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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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“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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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 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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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S2 - sound notification does not always work

my samsung galaxy s2 (android 2.3.4, kernel 2.6.35.7, build gingerbread.xwki4) does not always beeps when I get google talk messages (I'am not using social hub, just native Talk app) also it does not ...
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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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Acer BeTouch E130 notification bar keyboard

I've bought the Acer BeTouch E130 and updated it to Android 2.1. Therefore, I'd like to know if there's a way to trigger the Top notification bar from the physical keyboard rather than tapping on it ...
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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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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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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 I remove the notification header in Android 4.3? (Big hour, date, clear all button, notification/quick setting switch)

As shown in below screenshot: is there a way to remove the notification header, or at least replace it with a transparent image, on Android 4.3? Screenshot (click for larger variant)
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No Whatsapp notification in the pulldown menu in Xperia S

I had Ice Cream Sandwich running on my Xperia S and the notifications of a new message of Whatsapp appeared in the top notification panel showing an icon of whatsapp. I received and update to Jelly ...
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Removing second SIM signal sign from notification

I have karbonn a9 plus smart phone. It is a dual sim phone, but I only use 1 SIM. The second SIM signal icon with no network always shows in the notification area. I want to remove it from my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to open PDF from Notification bar and fix “Cannot open file” error?

I have searched and searched for a solution to this problem, please help. I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.2.2 along with the Chrome browser. Steps to replicate: Navigate to: ...
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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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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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“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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 to hide WhatsApp messages

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 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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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.