Best Apps to Customize the Notification Center and Status Bar on Android

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Customizing your Android’s notification bar has never been easier. Use it to quickly launch programs, turn on various functions, or just to easily access a note taking app. The possibilities are endless.

Here are a few apps that will help you easily get your Android’s notification bar working just the way you want it.  Try one. Try them all! They’re very popular and I’m sure that one of them will be exactly what you’ve been looking for.

Be sure to leave a comment below and let me know what you think. Did you try one? Did you try them all?  What happened?  We love feedback!

  1. Power Shade: Notification Bar Changer & Manager

    Power Shade: Notification Bar Changer & Manager

    You can finally get your Android notification bar looking and working exactly the way you’ve always wanted it. Quickly and easily access programs and functions when you need them. Edit the color of the interface and take advantage of all the extras.


  2. Notification Toggle

    Notification Toggle

    Now you can quickly and easily customize your Android notification bar to access WiFi settings, flight mode, Bluetooth, and more. You can even add your own apps. Just go to Settings and choose which apps to want to include.


  3. Quick Settings

    Quick Settings

    This app has been around since 2009 and while it may be an oldie, it’s a goodie. It provides you with quick and easy access to all of your Android system Settings. Never hunt around for a setting again. Get them when you want them, fast.


  4. Floatify Lockscreen

    Floatify Lockscreen

    A blurred background lock screen that allows you to customize for easy access to messages, apps etc. The app allows you the option to send reply messages (even preformatted ones) directly from the notification. It will also mark your messages as “read”.


  5. Notification Reader: Shouter

    Notification Reader: Shouter

    Never read another nofication message again. This app will read your messages out loud to you instead. It will also read out loud the name of the person calling you, how much battery life you have left, and more. Useful for people who need to receive messages, but can’t read them because they’re driving, cycling etc.


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