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HomeBot

Remap the home button long press

HomeBot enables you to remap the home button long press on you smartphone. You can set the following:

  • Opening an app
  • Opening a web page
  • Toggling the flashlight
  • Opening the recent apps screen
  • Toggling brightness

The app doesn't need root but has to be set as your Assistant app in Settings > Apps > Advanced > Default apps > Assist & voice input

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.2 (12) suggested Added on 2019-11-14

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.

    Download APK 2.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log