Yugandhar Babu Yugandhar Babu - 1 year ago 441
Android Question

How to change the background color of android status bar

I want to change the background color of status bar by writing an application. My android device has black color, i want to change it to some other color. I saw here, some posts related to it but all are telling about notification background.

If any body know about this please help me.

The default status bar

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After using a drawable as background to status bar

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Answer Source

Sorry, unless you are making a custom ROM this isn't possible, unless you only want the status bar changed for your app.

This would require a heck of a lot of work.

First you will need to add Theme.NoTitleBar.Fullscreen to your manifest


Then once you have done that you need to create a standard layout which represents the status bar, this would mean that you have to add the time, and also receive all the notifications from other apps, I do not personally know how to do that but I'm sure there is a way.

If you really want to do this goodluck, you have a hard time ahead of you.

Sorry, unless you have the know how of building custom ROMS I do not think this is possible

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