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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Lg g4 problems in sync with the gmail

I am have a problem with my phone. I have just bought a new LG G4 phone and I added my gmail address to have them sync. I managed to get only the e mail addresses and no phone number. When I sign in ...
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Unknown icon on status bar in Motorola atrix 2

I have found this icon on a Motorola Atrix 2, running Android 4.0.4 and I can't figure out what it is. I checked the manual but there's no reference to it. The icon is the first on the left: the ...
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Weird icon on notification bar

Any ideas as to what it is? Its not a notification or an ongoing notification. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 running Android 4.1.2
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SMS notifications on Moto G2 no longer appear

Recently my Moto G2 device stopped showing text message notifications on the notification bar. The device has been running on Android 5.0 (the upgrade caused no issues) I am using the stock ...
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Hide SMS message in notification bar

I am using Moto E powered by Android Kitkat. When I receive an SMS, I get a notification displaying the sender name with the message. I don't want the message text to be displayed in the ...
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Not able to replace GPS & Screen-Cast icons in status bar

I've a rooted Nexus 5 with Android version 5.1.1 I wanted to replace GPS & Screen-Cast icons that appear in status bar with my custom created icons in framework-res.apk. Method I used to replace ...
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“Status bar has stopped working” in HTC Wildfire S

I use HTC Wildfire S on Android 2.3.5, and Status bar often says "Status bar has stopped working" and gives the option "Force Close". If I restart my phone, it appears and again within 20-30 min it ...
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In spite of sync is disabled, sync icon is shown in notification bar forever!

I am talking about Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos2 (GT-S6802). The undesirable thing is that Sync icon is always shown in notification bar. I checked Accounts and sync settings many times to make sure Auto ...
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“Your time is close enough” notification

I am running Android Jelly bean 4.2.1 on my phone. Once in a while, I get this notification "Your time is close enough" with an android emoticon. This notification then disappears without any ...
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Tmobile LG G3 Has 2 Battery Icons in the Status Bar

One day out of the blue I look at my g3 and noticed there we're 2 icons doing the same thing of telling me my battery level. One that does it in real time(the standard one) and this new one that just ...
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What is this icon on status bar?

I just realized there is new icon in my status bar on left of sound icon I don't have clue what is that icon, thus I also can't search information about it. Anyone has advise?
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Replace carrier name with Wi-Fi SSID in notification drawer

I've seen a couple of ROMs/devices which, when connected to a Wi-Fi network, show that network's name (SSID) in place of the carrier name in the notification pulldown. Is there a way to achieve that ...
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How to color the status bar icons in Lollipop

Since the introduction of Android Lollipop, Google made all status-bar icons white. Disregarding the app own icon colors. This is a horrible design blunder and I'm looking for ways to hack around ...
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Unknown symbol in status bar please help

Could someone help me and tell me what kind of symbol is the 3 stacked horizontal bars on the picture. It's the last icon in line 3, on the right. Thanks in advance for your help!
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No push notifcations on LG G PAD 8.3 with android 4.4.2

I Just bought a new LG G PAD 8.3. it says it currently has Android 4.4.2 version. That's my first time with android, I have an iPhone so I'm used to see push notifications, both real time and all ...
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Seeing the full text of a long notification

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 ...
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Google apps notifying me when I unlock phone

I just noticed today when I came home from school and checked my phone, that as soon as I unlocked my phone I immediately got notifications from YouTube and Gmail. Prior to unlocking the phone, just ...
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How to get Kit Kat style status bar on Lollipop?

On my Nexus 5 I have Cyanogenmod 12 installed which is based on Lollipop. I don't like many of Android L features (OK, I know I can downgrade but not now) and I want to get back some of KK features ...
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Gmail app not displaying status bar notifications

I recently got an Samsung Galaxy S3, and I prefer the GMail app than the default mail client (the one with the red seal). The default mail client seems to autocheck for email and displays a ...
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notification of gmail

Due to some problems, I could not open my older Gmail account on my new cellphone, so I created a new account on Gmail. After few hours later I was able to open my older Gmail account. So I decided to ...
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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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How to remove star icon from notification/status bar in sony xperia z? [duplicate]

Yesterday I had upgrade my Xperia Z to Android 5.0 after upgrade complete I saw a star icon in my notification bar. I tried to find out what is that but there is no notification and its absorb ...
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How can I get rid of “Caller Name ID” from notification panel?

"Caller Name ID" appears on the notification panel constantly even though I clear all the notifications. How can get rid of this? (I'm not asking how to uninstall this app.)
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prevent “empty slot” notification for SIM 2

I've got a dual SIM phone which I use with only 1 SIM, and I find it really annoying when it prompts me a warning notification about the empty 2nd slot each time I turn on my device. How can I prevent ...
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Data Usage Warning in ICS

I found these related questions on the same issue: How do I disable the data usage warning and notification in ICS? How to turn of Google Samsung Nexus Galaxy 3g/mobile data usage warning? But, my ...
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gs4 locking from notification drawer

My gs4 on lollipop 5.0.1 locks if I leave the notification drawer open for 6 seconds. Is there a way to fix this? If I swipe down with 2 fingers its fine but regular notifications drawer locks it ...
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Battery duration instead of battery percentage

I wonder if there is a way to modify my battery icon in order to present battery remaining in hours/minutes/etc and not in a percentage form
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Remove Quick Settings from notification pulldown

I've been trying to find a way to hide or disable the quick settings toggles in the notification pulldown. I'm using an LG Optimus Fuel running a rooted LG-stock Kitkat ROM (Xposed Framework is ...
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How to view entire messages in the notification drawer?

I've received some security notifications, but I can't seem to figure out how to view the entire thing. See the huge image below: They do not scroll, I cannot pinch-zoom or drag them to reveal more ...
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notification bar doesn't slide down all the way anymore?

Okay so my galaxy note 4 did the lollipop 5.0.1 update and the first thing I notice is that the notification bar doesn't slide all the way down anymore. Before it would slide down on the whole screen ...
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I don't have flashlight icon on notification page

I just got lolipop on my note 4 bit it doesn't have the flashlight on the notifications quick page. What's up with that? is there a way I can get it?
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How to clean the voice mail in the notification screen?

How to clear the notification screen, without listening to the voice mail? The phone is Galaxy Ace GT.
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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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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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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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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.