1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    Why do i have to manually reset the stopwatch to have it removed from my notification bar?

    If i take time with the built-in stopwatch, and then stop it and close it, it remains as a notification with no way to close it unless i go to stopwatch and click 'reset'.

    Why cant i just dismiss the notification like any other app?

    Thats like forcing you to view a facebook post or having to read a message to get rid of the notification. So stupid.
    12-24-2018 01:25 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Because it's a stopwatch? Stopping doesn't mean you're done with it... Resetting does. You can also reset the stopwatch from the notification itself on most apps, so no need to open the app.
    12-24-2018 01:48 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Which phone do you have, and which clock app are you using? On my Pixel 2 XL, with Google's stock Clock app, I can swipe the notification away easily after pausing the stopwatch. The notification disappears from the status bar.
    12-25-2018 07:13 AM

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