Tips Anyway to long press the home button to show specified apps instead of most recent?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tracerit, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. tracerit

    tracerit Well-Known Member
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    i'd just like to have my internet, messaging, notes, etc show up and not the most recently used.
     

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  2. habitual.line.stepper

    habitual.line.stepper Well-Known Member
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  3. newone757

    newone757 Well-Known Member
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    love quickdesk


    also on Cyanogens Rom you can map any app to the long press Home button, and Im pretty sure theres apps that do exactly what you want somewhere on the market so on theory you could map one of those to that instead. Just a thought.
     
  4. Rob_A

    Rob_A Well-Known Member
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    Or just make a folder containing shortcuts. Same number of keypresses
     
  5. tracerit

    tracerit Well-Known Member
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    What do you mean by "or just make"?

    Using quickdesk now and its nice but I've noticed when I long press the home button, it'll default back to asking me what homescreen I want when I click the home button.
     
  6. htmlcssguru

    htmlcssguru Well-Known Member
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    Just make one of the home screens your 'personal' preferences by having those apps/widgets on it. Same difference except it's a swipe instead of a press/hold.
     
  7. evoman2be913

    evoman2be913 Well-Known Member
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    I love using quick desk! I essentially look at it as another home screen and it works great.
     
  8. Ilya

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    Just tried QuickDesk. Definitely nice.
     
  9. meyerweb

    meyerweb Well-Known Member
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    +1

    My center home screen has my most used apps. Pressing the home button always takes me to those apps. Android is highly customizable. Take advantage of it.
     
  10. CriticalCritic

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    Agreed. The simplest solution would be the ability to just tap the home button... As in, put those apps on your home screen. Taadaa! :p

    Although that quickdesk thing sounds pretty cool too.
     
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