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Accessing the Android Appswitcher

These instructions provide guidance for how to open the App Switcher on Android devices using with the command line or mouse gestures.

Open the App Switcher with the Command Line

Navigate to the Console tab and enter the following command:

input keyevent KEYCODE_APP_SWITCH

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You can find more information about keyevent commands in the Android developer documentation.

Open the App Switcher with Mouse Gestures

  1. After your device is powered on, swipe up on the home screen then open Settings.

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  1. In the Settings app, open System > Gestures > System Navigation > Gesture Navigation

  2. Change the Gesture Navigation from the default 3-button navigation.

  • With Gesture navigation, swipe up from the bottom and hold to open the App Switcher.
  • With 2-button navigation, swipe up from the bottom to open the App Switcher.

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