The bar at the top of the screen in the Android OS, where the time is displayed, along with small icons corresponding to notifications from the Android system and user applications.

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Why does the 'Sync' notification panel button do?

I would like to know how the sync button at the top of the notification drawer does. Isn't sync something each application does in a totally custom manner as it pleases? How could such button control ...
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How to hide WhatsApp messages notifications

How can I hide WhatsApp messages in notification panel? I don't want to see incoming message preview on my notification panel. What utility can let me do this?
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How can I customize which Gmail notifications are shown in the notification bar?

I receive dozen of useless newsletters everyday from my school, at the same time the same addresses may send a few important e-mails that I need to read ASAP. How can I setup the Gmail client and the ...
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What are the different signal indicators avalable on the notification bar?

The signal indicator on my phone often shows "3G" or "H+" in the signal indicator. When there's no connectivity it doesn't show anything. I'm referring to the icons in the status bar like these: ...
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How do I open a used notification in Android?

Does it have someway to "re-use" the push notifications? I know that exists a way to create a shortcut to only view the used and past notifications. I want something that gives me the oportunity to ...
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Clicking instead of dragging to expand the notification bar

Is there anyway to configure the notification bar so that it gets expanded when I click on it (i.e. no need to drag it)? I use a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900A with Android 4.4.2.
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Display connection bars in the notification bar iff the signal strenth is below some threshold

Is there any way to display the connection bars in the notification bar if and only if the signal strength is below some threshold (e.g. 50%)? The connection bar I am talking about is shown below: ...
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Disabling the notification tray in Android L's (5.0) lock screen

I think that this is a rather large security issue that has come with the release of Android L. I've always had a password on my lock screen for as long as I can remember, but in Android L it becomes ...
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Hide notification bar in Android

Is it possible to hide the notification bar in Android? That is, is it possible to enable the bar only by pressing a button or making a particular move? The default option is that only icons/widgets ...
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Notifications have black and white colors - why are they both colors?

Currently as of Android 5.0.1 update my Nexus 7 2013 shows black and white notifications. I see no logic in the colors and it does not really look very good as well. Why is that? Is this a bug? ...
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What is the difference between these two persistent notifications?

I use two apps which require a persistent notification: (1) the Pebble Smartwatch app, and Tasker. When I pull down the notification bar (see screenshot), I see both notifications. However, only the ...
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How to hide statusbar inside Kindle?

All of a sudden, inside Kindle, when I select a text and mark it, top statusbar shows up. It didn't happen before and I didn't change any config or (ALAIK) updated any app. It's very annoying because ...
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Is there a way to auto hide the status bar while apps are open?

With a custom launcher you can auto hide the status bar on the home screen and swipe down to make it re-appear. However when you open an app, the status bar re-appears. Is there any way to hide the ...
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Android Lollipop's notification bar is not transparent in Nexus 4

I had updated my Nexus 4 with Android 5.0 OTA update last week. I observed that the notification bar is not transparent. I see some reviews of Android Lollipop (Nexus 4) in YouTube and as I remembered ...
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How can I disable the status bar on the lock screen?

I want my lock screen to actually lock the phone. I don't want to be able to unlock the phone and initiate a call by pulling the phone out of my pocket, or randomly select notification items if it ...
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What is the difference between these sound icons in the notification bar?

When I want to change the volume on my phone, I can press the icons in the notification bar to toggle between vibrate only, silent and normal volume. However the latter one appears to have two ...
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Whatsapp message previews are not showing in Status bar when new message is received

I am using a Nexus 5 running the latest version of Kitkat. Whenever I receive a new whatsapp message the status bar slightly floats up and and shows the whatsapp icon saying the message receieved ...
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Issues with Cyanogenmod 11 M11 in Galaxy S3

I installed Cyanogenmod 11 M11 snapshot in a Samsung Galaxy SIII (i9300) and it worked perfectly. But, this night, I don't know what happened. When I turned on the phone, the keyboard has changed the ...
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how can you turn off instagram notifications?

I have a galaxy gio and i was asking myself if it was possible to shut up the notifications coming up continuosly in the upper bar of the display. Is it possible and if so, how do you do it?
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Owner's photo in the pull down menu

In 4.2.2, how can I put a picture in the pull down menu like this?
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Enlarge icons on Status Bar for Galaxy S5 Active

Is there a way to enlarge the icons in the status bar on the Galaxy S5 Active (e.g., voicemail notification, battery charge status, e-mail notification, etc.)?
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Remove 'Driving mode' from status bar dropdown?

I have a Samsung phone with android 4.1.2. When I slide down the notification bar there are multipls items. One of those are driving mode. I don't drive anywhere (I can't afford a car, gas, ...
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How to disable USSD notifications?

On Android 4.2.1, some new stuff has appeared in the notification area. It shows my current balance and has an icon of the "SIM-card menu" app. Also, sometimes, some spammy messages appears (from my ...
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Remove SMS notification on Lenovo A800

How can I remove the SMS notification in status bar? I think I have no Notification setting.
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Quick way to toggle negative colors

In the accessibility settings page there's a checkbox called negative colors. Is there a way to have the setting in the notification bar or an icon on the home screen. I have Xposed installed.
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How to hide the wifi icon on the Status (Notification) bar

I read this question How to hide status bar notification icons? But i want to remove only the Wifi Icon in the Status bar of my Android Mobile. How can i do this ? Or Is there any app to do this ? ...
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“User 0” message displayed on notification bar of android KitKat

I recently upgraded my Lenovo P780 to kitkat and yesterday applied an update from Lenovo "P780_ROW_8G_S222_140817". After applying this update, I have started seeing text "User 0" in the notification ...
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Show Notifications missing in app settings

I'm trying to disable app notification for a particular app. The usual method is to go to System > Apps > click on the app > uncheck the "show notifications" checkbox. The problem is, this checkbox ...
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How do I modify an image in SystemUI?

I absolutely hate the gradient for the status bar on KitKat, so how do I make that completely transparent? I got the image from SystemUI/res/xxhdpi/ and photoshopped it to be all transparent, and put ...
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“Touch to download SoundCloud” notification

I have Samsung Galaxy S3, Android 4.3. Not rooted. From time to time, I get notification: "Touch to download SoundCloud" I did had Soundcloud installed application before, but I have uninstalled ...
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Remove Android status bar gradient

Is it possible to remove the black-to-transparent gradient that, as of Kit Kat, is now behind the status bar and the home button? I find it to be rather ugly and would rather it be gone.
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Clock frozen in the notification bar

Every once in a while, my Asus TF300T freezes for a bit and some apps crash. I notice that when this happens, the clock freezes in the status bar. For example the time in the notification bar will be ...
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Notification bar doesn't work anymore

I have stock (rooted) android on my acer lcona B1 A71. My notification bar is empty since I had to do hardware reset my machine by pin pressing with toothpick above the power button. I can't for ...
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How do I get Google+'s notifications into Android's notification list?

From iOS I'm used to seeing app icon badges and notifications concerning actvity inside apps. Android is lacking app icon badges but it does have a great notification menu -- except that Google+ ...
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Temporarily cache notifications

Is there a way to completely block notifications on my Android device? I'm not asking for "silent mode" or "remove individual apps, one by one". What I'd like, ideally, is an app that disables ...
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Notification Area Icons

Ad Block FAQ How can I make the icon in the notification area go away? We hear you, the icon is a bit annoying. But right now, it has to be there - otherwise > the Android system will just ...
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Get Windows PC Notifications/Updates on Android Mobile

I need a way to get all the desktop taskbar updates/notifications on my Android device. Example: Someone pings me on my Office Communicator on PC. I need to see that as a notification on my Android ...
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How to open read notifications?

I got a notification which was shown in my notification bar on my Google Nexus 5. As soon as I clicked on the notification an app opened and the notification has been removed from my toolbar. With the ...
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How can I increase the size of the notification bar?

My mom recently got a nexus 5, and she really likes it, but she has moderately bad vision and so she can't see the icons in the notification bar (so she doesn't know when she gets a notification). Can ...
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How can I hide the Status/Notification Bar on Android 4.4?

I'm trying to replicate Paranoid Android's "Expanded Desktop" with PIE controls (as much as possible) on my Nexus 5. Until PA is actually released, however, I've got to hack it together myself. So ...
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How can I hide the on-screen buttons but keep the status bar

I have a Galaxy Nexus (rooted, if that helps) and I want to disable the on-screen buttons (back, home, apps), also called the Navigation Bar. Now there are plenty of apps (e.g. Hide Bottom Bar) that ...
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how to lock notification screen in Samsung duos

how to lock notification screen in Samsung duos to prevent access for quick toggles like Wi-Fi, GPS,Screen rotation, Screen brightness?
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Notification bar turns green when I'm having a phone call (Galaxy S4 Plus)?

Whenever I talk to someone and the Phone app and the phone call in progress is not in the foreground, the entire Notification bar turns all green on me. See the screenshots below. When I return to the ...
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How do I delete an email in Gmail from the notification screen?

The latest Gmail app update (26 MAR 2013) introduced a feature for devices running Android 4.1 (Jellybean) and higher wherein a user could directly archive / reply to an email from within the ...
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How to make use of the entire screen area on Android 4.1 in full-screen mode?

The system bar (aka notification bar) on my new tablet (ASUS Transformer Pad) is always visible, even when watching YouTube "full-screen". The amount of space wasted is not insignificant, especially ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 notification bar style changes

I currently have Android 4.1.2 on my galaxy s3 from Verizon and I am having issues with the notification bar. Seemingly at random it changes how the notification bar works. I had recently updated the ...
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Where are all the statusbar icons stored so that I can change them?

I have a rooted phone and would like to change my ugly status icons to the ICS ones... I used this app to do so but I could change only the battery icon. When I wrote to the developer, he replied ...
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How does android (stock) calculate the number of bars representing mobile signal quality?

I am interested in how Android (assuming unmodified AOSP code) calculates the number of bars representing mobile signal quality? Also, if you know the place in code where this is done, I would ...
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Using Universal Flasher Tool zip with internal storage

Using TheROMFumbler I have created a flashable zip that will modify my statusbar icons. The flashable zip is created by TheROMFumbler using the Universal Flasher Tool V4 by JRSoft and Intronauta. I'm ...