4.1
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About this app

A message from the idiot that wrote this program:
Status has not been abandoned, but is now incompatible with a growing range of devices due to a variety of problems. Unfortunately, there is nothing that I or any other developer can do to prevent this. If the Play Store says that your device is incompatible, then there is nothing that I can do to help you other than point you to one of the links below about why it will not function.

https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/04/10/android-o-feature-spotlight-apps-can-no-longer-draw-top-system-ui/
https://www.xda-developers.com/android-o-is-breaking-apps-that-overlay-on-top-of-the-status-bar/
https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/36574245

Status will continue to receive support for devices below Android Oreo for as long as it remains in the interest of the community.

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Status is a status bar replacement that draws an overlay on top of the system-generated status bar. This means that the actual status bar is only hidden under the replacement; touch gestures are not overridden, and the standard notification panel is still shown. It needs a lot of permissions in order to obtain the information needed to display in the status bar. These are listed below.

Permissions:
- Accessibility Service: used to attempt to get the status bar color of the current app if the 'status bar coloring' preference is enabled.
- Notification Access: used to get the icons of the current notifications.
- System Alert Window, System Overlay Window: used to draw the status bar above all other apps.
- Battery Stats: used to find if the battery is charging and what percent it is at.
- Network State, Phone State: gets the type and connection of the phone network, and if airplane mode is enabled.
- Wifi State: finds if wifi is enabled and how good the connection is.
- Bluetooth: find if bluetooth is enabled & connected or not.
- Location Services: finds if GPS is enabled.
- Alarm: find if an alarm is set.
- External Storage: backup/restore all settings from a file.

Special thanks to the contributors that have helped to design the app, fix issues, and translate it to different languages:
- Anas Khan: designed the app icon & helped with UI
- Vukašin Anđelković: made a couple status bar icons
- Ghost Ninja: also made some status bar icons
- Eugenio Martinez Seguin: Spanish translations
- Kim Inseop: Korean translations
- Majida Whale: Chinese translations
- Marwan ALsidi: Arabic translations

Website: https://jfenn.me/projects/status/
Github: https://goo.gl/AUNgI4
Updated on
Feb 9, 2018

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4.1
16.1K reviews
A Google user
October 16, 2018
Great app. Been using for over a year now. But the network icon still remains even when airplane mode is on and the network bar isn't always correct. Also, can't u make the status bar more material, you know some apps don't really retain a particular color.. the status bar is supposed to change like the normal system status bar.
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A Google user
August 3, 2019
App seems to work good but I wish there was a way to resize and move all the icons in groups (for like the wifi, 4g, battery, etc.). Also I really just want to use this to keep android from changing the color of the bar. Would be nice if I could just make this app invisible so I can see my stock bar, but this apps status bar would keep apps from going full screen and changing the color (like when Gmail makes the status bar white and I can't see the icons).
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A Google user
September 24, 2018
Status bar looks great! Plenty of options for customisation, however, I uninstalled the app due to power consumption. If your phone has a weak battery, this may not be for you. If you keep a power bank with you, I'd recommend trying this app. My phone battery usually lasts the day, but this app drains power in only 4 hours down from 12. Overall, easy to use, looks great and customisable. Only real downside to this; power consumption.
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What's new

- improved permissions system
- fixed help/FAQ section
- improved app/activity setting design
- arabic translations by Marwan ALsidi
- fixed font issues
- other random bug fixes/improvements