yesterday I shut down my note II , put in a different sim card, powered it back on and the status bar was blacked out .?. Also it went through a minor little setup of the phone deal , Google asking about keeping it backed up and such. (because of new Sim) After I seen this and noticed my status bar was gone, I thought of fresh install instructions about letting it "settle in" and kinda got scared because it has been a while since I made a nandroid.
So I Tried to shut down and put the sim I took out back in, didn't help .?. Well how to fix it ? Was my question, Then all of a sudden my status bar is back now ? ( I sent and received a couple of text )
Don't know what happened for it to black out and don't know what I did to get it back, besides waited it out for a day and a half.
any way if this happens to you I have read that if you have Xposed modules along with other status bar tweaks running then it can do this. Maybe this is my case and something said I'm tired of trying to handle this handle and gave up .?. lol
Because my status bar is tweaked but, not Xposed .?. I don't think. It has been a year and a half since modifying anything about my note II.
*.MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU.*