menu button on s5 neo?

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Hey everyone

I upgraded my phone to the Samsung galaxy s5 neo, it's starting to look like a mistake I had a S3 before the upgrade, I have apps that requires a menu button how ever I can't locate it samsung told me it was a improvement to get rid of it .. if someone can help me out here it be great
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Source: http://androidfact.com/what-happened-...



Press and hold the dedicated task manage button. ( situated in the area below your screen, to the left of your home button ).

Keep it pressed for about 1 second and the menu will appear.

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It doesn't work, it opens the multi task window ..
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Press and hold the button?
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that's what I'm faced with
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That's really strange. I was able to get it to work on my Galaxy S5 with the instructions provided by Chad. I would suggest giving a call to our tech team at *611 option 6 and having them give it a go :).
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Hello Anna, Koodo *611 tech was unable to assist me In this issue as well
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If the menu doesn't show up when you hold down the recent apps key in certain apps, look for 3 dots lined up vertically, usually off to the side, corners, etc. That acts as the menu button for a lot of apps since menu keys are virtually non existent these days.
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So there for the S5 neo doesn't have a menu button ... there's a great design feature.
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There is always a way to access an options menu built into the app.
Normally in the form of three dots in one of the corners of the screen.
The more buttons on the face of the screen, the less visually appealing it is.

This is why almost every phone doesn't have any buttons on the face, or just one.

In the following picture you can see the s5 "hidden menu button"
But it is pretty much useless as the three dots in the top right do the exact same function. 

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3 dots ? And the hidden menu button doesn't exist on the neo ...
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yes you can see the 3 dots in the picture i attached above...
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Are we sure this is the Neo?

I have an S6 and have a similar result when holding the task switcher... What model number does your phone show under Settings..about
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SM-G930W
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Are you sure? Not SM-G903W?

Are you running a custom Rom?
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Not a custom Rom 5.1.1 andriod
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I've successfully found the menu button on the Samsung galaxy S5 Neo!!! In order to access this super secret function you have to hold the back arrow key for 2 seconds.
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Thanks. I had the same problem with my neo and that worked. Great job
Open Sky Map on a S5 Neo (NEO!) and try to find the menu with the search function. No way, holding the back arrow key on the right pops up the desktop screen with the widget available. No menu button at all.
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Hi Enrico,

Thanks for your reply, however it seems that this issue has been solved few months ago ;-). Please try to make sure to comment on recent posts.
Thanks

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