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Top Menu on Long Press+Swipe Down instead of Pulley [duplicate]

asked 2018-11-07 09:32:05 +0300

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updated 2019-06-19 23:34:41 +0300

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Earlier to, long pressing and swiping down from Home Screen, without lifting the hand would kill all the running apps. Also, doing so, from the Events screen would Clear all the Notifications. But, after this update, from everywhere, long pressing and swiping down is bringing the Top Menu. Was this part of the update or a bug.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by Mohjive
close date 2018-11-12 00:18:57.402897



This is killing me because I have such muscle memory from before, glad I'm not alone :-p

bruce_one ( 2018-11-07 12:36:41 +0300 )edit

feels like a bug

pawel ( 2018-11-07 15:30:19 +0300 )edit

Hopefully to be fixed soon, really annoying.

WilbertS ( 2018-11-07 17:31:26 +0300 )edit

I just get both behaviors randomly. Can't figure out how to differentiate them.

Alen ( 2018-11-08 00:38:08 +0300 )edit

It seems there's a timing bug. If I pull just as the 'X's appear I'll get the top menu. If I wait a little bit longer I get the pulley menu. Imo you should get the pulley menu only, after the 'X's have appeared.

Mohjive ( 2018-11-08 00:45:13 +0300 )edit

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answered 2018-11-07 19:58:07 +0300

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updated 2018-11-07 20:04:40 +0300

I think I found the misunderstanding. There is probably a difference between a "pull" and a "flick" for what seems to be the same gesture for many users. A long-press followed by a moderate downward pull usually brings the pulley menu "Close all". A faster downward flick (also if preceded by a long-press) brings the top menu. The transition between a pull and a flick however feels to be quite fluent. It will take a while to get used to it. I agree that this is not ideal and the ambiguity should be removed or clarified.

edit: This issue doesn't appear in the phone app when taking a call with the downward pull, so here Jolla considered it. Has anyone experienced this issue in other apps where the downward pull is used?

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Yes. You have to long press, lift the finger and get the close all option with a flick. I don't remember, if it was possible to access that menu without lifting the finger after long press in SFOS2.

naytsyrhc ( 2018-11-07 20:51:35 +0300 )edit

@naytsyrhc for me it works without lifting the finger in SF3, just not reliably.

Spark ( 2018-11-07 21:31:10 +0300 )edit

you have to long-press until the close buttons appear, with them the pulley becomes available. i dont think there is a difference between flick and pull.

michel ( 2018-11-08 00:25:21 +0300 )edit

@michel The discussion is about the fact that this doesn't work reliably. Sometimes this gesture brings the pulley, sometimes the top menu.

Spark ( 2018-11-08 09:38:13 +0300 )edit

@Spark with lifting the finger in between, the gesture is reliably bringing the pulley.

naytsyrhc ( 2018-11-08 09:42:04 +0300 )edit

answered 2018-11-07 17:49:35 +0300

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Top screen is divided to 3 parts: If you swipe down from the middle it will open menu. But swiping from the left or right part of the screen will close the app. Those left and right areas seems to be quite narrow and it is still easy to open menu..

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Are you a computer? Did you read the whole question? Or is it an automatic reaction on keywords?

dirksche ( 2018-11-07 18:48:47 +0300 )edit

Well it does work at least for me to close all aps and clear all notifications. Not so smoothly as earlier but does work anyway. Sometimes I have to lift my finger and swipe down but after practicing few times I got used to it.

japsi ( 2018-11-07 19:33:43 +0300 )edit

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