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How to remove persistent "Mi Band is Connected" notification in Android?

Profile -> Settings -> Show Status in Notification Shade August 2018 Android version 8.0 MiFit App version 3.4.4
Bruno Belotti's user avatar
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What is this "Vo LTE" notification bar icon?

VoLTE means Voice over LTE. The icon notifies you that you are now able to phone over LTE. This means, it's not necessary in order to make a phone call to switch back to 3G (You cannot phone over ...
Walter Wolf's user avatar
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Gmail app duplicate notifications - one for Inbox and again for Custom Label

Gmail > Settings > select account with labels > Manage Labels > Select each label and uncheck "label notifications" that way the only notification you get is when it gets to the inbox, not a double ...
guest123's user avatar
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RSSI range for WiFi icons

I didn't look back through older versions, but here's information accurate as of Android 7.1.2. The code that performs the transformation from RSSI to signal "level" is found in the WifiManager....
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What does this crescent shaped icon mean and do?

That's DND (Do Not Disturb) DND is a feature which after enabling you aren’t disturbed by notifications or other forms of incoming communication. Do Not Disturb(DND) can be set automatically ...
xavier_fakerat's user avatar
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Displaying Bluetooth gadget's battery status on the phone

For some headphones, in order to see the battery percentage you have to enable the "Calls" button or something similar to that in the Bluetooth settings of the device.
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How can I prevent apps from going full screen and hiding the notification bar?

There is an app for your required feature Status bar in full screen You can use it with any launcher and it is compatible with Android 2.2+ In the app, you can toggle status bar on/off in fullscreen ...
Deepak Gangwar's user avatar
4 votes

How can I take a screenshot of the notification bar dropdown?

You just have press and hold volume down and home key for some time
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How to remove KDE Connect app icon from Notification bar?

Excerpt taken from KDE Connect – New stuff 0x3: Android Oreo introduced some restrictions in regard to apps running in the background. In the future in order to be able to run in the background KDE ...
nilsocket's user avatar
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Google Play Music frequently flashing in notification bar and notification tray

I also saw thius notification flashing briefly. As far as I can tell, it is related to connectivity changes (switching from WiFi to mobile and vice versa). For the time being, I've disabled ...
Marc's user avatar
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What is this symbol in the notification bar mean?

It means that the device is connected to a dock. You can find it described e.g. on this Samsung support page (scroll down to the last third, or Ctrl-F for "dock or cradle").
RawWreckedEm's user avatar
3 votes

Notification bar key-binding?

In Android 6 (aka Android M and Android Marshmallow), Win+N works.
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How can I prevent apps from going full screen and hiding the notification bar?

Alternatively you can use AppSettings xposed module which also has the feature to disable fulscreen mode: Or XHalo floating window which creates small floating windows when launching an application ...
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Is there any way to disable the repeated animation in the notification bar, for app update downloads?

I don't have Android 9, but if some of the notifications are like on Android 8, then you can try the following: Open Settings -> Apps & Notifications. Click on "See all apps", then the 3-dot and ...
Reddy Lutonadio's user avatar
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Lock tablet to run ONLY a webpage on chrome fullscreen

You can try my app WebLock. It won't disable the notifications bar but there's not much that can be done with it. To go to Settings for example, you have to type the password. There's no way to bypass ...
VSim's user avatar
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Seeing the full text of a long notification

You can expand it by touching the notification and dragging down. The touch part of the gesture is very brief, so it feels like a single, quick gesture. This works on Android 7.1, I can't confirm for ...
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Ways to see notifications besides pull down bar

If you use a third party launcher you can use gestures for certain functions. For instance, using Nova Launcher Prime, when I swiped down anywhere on my home screen it would bring down my ...
iNeedICS's user avatar
2 votes

Adding service to run script in init.rc doesn't run

You don't even need to pull into your computer You only need to use chmod 755 myscript And voila, that's all
Fadlullah's user avatar
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How to show date in status bar in Android 7?

Change your display size to small (in settings --> display).
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In spite of sync is disabled, sync icon is shown in notification bar forever!

I recently had the same issue - I have an old Samsung Galaxy S with Android 2.3.6. I think somehow an app got updated when I was on WiFi, but I didn't know what it was. I noticed a "sync" icon ...
Eddie Oh's user avatar
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Displaying Bluetooth gadget's battery status on the phone

Honor 20 pro - you have to enable "Calls" on bluetooth connection of the device, then the baterry shows up on status bar. "Media" checkbox is not enough :(
Petr Chalupský's user avatar
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Disabling animation of the Wifi connection icon

You cannot just tweak the arrows from the UI. But you can disable the notification icon. Since you’re on Marshmallow, first enable System UI Tuner by long pressing the Settings icon in the pull-down ...
Abhinandan's user avatar
2 votes

Input quick text inside status bar

There is an app Notin which was amongst the top apps of the year as per XDA and by a coincidence had downloaded today and works well With notin, never forget the little things anymore. It's an easy ...
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Key icon in notification bar lg aristo

That indicates you are using VPN to connect to Internet Either you installed a VPN or a firewall / ad-blocker app that uses VPN (I see you are using Orbot, that could be it)
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What is this strange icon?

The checkmark with an underline is the download completed icon (when an app downloads something using the download manager). The 3 circles are a part of the wallpaper
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Why do I have an alarm symbol on my notification bar when I don't have an alarm set

When you enable Tasker it starts showing an alarm icon in the status bar. there is a setting in Tasker that is the culprit for this. "Preferences -> Monitor -> Use Reliable Alarms" ...
Sruly's user avatar
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Display two clocks in two different time zones in the notification bar

You can achieve this using tasker Play Store Link and a plugin called Text Inject Xposed Repo Link you will need to be rooted and have Xposed installed. Instructions: Setup a profile in Tasker that ...
user218076's user avatar
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Display two clocks in two different time zones in the notification bar

I found a better solution, but leaving my original answer in case someone wants to format the statusbar differently. Using Xposed as well as before. There is a Module called xDualStatusClock which ...
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How do I hide the network name from the notification bar on Fairphone?

On Fairphone 4 (Android 12), the network name can be hidden in Settings | Display | Other display controls. You can toggle the setting Network name to control the visibility of the network name in the ...
Demurgos's user avatar
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Nougat notification bar limited to three icons?

you can limit the Galaxy to only show the last three notifications in the status bar to keeps things clean and orderly. Head into Settings > Display > Status Bar and make any necessary changes.
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