Home Button Launcher

Home Button Launcher


→ This app is ad-free and open source ←

Launch your favorite apps through the «Home Button Swipe Up» gesture.
• This works best on devices with three soft keys, like Nexus 5 or Moto G (i.e. devices that have virtual «Back / Home / Recent Apps» soft buttons).
• On some devices this app opens when doing a "Long click" on the home button (e.g. the newer HTC and Sony Xperia phones).
• Most Samsung devices are not at all or very poorly supported (since Samsung overrides 'Home Button' behavior with their own software).

→ Test this app if you're looking for a simple app launcher alternative to «Wave Launcher», «SwipePad», «Smart Taskbar» or «Sidebar», or if you want to replace the default «Google Now» home button binding
→ Also check out DG Settings, this integrates nicely into Home Button Launcher

Source code is hosted on Google Code:
https://dynamicg-android-apps2.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/HomeButtonLauncher
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4.5
User ratings
2006
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
0
File size
114 kb
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About Home Button Launcher
→ This app is ad-free and open source ←

Launch your favorite apps through the «Home Button Swipe Up» gesture.
• This works best on devices with three soft keys, like Nexus 5 or Moto G (i.e. devices that have virtual «Back / Home / Recent Apps» soft buttons).
• On some devices this app opens when doing a "Long click" on the home button (e.g. the newer HTC and Sony Xperia phones).
• Most Samsung devices are not at all or very poorly supported (since Samsung overrides 'Home Button' behavior with their own software).

→ Test this app if you're looking for a simple app launcher alternative to «Wave Launcher», «SwipePad», «Smart Taskbar» or «Sidebar», or if you want to replace the default «Google Now» home button binding
→ Also check out DG Settings, this integrates nicely into Home Button Launcher

Source code is hosted on Google Code:
https://dynamicg-android-apps2.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/HomeButtonLauncher

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A Google User
Nov 13, 2014
Great tool What an app should be, looks and runs smooth, its free and serves a purpose
A Google User
Nov 12, 2014
Used to work Was working fine under KitKat. Can no longer get it to work in Lollipop.
A Google User
Nov 11, 2014
Great but holo look is thing of the past..we need lollypop.. First of all great job done.I would have given 5 star if the look is updated to material design of android lollypop.
A Google User
Nov 4, 2014
Great Works even without root
A Google User
Nov 3, 2014
Awesome Now I can finally get to open important apps anywhere I want without jumping to the home screen!