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    Default Turn off My Magazine / Flipboard

    God, those are ****ty apps! Is there a way to uninstall them or at least change it so that when you swipe up from the bottom it doesn't call up Magazine? I would much rather point it to call up Zite or something I will actually read. Or at best, disable that swipe feature altogether. Magazine gets in the way and I call it up on accident constantly. I know these can both be removed by running bloatware removal scripts but I didn't know if there was a way to just change the swipe function. I currently don't have a computer so I can't deal with the bloatware stuff.

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    Default Re: Turn off My Magazine / Flipboard

    Quote Originally Posted by Bren Bren1 View Post
    God, those are ****ty apps! Is there a way to uninstall them or at least change it so that when you swipe up from the bottom it doesn't call up Magazine? I would much rather point it to call up Zite or something I will actually read. Or at best, disable that swipe feature altogether. Magazine gets in the way and I call it up on accident constantly. I know these can both be removed by running bloatware removal scripts but I didn't know if there was a way to just change the swipe function. I currently don't have a computer so I can't deal with the bloatware stuff.

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    1. Open the My Magazine app
    2. Press menu
    3. There is an option to turn it off by hitting the home button
    There is no way to disable the swipe up from the bottom though, unless you install a 3rd party launcher like Nova or Apex
    Everything in this post is 100% accurate...I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
    1. Open the My Magazine app
    2. Press menu
    3. There is an option to turn it off by hitting the home button
    There is no way to disable the swipe up from the bottom though, unless you install a 3rd party launcher like Nova or Apex
    I'd go with the 3rd party launcher. Made me even forget the thing existed.

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    Really? I don't like how I accidentally swipe up and cause the Magazine to pop up. But I am liking Flipboard alot.

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    ok, so i was wondering if anyone else was having this issue...My Magazine keeps freezing my phone...i keep getting the error message that it not working properly...thinking on reseting my phone and see if this helps but this is an app i can do without...smh
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrownBeautii View Post
    ok, so i was wondering if anyone else was having this issue...My Magazine keeps freezing my phone...i keep getting the error message that it not working properly...thinking on reseting my phone and see if this helps but this is an app i can do without...smh
    I get this message "unfortunately my magazine-here and now has stopped working" I have only had my phone for 5 days but even when I was in another app that would pop up causing the app I was in to stop responding for a min. I went into the my magazine and on the left side of the screen where you choose what you want to see in it I unchecked here and now.i dont know if this actually made a difference because I also got an update a few hours later for it but fingers crossed so far it has not popped up saying it stopped working since then.

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    Download this and set whatever app you want to. You can also have it do nothing or use it as a home button.

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    I removed my magazine too.. Annoying and never use it
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