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I've got a notification on my phone where the length of the text exceeds the width of the screen and it doesn't wrap, just wanders off the edge. How can I see the full text of the notification?

I've seen a suggestion here that long pressing for ~5 seconds shows it however all this does is bring up the App Info menu. Maybe on older versions of Android that didn't have the App Info menu this worked? Ideally looking for an answer that works on Ice Cream Sandwich and above (since I think that was when the App Info came about?) but I have a Nexus 4 running Jelly Bean 4.2.2 phone.

Here's the notification that I received. Hypothetical: Why did I lose data connectivity? What did I do!?!

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Have you tried "pulling down" on the Notification? Perhaps with two fingers? –  Al E. Jun 19 '13 at 14:39
    
@AlEverett I accidentally got rid of it but I get them every week or so, I'll update when I next get one. –  Peanut Jun 19 '13 at 14:49
    
This might help: stackoverflow.com/questions/6357450/… It may be only if the developers included the ability to read it. Also, in Android 4.1, larger notifications are allowed –  SSumner Jun 19 '13 at 15:05
    
@SSumner Yeah I saw that, but thanks. FYI I'm running a Jelly Bean 4.2.2 phone (updated question to add this) so should have the larger notifications. –  Peanut Jun 19 '13 at 15:53
    
This is a system notification, right? You can try turning the phone sideways, otherwise, I've never been able to read them –  SSumner Jun 19 '13 at 16:35

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In 4.2.x Jelly Bean you can pinch-zoom or two-finger glide in order to toggle between base and expanded [notification] layouts. Not all notifications can be expanded, however. The next time the notification appears try using two fingers to "pull" the notification down into an expanded layout.

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