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How do you navigate Back with the keyboard in a Windows 8 Modern UI app?

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What metro app are you trying? –  Diogo Mar 2 '12 at 13:30
    
i think it's app-dependent... sometimes ESC works, sometimes it's backspace... –  Magnetic_dud Nov 8 '12 at 14:12

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Use Backspace and it should function as the back key like in Windows Phone 7.

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Tested and this works. +1 –  Tom Wijsman Mar 5 '12 at 0:24
    
I like backspace - works for me too. –  Guy Thomas Mar 12 '12 at 21:03
    
Does not work on Mail nor Calendar. This seems to be driven by the application –  Archimedes Trajano Nov 11 '12 at 11:18

Hit escape - this should throw you back to the last screen you were on

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that's what i figured too, but it wasn't working –  qntmfred Mar 2 '12 at 14:18
    
it only goes as far back as the application home screen rather than the Metro desktop. But it is better than nothing. –  Archimedes Trajano Nov 11 '12 at 11:17
    
Question didn't say how far back –  Journeyman Geek Nov 11 '12 at 11:38

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