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Gingerbread screen selection?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2' started by Bart.Cunningham, Sep 3, 2011.

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    I love the new gingerbread but it is harder to navigate to other screens. With froyo I could slide the screen a little and then pick the screen I wanted from the bottom bar that would pop up. The DROID x has a screen that comes up after hitting home the second time that shows nice mini pictures of each that you can just select, very nice. I had an app that took over the home button but even after disabling that app I got nothing in the way of being able to choose a screen easily.

    Is this just the way it is or am I missing something?


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    Just quickly slide your finger (or thumb) up the screen, starting at the bottom by the soft keys, and the screen selection page will appear.

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    Thanks! Works exactly as described and works on the Droid X too. I bounce between screens a lot and it was a pain scrolling back and forth! This works great from any screen.

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    You can also hit the home button while on the home screen.
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    Hitting home while on the home screen does nothing on my Droid 2? I know that does work on a DROID X. Should this work on a Droid 2? I did have an app that took over the home button and even though I disabled it I am wondering if it screwed something up and how I can fix it.

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    It works on my droid 2. Not an X2. ? I'm stock. And i never installed any apps that would change the soft key behavior.
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    I found my problem! I had an app installed called Perfect Task Switcher. I had it disabled but apparently it was still doing something? I uninstalled it and now pressing home while on the home screen does bring up the list of screens as it should.

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