When the Android 4.4.4 KitKat device is locked, you may configure the Home button to sleep the device. In addition to it, you may also configure the Long Press of Home button to perform some other tasks. Android offers many tasks for Long Press of Home button.

Long Press of Home button of Android device can be tune to perform one of the following functions:

  • Next song in Music App
  • Previous Song
  • Play / Pause Music
  • Toggle Sound
  • Go to Sleep

To configure the Long Press of Home button, you may need to follow the instructions.

Command Line: Settings App Icon – Home > Lock Screen – PERSONALIZATION > Button Actions – GENERAL > Long Press Home Button > No Action / …………………………………… Go to Sleep.


1: Tap the icon of ‘Settings’ app on the Home screen of Android 4.4.4 KitKat device.LongPressHome-1 2: At the ‘Settings’ screen, scroll down to the PERSONALIZATION section and tap ‘Lock Screen’.LongPressHome-23: At the ‘Lock Screen’, tap the ‘Buttons Actions’ under the GENERAL.LongPressHome-34: At the ‘Buttons Action’ see the status of ‘Long Press Home Button’ is ‘No Action’. Tap it to choose and set the action for it. It will open up a popup menu screen with 6 different options. Here, ‘No Action’ is currently active.LongPressHome-45: If you want to the Long Press of Home Button to perform some other function, tap any function to enable and activate it. I tapped the ‘Go to Sleep’ function.LongPressHome-56: See; here ‘Long Press Home Buttons’ status has been changed to ‘Go to Sleep’.LongPressHome-6

LongPressHome-7From now onward, if you want to go to sleep, directly from the Lock Screen, you may long press the Home button to go directly perform this action.

That’s All!

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