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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YouTube app full screen cropped by navigation and notification bars persisting on screen

For whatever reason, Google thinks that it makes sense to bring out the navigation and notification bars along with the intrusive annotation that cannot be manually dismissed, then leave the bars ...
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Replace carrier name with Wi-Fi SSID in notification drawer

I've seen a couple of ROMs/devices which, when connected to a Wi-Fi network, show that network's name (SSID) in place of the carrier name in the notification pulldown. Is there a way to achieve that ...
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How to color the status bar icons in Lollipop

Since the introduction of Android Lollipop, Google made all status-bar icons white. Disregarding the app own icon colors. This is a horrible design blunder and I'm looking for ways to hack around this....
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How to get Kit Kat style status bar on Lollipop?

On my Nexus 5 I have Cyanogenmod 12 installed which is based on Lollipop. I don't like many of Android L features (OK, I know I can downgrade but not now) and I want to get back some of KK features ...
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Clicking instead of dragging to expand the notification bar

Is there anyway to configure the notification bar so that it gets expanded when I click on it (i.e. no need to drag it)? I use a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900A with Android 4.4.2.
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Display connection bars in the notification bar iff the signal strenth is below some threshold

Is there any way to display the connection bars in the notification bar if and only if the signal strength is below some threshold (e.g. 50%)? The connection bar I am talking about is shown below: I ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 status bar issue

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 that suddenly decided not to react when I pull down the status bar. I restarted my mobile and also tried to use the developer options to show touches, but it still didn't work....
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Whatsapp message previews are not showing in Status bar when new message is received

I am using a Nexus 5 running the latest version of Kitkat. Whenever I receive a new whatsapp message the status bar slightly floats up and and shows the whatsapp icon saying the message receieved ...
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How to enable drag status bar from lock screen?

I have an ICS phone, the problem is on the lock screen I can't pull the status bar down in any type of lock screen (slide, pattern, PIN, etc). My question is how do I enable status bar dragging on ...
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Shaking notification bar

On an Asus Transformer Prime, my notification bar at the bottom of the screen will randomly start dancing up and down, and sometimes just scramble then go normal. When it does either one of these ...
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Disable “unlock with voice” notifications Xperia XA1

tl:dr - despite repeatedly choosing the "no thanks" option, my phone keeps displaying notifications to setup voice unlock. I Say "no" - as far as I know it is not enabled - but an hour later it asks ...
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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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Get Windows PC Notifications/Updates on Android Mobile

I need a way to get all the desktop taskbar updates/notifications on my Android device. Example: Someone pings me on my Office Communicator on PC. I need to see that as a notification on my Android ...
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Auto-hide notification bar while apps are open

With a custom launcher, you can auto-hide the notification bar on the home screen and swipe down to make it re-appear. However when you open an app, the notification bar re-appears. Is there any way ...
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What is the apps for the the two icons shown

What apps are icons shown on the 3rd icon from the left (a icon that look like a bug with an android head) and the 5th icon from the left (a icon with a phone in between two zig-zag)?
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ad on statusbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out which app is putting ads in my notification bar? Sometimes I get ads on statusbar. These ads came from some free apps. I have lots of installed apps and I ...
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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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Key icon in notification bar lg aristo [closed]

Sreen shot of home screen with notification bar
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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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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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Notifications have black and white colors - why are they both colors?

Currently as of Android 5.0.1 update my Nexus 7 2013 shows black and white notifications. I see no logic in the colors and it does not really look very good as well. Why is that? Is this a bug? ...
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Notification bar turns green when I'm having a phone call (Galaxy S4 Plus)?

Whenever I talk to someone and the Phone app and the phone call in progress is not in the foreground, the entire Notification bar turns all green on me. See the screenshots below. When I return to the ...
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How to view entire messages in the notification drawer?

I've received some security notifications, but I can't seem to figure out how to view the entire thing. See the huge image below: They do not scroll, I cannot pinch-zoom or drag them to reveal more ...
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How to open PDF from Notification bar and fix “Cannot open file” error?

I have searched and searched for a solution to this problem, please help. I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.2.2 along with the Chrome browser. Steps to replicate: Navigate to: http://...
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Is my phone using both WiFi and 4G?

My Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon) running 4.2.2 (with the VRUAME7 Build, so root is not an option currently) has both the WiFi and 4G/mobile data symbols in the notification bar, occasionally the mobile ...
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Where are all the statusbar icons stored so that I can change them?

I have a rooted phone and would like to change my ugly status icons to the ICS ones... I used this app to do so but I could change only the battery icon. When I wrote to the developer, he replied ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Pull down notifications from the center of the screen in Android 5.1 on Sony Xperia

On my previous phone (sorry, I didn't set it up myself, so I can't give any more details than "some kind of Android") I was able to pull down the notifications by swiping down from the center of the ...
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SMS notifications on Moto G2 no longer appear

Recently my Moto G2 device stopped showing text message notifications on the notification bar. The device has been running on Android 5.0 (the upgrade caused no issues) I am using the stock messaging ...
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How do I open a used notification in Android?

Does it have someway to "re-use" the push notifications? I know that exists a way to create a shortcut to only view the used and past notifications. I want something that gives me the oportunity to ...
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“Your time is close enough” notification

I am running Android Jelly bean 4.2.1 on my phone. Once in a while, I get this notification "Your time is close enough" with an android emoticon. This notification then disappears without any ...
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Remove 'Driving mode' from status bar dropdown?

I have a Samsung phone with android 4.1.2. When I slide down the notification bar there are multipls items. One of those are driving mode. I don't drive anywhere (I can't afford a car, gas, insurance,...
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How to Remove this battery symbol of head in Android 4.0.4 device Sony Xperia MT27i?

0.4 device Sony Xperia MT27i For development use. I describe one screen the here, and display my question: Image Screen with red mark (click image to enlarge) I want to remove the icon from my ...
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Clock in Combined/Status Bar on ICS tablet overlaps the date when pops up

The Combined Bar (or Status Bar) on ICS shows the clock. When you tap this clock it pops up and shows details of any notifications. However, the clock in this popup overlaps the date on my DGM T-703 ...
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Samsung S20+, SIM 1 & SIM 2 Icons not showing in status bar

I'm hoping someone here would have a solution to my problem. Samsung S20+ has recently stopped showing the SIM 1 & SIM 2 icons in the status bar. It is still showing the Network bars for both ...
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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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WhatsApp notification showing message deleting

I'm also facing the same problem but my messages got deleted for 1 person only.how to recover now.can any one please tell me the steps.cant able pull from backup data also.
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Can I make whatsapp notifications where I'm @ed stand out some how?

Sometimes in a group chat, I'll be @ed and I won't notice straight away. If the conversation has moved on without me, I won't notice I got @ed at all from the notification bar. Is there a setting to ...
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Android 10, sloppy status bar icons [Nokia 5.3]

I've just bought a Nokia 5.3 but the status bar icons look pretty sloppy (e.g. the roaming "R" is huge, the 4G one looks just like Android 2.3 and the WiFi doesn't show the small 4 or 5). ...
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Customising Android's navigation bar and status bar on EMUI 9

I have an honor 9 lite running on emui 9.1 and android pie, I found 2 apps one to change my navigation bar into gestures ( fluid navigation gestures: Link on playstore) and one to customise the status ...
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Mi UI 11 notifications no longer stacking?

I'm on MI UI 11 using a Mi Max 3, after a few weeks of usage I've realized now that notifications from certain apps such as YouTube and Twitter no longer stack when there are multiple of them, as they ...
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Notifications order change

Is it possible to change the order of notifications in the top notifications bar? Some apps notifications are way in the back and I never see them. (in particular, in the Samsung Galaxy line)
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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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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 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 ...