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Control the Android Back Button

The native android "back" button momenteraly asks to close the app. I'd like to have the option to be able to choose what the android button does, namely by choose to get the close up pop-up, or to go back one page on the app.


The gesture of swiping from the left side of the screen to right already closes the app, and android users are used to returning to the previous page when the "back" button is pressed.

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this is like a top 10 fail for microsoft.  Having a bunch of certifications promoting power apps but android users have to reach to the top left corner to go back a screen.  Go react native and ionic framework and native android


I do not see how this could be that hard to implement.  You are already hooking into the back button event to trigger the close popup.  Just make it so it only triggers the close popup on the browse screen, and for the edit and detail screens go back to the previous screen

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This is a must for Android users!