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Thoughts about relocation of capacitive buttons

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So I am considering moving from the original Note 10.1 to the 12.2. To me one of the issues I see is the relocation of the capacitive buttons.

I am curious do you find it cumbersome to have to find the buttons each time? It just seems odd to have them hard set to the button no matter the orientation. Any thoughts would be helpful.
 
 
22nd February 2014, 07:53 PM |#2  
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I haven't wanted to use it in portrait at all, so it hasn't been a problem for me, but if you ended up being irritated by it, you could install Button Savior (there is a non-root version available) and have some virtual buttons you could use for easier access.

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Play Store link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....swkey.nonroot
23rd February 2014, 09:59 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by KestrelX

I haven't wanted to use it in portrait at all, so it hasn't been a problem for me, but if you ended up being irritated by it, you could install Button Savior (there is a non-root version available) and have some virtual buttons you could use for easier access.

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Play Store link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....swkey.nonroot

I've been using button savior since I read about it the other day in a similar thread, and it works pretty well. I will probably root soon and use lmt, which I used on my 2012 note 10 and really loved it. Also I will need to root if I want to shut off the built in capacitive buttons, which I am pretty sure I do...

One of the thing I like about lmt versus button savior is that BS needs two taps or a swipe and a tap tonselect the button you want, where lmt is a single directed swipe.

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23rd February 2014, 10:08 PM |#4  
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There is also gesture control , like with this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...gesturecontrol (root required)

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