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  1. rong21's Avatar
    Mine looks black

    12-05-2012 02:52 PM
  2. Kelly Kearns's Avatar
    Picture isn't showing for me.
    12-05-2012 03:01 PM
  3. rong21's Avatar
    just noticed that. It autodownloads to my dropbox and I guess the link was hosed

    12-05-2012 03:12 PM
  4. betsuni's Avatar
    I haven't looked in the non-AT&T forums... do they have this too?
    Yeah all of the SGS3s on JB have the same color bar. I even checked out the new 4.1.2 screenshots and it is still the same color.
    kryptonite_2448 likes this.
    12-05-2012 03:27 PM
  5. Kelly Kearns's Avatar
    just noticed that. It autodownloads to my dropbox and I guess the link was hosed

    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/16341322/20...2014.41.50.png
    While here on my computer, it looks black it's against a white background here, but if I open your pic on my phone, where there is a black background for pics, it is very noticeably (to me) charcoal. Now you might not notice it, but I grew up with a painter, artist, not house painter and I can see the difference.
    12-05-2012 03:32 PM
  6. betsuni's Avatar
    Yeah it is the same and I didn't notice an issue with it in Froyo, but when we upgraded to GB, it was very noticeable and it made the entire screen look so much better. It's like if you have a picture and you frame it with the right and the wrong frame, it is amazing how much better a bad picture will look in the right frame and how bad a good picture will look in the wrong frame.

    Also, I just got off my Captivate a week ago and the GB update was just the first of the year and the first update to an Android I had ever done with AT&T or Kies. Before it was T-Mobile and OTA, so all that made it easy for me to remember lol
    I agree with this description (as well as your previous one too). At first glance whenever I turn my phone on now the bar looks to be out of focus.

    I loved my Captivate till the GB install decided to make it buggy (still have it, but running CM10 and only using it as a music player). But yeah, I can see why it is easier for you to remember. lol
    Kelly Kearns likes this.
    12-05-2012 03:43 PM
  7. rong21's Avatar
    While here on my computer, it looks black it's against a white background here, but if I open your pic on my phone, where there is a black background for pics, it is very noticeably (to me) charcoal. Now you might not notice it, but I grew up with a painter, artist, not house painter and I can see the difference.
    I suppose if I had black wallpaper I might notice it and it might bother me. Haven't tried that yet.
    12-05-2012 03:45 PM
  8. Kelly Kearns's Avatar
    I suppose if I had black wallpaper I might notice it and it might bother me. Haven't tried that yet.
    But if it went back to the black, black, you would think your entire screen looked so much better with much richer colors and think it was a software update that made everything look better. That's just not a noticeable thing for everyone. One way you can tell the difference, I have an app that does the weather here and it puts the temp in the status bar. Before, it was just the white temp there, now there is a little black box that you can see. It's not a huge difference to most people, but then to those of us that "see it" it is a huge difference
    12-05-2012 03:55 PM
  9. Kelly Kearns's Avatar
    Let's see if you can tell here, which this was funny also when we were playing with S Voice lol

    The temp looks more like just a white icon and not a black box with the white temp in it here.
    Attached Thumbnails Status Bar in 4.1.1-screenshot_2012-11-29-17-56-14.png  
    12-05-2012 04:00 PM
  10. rong21's Avatar
    Let's see if you can tell here, which this was funny also when we were playing with S Voice lol

    The temp looks more like just a white icon and not a black box with the white temp in it here.
    Where did you get this wallpaper? Or wallpaper that looks like this? I've been searching for something like this and can't find it in the middle of the thousands of others.
    12-05-2012 04:04 PM
  11. Kelly Kearns's Avatar
    Oh that isn't a wallpaper, that's just a screen shot from when we were playing with S Voice.

    I generally get my ringtones and wallpapers from Zedge, I really like Zedge.
    rong21 likes this.
    12-05-2012 04:09 PM
  12. rong21's Avatar
    Thanks! Found one I liked there.
    Kelly Kearns likes this.
    12-05-2012 04:27 PM
  13. Kelly Kearns's Avatar
    Thanks! Found one I liked there.
    If you pull up "sort" with the menu button, you can change it to downloads of all time, etc.
    rong21 likes this.
    12-05-2012 04:35 PM
  14. JoeyTater's Avatar
    Mine is a shade of gray as well. Notification icons aren't as bright now. No big deal to me
    12-05-2012 04:52 PM
  15. Shanicenicolle's Avatar
    Noticed this immediately, thought I was going nuts lol
    Kelly Kearns likes this.
    12-06-2012 12:07 AM
  16. AJC1973's Avatar
    Just upgraded to 4.1.1 this morning. Is anybody else noticing that their status bar is gray and not black? Makes it more difficult to see the notifications. Just me?
    I figured Sammy changed the color from dark black to this grayish black to lessen the notification bar burn that effects amoled screens long term.. My old epic had the notification bar burned in after a year and a half.

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Android Central Forums
    12-06-2012 12:16 AM
  17. Lanhoj's Avatar
    I recommend "StatusBar+" from the Google Play Store.
    Kelly Kearns likes this.
    12-06-2012 12:27 AM
  18. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    Unless I'm color blind my status bar is black. Its not super dark black like it was with ics but its still black. Idk how you could call it grey.
    It's Grey black lol

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S3 Boyyyyyy!
    12-06-2012 01:56 AM
  19. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    I recommend "StatusBar+" from the Google Play Store.
    Works decent but it blocks the time from the drop down notification

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S3 Boyyyyyy!
    12-06-2012 02:02 AM
  20. Lanhoj's Avatar
    Works decent but it blocks the time from the drop down notification
    On my Gnex not if you enable Accessibility for StatusBar+.
    12-06-2012 12:50 PM
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