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By Godmyster, Member on 26th February 2014, 04:33 PM
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Hey all Just like the top says my home button stopped working and i know there is alternatives, what do you guys recommend doing or should i download an app to substitute it? and if yes what app do you guys find best?

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26th February 2014, 04:42 PM |#2  
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Try wanam xposed

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26th February 2014, 04:57 PM |#3  
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Honestly ? Fix it. The reasons should be obvious (and relate to recovery from any dramas you might end up having, which happen to all of us at one point or another).
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28th February 2014, 08:48 AM |#4  
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Swichr is an app that replaces home button. You swipe from the screen corner and get a menu with recent apps and a home button on the top. Here it is on the Play store https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.adib.switchr
1st March 2014, 05:07 PM |#5  
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You can try a custom rom that has on screen navbar option. I saw this option on Dirty Unicorns but I dont use the option. Im sure other Roms has it also.
1st March 2014, 07:30 PM |#6  
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use pie

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1st March 2014, 07:59 PM |#7  
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@MistahBungle is right.......there WILL come a time when you need a home button, and when that happens a 'virtual' button just won't help.......
Best advice....get it replaced....
If you can get it done under Samsung's 2 year warranty, all the better, as replacing the button involves removing the screen....which WILL break.....

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2nd March 2014, 01:04 AM |#8  
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LMT launcher, in Android hacking/app and games. I use it, it's better than pie in every respect IMO.
And no matter what happens, you DON'T need a home button, worst possible case scenario you reboot Cwm and back up, to restore later or reinstall a new rom
and add lwt launcher straight away.
2nd March 2014, 04:10 PM |#9  
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Try "PIMP MY ROM" from google store,it has an option to enable homescreen buttons.
2nd March 2014, 09:00 PM |#10  
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All these people telling the OP about different ROMs and apps need to stop and think......
What good will ANY of them do if the OP's phone won't boot and the only way to get it running will be to use the button combo to get into recovery to wipe data and/or flash a new ROM?....will any of these mods or tweaks help then?.......
And to the poster who said "you'll NEVER NEED a home button"....you can believe that if you want, but don't try to get others to believe a statement that is so obviously blatantly wrong........

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2nd March 2014, 09:36 PM |#11  
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Theres always clowns chucking in duff info.
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