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  1. keep status bar

    "keep status bar" automatically deactivated...

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      0 comments  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5.

      Bonjour,
      la barre de notification (statusBar) disparaît régulièrement dans la journée. Obligé de relancer le launcher.

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        0 comments  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        • StatusBar

          StatusBar and NavigationBar don't become darker when longpressing icons on homepage. Navigation key doesn’t become darker in many different situations, like in the feed

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          • bug

            在日程表上双击功能出现bug,最终效果可以锁屏,或大幅降低屏幕亮度

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              0 comments  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              • status bar always show is turned off frequently

                frequently my status bar visibility turned off automatically

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                  1 comment  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • contextual search

                  What happened to the Contextual Search button/widget in the notification status bar? it was there and has disappeared without me removing it.
                  I liked this feature, please put it back!

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                  • 'Grey Color Fade' around Status Bar.(Much larger than Status Bar)

                    Not matter what I do this 'Grey Colored Patch' around Status bar of around '1080x150 px' remains. It's kind of ugly. Please consider fixing it.
                    Thanks.

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                      0 comments  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • screen notch

                      Phones with edge to edge screen with a notch (i.e. the essential phone) experience some overlap with the top of the launcher and the status bar at times.

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                        0 comments  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          • Status bar Auto off Apps didnt Start keyboard comes up

                            If the setting is set to hide the status bar automatically then instead of opening apps that are at the bottom of the quick dial area, the screen keyboard will open instead.
                            Happens very often. Solution is only to disable the Auto off Status bar like it is the dafault setting. Very anno Ing cause I dont nee the Statusbar every time

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                              0 comments  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Essential Phone, Buttons at top of screen

                              MS Launcher - On my Essential Phone I cannot interact with the options of the top of certain pages, as the Android notification bar overlaps these options. For example, I cannot tap on the Settings button in the top-right corner of the weather widget because my time and battery status icons overlap it.

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                                1 comment  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • status bar interference

                                Launcher settings and menus interfere with status bar on essential phone (this phone has a screen notch on the top).

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                                  0 comments  ·  StatusBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • state bar appearance failure in white wallpaper condition

                                  statusbar appearance failure in white wallpaper condition

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                                  • status bar

                                    When i enable hide status bar option, the top of the screen where the status bar was is grey. When i try to screenshot, i cant see that grey line

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                                    • "Family" card doesn't show family members using Win10 PC accounts. Only seems to track users with Launcher on Android. Please add Win10 use

                                      "Family" card doesn't show Win10 user family members - - only seems to show Launcher (Android) users.

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                                      • 状态栏变色 壁纸 深色 浅色

                                        希望任务栏的深浅色变化取决于壁纸顶部的颜色,而不是全壁纸的颜色
                                        The color of StatusBar should only dehorne depend on the color of the top part of wallpaper, not the whole paper.

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                                        • Notification bar

                                          The new update makes the notification bar disappear when on home screen. Seems to have shifted up entirely, swiping down expands it entirely instead of simply revealing (like if in app)

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