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Button Mapper allows you to remap any action you want to physical or capacitive hardware buttons. This includes volume buttons, camera button, home button on Samsung devices and capacitive home, back and recents, Bixby, Active Edge and many buttons on game controllers and other hardware. It does NOT work with onscreen home, back and recents buttons (i.e. soft keys or the navigation bar).

You can launch shortcuts, apps or actions to single press, double tap and long press for hardware buttons.





Download on XDA Labs:
https://labs.xda-developers.com/stor...ar2.homebutton

Limitations:
-does not work when the screen is off (unless rooted)
-only works with hardware buttons, not onscreen buttons (i.e. navigation bar)
-power button cannot be modified
-there can be quirks with some devices due to non-standard hardware and software implementations by various manufacturers. I try to fix them, but sometimes it's difficult if I don't have the device to test.




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18th April 2016, 03:07 PM |#2  
Examples of things you can do with this app:

-Lockscreen peek: press and hold the home button to quickly check your lockscreen messages, release to turn off the screen (requires PRO VERSION)
-Launch an app by long pressing the home button
-Swap the back and recents buttons (capacitive buttons only, like on Samsung Galaxy or Asus Zenfone or One Plus One)
-Use the home button to the turn the screen off from the homescreen on your Samsung Galaxy (requires PRO VERSION)
-Control the button lights on your Samsung Galaxy. Turn them on or off, or change the length of time they light up
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18th April 2016, 03:28 PM |#3  
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Can this disable capacitive buttons?
18th April 2016, 03:37 PM |#4  
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Can this disable capacitive buttons?

Yes, just assign "no action" to the button.

But I should warn you, it would be very difficult to navigate your phone if you disable the back button.
18th April 2016, 06:56 PM |#5  
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can/will there be support for the power button? I like to use simplereboot rather than the stock power menu on my Nexus 6
18th April 2016, 07:40 PM |#6  
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can/will there be support for the power button? I like to use simplereboot rather than the stock power menu on my Nexus 6

No, I can't control the power button. Android makes it off-limits to apps like this.
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18th April 2016, 11:27 PM |#7  
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I can assign functions to the volume controls of my headphones?
19th April 2016, 12:51 AM |#8  
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I can assign functions to the volume controls of my headphones?

Not at the moment, if I can get some headphones with buttons I'll see if it's possible.
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19th April 2016, 03:10 AM |#9  
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I'd like to try this, but does this require root/recovery and Android 6? Thank you.
19th April 2016, 03:16 AM |#10  
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I'd like to try this, but does this require root/recovery and Android 6? Thank you.

It does not require root. It works on any phone completely stock.
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It does not require root. It works on any phone completely stock.

Well that's reassuring. Thanks.

EDIT: Galaxy Note 3 on stock 5.0. Finally made it to work, but I had to disable another app that needed the Accessibility feature to activate flashlight through the volume rockers. Works as advertised now. Thanks.
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