1. Billy Bob Jimmy Joe's Avatar
    One feature I miss from the Torch 9800 is the ability to switch songs without turning the screen on. You just simply hold volume up/down to go to next/previous song. When I listen to music while sleeping, I hate turning on the screen every time to skip a song. Even with the lowest brightness setting it is still bothersome. Is there an app that can provide this feature?

    Posted from my Nexus 5 via Android Central App
    05-16-2014 05:55 AM
  2. Nataliamolinaao's Avatar
    Oh yes, i didnt know about this feature but i would like it to have it too
    05-16-2014 06:01 AM
  3. sohailgagai's Avatar
    Yes it was on my iPhone too

    Newbie wanted to buy a console Ps3 or Xbox 360 confused pls guide Thankyou
    05-19-2014 08:54 AM
  4. jj14x's Avatar
    Are you rooted? If so, Gravitybox (XPosed module) will give you this feature.

    Edit: it looks like there are some apps that claim to do this in the play store

    Disclaimer: I don't use either of these apps, and can't confirm that these work - but the description does indicate that these will do what you are looking for. (check permissions before you install, of course)
    05-19-2014 08:58 AM
  5. JohnnyBroccoli's Avatar
    Had my iPhone setup to work like that. Very convenient. Haven't found a similar tweak for the Nexus 5.
    05-19-2014 05:00 PM
  6. devchaube15's Avatar
    Strange... I'm rooted so it must be that but I use Google Play Music All Access and I can skip songs like that, I also use the paid version of Poweramp, and it allows me to do that as well. I think Poweramp has a trial, so you could try that out, or try Google Play Music. I always thought this feature was built in from the get go haha.
    05-20-2014 04:00 PM
  7. gidgiddonihah's Avatar
    Certain apps allow an option like Poweramp. Custom ROMs like Cyanogen Mod and AOKP have the feature baked in as an option. There are Xposed modules that do the trick as well. You also have apps from the app store that will get the job done.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
    05-20-2014 07:04 PM
  8. Billy Bob Jimmy Joe's Avatar
    Thanks-a-plenty for the suggestions. I'll give them all a try.

    Posted from my Nexus 5 via Android Central App
    05-22-2014 06:58 AM
  9. Billy Bob Jimmy Joe's Avatar
    Pocket Skip Track is pretty good. It does have its issues but I've already contact the developer. Hopefully they can fix it in the future. Thanks again for the recommendations.

    Posted from my Nexus 5 via Android Central App
    05-22-2014 07:27 AM
  10. Umnik192's Avatar
    You can also give a try to Astro Player. There is also shake feature, so you can adjust next track action to it.
    05-22-2014 07:58 AM
  11. Sir Alex's Avatar
    Tasker gives you a lot of options to control your music.

    You can shake your phone.
    You can turn your phone left/right/up/down.
    You can wave the proximity sensor.
    05-22-2014 11:31 AM

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