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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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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Is there a way to display the 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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Remove SMS notification on Lenovo A800

How can I remove the SMS notification in status bar? I think I have no Notification setting.
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How to change notification pane image

I've just installed an ICS Rom (HTC Nameless) which has background images in both the notification pane and app drawer. These images don't appear to be well planned, because I can't read anything very ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Hide notification bar in Android

Is it possible to hide the notification bar in Android? That is, is it possible to enable the bar only by pressing a button or making a particular move? The default option is that only icons/widgets ...
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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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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.
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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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How do I modify an image in SystemUI?

I absolutely hate the gradient for the status bar on KitKat, so how do I make that completely transparent? I got the image from SystemUI/res/xxhdpi/ and photoshopped it to be all transparent, and put ...
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Is there a way to hide the ringer icon in notification bar

I have used Wanam Exposed on the Xposed framework to hide some icons on my notification bar, I have also tried GravityBox to hide others, but I can't find how to hide the ringer icon on the ...
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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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my notification bar won't drop down ics 4.0.4

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S Duo with the stock Rom. I have a problem where my notification bar won't drop down after certain things happen. Steps to cause the problem: Phone is on the charger. ...
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How to disable notification bar

I've got a rooted Asus Memo Pad 10 (ME102) with Android 4.2.2. I need this tablet in a "kiosk-mode", so the notification bar should be disabled (and not just hidden as in for example full-screen ...
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Using Universal Flasher Tool zip with internal storage

Using TheROMFumbler I have created a flashable zip that will modify my statusbar icons. The flashable zip is created by TheROMFumbler using the Universal Flasher Tool V4 by JRSoft and Intronauta. I'm ...
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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.