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Remove GO Keyboard language notification icon

I am using the latest version of GO Keyboard from the Play Store on a Nexus 5. Whenever the keyboard is active, there is a notification icon on the right side that says the language selected, in my ...
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How to differentiate between a full signal icon and an empty signal icon on my Andriod Device?

My question is not a duplicate of this post as in that the OP is asking for the difference between the network icons for a rooted device whereas mine is for mobile signal icons in an un-rooted ...
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Notification symbol that looks like a droplet in a circle - what is it?

Is anyone able to identify this notification symbol for me?
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Persistent download icon in Prestigio (4040 DUO multiphone) pull down menu - even with download over days ago. How to remove it?

In the pull down menu of my Prestigio 4040 DUO multiphone, there is this persistent DOWNLOAD icon, it's just stuck there even though download was completed days ago. It came when I was doing some app ...
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What App has an icon of a square with an 'ib' in the middle?

Was wonder if anyone knew what app has a notification icon that looks like a square with an 'ib' in the middle of it.
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Pending Notifications icons are black and white (no color)

I have a Nexus 5. All of the sudden I've noticed that the pending notifications icons at the top left of the my phone are black and white instead of some of them being colored. I don't know what ...
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Notification Symbol meaning in Jellybean

Can anyone tell what's this icon (one with small T) to the left of battery bar. Using Sony Xperia P with Android 4.1.2 . Is it any application based?
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Unknown icon on my notification bar

A notification has started appearing on my Huawei Ascend Y300 that I do not recognize. I searched on Google but couldn't find what it means. My device is running Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean). Here's a ...
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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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Android WIFI grey/blue icon (and performance) depends on AP?

I have a very peculiar issue with my Android Tablet. Issue: Tablet has good access to Internet and blue icon whenn connected to AP (access point) "A", poor access and grey icon with AP "B" ...
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What does this notification icon that looks like an arrow with a plus sign mean?

I'm running stock Android 4.4 on my Nexus 4, and I keep seeing this weird icon that looks like a gray tag or arrow with a plus sign in it. I don't know any app that does this, and there's never a ...
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Mysterious icon in Notification Area

It on Sony Xperia T. First from the left that looks like a battery in hands. I checked the manual and asked around. No one knows... There is no information when I drag down Notification Area.
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With Android 4.4 (KitKat), my notification icons are always gray. Am I in trouble?

With Android 4.3 and earlier, gray/white signal icons in the notification bar informed about connection trouble concerning the Google Services (see e.g. What does it mean when the connectivity icons ...
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How to hide status bar notification icons?

I'd like to figure out how to hide the icons of the status bar that would appear in the left. Is there a way to control that? Some apps such as Weather.com don't have the option to hide that icon from ...
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What is this N-shaped icon on my HTC One?

I have an HTC One with Sprint, and I believe this icon appeared after the 4.3 update. I have gone through the list of apps (both running and total) but nothing appears to match up. Other friends ...
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Where is GMail app on Galaxy Note 3 app list

I setup my GMail account as a Google account on my phone. When email comes in I can tap the notification to go to the Gmail app. I can use S Voice to go to the Gmail app. However the Gmail app is not ...
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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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Getting rid of stale notification icons in the notification _bar_? [duplicate]

How can I get rid of notification icons for Skype in particular, but any app in general when the app was killed using one of the many available task managers, but the notification icon still remains ...
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What does a red battery icon indicate?

While charging my Jellybean 4.1 device at my PCs' USB, I see the following red battery icon in the notification bar: What does the red color indicate?
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New Television icon appeared in my Android desktop

I have noticed a new Television icon appeared in my Android desktop. I have not clicked the icon thinking it could be a virus or spam. Never installed any Television application and I dont know how it ...
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What does a grey Wi-Fi icon mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does it mean when the connectivity icons in the status bar go white/gray? I've been searching google for this and I haven't been able to find a clear answer for ...
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What is the status icon that looks like a house?

There is a strange icon that shows up in my status bar only when I'm at a certain restaurant. It looks like a cross between a house and wifi. I suspect it might be a free wifi hotspot or something ...
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Can someone identify this icon (looks like a ear) in the notification bar?

(Asking this question for a friend) What is the icon to the left of the GPS icon in the notification bar? The one that looks like an ear?
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Need to disguise Tasker app in the notification bar?

I have recently come across and purchased the Tasker app. The app does is very different from any app I have ever seen in many aspects. One of the unique options that I have noticed in this app is ...
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My WiFi status icon on 4.1 is grey, even when the connection is working fine. Why?

I just switched from AOKP to the latest CyanogenMod M-build, and I'm noticing that my WiFi and 3G/H+ icons never switch to blue. This is a bit annoying as usually the grey WiFi icon is an indication ...
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Change maximum number of notification icons?

My phone shows only three app notification icons in the status bar at most, but there is space for six (most of the time). How can I increase/change the maximum number of notifications shown at once? ...
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Is it possible to move the status / notification bar or the settings icon?

If I'm using my Smartphone with one Hand (4.3 inch display) its hard to reach the settings button in Android 4. Yes, I'm able to add an icon to the home screen but if I'm using an app this doesn't ...
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3G icon won't change with Miui themes

I recently upgraded my HTC Incredible's Miui ROM version from 11.20 to 20.21 - I flashed the zip from CWM recovery, wiped cache, and wiped dalvik cache. When it booted up the first time everything was ...
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What is this HTC notification icon?

What is the icon in between the two red lines on the notification bar? I can't find it in the Android 2.3 user guide!
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What is this Status Icon?

My Samsung Droid Charge has an icon in my status bar that looks like a plus inside a diamond with three curved lines extending from its right side. It is the left-most icon in the right adjusted icons ...
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What's this icon in the status bar of my Droid X?

There's this vertical river-looking icon thing in my status bar? Nothing's claiming it in the notification window. Crude recreation:
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What does it mean when the connectivity icons in the status bar go white/gray?

The connectivity icons (Data, Mobile Signal, Wifi) in the status bar on my Nexus S are normally green, but sometimes they go white. I can't seem to figure out what this means, as I still have a signal ...
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What is the “sync” icon next to some Wi-Fi networks?

When you go to Menu > Settings > Wireless and network > Wi-Fi Settings there is the list at the bottom which lists all the detected networks in range or remembered. The networks in range ...