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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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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Clock time does not update in locks screen until I unlock phone. Time is also incorrect in the top-right corner

Device: HTC Desire S. The clock's time does not update both on the unlock screen and on the notification bar in top-right corner. The widget time is correct.
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how to remove sticky (permanent) notifications from notification bar?

I have a buggy app installed in my phone, which sometimes creates permanent download progress notification with animated icon but fails to remove it from notification bar by its own. I tried to ...
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How do I get these toggles in my notification bar?

I was reading an article talking about the Galaxy Nexus vs. the Galaxy SIII, and ended up buying a Nexus (was a steal, and I knew it was getting JB). Anyway, I've recently updated it to Jellybean, ...
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Customize widgets in notification bar on Omega ROM

How can I customize which widgets (e.g. to toggle NFC, Car mode, Wifi) should be displayed in the notification area of the Omega ROM?
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The indicator icons are out-of-sync with the actual settings

This happens from time to time. The indicator icons (Bluetooth, Wifi, EDGE, Brightness) tend to be and stay out-of-sync with the actual setting which can be seen by going to the Settings menu. Is ...
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How to remove any icons from notification bar?

I want to disable a few buttons like "Driving mode" from the notification bar on my S4. Yes, I have read exactly this question and I know the general idea. (I have seen it on 4.1). But on my device ...
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Notification bar key-binding?

I have a bluetooth keyboard that I've set up in such a way that I can essentially use every function on my phone using just they keyboard, with home and menu and arrow keys and such. The only major ...
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Searching for WiFi toggle

How do I get the WiFi toggle to show up in the notifications area on the Samsung Galaxy S4 - Verizon - 4.2.2 - Build VRUAME7? When I click on the pencil icon to edit it takes me here which doesn't ...
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Is my phone using both WiFi and 4G?

My Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon) running 4.2.2 (with the VRUAME7 Build, so root is not an option currently) has both the WiFi and 4G/mobile data symbols in the notification bar, occasionally the mobile ...
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Add wifi network name in notification?

I saw on one ROM (based on Cyanogen 10) it had wifi network name by the carrier name, and i want to make it work on stock CM.
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Looking for an alternative to Smart Statusbar

Is there are way to reveal the notification bar in a full-screen app? I have been using Smart Statusbar, which is a great little tool that reveals the bar with a gesture. Unfortunately, the app has a ...
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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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Does turning off the “Show notifications” settings for apps improve battery life?

I recently found that there is a "Show notifications" settings for individual app in my HTC One X. I have turned it off for some applications like Subway Surfers (which tries to sell me coins in ...
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Is there a way to override notifications that don't let me dismiss them?

I have a Galaxy Nexus that's running 4.2.2. Certain apps, like Words with Friends, occasionally send spammy notifications for trying out a different game or something like that. They won't dismiss ...
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Double message notifications after upgrading Talk to Hangouts (CyanogenMod 7.2) [duplicate]

Phone: HTC Wildfire OS: CyanogenMod-7.2.0-buzz I recently upgraded Talk to Hangouts, and now each incoming message results in two notifications: one styled like the old Talk, and one from Hangouts. ...
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gTalk status icon on the notification bar

Instant Messenger apps such as Skype or Windows Live Messenger will display an icon on the notification bar with indication on the connection status. (I know gtalk is supposed to be always on after my ...
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How to hide the carrier name in status bar?

I'm using MIUI rom and in the Philippines, the carrier name is pretty long. "Globe Telecom-P" and it takes up a lot of status bar space. Gah. Is there a way to hide this?
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Why does my notification bar get stuck on Galaxy S?

The notification bar on my Samsung Galaxy S with Froyo has a nasty habit of getting stuck. When this happens and I try to pull it down, the (I don't know what to call it) "dragging bar" appears, but ...
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How to Remove this battery symbol of head in Android 4.0.4 device Sony Xperia MT27i?

0.4 device Sony Xperia MT27i For development use. I describe one screen the here, and display my question: Image Screen with red mark (click image to enlarge) I want to remove the icon from my ...
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GPS and icons on the Android notification bar

I've read that the phone can use GPS, and if not Wi-Fi, and if not cellular triangulation to determine your location. How do I check what the phone thinks my location is? Also, how come I am not ...
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Sense 4: How to add items to pull down menu?

I just received a HTC One S with Sense 4 installed. I've seen on other Android devices that the pull down menu contains different settings, such as a Wifi button. Is there a way to add these ...
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Hide or autohide top bar

Is it possible to hide or autohide the top bar which is still present on the top of Android screen? My version of Android is 2.2. The top bar is distracting for me while reading. I'm using Aldiko, ...
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Can't Pull Bar to Mount Storage

I don't know what's wrong with my phone. Things are breaking left and right ... To mount the phone so I can access files on it (I don't have an SD card), I: Disable USB debugging Enable Mass ...
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Nexus 4 Notification bar unresponsive

My notification bar has suddenly become unresponsive. I have been unable to swipe down the bar no matter the orientation of my phone (regular and in landscape). I've played around with chrome to test ...
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CyanogenMod 7 - can I hide the status bar on the lockscreen?

I am using a Google Nexus One and have just flashed CyanogenMod 7 onto it. I noticed that the lockscreen shows the status bar on it, as shown on the image with this post. Is there a way to hide the ...
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Replace notification bar

The default notification bar in Nexus S is very basic. It doesn't have any toggle buttons like others do. Can I replace it?
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How do I remove stuck notification?

I have a notification from the TED app that refuses to go away. I tried clearing app data and rebooting and it didn't go away. I tried uninstalling and rebooting and it didn't go away. Is factory ...
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After upgrade to 4.2.1 how to get “settings” and “screen lock” back in pull down menu?

After upgrading my Nexus 7 to 4.2.1, which was an adventure in itself, I noticed that in the pull down menu at the top of the screen (notification bar), where you get to see notifications about ...
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Gmail notifications stopped working

I don't receive Gmail notifications on my phone recently, no sound, no light and nothing appears on the notification bar. Searching the web, I figured it might have happened because I turned syncing ...
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Can anyone recognize this app (toggles WiFi, GPS, Sync, BT, etc.) in the notification bar?

I found this screenshot in one of the market apps (Galaxy Nexus Flashlight), in the red rectangle there is an app do you know this app? it seem very interesting.
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What is the apps for the the two icons shown

What apps are icons shown on the 3rd icon from the left (a icon that look like a bug with an android head) and the 5th icon from the left (a icon with a phone in between two zig-zag)?
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How to customize the notification bar?

I don't know even thats possible in case of Xperia mini pro. When I flashed Cyanogen ROM into my Xperia Mini Pro, I was able to customize the notification bar. I mean I was able to change the ...
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Is there a way to display the media volume in the status bar?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII running CM9. Currently I have an app that displays my media volume by using a persistent notification. However I have 2 problems with this. Since media volume is a ...
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Not able to “Clear” notifications from Astrid Tasks (an app)?

I am not able to clear notifications in the status bar for an app named Astrid Tasks. Here is the screenshot: Why is it? I am sure that the app developer must have done this on purpose. What ...
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Why are my network icons blue? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does it mean when the connectivity icons in the status bar go white/gray? I've got a Motorola Electrify on Android 2.3. Sometimes my network icons (3G and the ...
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How to toggle wi-fi, gps etc quickly in HTC Sense? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can anyone recognize this app (toggles WiFi, GPS, Sync, BT, etc.) in the notification bar? I am used to from cyanogen mod to be able to toggle on/off wi-fi, gps, data, ...
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Replace default battery status icon

Is there any way to replace the default battery status icon with percentage values to indicate battery status? For example as I saw in a screen shot
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The last App update keeps downloading after reboot

When I update an app everything works fine. Android Market shows that the update was succesful and nothing is downloading. Also there are no items in "downloads". But when I reboot, the progress bar ...
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Shaking notification bar

On an Asus Transformer Prime, my notification bar at the bottom of the screen will randomly start dancing up and down, and sometimes just scramble then go normal. When it does either one of these ...
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ad on statusbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out which app is putting ads in my notification bar? Sometimes I get ads on statusbar. These ads came from some free apps. I have lots of installed apps ...
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Spam alerts in notification bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? I get spam alerts about free ipads and typical junk like that on my notification bar when I start my droid. This ...
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Navigation Buttons (Back, Home, Menu, etc.) in the Notification/Statusbar?

I am remotely controlling an old Nexus One attached and talking to a Lego NXT robot. The Nexus One has a broken Home button. In the past I remember overcoming that by finding an app which added an ...
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Stop sideway movement of menu revealed from top

On my Galaxy S3, when I slide my finger from the top edge of the screen down, a sort of quick menu is revealed to switch WiFi, GPS, sound... When it is revealed, the animation goes from top to bottom ...
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Is there a fix for intermittent “[app name] succesfully updated” notifications?

It's not a big deal, but I'd like to know if someone has figured out the logic behind the disappearing update notifications? For example, recently I set 10 apps to be updated and kept the Play Store ...
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Disable Google Play Ads in Notification Area? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? I'm not sure if everyone has experienced this annoying behavior, I often see ads in my notification area pointing to ...
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Clock in Combined/Status Bar on ICS tablet overlaps the date when pops up

The Combined Bar (or Status Bar) on ICS shows the clock. When you tap this clock it pops up and shows details of any notifications. However, the clock in this popup overlaps the date on my DGM T-703 ...
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Need only one icon in the top notification bar for multiple Gmail accounts

I am trying to figure out how to have only one notification icon on the top notification bar for an incoming e-mail for any of my multiple Gmail accounts. This was the way Gmail worked on my phone ...
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How to get Power Control Widget (Status bar widget) on stock rom

Can I have the Power Control Widget (Status bar widget) from CM7 on the Stock ROM? This is the is the only feature I missed from CM7 when I switched back to Stock ROM. It gives the quick access to ...
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Can I shorten the network name in my status-bar so I have room for more icons?

The network-operator name takes up that important real-estate in the top-left corner of my screen, on the left side of the notification bar. It takes up room that can better be used for notifications. ...