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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Display 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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How can I decrease the text size or button size in notifications area?

How can I decrease the text/button size in the notification area? As you see on this picture, there is a button "Reply" (Svara) and then a button "Mark as read" (Markera som L...). But the buttons are ...
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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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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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Is there a way to permanently clear all notifications and mark them as “read” from the lock screen or notification menu?

Background: I often get no signal on my phone, so use apps like Airdroid and O2 TuGo which allow for texting and calling over wifi and from multiple devices. The problem is, when I get my signal ...
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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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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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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 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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how to lock notification screen in Samsung duos

how to lock notification screen in Samsung duos to prevent access for quick toggles like Wi-Fi, GPS,Screen rotation, Screen brightness?
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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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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 ...
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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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Clock frozen in the notification bar

Every once in a while, my Asus TF300T freezes for a bit and some apps crash. I notice that when this happens, the clock freezes in the status bar. For example the time in the notification bar will be ...
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Notification Area Icons

Ad Block FAQ How can I make the icon in the notification area go away? We hear you, the icon is a bit annoying. But right now, it has to be there - otherwise > the Android system will just ...
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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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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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Can App notifications in the notification bar be shown on lock screen (Android 5.1.1)?

Ever since I updated my Galaxy S5 Active to 5.1.1, it has changed so that the small icons in the notifications bar are invisible on the lock screen. (But do still appear once on the home screen.) I've ...
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YouTube app full screen cropped by navigation and notification bars persisting on screen

For whatever reason, Google thinks that it makes sense to bring out the navigation and notification bars along with the intrusive annotation that cannot be manually dismissed, then leave the bars ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Systemui.apk modification not working

I want to delete 3G, G and E network indicators from my statusbar. I have Oukitel K4000 phone with lollipop 5.1. I had problems finding SystemUI, which was located at /system/priv-app/SystemUI instead ...
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Status bar not fitting to screen width

I have a rooted Kindle Fire HD 7 (the 2012 "Tate" model) version 7.5.1 (Android 4.0.3, as found in build.prop). I've changed build.prop to remove the navbar by appending qemu.hw.mainkeys=1 to the ...
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Status bar shows same icon twice

When I switch on Hotspot, the status bar shows the Hotspot ON icon at two places, near the clock and on the left side too. I'm running Cyanogenmod 12.1 with Android Lollipop 5.1
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.