Delay after tapping Home key: Samsung Galaxy S III (LTE & non-LTE)

    Understanding the Issue

    What happens and why


    After pressing the Home key once there is a one to two second delay before the Home screen displays.




    Software version affectedT999UVLEM/T999LUVAMB7
    Issue typeTip



    Help & How to

    What to expect


    By default, pressing the Home key twice launches the Samsung S Voice application. When the Home key is pressed once, there is a slight delay as the software waits to see if the Home key is pressed a second time. This is by design and is not caused by the software lagging.

    Note: If the Home key is pressed and held it will open the device App switcher, Google Now, and Apps Manager.


    Resolution steps


    To fix the Home key delay, follow these steps:

    Note: S Voice is also accessible via the Apps menu.


    1. Press the Home key twice to lauch S Voice.
    2. Tap the Menu key.
    3. Tap Settings.
    4. Tap to clear the Launch S Voice check box.