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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by bensg1, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. bensg1

    bensg1 Member
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    I've got a problem with meebo IM. When I start it its icon appears in the top left on the notification bar, which is ok. But when I'm done chatting, how do I close it? back doesn't work, home doesn't work. I even downloaded the terminal but couldn't kill it with that either. Is that a bug in meebo or is android just like that (no closing of apps)?
     

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  2. RozzaC

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    Press Menu and hit "Sign Off" ...

    That's how I close it...
     
  3. bensg1

    bensg1 Member
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    oops, how could i have missed that?
    probably because I was up all night playing with my new G1 and not getting enough sleep :)
     
  4. justjimjpc

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    Good to remember for any app ... check the menu key for any other possible actions that can be taken... Also long-pressing and item can also bring up possible options... these are conventions that are used across all apps for Android.
     
  5. RozzaC

    RozzaC Well-Known Member
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    Yeah..i used to wonder how meebo closed at one point too....

    Then i discovered that the sign out button works to close the program too.

    I just assumed that the sign out would take me back to the log in screen at first..hehe

    Glad i could help out though...
     

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