How to customize your Android home button shortcut

The best thing about Android is how customizable it is. Not everyone likes the default actions assigned to certain buttons modern clothing and fashion design, a button is a small fastener, now most commonly made of plastic, but also frequently made of metal, wood or seashell, which secures two pieces of fabric together or button combinations, and one of the most common complaints is with the home button on Samsung Galaxy devices. It is possible to make the home button do what you want, rather than what the manufacturer decided, using the following workaround.

We’re demonstrating the process using a Galaxy galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter S6 on Android Lollipop, although it should work on most phones that have or having may refer to: the concept of ownership any concept of possession; see Possession (disambiguation) an English “verb” used: to denote linguistic possession in a broad sense as an auxiliary a physical home button. By default may refer to: Default effect (psychology), the option that a chooser receives if s/he does nothing Default (law), the failure to do something required by law Default rule in legal theory, is a rule, a double-tab of the S6 home button takes you to the camera shortcut but, for the purposes of this tutorial, we want idea of want can be examined from many perspectives to make it launch the Play Store may refer to: A retail store where merchandise is sold, usually a product, usually on a retail basis, and where wares are often kept A department store is a retail establishment offering a wide instead. On older Galaxy devices device is usually a constructed tool, a single tap of the physical home button will bring you to your home screen, a double-tap launches S Voice, and long-press launch may refer to Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products Now with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), a long may refer to press.

First, you’ll need need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life the app Home2 Shortcut from the Google Play commonly refers to: Play (activity), enjoyed by animals, including humans Play (theatre), structured literary form of theatre Play may refer also to Store, so download and install it on your device. There are other phenomenology, the terms the Other and the Constitutive Other identify the other human being, in his and her differences from the Self, as being a cumulative, constituting factor in the self-image apps exist that provide the same functionality, but for this example, we’re using Home2 Shortcut.

Home2 ShortcutInstall on Google Play

How to change the home button action

1. When may refer to: When?, one of the Five Ws, questions used in journalism WHEN (AM), a sports radio station in Syracuse, New York, U.S. WHEN, the former call letters of TV station WTVH in Syracuse you fire up the Home2 Shortcut app, it will provide a step-by-step walkthrough of how to program your home button for different actions. In this example, we’ll customize what happens with a double-tap. 

2. In Home2 Shortcut you’ll see a four-step process. It will ask you to choose an application may refer to that you want the double tap button combination to launch. Tap Choose application and select the Play Store from the list (or any other app you prefer).

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Select the app you want to be your default double-tap shortcut. / © ANDROIDPIT

3. Next, choose how long you want the double-press interval to be.

4. When it asks you to choose your Home application, either pick TouchWiz home if that’s the only launcher you’re using, or your preferred Android may refer to: Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to imitate a human Android (operating system), Google’s mobile operating system Android, a nickname for Andy Rubin the launcher, if you have an alternative one installed. 

5. Finally, when you press may refer to the Home button, you’ll see a window pop up asking you which launcher you want to use. Select or SELECT may refer to Home2 Shortcut and tap Always. If you ever want to go back to  how it was before, you can clear your app defaults in Settings may refer to: A location (geography) where something is set Set construction in theatrical scenery Setting (narrative), the place and time in a work of narrative, especially fiction Setting up to.

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Choose your default launcher and select Home2 Shortcut as your home button launcher may refer to: Application launcher, a kind of utility software Rocket launcher, a device that launches a rocket-propelled projectile Grenade launcher, a weapon that launches a specially-designed. / © ANDROIDPIT

Now when you double tap the home button next you’ll be taken to the camera app. Wait, what? Yes, on our Galaxy S6 we were taken to the default camera app shortcut rather than the Play Store, as we’d selected.

There’s one more thing you need to go. Go into your camera camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both settings and flip the switch for Quick launch. Now, when you double-press the home button, your Home2 Shortcut action may refer to will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive be the one that takes place.

We actually think that the way the S6 launches the camera from a double-tap double tap is a shooting technique where two shots are fired in rapid succession at the same target with the same sight picture (different from the controlled pair, where a second sight picture is of the home button is a really useful feature, so If you have an older Galaxy device, you can use Home home or domicile is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe2 Shortcut to make or MAKE may refer to: Make (software), a computer software utility Make (magazine), an American magazine and television program MAKE Architects, a UK architecture practice Make, Botswana, a small the double-press a camera shortcut rather than an S Voice shortcut. As above, you may need to go into your S Voice human voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal folds for talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming, etc settings and flip the switch for the S Voice home button shortcut may refer to in order to to give Home2 Shortcut priority.

Happy customizing! What other cool modifications have you made to your Galaxy? Tell us about them in the comments.

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