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Questions tagged [quick-settings]

"Quick Settings" refers to the shortcuts available in the notification bar with newer Android versions (4.2+).

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Can I change the icons used in the quick settings?

I have a new phone, and the icons in the quick settings are ugly in my opinion. Can I change the icons used here easily, and if so how? (I see similar icons in the normal settings, i am happy if ...
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Does greyscale/grayscale mode save battery life?

Simple question but searching I can't find much evidence. I use an LED device (not OLED), would that also make a difference?
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Waterfox, New Tab for links to same domain and bookmark bar clicks

I know the answer is out there. In Waterfox, clicking on a bookmark toolbar item is overwriting the current tab. How to stop that in Classic Theme Restorer. Also there seems to be a setting for when ...
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How to change default Location Accuracy in Andriod 8.0.0 (Samsung J7 V)?

I usually keep Location services off, but occasionally I turn it on. I am only interested in GPS location, not wifi or cell network. I use it either for driving navigation or logging hikes, so wifi/...
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How to have a dark / black Quick Settings (swipe down) menu on Oreo 8.1?

I always used to have a dark or black Quick Settings (the swipe down menu) but since Android , it's white. And I can't find out how to change it. Invert Colors is not an option, as that messes up all ...
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Can you change the number of icons In the 'quick settings' tray (Android Oreo)

Oreo has reduced the number of icons in the quick settings tray from 9 to 6. Is it possible to adjust the number of icons shown, e.g. to 6 or 12? Edit: Just to clarify: I mean the layout of the ...
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Quickly turn screen lock off and on on Android 7

Often there are situations where I access my phone frequently (every few minutes) and I don't need the screen lock. Always going to settings → security → screen lock to change the settings is very ...
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Disabling dropdown menu for locked/sleep mode

I have a XOLO Era 3X 3GB phone running Android 6 (Marshmallow). I want the dropdown menu to be disabled when the phone is locked or is in sleep mode, precisely because there are a lot of options (...
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Top down menu items gone

So this is a little stupid but I did something that caused all of my items in the top dropdown menu to disappear and there is only a wifi icon left. When I press edit it doesn't change anything, I ...
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What is the No Sim card icon for?

On Android 7, when you pull down the top bar drop-down window (Quick Settings) a grid of 3x3 icons appears with tiles like Wifi, screen rotation on/off, Aeroplane mode etc. On my new phone with a new ...
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How do I invert colours inside a specific app?

The latest Android has an Invert Colours option in quick settings. Is there any way to turn this on automatically when a specific app is opened? Is there any other way to achieve inversion of colours ...
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Settings dark background in Android 8

The upgrade to Android 8 changed the background of the settings and the roll down menus to white. This makes it harder for me to read (partially colourblind); how can I change the background again to ...
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Why do you sometimes have to press the device rotation tile twice for it to function?

I have a auto rotate quick tile which was originally on stock Android on my Nexus 6p running Android 7.1.2 nougat. I realized that in some cases, after I press the autorotate tile to change from ...
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Is there a way to toggle a secure lock screen without having the feature built into a custom ROM?

Benzo Rom for the Nexus 6 running 5.1.1 Lollipop allows the ability to toggle a secure lock screen from the quick settings in the notification drawer. For example, from the launcher, I can pull down ...
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Can't set picture in Android Quick Setting

I want my Google Plus profile picture to appear in notifications Quick settings area, Prior to this update it used to work by going to google plus app> settings> contacts > then ticking two options ...
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Missing Quick Settings Panel in Ultra Power Saving after upgrade to android 6.0.1 (Samsung S5)

I have recently upgraded to Android 6.0.1 in Samsung Galaxy S5. After the upgrade the Quick Settings Panel in Ultra Power Saving Mode has disappeared. The panel was available before by swiping the top ...
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What are these Two icons?

I was re-ordering objects on the quick settings When I noticed two icons that I do not recognise: To clarify, it's HotKnot and BroadCastTile That I am questioning. Whats odder is that they are not ...
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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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The torch button is missing. How do I get it back?

I've always had a torch icon in the quick settings tray, for example (from another phone): However mine now looks like this: I think it happened after I tried taking a video with the stock camera ...
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Show current SSID under WiFi indicator in Notification panel

I tried searching for a solution but this seems so stupidly trivial I can't even find any posts about it, not even a hint in those Android tips 'n tricks articles. The closest I could find is Add wifi ...
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How can I make Android 6 quick settings show up in the same layout when the screen is locked?

Why does lock screen hide some of the elements from the quick settings? This makes intuitive usage of the device nearly impossible because I have to remember to look where the icons are and which ones ...
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Home Screen and Recent Apps buttons don't work

I am using Moto G3 TE. I was happy with the 5th version but because the frequent alert for 6th version was killing me, I gave up and updated to Marshmallow. It's been like 8 days and now my mobile is ...
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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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Change the Samsung's “Quick Settings” background color Or Remove Quick Settings

I have Samsung galaxy core 2 Phone. I just want to change the background color (The Dull Blue Colored one) of the quick settings tab. I tried it by using Wanam Xposed. It has many options, but I can't ...
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Galaxy S6 settings widget

I want to add a shortcut to the tethering/mobile hotspot setting, but I can't find the settings widget. Does this not exists? Is there a way to add it to the quick settings (swipe down from top)?
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Lollipop hide quick settings on Lock screen

I'm sure this would have been asked before. But I couldn't find out yet. I recently updated to Lollipop in my Sony Xperia Z phone. The notification bar and pull down settings are great. But on lock ...
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Can I add a mobile data shortcut?

I want to be able to turn on and off mobile data more easily. Is there any way to add a mobile data widget or to add it to quick setting panel?
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Remove Quick Settings from notification pulldown

I've been trying to find a way to hide or disable the quick settings toggles in the notification pulldown. I'm using an LG Optimus Fuel running a rooted LG-stock Kitkat ROM (Xposed Framework is ...
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No rotation lock icon in quick settings in Lollipop on Nexus 5

I've seen in several reviews that Lollipop comes with a new rotation lock icon in quick settings: ArsTechnica: But my phone doesn't have it: Click image for larger version How can I get the ...
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What/How quick reboot works?

On my Android 4.2.2 (Micromax Canvas A74), From System settings >Accessibility, there is option for enabling "Quick Reboot" as follows: Screenshot (click image for larger variant) So How it differs ...
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Is it possible to disable confirmation dialogs in Android 4.4?

I have an LG G2 which came with Jelly Bean, and I have recently updated it to Kit Kat. I have noticed that the amount of confirmation dialogs when changing phone settings seems to have gone up from ...
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How to modify Quick Settings menu in Acer Liquid Z5?

I have an Acer Liquid Z5 (Z150), Android 4.2. I want to modify the quick settings menu so I can remove the screen brightness or powersave mode buttons, but I can't find any such option in the stock ...
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Enable navigation bar on CM10/10.1 on Samsung Galaxy S (1)

After my phone got wet, all my lower buttons (Home, Back, Options) on my Galaxy S (the first one) are broken and do not work anymore. I already did a factory wipe and re-flashed CM10, but nothing ...
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How to customize the quick settings drop-down menu in android 4.2?

As of title, is there any way to customize the quick settings grid available in Android 4.2 ? This feature has potential, but in most cases it does not take advantage of the screen size.
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Can the Samsung search key be remapped without rooting?

I'd like to be able to change my search quick-key from Google, probably to DuckDuckGo, as it has some great shortcuts, and has a short, readable privacy policy. However some cursory research suggests ...
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G2/Froyo - Settings Quick Keys - How to set to “Wireless & Networks”

When I configure my G2's "Quick Keys", I cannot set it to anything in "Settings > Wireless & Networks", except the main "WiFi settings" panel. Ideally I would want quick keys assigned to "...