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Support "This time" vs. "Just Once"

Discussion in 'Android Help' started by YossiD, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. YossiD

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    When selecting apps to open a file or link in early versions of Android, the options were This Time or Always. Somewhere along the line these choices changed to Just Once and Always. I am wondering why this changed and if there's any way to change it back. As a technical writer and engineer, it rather irks me as Just Once means I will never make that selection again. Not in five minutes, five days or five years.

    Is anyone else annoyed by this? Does anyone know of a hack or ROM that can access and change this message?
     

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  2. mikedt

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    Actually I'm sure it's down to the particular file manager you're using rather than Android version. On my phone with the stock file manager, it's "Complete action using.", and where it says "Don't ask again." that can easily be unchecked, just by holding down on the file.

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    the 'just once' thing and 'this time' are the same thing, someone is just using different words.

    I rarely ever choose 'always', I just double click on the app I wish to use "this time"
     
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    It's asking you if you want to use the app just this once. Not really sure about the issue. But then English isn't my first language. Just learned it in school. Lol.
     
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    I agree that Just Once is open to misinterpretation. The previous wording makes more sense.

    There used to be a Grammar Nazi thread in the Lounge that this would fit right with .. ;)
     
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    Your preposition is dangling, but you already knew that lol.
     

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