There is no doubt that it is quite frustrating when your device buttons, such as home and back don’t work properly. The reasons can be software as well as hardware issues. If you are wondering whether there is any solution to fix this problem, then you’ve come to the right place. Firstly, yes there are some methods that can probably help you to come out of this issue. Here, in this guide, we have covered various solutions you can try to resolve the “home button not working Android” problem no matter whether it is due to software or hardware reason.
Steps Involved For Fixing The Home Or Back Button Issue
If you search on Google Play Store for Keys for Home and Back Button, you will get a lot of free apps for your device and the Virtual SoftKeys [No Root] app is one among them.
The basic functionality of all such apps is almost the same. so, here we are going to explain any one of such apps. For instance, let’s consider: Virtual SoftKeys[No root] app. Just follow the simple steps given below
- First, open Google Play Store and install Virtual SoftKeys[No Root]app on your Android device.
- On the Welcome Screen of this app, a window will pop-up where you have to allow this app to use “Accessibility service” for proper functioning, as shown in Image no. 2 of below GIF Image. Go to Settings –> Scroll down and tap on “Virtual SoftKeys” –> Toggle “On” this service.
- Now open this app again and on the home screen, you can set the “Height, Width, Position” of the on-screen soft keys. There are other basic settings you can do to change as required.
- The stage is set up. Now, just Scroll from Bottom of the Screen to Up and On-Screen Virtual Soft Keys for your Android device will be on. Use these soft keys to perform all the tasks as you did with actual home/back button keys.
Do try these simple steps and stop suffering from those troublesome, annoying and not working home or back buttons.