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The bar at the top of the screen in the Android OS, where the time is displayed, along with small icons corresponding to notifications from the Android system and user applications.

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What app is this chat icon from? [duplicate]

Hi all, I've been trying to identify what app this chat icon (outlined in red) is from. It's a screenshot from a Samsung phone in the USA. It's not the native Samsung or Google messages app. It has a ...
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How do I hide the network name from the notification bar on Fairphone?

I recently switched my phone carrier and the new one has a network with a pretty long name. It shows in the top left of the screen, in the status bar. Since the name is long, it pushes other ...
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What app is this notification for? [duplicate]

1. List item What app does this notification icon belong to? It was sent to me in a screenshot from a Samsung Galaxy s22
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How to always show NFC/location/Bluetooth icons on status bar when on?

I have Samsung Galaxy A14 with Android 13. My problem is that the icons for NFC, Bluetooth and location are only shown in the status bar when they're currently active, for example when I'm connected ...
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Prevent audio from playing with IBM's Weather Underground temperature notification? (Wunderground)

When IBM's Weather Underground (Wunderground) app is installed, and it is configured to display the current temperature in Android 13's notification bar, the device periodically makes sounds. If the ...
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Lock tablet to run ONLY a webpage on chrome fullscreen

I have created a software for restaurants. Some restaurants have tablets on each table so that their customer can order food/drink without a waiter. I have finished coding my software, and now I have ...
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Outlook app shows notifications but corresponding emails are MIA

I've been using the Outlook app on my Android for years. This just started happening a few weeks ago. I often will get emails and see the notifications but when I open the app, they're not there. ...
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What's this app icon? [duplicate]

Hi I hope anyone can help figure out this app icon on the notification bar. I can't for the life of me know what it is. lol
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Disable location indicator on network access permanently on LineageOS/Android 12

The status bar location indicator on Android 12 also gets shown for network and connectivity access. This results in it being visible every few seconds on my phone. For me, that defeats the purpose ...
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Location indicator always visible

After a year or two of nothing, my Motorola Moto One (XT1941) with Android 10 again started to show location indicator 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: Nothing, that I tried so far, worked. Restarting ...
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Notification bar content and scroll down

When I swipe the notification bar down, I get a bunch of "items", roughly one for each notification (email, weather, news &c). How are these items called? How do I control their ...
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How to view a web page in full screen? [duplicate]

I want to use my old phone as a dashboard for Home Assistant. To do this I would like to view a web page in full screen. With full screen I mean only show the web page itself with no address bar, no ...
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How to stop my notification bar from constantly scrolling down?

Whenever I am viewing some word document or PDF or the Instagram chat in my Samsung A20 phone, the notification bar automatically scrolls down even when it does not have any notification. Even the &...
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What is this status bar symbol that looks like combined ♺ and ⇵? [duplicate]

Occasionally a symbol shows up in the status bar (top right) of my Samsung Galaxy S8+, but I can't figure out what's producing it or why. Any insight? Tapping it does nothing. Given the dashed "...
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Is it possible to manage Wireguard from the pull-down menu?

I connect to my Wireguard endpoint with the official wireguard app. Everything works fine but in order to stop the VPN connection, I must find and restart the app. Since the VPN activity is visible in ...
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What is this circular notification icon? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung J7 device and a notification logo showed up in my status bar as shown in the image. What kind of app is this? Thank you.
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Is there a way to group notifications by app?

So, my phone is running MIUI 12.5(rooted if it matters) and some apps just push individual notifications so each notification I get, shows up in its own bubble instead of showing them all under a ...
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Alarm icon issue in Gionee max

In my mobile Gionee max have an alarm icon issue ! I haven't set any alarm and also deleted all alarms but the icon of alarm is sowing !! I have rebooted my mobile but it not worked. So how to remove ...
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Display two clocks in two different time zones in the notification bar

How can I display two clocks in two different time zones in the notification bar? By default, only one time is displayed at the top left of the screen.
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Is it possible to add a feature from app to another through .xml editing?

So I had just discovered this keyboard app called the Multiling O Keyboard which is very useful, but one thing I hate about it is that, it doesn't have the permanent notification feature which the ...
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My notification panel and home button not working. It's saying developer options not available for this use when i checked the developer options

My android device(Asus max pro m2) is running on havoc(3.2) suddenly rebooted and I cannot use my notification panel, home button, or literally anything else. This issue will be solved if I delete the ...
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Notification icons are not being displayed on the status bar

You can see that I have notifications in WhatsApp and Messages app but the notifications icons are not visible on the status bar. I have searched through the settings but couldn't find a way. Device = ...
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Why do I have an alarm symbol on my notification bar when I don't have an alarm set

I recently started seeing the alarm icon on my notification bar even though I don't have an alarm set. Why is this happening? What can I do to find what's making this show? I don't want to disable the ...
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What is this system icon (looks like upside down Signal strength)?

Does anyone know what the left-most status icon is here? The one that looks like an upside down signal status. It only shows up randomly from time to time, and I've tried toggling on/off different ...
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In Android 10, is there a way to prioritize notifications (i.e. their lockscreen order) WITHIN the alert category?

In Android 7 (Nougat), there was a special option that allowed for improved granularity in managing notification order, see e.g. Android Police - Android N Feature Spotlight: Full Importance Settings ...
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My Android projector is missing a status bar, how do I get it back?

So I have this Android Projector I bought from ebay, it's one of those cheap Android pico projectors that come with some Chinese ROMs. The issue I have with it is that it's really restrictive. The ...
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How can I disable notifications in the pulldown but keep status bar icons, for a specific app?

I have an app that gives me the current date in a non-Gregorian calendar. It has a permanent notification (I can't swipe it away to dismiss it) that I see in the pulldown notification area and an icon ...
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Can't accept pop-up for "block" or "allow" alerts in android chrome

I have Moto G6 play Oreo 8.0.0 and I can't reply to alerts like approving access to the microphone. Things I've tried: rotating the phone to Landscape killed the Display Over Other Apps for twilight ...
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How to make a notification vibrate and sound once, and then ideally be muted afterward?

What I am looking to do is, get a notification as normal with vibration and sound, and then any further notifications from that app I want to not vibrate. For context, it would be the most helpful for ...
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how to get battery percentage back in status bar, Android 7.1.1

I have a Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro running Android 7.1.1, and Samsung Experience version 8.5. How do I get the battery percentage into the status bar? I am sure it was there until yesterday (unless I am ...
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How do I organize notifications on a Galaxy Note 10 - Seperate Messages from System Nots, Different Sounds, etc

Just switched from iPhone to my Note10 and i love it. However what drives me crazy is that I get tons of system notifications that all pool in the Notification bar. However, to be honest I only really ...
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Bluetooth icon in status bar on Android pie

Is it possible to display the bluetooth icon in the status (notification) bar on Android 9 pie (Bootleggers rom, to be more specific), when the device is not connected to any other devices through ...
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Term for decoding symbols / icons

The top of the phone often has symbols to indicate features such as battery life, cell tower signal strength, wifi strength, etc. Is there a commonly accepted term for said symbols? Usually there ...
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Is there any way to disable the repeated animation in the notification bar, for app update downloads?

I've just acquired an Android 9 phone. It is part of the Android One scheme, so the software should be really stock Android. I do not currently wish to install a custom ROM, or otherwise mod the OS ...
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Is it possible to change notification bar on Android Pie?

Hi. After updating Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 to Android 9.0(Pie), my notification bar changed. So is there any way to change icons order (justify clock to the other side). NOTE: My phone is not rooted.
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Missing notification bar and navigation bar on an Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet

I turned on my Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet the other day, and some (but not all) of the bottom navigation bar buttons had disappeared. I rebooted, hoping that would clear up whatever caused it, but now ...
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Strange status bar icon on Samsung devices after using Developer Options

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 phone running Android 8. I have enabled Developer Options today and after I finished with it, I disabled it again. The problem is that a strange icon has left on the ...
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How to prevent apps from entering immersive mode in portrait mode?

Some games in portrait mode will enter immersive mode automatically, and my navigation bar and notification bar will be hidded, and it is really annoying for me. Is there a way to prevent that from ...
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Umidigi F1 battery percentage

I recently bought a Umidigi F1 smartphone, and I can't figure out how to enable battery percentage to always be displayed in the notification bar. If I go to Settings -> Battery there's no option to ...
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T9 TV box missing android features

The T9 TV box with android 8.1.0 came with a TV box focus. It has issues with a USB mouse and keyboard. The device came rooted. installed Null Keyboard to kill virtual keyboard installed Simple ...
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How can you increase notification size?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and I get notifications which are a bit longer than can be displayed. For example Helen wants you know that there are items waiting for you will be displayed as ...
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Forced download

I had this icon in notification bar once I connected to wifi .. Google play auto update is disabled and application update comes with no red dot ... When I scrolled down the status bar, no ...
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Get rid of Messages' notifications when application is connected to a PC

I am using and very enjoining the fact I can connect my base Android Messages application to its web counterpart on my PC and get much more flexibility in writing and managing all my SMSes. But, I am ...
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How to put bluetooth prompt on notification bar when receiving files [incoming file no option to select yes or no]?

Okay, I'm not sure how to phrase this question but what I am trying to achieve is to have a bluetooth transfer prompt right on the notification shade instead of having to pull down, then tap on the ...
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What apps are these notifications for? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what apps the notifications at the top left of the screen are for? I was sent a screenshot and I'm curious.
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What does the PIPE icon mean in status bar?(with picture)

I just noticed this today, and I have not installed any apps which I think related to this Pipe icon. It just flash and disappear repeatedly but if I pull the status bar there is no visible ...
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How to remove KDE Connect app icon from Notification bar?

I have the KDE Connect app in order to connect my Android phone (Moto Z2 Play) to my Ubuntu machine. With the upgrade to Android 8, this app has a new annoying behavior in that its icon is always in ...
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Full circle with symbol like smiling mouth in notification bar [duplicate]

Does anybody know, what is this icon in the notification bar in the top left corner? I saw it on screenshot, thats why I cant check it on my mobile phone. Thanks.
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What is this strange icon? [duplicate]

Anyone know what this icon at the upper left is?
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Notify me only once or twice a day

Is there a way to bundle all my android notifications and let notifications arrive at a specific time of the day? For example, let's say I only want to check notifications at 10am and 6pm, everyday. ...
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