1. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    Here's what it looks like on a Pixel 2 XL, running unrooted, stock Pie:

    I got rid of my status bar clock on Android P-screenshot_20180808-105434.jpg

    I found the system UI tuner.
    08-08-2018 11:01 AM
  2. Blaize19's Avatar
    But, but, where? 🤓
    Joshua Greve likes this.
    08-08-2018 11:24 AM
  3. Javier P's Avatar
    But, but, where?
    You need an app that can create an activity widget and then select System UI Demo. My first choice would be Nova launcher.

    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh....php?p=6298559
    Blaize19 likes this.
    08-08-2018 11:33 AM
  4. Blaize19's Avatar
    You need an app that can create an activity widget and then select System UI Demo. My first choice would be Nova launcher.

    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh....php?p=6298559
    Ah, OK.
    08-08-2018 11:59 AM
  5. anon(10274434)'s Avatar
    I can get rid of time icon using QuickShortcutMaker,
    but as soon as I do anything with the phone it returns.

    I got rid of my status bar clock on Android P-screenshot_20180808-130151.jpg
    08-08-2018 12:09 PM
  6. Ben_70's Avatar
    Just curious why someone would want to do this. When you're in an app and want to know what time it is now you'd have to go to your homescreen, right?
    FAHMI BASSEM likes this.
    08-08-2018 01:37 PM
  7. anon(10274434)'s Avatar
    Just curious why someone would want to do this. When you're in an app and want to know what time it is now you'd have to go to your homescreen, right?
    My guess - people here do things as a means of learning about the system - OR - just to mess around.
    Itsa_Me_Mario likes this.
    08-08-2018 02:05 PM
  8. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    Just curious why someone would want to do this. When you're in an app and want to know what time it is now you'd have to go to your homescreen, right?
    Just because I can...
    FAHMI BASSEM likes this.
    08-08-2018 02:13 PM
  9. Kirstein Gourlay's Avatar
    This app bypasses need for nova

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....quickshortcut

    Put system ui into the search bar

    Select system ui demo. Click try

    08-08-2018 02:21 PM
  10. anon(10274434)'s Avatar
    This app bypasses need for nova

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....quickshortcut

    Put system ui into the search bar

    Select system ui demo. Click try
    I did that - no consistent results.

    ETA - this is the same phone that starting making the "send message" sound this AM for no apparent reason at all - I have a Possessed Pixel.
    08-08-2018 02:26 PM
  11. Javier P's Avatar
    Just curious why someone would want to do this. When you're in an app and want to know what time it is now you'd have to go to your homescreen, right?
    I use to remove the time from the status bar and the whole bar is hidden on my home screens (Nova). The rare occasions when I need to check the time while using an app I just swipe down the status bar and there it is
    Joshua Greve likes this.
    08-08-2018 02:35 PM
  12. Kirstein Gourlay's Avatar
    I did that - no consistent results.

    ETA - this is the same phone that starting making the "send message" sound this AM for no apparent reason at all - I have a Possessed Pixel.
    It sounds possessed indeed.
    08-08-2018 02:41 PM
  13. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    I have a Possessed Pixel.
    Who you gonna call?
    anon(10274434) and 00stryder like this.
    08-08-2018 05:26 PM
  14. anon(10274434)'s Avatar
    Who you gonna call?
    I called Pixel Busters - they are sending me a new phone and my old wife - not sure how this is gonna work out.
    00stryder and Itsa_Me_Mario like this.
    08-08-2018 06:28 PM
  15. Joltcola1234's Avatar
    it's true that quickshortcut doesn't work well to remove the clock. mine also simply returns, mine seems to return when you add or remove other icons, like turning do not disturb on and off causes the clock to come back.
    08-09-2018 12:56 AM
  16. FAHMI BASSEM's Avatar
    Can I get rid of the whole status bar? (Notifications)?
    Joshua Greve likes this.
    08-09-2018 01:59 AM
  17. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    Can I get rid of the whole status bar? (Notifications)?
    I believe that it can be done via Nova launcher.
    FAHMI BASSEM and Joshua Greve like this.
    08-09-2018 07:35 AM
  18. Javier P's Avatar
    Yeah, with Nova you can remove the status bar but only on your home screens, when you open an app it will be still there.
    FAHMI BASSEM likes this.
    08-09-2018 08:36 AM
  19. FAHMI BASSEM's Avatar
    Yeah, with Nova you can remove the status bar but only on your home screens, when you open an app it will be still there.
    ️, It's really distracting, seeing all these icons that I need to handle, there should be an option to have a single icon as an indicator for notifs just like how Windows Phone did...
    08-12-2018 11:46 AM
  20. Suraj M Durgad's Avatar
    I found a solution for reappearing time in status bar for pixel 3.
    Just download Powershade from playstore enable it, then follow the above steps using quickshortcut, works like a charm.

    Powershade :
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...om.treydev.pns
    11-30-2018 01:34 AM
  21. Johnston212's Avatar
    Just curious why someone would want to do this. When you're in an app and want to know what time it is now you'd have to go to your homescreen, right?
    Pie puts the clock in the wrong spot, so I would prefer it to be gone
    Joshua Greve likes this.
    02-02-2019 11:13 PM
  22. BryceM1's Avatar
    The fact that this stays on the screen when you enable the clock widget is appalling! Why in the hell would you need 2 clocks on the screen??
    Joshua Greve likes this.
    05-20-2019 12:18 AM
  23. Joshua Greve's Avatar
    I was surprised to learn my Samsung 7 was more customizable than my new Pixel 2XL. Samsung had a proprietary app called Goodlock and it allowed you to greatly reduced the ugliness of the status bar.

    I'm not sure why ai thought Pixel would be better in terms of customization as I am quickly learning that Google has been taking notes from Apple on how to unnecessarily control how I use my phone.

    Man, that status bar is so unnecessary and ugly. I get why some may want it and I respect that, but why does Google need to parent me?
    06-20-2019 11:16 PM

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