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How to exit from Android application when press Back button?

To exit from Android application on Back button

Here is the quick article about to explain how to exit from the android application when user press back button.

Well, you guys know that most Android applications do not provide an “Exit” or “Quit” button.Back Button in android devices manages history of the previous page. It’s a way to get back to the previous page but sometimes in the big app, it create issue especially when maintain value using session.

So, Here is the easiest way to convert back button to exit from the app.Let’s see the function:

The simple one core function is used to exit from android from an app and it will close an app.

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Comments (2)

  1. Suraj Sharma says:

    Nice example! Saved my day, thanks!

  2. following codes are working great

    function onDeviceReady() {
    document.addEventListener(“backbutton”, onBackKeyDown, false);
    function onBackKeyDown() {;

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