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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Extra visual clue for “Alarms only” mode

I like "alarms only" mode and use it a lot, including via the automatic "downtime" settings. However, I've missed a few calls I would like to have taken because my phone was in "alarms only" mode ...
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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 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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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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How to enable drag status bar from lock screen?

I have an ICS phone, the problem is on the lock screen I can't pull the status bar down in any type of lock screen (slide, pattern, PIN, etc). My question is how do I enable status bar dragging on ...
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How can I enable the dropdown notification bar on lockscreen on the Asus Zenfone 2?

On my old phone (Samsung I9305), I was able to enable the dropdown notification bar while the phone was locked by using this Xposed module. However, it doesn't work on my Zenfone 2. (Running 5.0, ...
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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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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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Pull down notifications from the center of the screen in Adnroid 5.1

On my previous phone (sorry, I didn't set it up myself, so I can't give any more details than "some kind of Android") I was able to pull down the notifications by swiping down from the center of the ...
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Gmail app duplicate notifications - one for Inbox and again for Custom Label

I am getting 2 notifications for the same email, both from the Gamil app. One notification is for the Inbox and the other is for a custom Label. I do not want two notifications for the same email, so ...
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Stop notification of whats app messages when other application is running updated to Lolipop 5.1?

Hi i am using Samsung Galaxy E7 and upgraded the os to lolipop and now what issue i am facing is. whenever i am seeing and image or using calculator, and suppose i get whats app message then the ...
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Disabling “Storage space running out” notification in Status Bar?

Is there any way to disable the "Storage space running out" notification on Cyanogenmod 10.1.3 [Android 4.2.2], through ADB or otherwise ?
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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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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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Google Play Music frequently flashing in notification bar and notification tray

Recently, Google issued an update for Google Play Music. Now, I frequently see the Google Play Music icon briefly appearing in the Android notification bar (aka status bar). It will appear for about ...
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Update to Marshmallow cyanogenmod, swipe down shows no options and no settings

I'm hoping someone has encountered this issue before. We're updating a device to latest cyanogenmod Marshmallow, but now swiping down shows no options. Rotate, location, wifi, none of them are ...
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What is this symbol in the notification bar mean?

What does this symbol on my galaxy grand duo running kitkat mean?
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Status/Notification bar can't be accessed while inside full screen apps (GS4 - i9505 CM 12.1 Lollipop 5.1.1)

When I'm running a game or playing a video on full-screen it's simply impossible to push down the status bar. So I have to close the APP whenever I want to see the time, battery percentage or answer a ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 status bar issue

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 that suddenly decided not to react when I pull down the status bar. I restarted my mobile and also tried to use the developer options to show touches, but it still didn't work....
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Ways to see notifications besides pull down bar

The notification status pull down bar is not working because the very upper part of the screen seems damaged (verified running diagnostics that pixels there are not active). 1) Can I see the ...
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Auto-hide notification bar while apps are open

With a custom launcher, you can auto-hide the notification bar on the home screen and swipe down to make it re-appear. However when you open an app, the notification bar re-appears. Is there any way ...
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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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How to color status bar and navigation bar

I really like that my status bar and navigation bar have the same colour with a running software without rooting, because I don't like black navigation bar, is there any way? If it's impossible ...
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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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Annoying notification bar

Ever since I updated to the newest version on my S5 a month ago I've been annoyed by the new notification bar, the bar used to be out of the way and was only as big as the black bar up top. The new ...
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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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Better way to handle notifications

I am using latest android on my phone. One issue I face is that I have a lot of apps installed. Many of them generate notifications which I dont want to loose. If I leave notifications unattended for ...
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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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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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Android 6.0 notification bar and quick setting drop down menu not working.

My phone was working fine, and i didn't run any updates prior to this issue. The pull down menu is no longer working properly. I can pull it down, so that it shows the time and date, signal and ...
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Voicemail indicator won't go away

On my Atrix running 2.3.6, there is a permanent icon in my notification bar saying that I have unread voicemail. I understand that this icon is flagged on the SIM card itself: sure enough, if I pop ...
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Voicemail notification never shows - Straight Talk with AT&T SIM

I have 2 identical LG G4 (AT&T) phones that I am using with Straight Talk service. On one of them, I have never received a voicemail notification in the month that I have had it. If I dial in ...
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Adding a status bar UI lollipop 5.1.1

I'm quite new to modding android UI.I recently bought an android tv box, the firmware doesn't have status bar enabled, is there any way to create one or port one from another rom and which of the ...
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Help to edit quick setting tile using terminal command (marshmallow)

settings put secure sysui_qs_tiles ' ' Lollipop hide quick settings this command doesn't work anymore in marshallow Do you know an alternative command?
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How to prevent notification showing up when an event in my calendar is occurring?

When I have an event (mostly meeting) happening, I only touch my phone when I need to do something that serves that event like taking a photo or a note. If someone messages me in Facebook or email, I ...
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Help how do i disable the status bar

I usually hand over my Samsung Note 3 to my kids to watch Netflix , videos and play games etc. I recently notice that my status bar will not take off, I looked at every settings option, and I can't ...
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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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Custom (or native Android 5) Notification Center on Android 5 device with ZenUI

My ZenPad S 8.0 comes with Android 5.0 and ZenUI launcher on top of it. I can replace the launcher and desktop environment with something like Nova Launcher that feels more native, but when it comes ...
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Moto-G2 notification bar is no longer appear after upgrade to marsmallow

Recently I upgrade my device from lollipop to Marsmallow but after upgrade unfortunately notification is no longer appear of swipe down/touch. Reboot device multiple times but no luck even came ...
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Random file downloaded but can't locate

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini running Android 4.4.2. I was browsing the internet (yahoo site) using the most recent update of Dolphin browser (which, was not able to load the webpage). During this ...
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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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How do I remove the 'Slot 1: No SIM card detected' notification?

I'm using my phone as more of a tablet computer and less of a phone (I'm not using cellular radio, only wifi Internet), so I didn't put a SIM card in it. The issue is - the notification that I don't ...
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How to get rid of Sprint's notifications for ad-supported voicemail

On my Galaxy S4 (Sprint), I regularly get a voicemail icon in my notification bar with the message: With this update, you will be able to enjoy premium Ad-supported features such as inline ...
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System UI has stopped on all cm builds

I am using Samsung superior (or premier, I9268) and using CyanogenMod systems. After once I changed something in my system (I don't remember what it was) and reboot, it doesn't recognize the SIM ...
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A swipe on status bar opens on quick setting instead of notifcation panel

In short: any idea how to set a swipe on the status bar to open the notification panel, not the quick settings one? (It was the default setting before I installed/uninstalled an app) The whole story:...
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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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Is there any way to read long notifications in Android KitKat?

Some apps will create notifications that are too long to be read on the screen (horizontally or vertically). They get truncated and you can't read the end. Is there a way to read notifications that ...
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Displaying Bluetooth gadget's battery status on the phone

I have a Bluetooth headset (BlueBuds X) which uses a battery. I want to know its battery status directly from the phone. I've looked everywhere and I cannot find a solution that isn't a scam. Is it ...
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Two sd card icons (one of them incorrectly marked corrupted) in the notification area

For Apps2SD I partitioned my 8 gb card into 4 fat32 + 4 ext4; as a result in Cyanogenmod 13 I now have two sd card notifications, the second partition described as corrupted (which is nonsense as most ...
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Change color theme when battery saver mode is active

I'm using a Nexus 5 with stock ROM. When the battery saver mode activates, the notification and navigation bar's color turn to a bright orange. I find this color very distracting. Is it possible to ...