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[Q] Is there anyway to remove the NFC icon from the note. bar on an unrooted device?

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23rd March 2014, 11:07 PM   |  #1  
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Is there anyway to remove the NFC icon from the notifications bar on an unrooted device? It seems completely pointless to me
23rd March 2014, 11:09 PM   |  #2  
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Anything that involves modifying the system requires a rooted device.
23rd March 2014, 11:47 PM   |  #3  
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Anything that involves modifying the system requires a rooted device.

Follow-up question - think there'll be an easy way to root the compact any time soon? ie via an app/usb automatic process (well the only part I want to avoid to erasing/restoring my phone tbh)
24th March 2014, 12:08 AM   |  #4  
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Follow-up question - think there'll be an easy way to root the compact any time soon? ie via an app/usb automatic process (well the only part I want to avoid to erasing/restoring my phone tbh)

It's anyone's guess tbh, which is why it's best to unlock your BL if you can then it is simple as you just need to flash a zip.
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It's anyone's guess tbh, which is why it's best to unlock your BL if you can then it is simple as you just need to flash a zip.

Need to wipe the phone for that though !
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NFC icon is no longer present in KitKat - so upgrade to solve your problem.
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3rd April 2014, 07:01 PM   |  #7  
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NFC icon is no longer present in KitKat - so upgrade to solve your problem.

Because is just disabled. BTW I like when NFC is on to have the icon up, so I just edited via build.prop the line ro.nfc.icon.enable=false to ro.nfc.icon.enable=true

..and this is not possible on not Rooted devices.
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Because is just disabled. BTW I like when NFC is on to have the icon up, so I just edited via build.prop the line ro.nfc.icon.enable=false to ro.nfc.icon.enable=true

..and this is not possible on not Rooted devices.

Finally got the update and the NFC icon's still there
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Finally got the update and the NFC icon's still there

You have to be Rooted to get rid of it.

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