mic_888 · Mar 31, 2011 at 09:00 am

Fix To Hide Android Notification Music Controls

If you don’t use the stock Android music player on your device, you might find the notification controls for the music player useless since the player that you do use cannot hook into these controls.

XDA forum member djmcnz found that the option to turn these controls off in the Music app to be unreliable and decided to fix the issue himself.

The fix involves a modification to the framework which actively hides the controls on every boot. The Music app can also be removed, whilst the controls remain hidden.

For those of you interested in the code, the XDA member has added some code to the framework-res.apk/res/layout/statusbar_expanded.xml file in the music controls section.

For more information including the flashable update.zip, head on over to the modification thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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