Utility to disable **HOME** key in Android Activity
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Android-HomeKey-Locker

Utility to disable HOME KEY in Android Activity.

As there are a lot questions about "how to disable home button in android?" on Stack Overflow, such as

This library provide a easy way to do this job.

NOTICE

This library doesn't support devices with VIRTUAL HOME KEY, such as

  • Galaxy Nexus
  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 5
  • Nexus 7

Demo Application

The demo application (the source is in the repository) has been published onto Google Play for easy access:

Get it on Google Play

Usage

in Activity

HomeKeyLocker homeKeyLocker = new HomeKeyLocker();
homeKeyLocker.lock(this);
// home key is locked since then
homeKeyLocker.unlock();
// home key is unlocked since then

Known Issues

Side Effect

Lock HOME KEY will also lock BACK KEY and MENU KEY.

Work

  • Android 4.4.2
  • CM11 (Google Nexus S, Moto Defy)
  • Android 4.0.3
  • Moto XT910
  • Huawei C8812
  • Android 4.0.4
  • ZTE V889M
  • Android 2.3.5
  • HTC Desire S (Sense 3.0)

Not Work

License

Copyright 2014 shaobin

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

   http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
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