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[HOW TO] G2-Like Transparent Status Bar on LG Optimus G

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Default [HOW TO] G2-Like Transparent Status Bar on LG Optimus G

So I was one of those who wanted this status bar to be completely transparent in stock rom but I was not able to find a proper way to make it transparent. Well, SystemUI editing did it but it caused the status bar to look really bad other than home screen.

I also have a G2 and I wanted my Optimus G to look like G2. So here is how(closest I get).

This method is tested on Epsilon V3. I assume it will work on other stock based roms as well.

You will need;

Root access
Xposed Framework
GravityBox for transparent status bar
Xblast Tools(Optional, for white clock)
Any launcher other than stock LGHome(Because It doesn't support the status bar to be transparent. It leaves the area behind the status bar black. So you won't get a transparent status bar but a black one instead. I recommend Nova or Apex.)

What to do:

-Install Xposed Framework(here)
-Download Gravitybox Module from Xposed Installer(JB version, obviously.)
-Activate Gravitybox and open it
-Go to Transparency management and set the first two settings to 100%
-Reboot

Now you have a transparent status bar only in lockscreen and home screen. The status bar could remain black when it should be gray for a couple of minutes after boot, then it will fix itself.

You can also download Xblast Tools module from Xposed Installer and use it to change clock color to white. But remember, you also have to fix the notification panel colors as Xblast Tools breaks notification panel transparency(not status bar) when activated.

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Device: LG Optimus G E975 (International)
Rom: Epsilon Project v3
Kernel: Epsilon
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Device: HTC ChaCha A810E
Rom: Stock 2.3.5
Kernel: Stock

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Woooo Man, it looks so nice. Great job!!!

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Great Job, thanks!

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for me the transparent statusbar works only in lockscreen,in the homescreen it's just dark( not even the native color....
 
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for me the transparent statusbar works only in lockscreen,in the homescreen it's just dark( not even the native color....
You should use an external launcher like Nova or Apex. Stock LG Launcher doesn't support transparency. Read the op.

Sent from my LG-E975 using Tapatalk
Device: LG Optimus G E975 (International)
Rom: Epsilon Project v3
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Device: HTC ChaCha A810E
Rom: Stock 2.3.5
Kernel: Stock

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You should use an external launcher like Nova or Apex. Stock LG Launcher doesn't support transparency. Read the op.

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oh sry,didn't read that :/ thanks
 
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Great job ...
HTC Wildfire S
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