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    Unhappy Problem with phone going to "Recent Apps" screen from landscape view

    I love my HTC Thunderbolt, but this is becoming really annoying. In many apps, while holding my phone firmly while in landscape mode, the display suddenly jumps to a screen titled, "Recent Apps" --which shows eight icons of my most recently used apps against a black background.

    To get back to what I was doing, I have to either press the back button or the icon for the app I was using. It feels almost as if pressure on the frame is causing it. Sometimes, I can make it happen repeatedly, but other times I cant make it happen at all. It happens in multiple apps including messaging and Alchemy. It only happens while in an app and in landscape mode.

    I do not know of any button or command that opens this Recent Apps screen or how to disable it.

    Can anyone help?

    Thanks in advance.
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    If you hold down the home button the 8 most recent apps will pop up. When holding the phone you must be touching the home button.
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    Default Re: Problem with phone going to "Recent Apps" screen from landscape view

    i have had the same problem also, they say its a bug on android 4.2, ihave a blu dash music 4.0.
    i sent my phone many times to replace , but they only trying to repair

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