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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Claghorn, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. Claghorn

    Claghorn Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    On the new nexus 7, my habit of just hitting the "back" button (the curly arrow on the left) to get all the way out of an app no longer seems to work. Is this a 4.3 change? Will I have to train myself to use Home instead now?

    Update: I've decided this really only happened after getting a batch of updates from Play store. I couldn't get out of Play store with back button. But I haven't had the problem again with other apps (or even with play store when I have no updates to install).
     

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  2. RichSz

    RichSz Not Entitled

    I had a similar thing happen. As you said once I couldn't get out of Play. Then I went through a period of time where when I backed completely out of an app, I'd get dumped into the recent apps screen. For some unknown reason, both problems seem to have sorted themselves. I had no hand in that stopping.
     
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