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how to swap soft keys!?!?!?!

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By razamataz, Member on 5th April 2014, 10:07 AM
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Hi all,

I've looked everywhere and I can't be the only one who wants this.....

Is there not a way to swap the placement of the back key ala LG G2? It's driving me nuts and is the only thing that is keeping this phone from being perfect (for me) can ANYONE please lend a helping hand?

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5th April 2014, 12:48 PM |#2  
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Hi all,

I've looked everywhere and I can't be the only one who wants this.....

Is there not a way to swap the placement of the back key ala LG G2? It's driving me nuts and is the only thing that is keeping this phone from being perfect (for me) can ANYONE please lend a helping hand?

Thanks

This was the first thing I noticed coming form the LG G2 as well, and haven't found a way yet. Why would they put the back button all the way to the left, it is driving me crazy as it is the most used button!
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5th April 2014, 01:07 PM |#3  
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Hi all,

I've looked everywhere and I can't be the only one who wants this.....

Is there not a way to swap the placement of the back key ala LG G2? It's driving me nuts and is the only thing that is keeping this phone from being perfect (for me) can ANYONE please lend a helping hand?

Thanks

Try auto hide soft key's on Google play
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gravitybox works. have to have xposed installed
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auto hide soft key's works, but is there any way to use it without the auto-hide/quick bar stuff?
5th April 2014, 09:13 PM |#6  
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I can't believe there isn't a way to create the same thing that LG has done for this phone. All manufactures should offer this. It's not like HTC didn't "borrow" the knock feature so this shouldn't be a stretch....
6th April 2014, 12:56 AM |#7  
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I don't get it. I've used Android for years and this is how it is on every device other than Samsung phones. I would just get used to it. Odds are you'll have to anyway in the future.

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6th April 2014, 01:36 AM |#8  
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I don't get it. I've used Android for years and this is how it is on every device other than Samsung phones. I would just get used to it. Odds are you'll have to anyway in the future.

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Never!!!! Lol, I hate that its on the left side. I hold my phone mostly in my right hand and hate how I now need to stretch my hand across to back arrow. This is one area I really do believe Samsung got it right. It's more natural on the right side of the phone. Even if you strongly disagree , at least do what LG has done and give me the option to make it how I want it. If I want to be told how something should be without the option to change it I may as well have a iPhone!
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Try auto hide soft key's on Google play

I don't think this app allows you to change the placement of the soft keys does it? I don't see anything in the description that implies that, more meant to just hide the keys.
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I don't think this app allows you to change the placement of the soft keys does it? I don't see anything in the description that implies that, more meant to just hide the keys.

Yeah, it replaces the nav bar and let's you choose between a bunch of other different themed nav bars. I just can't get it to work without its quickbar feature/autohide.
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