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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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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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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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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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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What does this status icon represent and how can it be removed?

Can anyone help me identify this icon and how can I remove it? Click image for larger version
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Lollipop system icons in notification bar

Is there a complete list of these? I've seen lots of Q&A about "What does x icon mean" but it would be really useful if there were a complete list for reference!
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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 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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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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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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I accidently deleted HTC sense from my htc sensation xe

I wanted more room on my HTC so I went deleting some of my downloaded apps, but I accidently deleted HTC Sense. I now just see a status bar and a blank space. I have a lot of good apps on there. Is ...
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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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Notification bar disappears on Galaxy S4 running Lollipop 5.0.1

Why the notification bar disappears on the main screen on Galaxy S4 after updating it to Lollipop 5.0.1? Could I fix it?
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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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Why does my provider suddenly apears on the notification bar of the lockscreen of my S4 after the Android 5.0 update?

After i installed the adroid 5.0 update i suddenly am confronted with a lockscreen that doesnt show me icons of received messages (sms or whatsapp) or calls. Instead it shows me my providers name. ...
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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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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 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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Can't swipe down notifications on Nexus 4

i have a 12 day old Nexus 4 and i can't swipe down the notifications bar. i've tried turning it off i've tried performing a factory reset If i go into an application that supports landscape mode ...
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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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Can I change/disguise an app's notification bar icon, or hide it altogether while still having my LED light flash?

I want to still receive a notification (e.g. a flashing LED light of a particular color) when I receive a message/notification with a particular app.. in this case Kik Messenger, however I do not want ...
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Is there any way to read long notifications?

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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show clock seconds on lockscreen and statusbar SG S5 android 5.0

Is it (still) impossible to show clock seconds on lockscreen and statusbar? Im on Galaxy S5 android 5.0. I know this has been asked previously in 2013. I guess still no solution to this? Does anyone ...
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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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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 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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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.