Requires root for full function. Some keys can still work without root. No Root users running Jelly Bean (4.1) and newer can also get Button Savior Non Root to get same functions.

You will need to upgrade your SuperSU to latest version if you have problem with Home, Back, and Menu keys

Top 1 Software key App on Android Market
Top 10 Must have app for root devices
Top 1 Must have app on HTC HD2
Top 1 Software key app with best customization features
Works from 1.5 to 4.0(ICS)

If you are afraid of breaking your hardware keys or you have broken keys or you simply just don't have any key on your device, get Button Savior to make your life easier.

Button Savior V2.1 is even better. If you have a Kitkat device, you get the ability to turn off statusbar or bottom navigation bar to release more screen area!

This app will display a floating software key panel which can be summoned everywhere anytime. Button Savior 1.1.6 or later now suppports E-INK display with specially made themes provided by XDA member Berlinski.

For non root user: You can still use power off, Home, Camera, Call , and volume keys or you can get Button Savior non root if you are running Jelly Bean or newer.

☆ (NEW) Immersive mode and full screen mode to get rid of Android navigation bar completely!
☆ (NEW) PopControl that allows you to add favourite action and use instantly.
☆ (NEW) Hover control supported for automatic Software Button visibility control with mouse or Samsung S-Pen
☆ (NEW) Free floatable trigger icon
☆ (NEW) Swipe to show Button Savior panel from both sides
☆ Simulates 'Home' 'Back' 'Search' 'Back' 'Recent Task' 'Screen Off' 'Volume', 'Directional Key'
☆ Can set to always open or auto hide based on user customizable timer
☆ Two types of trigger action to choose from (Gesture trigger and Click trigger)
☆ Added Camera key and Call key simulation
☆ Customizable trigger position
☆ Also provides themese to support e-ink display
☆ Can change it to one click mode for super fast button action in option
☆ Can create shortcut action such as call someone or go to bookmark on Call or Camera keys. (With PRO)

[Not Root?]
☆ Home key is supported
☆ Power key is supported
☆ Volume key is supported
☆ Camera key is supported
☆ Call key is supported

If your device is rooted and still cannot use keys except home, please update su binary and superuser apk.

You need to disable screen off feature first. To disable, go to setting/location secuirty/device admin to remove Button Savior from the list.

Theme contribution list:
(1) Default (XDA member stefen)
(2) Froyo (XDA member hlvl)
(3) Sense UI (XDA member internauta2000)
(4) Honeycomb (XDA member securecrt)
(5) Pen's Ginger (XDA member Pens and DreamS)
(6) Pen's Honeycomb (XDA member Pens and DreamS)
(7) Pen's Sense UI (XDA member Pens and DreamS)
(8) Contrast for E-INK (XDA member OMGWTF_BBQ aka BerlinSki)
(9) Metro for E-INK (XDA member OMGWTF_BBQ aka BerlinSki)
(10) Subtle for E-INK (XDA member OMGWTF_BBQ aka BerlinSki)
(11) K3 ICS (XDA member kam333)
(12) K3 Honeycomb (XDA member kam333)
(13) Rajiv's Windows RT (XDA member rajiv)

[This app requires following permission because]
☆ GET TASK: Need to display recent app
☆ VIBRATE: For hepatic feedback
☆ INTERNET: For ads and for shortcut with internet action
☆ MAKE CALL: For direct dial shortcut

App Information Button Savior (Root)

  • App Name
    Button Savior (Root)
  • Package Name
  • Updated
  • File Size
  • Requires Android
    Android 1.6+
  • Version
  • Developer
  • Installs
    500,000 - 1,000,000
  • Price
  • Category
  • Developer
  • Google Play Link

Button Savior (Root) Version History

Select Button Savior (Root) Version :
  • 2.2.2 (89)
  • 2.2.0 (87)
  • Button Savior (Root) 2.2.2 (89) APK File

    Publish Date: 2016-08-12
    Requires Android: Android 1.6+
    File Size: 3 MB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: dc55572fad798ab2f8cbb38758d39879
    File APK Sha1: dffdc7f5ca3f0c23d5a276055fd0f3d6a33b5ef0
    APK Signature: d2a357e6e12c75eaea65b21c4c6ae4b6beb169cb
    What's new :
    (1) Added visual feedback when swipe trigger is enabled. (2) Fixed crash when taking screenshot in swipe mode (3) Fixed sensitivity in both sides triggering mode.
  • Button Savior (Root) 2.2.0 (87) APK File

    Publish Date: 2016-02-12
    Requires Android: Android 1.6 and up
    File Size: 3 MB (APK file)
    File APK Md5: b92e7c8a5e08112cc4dc8e6266c52a76
    File APK Sha1: c365c1f97a6d4d8c151b6ab4e9f2282941022639
    APK Signature: d2a357e6e12c75eaea65b21c4c6ae4b6beb169cb
    What's new :
    (1) Added Button Sapcing in preference (2) Bug fix. If you are not able to use this version after upgrade, please let me know by email. Normally, upgrade of SuperSU to latest BETA version can solve the issue.

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