Questions tagged [notification-bar]

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 is this symbol on top of my service bar? [duplicate]

On my Galaxy s5 There's my Cell signal (2 bars), there's my Mobile Data (4G LTE). But what is that strange symbol on top of the bars, I've never seen it before (I don't see it on my other phone or ...
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Input quick text inside status bar

There are apps that display buttons in the notifications for a quick feedback. What I need is a way a that a text input in a file stays in the background and displays inside the status bar/...
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What does this crescent shaped icon mean and do?

This icon popped up on my screen today. I don't know how or what it does and how to remove it. I have a Redmi 4a. Does anyone know to remove it?
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Notification icons did not appear on status bar in Oppo F1s

I am using the oppo f1s 3gb 32gb in Pakistan. I recently update my mobile to Marshmallow from lollipop 5.1. Now the problem is that i receive notifications but but their notification icon did not ...
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How to disable WhatsApp notification from notification bar

I have iVOOMi Me5 with Android 7.0. I have to stop WhatsApp notifications from the Notification Bar as following: I have gone through settings but I didn’t find any option for making such change. ...
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Disabling animation of the Wifi connection icon

On Android 7.1 the wifi icon does not only show the signal strength by the well known circular four bar image, but also underneath it there are two tiny arrows, one pointing up and the other one ...
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Is 'Boost' a feature or a virus?

The app 'File Manager' now has a new look, a look that has more of a virus feel and lees of an 'android' feel. Force stopping file manager gets rid of the addition to the notification bar thingy and ...
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EMUI 5.0 is displaying orange navbar and notification bar even battery saving is turn off

What is the possible other cause for this? I believe this one should not be orange. I tried to restart it, turn it off still got orange bars. Please no factory reset answer.
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What is this circular icon in my Android status bar?

I'm getting the circular symbol to the right of K/s on my status bar since last few days: Does anyone know what it is?
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How can I prevent apps from going full screen and hiding the notification bar?

The notification bar takes only a few pixels yet contains so much useful information. Unfortunately, there are some apps (that I otherwise love) that insist on being in full screen, and therefore ...
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Notifications barely appearing (Nexus 6P)

I have been having this problem in which some apps (examples would be Business Calendar 2 and Telegram) don't show notification properly. The do appear, but only for a split second and then ...
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How to block all apps notification except sms and calls?

By accident I made a reset to all apps notifications, and suddenly I have a machine gun of notifications popping up on the phone. Please, I know it's a smartphone, but it's still a phone and I merely ...
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Notifications not staying on screen

Im trying to setup notifications for a colleague whos got an Android phone (sorry dont know the OS off the top of my head). The notifications im trying to set up are for the Trello.com app (but i ...
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Nougat notification bar limited to three icons?

I had Marshmallow on my Samsung S6 before, and I would sometimes have many, many notifications - all the way to the system icons on the right. Now I have Nougat on the phone, and it invariably shows ...
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Which apps are placing icons on statusbar?

I have LineageOS with Android 7.1.2. I reinstalled at once everything I used to have. Now I have 3 icons on statusbar reporting battery charge. I'm unable to figure out who is placing them. Is there ...
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What is this notification icon with a person's head and a share icon?

I'm just wondering if anyone knows, what application this icon goes with. It was a screenshot from someone else's phone, so I can't just pull down the status bar and check.
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How to disable notifications about phone being in DND mode?

I use DND mode a lot with my Galaxy S6 edge, every day at work to avoid getting interrupted by phone calls, messages, etc. It has been working great, up until the most recent Android update (I got v7 ...
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Show notification text in status bar on Android 6

On Android 4 when I'd get a notification (email, text, etc) it would briefly flash the notification text in the status bar, like who the email was from and the subject, or the first line of the text ...
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RSSI range for WiFi icons

What is stock RSSI range for the WiFi indicator icon in notification bar?
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Android N update: strange icon

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and yesterday I updated it to Android 7.0. It's really easy to use and I really like it. But I have a question: In the notification bar there is an icon that I never ...
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Remove Galexy edge s7 system update notification

I want to remove system update notification and never update it's system. it's force stop is inactive. what can I do? Many Thanks in Advance
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How to show date in status bar in Android 7?

Back in Android 4/5, date was shown in the status bar along with time. However, I recently upgraded to Nougat/7 and now date is gone from the status bar and there doesn't seem to be any setting to re-...
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How to have an individual notification for every message?

Similar to the iPhone, is there any way I can get a separate, individual notification for every SMS, update, (any sort of notification)? This is not specific to SMS, but rather to any app. ...
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What are that symbols mean especilly the red point and the circled phone

What are that symbols mean especilly the red point and the circled phone is it a call recorder
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What is the baidu symbol in the notification bar mean?

After updating to MIUI 8.2.2.0 i have notices this persistent baidu symbol on my redmi note phone. [highlighted in red box, to the left of the alarm clock symbol] I am unable to attribute this symbol ...
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What is this “Vo LTE” notification bar icon?

This icon started showing up in my Android notification bar last week. I think it was after I used the Google Drive app for the first time (I had never opened this app before and was just curious). ...
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Adding service to run script in init.rc doesn't run

I researched previous questions with this topic but unfortunately nothing has worked. I am trying to disable status bar from users sliding from top of device upon bootup with this command to the adb ...
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Inappropriate Downloading Notification. How to remove?

I had installed a Hindi Dictionary Application which contains the Speech to Text Output.After pressing the speech button then the Downloading notification came up,three days passed still the ...
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shadow notification on right side of the screen

I have a moto g4 plus and when I woke up today i saw that my right side of the phone is entirely covered with shadow of previous notifications I restarted the phone it won't go away input is working ...
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Resize Android screen resolution at top and bottom because of dead zones

I need to resize and move my Android screen in order to be able to use the drop-down notification bar since the top and bottom parts of the screen are dead. I was able to work with bottom buttons (...
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How to disable pop-ups and notifications?

I have Android 5.1. I use my phone as navigation when I`m driving and I need to disable all notifications and pop-ups. I know I can block notifications from settings, but this takes too much time to ...
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Android 6 notification drawer width landscape mode

I recently upgraded my Motorola Droid 4 from CM11 (Android 4.4) to CM13 (Android 6). Now when I pull down the notification drawer in landscape mode, the notifications don't fill the whole screen. ...
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Kyocera Hydro doubling in status bar

My Kyocera Hydro has a weird doubling effect on status bar; I would send a screen shot I have if I knew how. I looked at everything in the settings and just can't figure it out.
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Disabling quick settings and notifications bar in Lollipop

I need to disable the quick settings and notifications bar on an Android Lollipop rooted device. The only way I've been able to do it is disabling the SystemUI app using the following command pm ...
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Why my viber changes my status without me using it?

My boyfriend sees my Viber status changing from online to offline, while I don't even open it. He thinks I talk to someone but I don't use it. I have a Galaxy Note 7, he is using iPhone 6.
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Why failing to get notifications of Stackexchange app in Notification Bar of Andoid 6.0? [closed]

I receive no notifications of Stackexchange -app in Android 6.0 and/or CyanogenMod 13 in Notification Bar. Confirmed that the bug is existing also in Android 6.0 [MarkCh]. Characteristics not phone ...
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How can I enable the dropdown notification bar on lockscreen on the Asus Zenfone 2?

On my old phone (Samsung I9305), I was able to enable the dropdown notification bar while the phone was locked by using this Xposed module. However, it doesn't work on my Zenfone 2. (Running 5.0, ...
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Update to Marshmallow cyanogenmod, swipe down shows no options and no settings

I'm hoping someone has encountered this issue before. We're updating a device to latest cyanogenmod Marshmallow, but now swiping down shows no options. Rotate, location, wifi, none of them are ...
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Google Play Music frequently flashing in notification bar and notification tray

Recently, Google issued an update for Google Play Music. Now, I frequently see the Google Play Music icon briefly appearing in the Android notification bar (aka status bar). It will appear for about ...
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What is this symbol in the notification bar mean?

What does this symbol on my galaxy grand duo running kitkat mean?
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Ways to see notifications besides pull down bar

The notification status pull down bar is not working because the very upper part of the screen seems damaged (verified running diagnostics that pixels there are not active). 1) Can I see the ...
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How to color status bar and navigation bar

I really like that my status bar and navigation bar have the same colour with a running software without rooting, because I don't like black navigation bar, is there any way? If it's impossible ...
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Annoying notification bar

Ever since I updated to the newest version on my S5 a month ago I've been annoyed by the new notification bar, the bar used to be out of the way and was only as big as the black bar up top. The new ...
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Better way to handle notifications

I am using latest android on my phone. One issue I face is that I have a lot of apps installed. Many of them generate notifications which I dont want to loose. If I leave notifications unattended for ...
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Status/Notification bar can't be accessed while inside full screen apps (GS4 - i9505 CM 12.1 Lollipop 5.1.1)

When I'm running a game or playing a video on full-screen it's simply impossible to push down the status bar. So I have to close the APP whenever I want to see the time, battery percentage or answer a ...
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Adding a status bar UI lollipop 5.1.1

I'm quite new to modding android UI.I recently bought an android tv box, the firmware doesn't have status bar enabled, is there any way to create one or port one from another rom and which of the ...
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How to prevent notification showing up when an event in my calendar is occurring?

When I have an event (mostly meeting) happening, I only touch my phone when I need to do something that serves that event like taking a photo or a note. If someone messages me in Facebook or email, I ...
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Custom (or native Android 5) Notification Center on Android 5 device with ZenUI

My ZenPad S 8.0 comes with Android 5.0 and ZenUI launcher on top of it. I can replace the launcher and desktop environment with something like Nova Launcher that feels more native, but when it comes ...
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Android 6.0 notification bar and quick setting drop down menu not working.

My phone was working fine, and i didn't run any updates prior to this issue. The pull down menu is no longer working properly. I can pull it down, so that it shows the time and date, signal and ...
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Random file downloaded but can't locate

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini running Android 4.4.2. I was browsing the internet (yahoo site) using the most recent update of Dolphin browser (which, was not able to load the webpage). During this ...