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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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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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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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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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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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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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I believe you are talking about the notification drawer, and the top row of icons that toggle functionality like wifi, GPS etc. There appears to be no way to customize what appears in the top row when you are on Samsung's stock software/ROM. You'll have to switch to a ROM like CM9 for that.


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I cannot check you image (corporate proxy forbids), but I take it you mean those "toggle buttons" to switch on/off things like Wifi, Bluetooth, etc. In this case, you can do so e.g. with Elixier (first picture1) or Notification Toggle (second picture2) Some Custom ROMs also come with something similar pre-installed, as e.g. CyanogenMod does.


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The first one you asked about means the phone is connected in debug mode to a computer: and the phone between zig-zag lines means it's on vibration mode.


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Uhhh...I get Google+ Notifications all of the time. Check: Settings | Apps | Google+ | Show Notifications is checked In the Google+ app, Overflow menu (three vertical dots) | Settings | Notifications is ON. Tap that entry and choose which types of notifications to get. I see POSTS AND MENTIONS Mentions Shares Comments Comments on a post after I ...


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Phono is able to replace the carrier's name with a logo: Phono (source: Google Play; click image to enlarge) Take a look at above screenshot. See the T logo in the upper left, on the notification bar? That's placed by Phono. It additionally offers a bunch of widgets to show you network strength and other things, plus some shortcuts (as shown in the ...


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Accept the update, it doesn't charge you unless you subscribe to the premium package. Aside from that, you could decompile the apk and remove the push notification for updates.



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