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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Victory Pete, Apr 16, 2019.

  1. Victory Pete

    Victory Pete Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I used to simply tap to answer phone but after an update last week I have to swipe and I hate it.
     

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  2. Leob

    Leob Well-Known Member

  3. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    welcome to AF!!!!!!!!!!

    i guess i'm just used it. there was a feature to tap, but its not there on the pie update......sorry, but i'm not sure what else you can do.
     
  4. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    You can always install a different dialer app from the play store
     
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  5. Victory Pete

    Victory Pete Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Apparently they removed this option in the last Update.
     
  6. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    Yes you are correct, but you always have the option to install a different dialer
     
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  7. Victory Pete

    Victory Pete Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I will look into those thanks
     
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  8. kokiangel

    kokiangel Android Expert

    That was a nice tip and thanks for the link. Single tap is BACK!
     
  9. Victory Pete

    Victory Pete Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Not for me, I still have no option for Single Tap after I press Assistant Menu.

    I lost my Single Tap when I got this update a week ago
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    My phone is answering calls with single tap now, I guess they realized it was terrible to swipe and changed it back.
     
  10. Teris

    Teris Well-Known Member

    I couldn't get rid of the floating icon, but then realized it needs to be held down for a second or so. Good fix. Now I just have to get rid of that accessibility notification in the drop down menu!
     
  11. kokiangel

    kokiangel Android Expert

    I don't have that in my drop down and I am not sure how I got rid of it. I think you go back into the accessibility settings again and tap Interaction and Dexterity>Assistant Menu>Assistant Plus and make sure it is OFF.
    Sorry, I was wrong. Here are the instructions for getting rid of that. I knew I'd seen it somewhere.
    Settings, accessibility, 3 dots, hide status notification.
     
    #11 kokiangel, Apr 26, 2019
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2019
  12. Teris

    Teris Well-Known Member

    Anyone find a good dialer app to address this issue? The floating icon comes back every time I start the phone and it drives me nuts.
     
  13. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    hiya is pretty good. it is also a spam blocker that works fairly good.
     
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  14. kokiangel

    kokiangel Android Expert

    I only restart my phone once a week or so and it is easy to get rid of the floating icon when it comes back. Just long press then drag it to the top and buh bye. Does yours not work that way?
     
  15. Teris

    Teris Well-Known Member

    Yes, that's how it works. I shut down my phone every night, though.
     

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