Multi-Task Switch Your recent screens appear here

Why don’t my notes I’m currently working on appear here?

Why doesn’t the book I’m currently reading appear here?

I would like to journal notes about a book I am reading and be able to 1-touch switch from the screen displaying my pdf I’m reading, 1-touch switch to my notes, write a sentence or two, then 1-touch return back to reading.

Currently from reading my book, I have to:
1.) Press the home icon
2.) Press the Note App icon
3.) Find the Note I was currently working on (3-8 second search)
4.) Press that note icon to open it up
5.) Write

To get back to my book I now have to:
1.) Press hardware HOME button
2.) Press Library icon
3.) Press book icon
4.) Resume reading

The ability to quickly toggle IMMEDIATELY back and forth between these two PRIMARY apps should be implemented. So very strange that all other apps and Windows appear on the “Recent Screens” EXCEPT for these two!!

:frowning::sob::nauseated_face:

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Noted with thanks! This request has been forwarded to our relative colleagues to follow up already. We will keep you updated.

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I would also very much like to see this feature implemented soon.
Having a shortcut to get back to what you are reading is of key importance, as well as getting back in a click to the note you were writing.

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I also would like to see this feature implemented.
I was digging through the settings, and found that neoreader and notes are system apps.
I’m guessing this is the reason why they do not show up in the recent apps list?
Should be easy enough to find a work around right?

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I agree, it would be very useful for all boox devices (I own a novaPro), I suggested here a possible implementation: enable double tapping on navigation ball to go to previously opened app. In this way user may jump between notes and neoreader

So in brief, basically we need the two primary native apps (Neo Reader & Note) to be available options when clicking the "Multi-task"icon.

Currently, these two appear to be the ONLY ones NOT registering!

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Neo Reader and Notes seems to be part of the launcher app. I do not know if “Content Browser” or the app with the Chinese name is the launcher app (can anyone translate the name of the app, please?).

Anyway, I wanted to report this issue, too. The current behavior is a usability killer! So please, extract the Neo Reader and the Notes app into a separate app so you can switch between those apps. If you find a way to leave these apps in the launcher, but be able to switch between them in the task manager, that is fine, too.

Kind regards
Erik


Update: I just checked the packages on my device. You can do this with apps like “Package Name Viewer 2.0”. The Note and KOReader are separate system apps. The launcher / home application is “ContentBrowser”. Those apps are missing in the task manager, because those apps are non closable system apps. So the packages have to be reconfigured and they will appear in the task manager. Hope you will fix this in the next update. :slight_smile:

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I add my voice as well. This should be toward the top of any usability/feature list.

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Yes, me too. Please implement that. Notes and the currently reading book should be available in the Android task manager so we can quickly switch between them.

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