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Yes - there is a setting you need to change. The Notification bar's actions are based on what you have GMail set up to do when swiping away an email within the app. To change it from Archive: Open Gmail and go to Settings there change the Swiping conversation list from Archive/unlabel/delete to Always delete This changed my Notification bar action from ...


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They are referring to the mobile data connection: G: GPRS (slowest) E: Edge (enhanced GSM) 3G: UMTS H: HSPA (enhanced 3G) H+: HSPA+ (even more enhanced/faster HSPA) 4G: LTE (thanks to eldarerathis for confirmation) The bars obviously show signal quality, and the arrows show whether data transfer is in progress. As for the colors (your pictures show blue ...


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Get this Air Push Detector app to find out what is creating those notifications. Then uninstall the app(s) that are creating them.


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You shouldn't need to long tap the notification bar, just tap and swipe down.


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If you're using Jelly Bean, then in manage apps, you can turn off notifications for the specific app. Keep in mind, this will turn off all notifications for the app.


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Compared to Nexus 5, Lollipop stock launcher on Nexus 4 doesn't have transparency on the notification bar. Instead, the one with transparency is Google Now Launcher (originally known as Google Experience Launcher). After installing the launcher, you can switch between those two from Settings > Home. Lollipop stock launcher Lollipop Google Now ...


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Good this 50 page list of material design icons with few-word description from Google. https://www.google.com/design/icons/


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Disabling a notification for particular app wont' save battery. Yes it would a little by not ringing and vibrating and also by not making you look at the phone. Actually notification is handled by OS itself. An app just says that I want this notification to be displayed and OS handles it. In your case those apps are running in background using service and ...


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In short, it indicates that for the mobile calls the wifi will be used, if there's a good wifi signal. I have found it there: Small phone with Wi-Fi coming from it This strange new symbol shows your phone’s set up for Wi-Fi calling. It’s a new feature brought in by the UK’s biggest networks to help give you the best call quality. If your phone ...


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It will only show up if you open up an application that will use the GPS for something. For example just open up Google Maps. If you want to know if you left the GPS activated, just slide the notification panel and at the top you will have the toggle buttons, one of them is the GPS.


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Thanks a lot everyone, I found it, it's a custom ROM called AOKP http://www.forum.aokp.co


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Airpush! A bloody nuisance they are. Need to figure out which app did you install recently, that is the culprit. Uninstall it, let the developer know that airpush is disastrous and let them see their downloads drop! If your handset is rooted, you might try Ad-Away to block those pesky adverts. And its open-source and available on Google Play.


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These behaviors can be controlled when an app builds a notification. From my understanding, if an app wants to run continuously, it MUST put a persistent notification on the notification bar You're pretty much correct until the "notification bar" part. Both of notifications are indeed persistent (i.e. on-going, cannot be removed manually by user). Take ...


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Probably the simplest thing to do is to browse through your installed apps and see if there's an app that uses that icon. It looks to me like the Flipboard icon.


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By default the answer is a no. Since changing the color of notification bar means modifying the system it can't be done by a normal application. Best you can do is an icon that can be added to the notification bar. But there is a way if you are rooted. Xposed Framework is a great app that lets users modify every single action executed at system level. You ...


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Update your phone to Gingerbread and this problem will go away. I upgraded my Galaxy S to 2.3.3 and haven't ever since seen this problem, which still happened with 2.2.1 Froyo.


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If you have a launcher like LauncherPro or ADW Launcher, you can just hit the menu button in any homescreen and click NOTIFICATIONS. That however doesn't help if you're in another app and want to bring down the Notification area, unfortunately. In LP, you can also configure a swipe action to pull down the Notification area. There's also HelloStatusBar ...


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This is an undocumented feature in certain Samsung devices. Hold your finger over the notification bar and then sliding it left and right can increase/decrease brightness. It started with the Galaxy S, IIRC. Also, "auto-brightness" setting must be turned off.


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If you're thinking about installing it, I'd recommend you to use Widgetsoid. It can sit on homescreen and as notification (like in image). And, it provides a lot of toggles which -- I bet -- no other app provides.


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These toggles aren't part of Android. Third party ROMs like CyanogenMod and MIUI, and certain skins that Hardware manufacturers put on Android include that. If you want to have this functionality on a Nexus running stock Android you might want to try these two applications, I have used them both, and they are quite stable and useful. Power Toggles : ...


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There are a lot of toggle switches available. Some even come pre-installed -- just check it out: go to your homescreen long-press on an empty space select to add a widget scroll through the list of available widgets select the one you want to use Usually, there are a lot of separate widgets to toggle either Wifi, GPS, ... -- but also a "power-widget" (or ...


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I have the same problem... You should go to settings, apps, all, find there download manager and clear all data there. It helps in my case. Good luck :-)


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Swiping down on the left side of the screen should bring down the notification window shade and swiping down on the right side of the screen should bring down the new "quick settings" window shade which has the settings icon and some other handy settings easily available. As far as the screen adjusting, this is known as auto-rotate and can be changed in the ...


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In 4.2.x Jelly Bean you can pinch-zoom or two-finger glide in order to toggle between base and expanded [notification] layouts. Not all notifications can be expanded, however. The next time the notification appears try using two fingers to "pull" the notification down into an expanded layout.


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Open GMail, and open its Settings. Click your username@gmail.com, and make sure Notifications is checked. Then, click Inbox sound & vibrate and click Turn Gmail sync on. Configure the Notifications at the bottom as you like. In Settings, make sure Sync Gmail is also checked. With regards to GMail sync frequency, see this question: How to set gmail sync ...


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No, you're not missing a setting. This particular decision seems very unfortunate, and a ticket opened with google to resolve this has already some support : Google code ticket. We can only hope that this will be reverted to the previous behaviour (allowed only when the lockscreen had no pin/password/gesture) or made into a setting.


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This is possible on Android, at least on Lollipop. The feature is dependent on the Bluetooth headset sending the battery level in the right format. If the headset supports it, you will see an option in the settings screen for the Bluetooth device. The option will be right above the checkboxes for Call and Media audio. If you don't see this option then the ...


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From what I've seen this is not generally very easy to do. I know that replacing the icons and such requires modifying the underlying framework-res.apk file, and I've never really seen anything that modifies the functionality of the bar itself (aside from custom ROMs with custom frameworks and the like). I'm not completely positive on this, however. If you ...



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