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    Ever since Google took over the home key (long press) we lost the ability to launch apps from any screen using the home key, something that many PRIVE & DTEK users loved and I am sure would love to take back, especially if they don’t do not use Google Assistant!

    For me, I find that returning to Hub is something I do a lot more than I would have launched Google Assistant if I used it and even with the Speed Key on the KEY² devices there is really no out of the box quick and intuitive way to return to Hub. Sure, there is a Convenience Key which unfortunately is far from convenience…at least for Hub return function.

    With Home Button Launcher though we can take that functionality back WITHOUT enabling Accessibility Service which is not really recommended for reasons explained many times in other threads.

    This app basically becomes the Assist App with which you can launch any app or action you want. I find that setting it to launch one app (Hub) is the best; the rest is going overboard.

    When launching an app using Home Button Launcher, a white bubble will overlay just above the home key; inside the bubble there is a rocket icon which would be nice if we could modify to the BlackBerry logo!

    Any developers on board that can handle that?

    This app is open source (link below, posted by the Developer on Play Store)
    trunk - Revision 224: /HomeButtonLauncher

    Tagging @Bart Brewinski of Toz Development

    Maybe this can help give @BlackBerry Mobile @BlackberrySupportTeam some vision!
    Last edited by RK_BB; 10-31-18 at 09:56 PM.
    seletok and thegioman like this.
    10-31-18 09:43 PM
  2. RK_BB's Avatar
    Here you go! My little gift to the community. You are welcome:

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Jyj...w?usp=drivesdk
    seletok likes this.
    11-02-18 04:10 AM
  3. seletok's Avatar
    Here you go! My little gift to the community. You are welcome:

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Jyj...w?usp=drivesdk
    Great! Also thanks for the idea, I use this app from your first post. Now, with little change is better to see it!

    I don't understand why BlackBerry don't implementat things like this in his standard OS???
    11-02-18 06:36 AM
  4. RK_BB's Avatar
    I don't understand why BlackBerry don't implementat things like this in his standard OS???
    A million dollars question my friend.
    11-02-18 09:47 AM

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