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Default Is there any wato wake from screen-off with the menu, back or home button?

As the title. I don't use a lockscreen and when I want to use my phone I just want to press a button & return to my last position.
The home button as it takes me back to my launcher.
I can't use the lockscreen button because the button needs to be pushed quite hard due to being in an Otterbox case.

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Are you using stock TouchWiz launcher or something else? I know some like Nova, etc., have the ability to assign what the Home button does. If you set it to "do nothing" - maybe it will just wake the phone and you'll still be in your last position?
 
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Home button should wake your screen by default.
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The home button also send me back to the launcher. It doesn't simply reopen the last active state.


I'm using nova launcher. I the Hutton crions it has only works when I'm at the launcher, not in the active app.



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The home button also send me back to the launcher. It doesn't simply reopen the last active state.


I'm using nova launcher. I the Hutton crions it has only works when I'm at the launcher, not in the active app.



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I'm not sure then. Button remapping is sorta what you're looking for but can't really get that on stock.

Lockscreen might be your solution for now?
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Default Re: Is there any wato wake from screen-off with the menu, back or home button?

I tried remapping. It just disabled my home/menu/back buttons. lol
I'm weary of custom roms for privacy & stability issues. I've tried some before but I feel as though it's too easy to slip in a back door without my knowledge. But I'm also a little paranoid. So maybe I should just suck it up and switch

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