When you perform an update of an installed program, the top notification bar displays a 'downloading' icon.

When it is downloaded, it displays a 'successfully updated' icon.

Is there a way to clear these 'successfully updated' icons?

I found no other way than to pull down the notification bar, and click the installed notification messages, but this always starts the updated program.

I was just wondering if you can clear these icons without having to start the program.

A minor thing, I know, but once I get a question like that in my head...


Towards the top of your notification bar there should be a Clear button. Click this to clear your notifications (this will clear all pending notifications, not just application installed/updated ones).

  • Would you believe I never noticed that button there ? It's to the right of the name of my provider and I just skipped that line completely in me viewing the list :)
    – Edelcom
    Dec 6 '10 at 12:56
  • Sometimes it's the simplest things we just don't notice!
    – GAThrawn
    Dec 7 '10 at 10:59

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