1. mdsr's Avatar
    Samsung S6 recent apps inoperable. Lollipop Android 5.0.2
    Saw on net something about Google updates have removed the function?
    05-22-2015 03:44 PM
  2. Almeuit's Avatar
    What happens when you try to open that menu?
    05-22-2015 03:46 PM
  3. mdsr's Avatar
    Nothing!
    05-22-2015 03:48 PM
  4. Almeuit's Avatar
    Nothing!
    I would try rebooting the phone and maybe a factor reset. The button should respond unless the phone itself is defected and it isn't sensing you pressing that button.
    05-22-2015 03:50 PM
  5. mdsr's Avatar
    AT&T said do a factory rest. Not happening. I have put in 6 weeks worth of work in this. Very disappointed in this phone.
    05-22-2015 03:56 PM
  6. mdsr's Avatar
    AT&T said factory reset. Not happening. Have 6 weeks of work in phone. Not losing that. Very disappointed in this phone.
    05-22-2015 03:58 PM
  7. mdsr's Avatar
    Reboots don't work. And starting in Safe Mode I have same issue. No recent apps function. Like the soft key is non existent.
    05-22-2015 04:01 PM
  8. Cajun_Fan's Avatar
    There might be an alternative. Here is something I'm trying that you can set to use home, back and recent button.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....handysoftkeys

    There is also this which doesn't require a reboot like the one above. Might be simpler to set up too.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....simplecontrol

    Neither one requires the phone to be rooted.
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    05-22-2015 04:07 PM
  9. mdsr's Avatar
    I installed the 2nd link you suggested. Quick, easy, AND it works! Thank you Cajun Fan!
    05-22-2015 04:35 PM
  10. Cajun_Fan's Avatar
    Cool! I was hoping one of those would work.

    I was trying out these cause I wanted to have a backup incase my normal ones ever quit working. And this allows me to have something set up that is closer to get to without having to go to the bottom of the phone.
    05-22-2015 04:40 PM
  11. mdsr's Avatar
    It works great so far. I set it up to slide up from center bottom. May play with settings or side slide. It opens when typing this msg with key board open and hitting space bar. Can be set to not open when keyboard is open also.
    05-22-2015 04:52 PM
  12. mdsr's Avatar
    Cajun, I fixed that setting as well. You are awesome. You can set where you want it to open from on both sides and bottom. I went back to bottom and slid it to the left. Too Kewl!
    05-22-2015 05:08 PM
  13. Cajun_Fan's Avatar
    That's great to hear. I got a full row of icons on the bottom of the screen so I have to use one of the sides for it. Otherwise I end up running one of those icons instead of getting the 3 buttons.

    I guess I could set Nova Prime to use less icons on the dock and put the rest on next pages. Then I'd have room on the bottom to put it there, but it works great on the right side of the screen for me.
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    05-22-2015 05:38 PM
  14. Denisew 1972's Avatar
    I downloaded the All in One Gesture app in play store and made my back button go to recent apps with a long press and that fixed it for me. I tried to make the actual recent apps button work with the app but it didn't. They must have disabled the button all together.

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    05-22-2015 05:55 PM
  15. mdsr's Avatar
    Good to hear. Can be very frustrating!
    05-22-2015 06:51 PM

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