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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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It means you have interruptions disabled. When your device is in this mode, you will not receive any visual, audible, or vibration notifications except for alarms you've explicitly configured to be allowed. On vanilla/Google Android, this setting can be found in the "Sound & notifiation" category, but ASUS may have moved it elsewhere. Alternatively, if ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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The implementation of what you are asking is too application-specific to work well for most computer applications, thus the usual (and possibly only) solution you will find is use some screensharing app. All applications handle such notifications differently, so it would be too hard to make it work for all applications correctly.


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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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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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you would need a custom ROM to change the battery in the notification bar. That information, IIRC, is in android.jar and the images are in framework-res.apk. CyanogenMod, for example, lets you remove the battery image for just the % of the battery remaining. The "other methods" are just "hacks" that change the image at every percentage level, and there has ...


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This XDA forums thread sounds like what you are looking for. Note that the apk has only been tested on Froyo by the author. Personally i use Battery Indicator Pro, it can also tell you how much time is left on the battery for various usage scenarios.


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To answer your questions, yes - there is an app that will allow you to invoke the notification panel: exsbar allows you to assign the long-press search button or long-press camera button to this function. Whether or not this is "an easier way" depends on you, the end-user. :-)


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You can also press the Menu button and then "Notifications" to pull down the notification screen. It will not be shorter but you will not risk pressing the shortcuts on the top of the screen. And on some phone when holding it with one hand it is easier to use the Menu button than to reach the top of the screen.



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