How to make Car Home go away?

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    I was in my kitchen with my phone and have magnets on my fridge, so I took one and tried to get the Car Home to come up. It did and now I don't know how to get it to go away. :mad:

    I can go to home screen, but I still see the icon in the top left.
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    take away the magnet? i assume u already did that.
    try powering down.
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    Get Advanced Task Manager in Marketplace for free. Close / End the Car Home. Ta'da.
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    This happens from my case with a magnetic flap/latch sometimes. I usually just put the magnet by the phone again and then move it away and it goes away without having to worry about power cycling or task killing.
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    Seems so wierd to me to recommend putting yoru device near a magnet. I know there is no hard disc but there is nothign else there that can be damaged by a magnet?
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    Why? It's how the docks switch the device mode.
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    Because for ages Magnet is the Death of Computers and such :)
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    This worked, thanks!
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    I'm a new Droid user, so this may sound like a stupid question... but what does a magnet do?
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    I can't help myself....

    Attract certain metals.

    Actually they activate certain funtions on the phone such as dock mode and car/home mode when placed in docks.
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