nav keys no longer respond when it is in portrait mode, and the q key no longer responds when it is in landscape mode. Here is the bug report. This has been discussed at ...
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Can't open menu in apps without a menu button or physical key [duplicate]

My device doesn't have a physical menu button, and the app that I'm using doesn't have one of the menu buttons that users can click (the three dots). How can I open the app's menu without a menu ...
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How to disable vibration when typing on HTC One X?

I have HTC One X. Each time I'm texting on WhatsApp, it's always vibrating. Since it's using too much battery and it's really annoying, I want to disable it. Under "Settings", there's no "Sound" ...