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[Q] Strange Question Regarding Glitch in Notification Bar

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21st February 2014, 03:38 AM   |  #1  
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I just had a question about my notification bar having these weird artifacts on it. I doubt it's the display since it shows on the picture I posted. Any ideas or suggestions as to what it might be?
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21st February 2014, 04:43 AM   |  #2  
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I just had a question about my notification bar having these weird artifacts on it. I doubt it's the display since it shows on the picture I posted. Any ideas or suggestions as to what it might be?

That slightly lighter area with AT&T on it and the line under it? That's the bottom of the "window shade" - the notification pulldown. You can push the notification pulldown back up from there.
21st February 2014, 04:49 AM   |  #3  
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That slightly lighter area with AT&T on it and the line under it? That's the bottom of the "window shade" - the notification pulldown. You can push the notification pulldown back up from there.

Unfortunately not quite. I was referring to those two light Grey lines on the very corner of the pull pull down bar.
21st February 2014, 11:33 AM   |  #4  
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Unfortunately not quite. I was referring to those two light Grey lines on the very corner of the pull pull down bar.

They just mark the space between them where there might be more information sometimes. It is normal.
21st February 2014, 01:11 PM   |  #5  
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They just mark the space between them where there might be more information sometimes. It is normal.

Explain this please, because they're two crooked barely visible lines. I don't see how this could be normal or even what it means. And although your response seemed educated I have no idea what your talking about so that doesn't really help.
21st February 2014, 08:26 PM   |  #6  
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There's nothing really visible in your picture, even when I fully exppand it. The arrow seems to be pointing to the top line. So I put on my reading glasses and my 20X magnifier (the one I use for working on microcircuits) and looked at my screen. Nothing there but the top line, an area slightly less dark than the area above the line and the bottom line. If your eyes are really that much better than mine, I can borrow a good microscope from the university and look at a pixel level, but I think what you're seeing is an artifact or dirt.
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Explain this please, because they're two crooked barely visible lines. I don't see how this could be normal or even what it means. And although your response seemed educated I have no idea what your talking about so that doesn't really help.

Just to make sure we are on the same page here. To me it looks like your crude arrow is pointing to the thin grey line that runs across the lower part of the screen above the bolder line. There is also one at the top that is very thin like maybe 2 or three pixels at most. These are the the top and bottom boarders for the information area of the pull down. If you get a text or an app wants to upgrade you can slide the bar down and the information about the text or the app and other information will appear between the two very tiny thin lines.

At all other times there is just a big dark void area between these lines.


Now if your image is showing something else then only you can see it because as stated by another poster we see nothing out of the ordinary for any Android phone running this version of Android in that screen image.
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Just to make sure we are on the same page here. To me it looks like your crude arrow is pointing to the thin grey line that runs across the lower part of the screen above the bolder line. There is also one at the top that is very thin like maybe 2 or three pixels at most. These are the the top and bottom boarders for the information area of the pull down. If you get a text or an app wants to upgrade you can slide the bar down and the information about the text or the app and other information will appear between the two very tiny thin lines.

At all other times there is just a big dark void area between these lines.


Now if your image is showing something else then only you can see it because as stated by another poster we see nothing out of the ordinary for any Android phone running this version of Android in that screen image.

You may even have to as far as full brightness in a dark room. And I know it's the software because it's in the image not the lcd. I meant to circle it as well but I guess I missed that but I understand this device. I'm quite tech friendly myself so I understand how the notification bar design is. I'm not referring to the gray line that turns blue when you touch it and I'm not talking about any of the bar dividers. Nor the message and download center. I mean right in the corner there's too glitch like hash marks that actually slide up and down with it. Under the lighting I posted up there you should see it without a doubt. Also stretching the image to scale of your screen help you see it as if it was your pull down bar. Once someone sees it the hopefully we can determine what it's culprit is.
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Just to make sure we are on the same page here. To me it looks like your crude arrow is pointing to the thin grey line that runs across the lower part of the screen above the bolder line. There is also one at the top that is very thin like maybe 2 or three pixels at most. These are the the top and bottom boarders for the information area of the pull down. If you get a text or an app wants to upgrade you can slide the bar down and the information about the text or the app and other information will appear between the two very tiny thin lines.

At all other times there is just a big dark void area between these lines.


Now if your image is showing something else then only you can see it because as stated by another poster we see nothing out of the ordinary for any Android phone running this version of Android in that screen image.

It's definitely there my wife even saw it. You may even have to as far as full brightness in a dark room. And I know it's the software because it's in the image not the lcd. I meant to circle it as well but I guess I missed that but I understand this device. I'm quite tech friendly myself so I understand how the notification bar design is. I'm not referring to the gray line that turns blue when you touch it and I'm not talking about any of the bar dividers. Nor the message and download center. I mean right in the corner there's too glitch like hash marks that actually slide up and down with it. I even pisted a screenie while moving it up and it travels with it as if its part of the notification bar. But i also know a glitch when i see obe. Under the lighting I posted up there you should see it without a doubt. Also stretching the image to scale of your screen help you see it as if it was your pull down bar. Once someone sees it the hopefully we can determine what it's culprit is.
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23rd February 2014, 12:21 AM   |  #10  
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20X head mag + 10X mag swingup. Dark room. Full brightness. Nothing.

If could be an artifact on your LCD.

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