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0karsten
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Call previous app

Post by 0karsten » 28 Nov 2018 08:30

Hello,
Is it possible to call a previous ab with a gesture.
Thanks

gollyzila
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Re: Call previous app

Post by gollyzila » 01 Dec 2018 18:23

I had just created a flow to accomplish this when I came across your post. I'm using Fluid Navigation for gestures, which will launch an Automagic shortcut, which in turn executes my flow.

The flow simply opens the recents view and taps on the left side to open the previous app. I'm on Pie so you might have to tweak the coordinates of the click.

Fluid's built-in way of opening the previous app doesn't work well with some apps, that's why I made a flow for it.

Fluid Navigation Gestures: https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... m.fb.fluid

Flow to import: http://automagic4android.com/flow.php?i ... 7a3065cd1f

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Desmanto
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Re: Call previous app

Post by Desmanto » 09 Dec 2018 18:15

It seems for easier way, we still have to use other app to do it. Other way need root to dumpsys the recent menu, parse and find the last app and use launch app to open it again.
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