Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,782,291 Members 47,400 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Nova Launcher home button bug fix!

Tip us?
 
xDroid4Lifex
Old
#1  
xDroid4Lifex's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 57
Posts: 158
Join Date: Jan 2014
Default Nova Launcher home button bug fix!

If you use nova you're going to love this! Read away!

http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/05...available-now/

Sent from my XT1080 using XDA Premium HD app
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to xDroid4Lifex For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
2THEXTRM
Old
#2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 5
Posts: 24
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Syracuse
Installed, instant home button fix, and the beta didn't alter any of my other Nova settings. Now to play with the new options. Nice find!

Sent from my XT1080 using Xparent Skyblue Tapatalk 2
The Following User Says Thank You to 2THEXTRM For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
xDroid4Lifex
Old
#3  
xDroid4Lifex's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 57
Posts: 158
Join Date: Jan 2014
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2THEXTRM View Post
Installed, instant home button fix, and the beta didn't alter any of my other Nova settings. Now to play with the new options. Nice find!

Sent from my XT1080 using Xparent Skyblue Tapatalk 2
Thanks! I'm sure this will make a lot of Droid users happy.

Sent from my XT1080 using XDA Premium HD app
 
sendbeer
Old
#4  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 3
Posts: 11
Join Date: Oct 2010
Stupid question. What was the home button bug? I use Nova and never noticed anything funny with pressing home.

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk
 
akellar
Old
#5  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 1,770
Posts: 2,638
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Iowa
Quote:
Originally Posted by sendbeer View Post
Stupid question. What was the home button bug? I use Nova and never noticed anything funny with pressing home.

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk
If you hit home in an app it would take you back to the launcher home screen instead of the screen you were previously on. Seems a very small thing to me but it apparently drove some people crazy.
Please note, I do not do ROM support via PM. If you have a question, ask in the device thread. Thanks.
 
sendbeer
Old
#6  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 3
Posts: 11
Join Date: Oct 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by akellar View Post
If you hit home in an app it would take you back to the launcher home screen instead of the screen you were previously on. Seems a very small thing to me but it apparently drove some people crazy.
Oh, that's why it doesn't do that on my nexus! I prefer it that way myself. Guess I'll have to load up my old version and maybe email the dev to see if we could have that as an option.

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk
 
xDroid4Lifex
Old
#7  
xDroid4Lifex's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 57
Posts: 158
Join Date: Jan 2014
Quote:
Originally Posted by akellar View Post
If you hit home in an app it would take you back to the launcher home screen instead of the screen you were previously on. Seems a very small thing to me but it apparently drove some people crazy.
If you were on your home screen in an app and hit the home key it would open up the page selection instead of going back to home. It was a double action bug. The software thought you were hitting the key twice. If you aren't on your home screen in an app and hit the home key it brings you back to the previous screen then hit the home key again for home, that's how its intended to work.

Sent from my XT1080 using XDA Premium HD app
 
doogald
Old
#8  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 312
Posts: 1,298
Join Date: May 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by akellar View Post
If you hit home in an app it would take you back to the launcher home screen instead of the screen you were previously on. Seems a very small thing to me but it apparently drove some people crazy.
Another problem is that in many third party launchers, there is a specific function that can happen if you hit home while already on the default home screen. Most good launchers will have a way to turn this off, but often the functionality is useful - say, it can show all of your home screens in smaller images at the same time, so you can choose one without having to slide to one that is many screens away. The Aviate launcher toggles a particular function on and off when you press home, so, on the Droids, it now quickly toggles back and forth, making pressing home useless.

It doesn't drive me crazy, but I do find it mildly annoying that I can't go back to my default home when I'm in Nova launcher. I'm actually more annoyed that it's taken five-plus months (and counting) to get it fixed.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Get Your Tasks Organized on Android Wear with Agenda Wear

Having a checklist of things you need to do is something we all can find useful at … more

Top 5 LG G3 MODs – XDA Developer TV

The LG G3 has been LG’s breakout hit of the summer. Using their knowledge frombuilding some … more

Make Your Calendar Widget Beautiful with Month

For some of us, summer vacation is alreadyover. For those getting ready to school, work, or … more

Integrate Social Networks Into Your Project With ASNE Library

Social network applications and services have developed into major parts ofour … more