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27th November 2012, 05:09 AM   |  #21  
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First, apologies if this is a necro, but it popped up at the top of a Google search and the breadcrumbs left by/there here helped solve the problem.

I was having a similar problem. Rooted, changed device name via Amazon and had both Yahoo and GMail apps installed. I had been experiencing loss of the bar for about an hour and was trying to check my Yahoo acct and noticed Yahoo checked for new mail, but no mail ever populated. No change after reboot. I then uninstalled Yahoo and immediately got the “Talk has stopped“ error, then the bar came right back. The name on the Kindle simply reads “My Kindle“ as opposed to the registered name or the name I changed it to. Thus, while the nature of the error may remain unknown, there is additional support for a communication error and a fairly easy remedy.
27th November 2012, 07:02 AM   |  #22  
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Darn, I had same problem a while ago and found solution in one of the threads. So the good news is that there is a fix. Problem went away for good. The bad news is that all i can remember is that it's had to do with Gmail. Try logging out and logging back in. Also try searching on Google for "missing notification bar fire HD."

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28th November 2012, 05:33 PM   |  #23  
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First, apologies if this is a necro, but it popped up at the top of a Google search and the breadcrumbs left by/there here helped solve the problem.

I was having a similar problem. Rooted, changed device name via Amazon and had both Yahoo and GMail apps installed. I had been experiencing loss of the bar for about an hour and was trying to check my Yahoo acct and noticed Yahoo checked for new mail, but no mail ever populated. No change after reboot. I then uninstalled Yahoo and immediately got the “Talk has stopped“ error, then the bar came right back. The name on the Kindle simply reads “My Kindle“ as opposed to the registered name or the name I changed it to. Thus, while the nature of the error may remain unknown, there is additional support for a communication error and a fairly easy remedy.

turn off the notifications for new gmail. Notification bar stays with custom name.
23rd December 2012, 03:34 AM   |  #24  
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Same problem - unrooted kindle fire hd, side loaded googleloginservice and googleframework and installed all google apps: talk, voice, maps, gmail, currents, maps. After about a day, lost the status bar as described by many here and had a glitch with screen orientation which resulted in lag .

Uninstalled gmail, and restarted the kindle- that seems to work. Synced to amazon and now the kindle shows the registered name.


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Well it is happening on my kfhd as well. Guess I will have to do a reset as well but rather not to tell the truth. Maybe unregister and reregister or is that the same thing

Update: just went into gmail and after closing, the bar is back! WT.

30th December 2012, 07:58 AM   |  #25  
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Im on a rooted device. My notification bar would disappear too. I discovered thid happehappexned when a notification from gmail popped up. So i turned off notifications within gmail and bar came back. Now it says "My kindle" instead of my name.

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30th December 2012, 11:18 AM   |  #26  
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Here my solution and Problem description:

The problem is caused really by gmail, so my conjecture. To run gmail and some other gapps you have to install or update the GoogleLoginServices.apk and GoogleServicesFramework.apk. One of these Seems providing the notification framework in a newer version. Gmail try to use this newer framework version that is not compatible with Android 4.0.3 of KFHD.

My solutions is, also already described in this thread, disable the notifications of the gmail app. If you need or want the notifications of Gmail nevertheless I recommend Gmail Label Notifier provided in the Play Store.

I didn't have any problems with my notification bar.

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10th January 2013, 12:22 PM   |  #27  
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Originally Posted by robertc88

Well it is happening on my kfhd as well. Guess I will have to do a reset as well but rather not to tell the truth. Maybe unregister and reregister or is that the same thing

Update: just went into gmail and after closing, the bar is back! WT.

It is being caused by the GMail notification. it you turn off the notification setting within gmail the problem will stop
29th January 2013, 02:43 AM   |  #28  
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It is being caused by the GMail notification. it you turn off the notification setting within gmail the problem will stop

Dude...THANKS A MILLION!! This was driving me nuts! You are awesome!

Now I can go back to fixing my last problem with KFHD. I can't get rid of that carousel/ribbon no matter what I do!
31st January 2013, 10:11 PM   |  #29  
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My status bar disappeared. I am rooted with Google play etc. Status bar kept flashing up but could not access it. It removed gmail and it came back straight away.
13th February 2013, 01:12 AM   |  #30  
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I don't have gmail...
I don't have gmail I do have the google play store, although its still labeled as "market". I don't know what happened, I have been trying for a while. Multiple resets and going through each app but nothing seem to restore the top nor the bottom bars. Once I enter an app I cannot exit the app unless I restart. I cannot access my settings either because that it located through the notification bar. I'm kind of stuck on the middle on this one. any help?

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