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Old June 13th, 2013, 06:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, every now and then, when I exit out of an app, my old TouchWiz screen returns and I have to hit my home button in order to get my current launcher (Apex) screens back. I have Apex selected as my default launcher, so I dont know why this happens. Outside of rooting is there some way I can prevent TouchWiz from cropping up (I really dislike it)?

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Old June 13th, 2013, 06:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The first thing I would try is clearing the defaults for Touchwiz.
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Old June 13th, 2013, 07:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How do I do that? Is that in settings?
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Phone isn't near me... but Settings>whatever is on the left>apps

Find TW, click on it and click the "clear defaults" button.
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Old June 13th, 2013, 08:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Phone isn't near me... but Settings>whatever is on the left>apps

Find TW, click on it and click the "clear defaults" button.
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Why did I say left... I obviously meant right... long day

Thanks for listing it for the OP!
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Thanks guys, but that didn't solve the problem, unfortunately. I already had the defaults clear.
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Perhaps try downloading another launcher and see if it happens with it also. That way you can eliminate your launcher from the mix.
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I tried another Launcher and the issue still exists.
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Perhaps when you selected Apex you chose "just once" instead of always. Try clearing Apex's defaults and then choose "always" for Apex.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 10:26 PM   #13 (permalink)
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When you choose Always for Apex long-press the home button and swipe away touchwiz from there.

If that does not help, you can always disable touchwiz completely.
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Thanks guys! I started over and did both of you guys suggestions, and that seems to have done the trick!

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yea that was what i was going to suggest, or clearing the cache, it will remove touchwiz launcher from memory and that shouldnt happen again after that.
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