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By arash2901, Senior Member on 22nd April 2014, 03:39 PM
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I was wondering if there is a way to change key functions on note 3, for example: by pressing menu key we can see recent apps instead of menu
I would be thankful if anyone can suggest a solution to do this
 
 
22nd April 2014, 04:56 PM |#2  
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I was wondering if there is a way to change key functions on note 3, for example: by pressing menu key we can see recent apps instead of menu
I would be thankful if anyone can suggest a solution to do this

There are actually a couple different ways to do it...

You can used Xposed mod, with either Xposed Additions or MenuBeGone
(I've never used either of these methods...)

or, the way that I do it, manually edit the \system\usr\keylayout\Generic.kl file.
When I do it, I make the following two changes:
Change key 139 from MENU to BACK
Change key 158 from BACK to APP_SWITCH
Then I use button savior to add the menu for those things that need it...
(I'm coming from Nexus devices, so having the keys with back on the left, and app switch on the right is how I'm used to it...)
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22nd April 2014, 06:09 PM |#4  
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There are actually a couple different ways to do it...

You can used Xposed mod, with either Xposed Additions or MenuBeGone
(I've never used either of these methods...)

or, the way that I do it, manually edit the \system\usr\keylayout\Generic.kl file.
When I do it, I make the following two changes:
Change key 139 from MENU to BACK
Change key 158 from BACK to APP_SWITCH
Then I use button savior to add the menu for those things that need it...
(I'm coming from Nexus devices, so having the keys with back on the left, and app switch on the right is how I'm used to it...)

thanks
that's helpful (kind of!)
I was able to change function of key like starting camera by pressing menu key, but still don't know how to put recent app instead of menu?
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[problem solved,found it]
thanks a million man
big help
22nd April 2014, 06:12 PM |#5  
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thanks
that's helpful (kind of!)
I was able to change function of key like starting camera by pressing menu key, but still don't know how to put recent app instead of menu?

Quick and easy answer:
Change key 139 from MENU to APP_SWITCH

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