1. Check out our app, Forums for Android! Download and leave feedback here!

Support Exit Button?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AeolianReflex, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. AeolianReflex

    AeolianReflex Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    63

    Jul 20, 2010
    436
    73
    63
    Male
    Southern California
    Just wondering why droid apps don't all come with an exit button. I know you can use the back button to eventually close a program but in so many cases that can mean several taps and in the case of a browser, going back several pages. Using the home button just leave the program running and using resources. It just seems like such an obvious oversight.
     

    Advertisement

  2. Terabethia

    Terabethia Well-Known Member
    163

    Jun 21, 2010
    1,071
    311
    163
    Northern Virginia
    While Andoid does make some apps, most are made by app devolopers. It's up to them to add an exit feature and I imagine most don't bother because you can just hit the back button.

    As for the browser, I use Dolphin HD browser and if you tap menu there is an Exit button. I don't know about any of the other ones since I only use Dolphin, but most probably have a similar feature.
     
  3. vzwuser76

    vzwuser76 Well-Known Member
    163

    I could see the merit in that. Basically it would be like a force close button, but it would have to be on the screen at all times, like the apps, phone, and add buttons are on Sense.
     

Share This Page

Loading...