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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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Notification Icon

I am puzzled by a notification icon in the status bar and I was hoping someone could help me. It's similar to the WiFi icon but is in a white square. Any ideas?
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What is this icon in my status bar?

My phone got unlocked in my pocket and appears to have changed some things in the Google Now app (although I'm not sure this icon is related to that). I have never seen this icon anywhere before. I am ...
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Can the Chrome logo icon in the notifications bar be changed to reflect the site delivering the push notification?

I've heard plenty about the power-draining properties of Facebook's app - I'm obviously as keen as the next smartphone user to find ways to save battery power. Of course, others have concerns about ...
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Dialer screen doesn't come up when receiving calls

When I receive an incoming call the phone doesn't show the dialer/answer screen. If the screen is off already the phone rings but the screen does not come on. If the screen is already on and already ...
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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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What is this icon on the status bar that looks like a cracked egg? (see screenshot)

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 5 on Android Marshmallow. I was just wondering what that oval-shaped symbol near the top center was.
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ICON Notification

Anyone know what the ICON circled in blue is for?
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Lost Icon on Hangouts

I am talking to someone on Hangouts on my computer and I looked at the message I sent earlier and it said they were not on at the moment. So, obviosly, they could not have read it yet. But I checked ...
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Bell icon on galaxy s6

All of a sudden I have a bell icon with double notifications. I'm not sure how it came to be, and would like it gone. Thanks.
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What does a round icon with a horizontal line in its middle show? [duplicate]

I'm using a nightly build of CM13. I recently noticed this round icon with a horizontal line in its middle. The icon is located in the right side of the notification bar. What does that icon ...
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Square dot between two square brackets notification icon? [duplicate]

The icon looks like a square dot in middle and two square brackets surrounding it. I tried looking for the icon on Google but couldn't find it. How can I removes it and what is it? E.D.I.T. The ...
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Notification icon that looks like “no entry” symbol

There is an icon in my notification bar that looks like a no entry symbol (far left): Does anyone know what it is/means? I have been unable to find out.
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Up/Down arrows in notification tray after unlocking

Just recently, I have noticed an icon that has an arrow pointing up and an arrow pointing down appear for a split second after I unlock my phone. It goes away so fast I can't get a screenshot. What is ...
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What does the Eye icon mean on LG phones? [duplicate]

I see an eye icon at the top of my screen, but without the phone around it, what does the eye icon mean, just the eye icon.
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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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Remove SIM notification icon on Xperia Dual

I have an Xperia E4 Dual and I want remove the "SIM 1" icon on the notification bar. My phone is rooted, and I also have installed GravityBox Xposed module, but I can't find "Auto-hide signal icons", ...
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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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What does this “N” icon represent (not NFC)

I haven't been able to find it in any icon lists, and the NFC icon drowns out other search results. Galaxy S6, Android 5.1.1
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Unknown status bar icon (Samsung Galaxy S6, Android 5.1.1)

What does the following icon in my status bar indicate? And how do I remove it? As far as I know I didn't turn any setting on that triggered it. I can't find the icon online. My first guess was ...
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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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Black status bar icon on Marshmallow making it unreadable on dark wallpaper

Even though the title enunciates the problem, the question is about a solution or workaround to this behaviour. As I have found, Marshmallow normally colors the status bar icons (Wi-Fi, Battery, ...
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Meaning of 3/4 broken circle icon?

I got a strange icon I've never seen before on my Samsung A3. It's in the top left corner, shaped like an 'o' letter, but with the top right quarter of the circle broken. Its not a sync icon (that has ...
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What is this circular icon that keeps appearing/dissapearing?

This keeps appearing/dissapearing on my icon bar, and I can't find any reference to it. Can anyone shed some light on this mystery?
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Mobile network sign disappears, replaced by “stop sign” icon

I am using Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 device. I have SIM card inserted for mobile data usage. First time, it is working as I captured status bar image as shown with mobile data sign :- but ...
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Can I configure the Type of notification my weather app gives me?

I installed a weather app called "The Weather Channel". What I really like about it is that it cleverly uses notifications to display the current temperature at the top left corner of my phone. ...
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How to hide roaming network icon from Status bar?

I'm using Lava Iris Atom 2 phone with Vodafone's SIM. I'm in home network. Problem is, I see the roaming icon in the Status bar. I tried all the settings like select network or hide roam. If I ...
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How to remove the icon, caused by a voicemail, from Status bar?

I have a Sprint Nexus 6 running Android 5.1.1. The icon that I see in my Status bar when I receive a voicemail does not swipe away. It remains in my Status bar even after I listen to the message and ...
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Android Lollipop showing 3G/2G even when mobile data is turned off

I bought a Micromax Canvas Spark mobile a few days ago. It is showing 3G/2G symbols on the top right side (beside the network status) . Mobile data is turned off. Is this because something is wrong ...
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Notification icon that looks like 'b' with 3 dots

Does anyone know what this symbol is in my notification bar? I'm guessing it's from a 3rd party app. Please excuse my poor attempt to recreate it. :)
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What is “Cell signal with small house and 2 blinking bars” system icon? [duplicate]

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5. There is an icon which looks like a house with 2 waves in the notification bar, in between (and slightly above) the 4G and mobile signal strength icons. Here's 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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How to hide EDGE icon from statusbar in Android 5.1?

After 5.1 upgrade this EDGE with a red circle appeared in the statusbar. It's useless and the size is wrong. How do I remove or hide it?
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Headphone icon won't go away

Ok, so I have 2 problems. A headphone icon popped up on my Lg G3 phone yesterday. It won't let me hear phone calls if I call or receive them. I also won't let me play music. The only way I can ...
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What are the different notification icons on Lollipop AICP 10.0?

I have a Sprint Galaxy S3. I just flashed Android Ice Cold Project v10 Nightly. I actually have 2 related questions. There are 5 notification icons that can be toggled through: Bell, Vibrate, Bell ...
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List of icons for Moto G 2nd Generation running Android 5.0.2 [duplicate]

I have a Moto G (2nd Generation) running Android 5.0.2. I am new to both the device and to the Android OS, and would like to understand the meanings of the various notification icons present across ...
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Unknown icon on status bar in Motorola atrix 2

I have found this icon on a Motorola Atrix 2, running Android 4.0.4 and I can't figure out what it is. I checked the manual but there's no reference to it. The icon is the first on the left: the ...
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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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What is this S icon on my android?

I have a S4 android, I have gone through the list of apps (both running and total) but nothing appears to match up. Can anyone please identify this icon?
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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 “hand with small restricted icon” status icon represent?

Can anyone help me identify this icon that looks like "a hand with small restricted icon", and how can I remove it? Click image for larger version
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Having a different icon for a specific email in my Gmail App on Android

I have 3 different email accounts under the GMAIL APP on Android. How could I have a different notification icon for one of the accounts so I know right away if I have email in that account?
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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 this....
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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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How to disable app notifications of a certain app? [duplicate]

How can I disable the app notifications of a certain app I installed from Google Play?
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What is this icon? [duplicate]

A few days ago, an icon appeared on the status bar of my Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1.1). I couldn't understand why it was there and what it tried to indicate. After some time of not touching my phone, the ...
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t+ notification at the top of samsung galaxy

I keep getting this t+ notification at the left top of my samsung galaxy 6 (serviced through tmobile but apparently it has nothing to do with tmobile). I know my son uses my phone and downloads things....
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Multiple tethering icon stuck in Notification bar of CM12 (for OnePlus One)

Device: OnePlus One Android: CM12 (0YL). Status: Rooted, Xposed Framework installed. Whenever I activate both USB tethering and Wifi hotspot, the icon appears in Notification bar to signify ...
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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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Hide WiFi status icon on CM 12

I don't want to anyone to see the connected WiFi symbol on my phone status bar, can you please help me? I have Galaxy Note II with CyanogenMod 12.1.