1. jeffreii's Avatar
    I have Nova Launcher Prime - just set it up on my new S4. It seems that the default with the home button is working fine...but when I leave an app by using the BACK button rather than the home button, it dumps me out to Touchwiz and I have to hit the home button again to get back to Nova.

    Anyone else able to reproduce?

    Thanks
    Vikas Pandey1 likes this.
    04-30-2013 09:11 PM
  2. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    Did you set Nova to be the default launcher?
    04-30-2013 11:02 PM
  3. jeffreii's Avatar
    Yes of course. Like I said, the home button brings me to Nova fine. It's just when I use the back button to leave apps it dumps me back to Touchwiz.
    04-30-2013 11:04 PM
  4. Urbansan's Avatar
    I have the same problem.
    05-06-2013 03:22 PM
  5. kolyan2k's Avatar
    Try Apex, pretty much the same launcher, i actually like it more.
    himhimlo likes this.
    05-06-2013 03:37 PM
  6. oshogg's Avatar
    Yes of course. Like I said, the home button brings me to Nova fine. It's just when I use the back button to leave apps it dumps me back to Touchwiz.
    I have nova launcher on AT&T Galaxy S4 - this is not happening for me. Pressing back from an application gets me back to nova launcher.

    Osho
    05-06-2013 03:45 PM
  7. jeffreii's Avatar
    So as not to leave this thread hanging: this issue I had with Nova/Touchwiz on the first day or two that I had my S4 is long gone. I don't know what happened but it worked itself out and I have not had it happen once since then...very happy now.
    05-12-2013 02:21 PM
  8. John Caridi's Avatar
    I am having this problem with my S4. It appears that whenever you back out of a touchwiz launched intent it reverts back to the touchwiz home. For example, if I launch an app from the notification panel, and then back out of it, the touchwiz home appears. I can only assume they are adding their own home to the application stack when they are launching apps. It must be a bug because it is intermittent, I don't always get the touchwiz home sometimes it goes back to nova launcher. If anyone knows how to submit a bug report to them I would definitely do that.
    05-20-2013 09:54 AM
  9. Stephman's Avatar
    So as not to leave this thread hanging: this issue I had with Nova/Touchwiz on the first day or two that I had my S4 is long gone. I don't know what happened but it worked itself out and I have not had it happen once since then...very happy now.
    I had the same issue with my GS4 on the first day I received it and installed Nova Prime. But either later that day or the next day, it stopped exhibiting that behavior. Not exactly sure if I did anything to stop it.
    05-20-2013 10:55 AM
  10. gummyjelly's Avatar
    I installed nova yesterday and no problems. Its so smooth! I love it Just paid for the paid version.
    05-21-2013 02:44 PM
  11. mahkeu's Avatar
    Used to have that problem whenever I used google keep and backed out. It was like that for few days and the problem somehow disappeared all of sudden.
    Maybe one of the restarts or hard pull did it
    05-21-2013 03:15 PM
  12. JohnMFred's Avatar
    I've been running the free version on my Bionic since last Thursday and it does this to me about 1 out of 10 times so it's not just s4 or paid version related.
    05-21-2013 04:47 PM
  13. scoutbb's Avatar
    I have nova launcher on AT&T Galaxy S4 - this is not happening for me. Pressing back from an application gets me back to nova launcher.

    Osho
    Same here. My primary launcher is Nova and Apex as secondary, neither of them defer back to TouchWiz.
    05-22-2013 01:29 AM
  14. Lanhoj's Avatar
    Did you check in the Advanced Nova Settings "Aggressive Desktop"?
    05-22-2013 01:35 AM
  15. Peaches36's Avatar
    Is there anyway to set wallpaper in the app drawer?

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk 2
    05-22-2013 01:49 AM
  16. daisydog's Avatar
    Restart after installing nova fixed the issue of backing out into touchwiz. Im assuming those who are saying it just fixed itself after a couple days most likely ended up doing a restart at some point which fixed it.
    05-22-2013 05:03 AM
  17. aandrew610's Avatar
    Mine did the same thing but it also fixed itself

    sent from my galaxy s4
    05-22-2013 07:26 AM
  18. jaseouk's Avatar
    My Nova was defaulting to Apex for no reason.I opened up Nova settings and there was a warning that Nova wasn't the default! One press of the "make nova default" it was sorted
    07-16-2013 02:01 PM
  19. zeGamelord's Avatar
    I think it happens that way because those apps were launched from the TouchWiz launcher. Close every open app and start launching from NOVA, shouldn't happen again.
    09-08-2013 04:10 PM
  20. shizknot's Avatar
    I have the same issue. I'm running 4.3 on a note 3, rooted. I have Next Launcher set as my default. Every time i use the back button to leave an app, it goes to touchwiz. The home button takes me to Next Launcher.
    Update: rebooting the phone seems to have fixed it. I'll watch it for a few days.
    06-13-2014 04:12 PM

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