More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Remove Notification Tray Music Controls on the LG Optimus 3D
If you have an LG Optimus 3D, you’ve surely noticed the music controls in your notifications bar. While those may come really handy for quickly controlling your music playback, they can be a waste of space if you don’t listen to music much or would prefer to use a different media player. Unfortunately, even uninstalling the stock music player doesn’t really remove these controls. That’s why XDA Member [Headcrash] has shared a method to get rid of these once and for all.
The hack involves extracting and decompiling your SystemUI.apk file. For those who don’t mind decompiling and recompiling APKs, the method is simple, clear, and straightforward.
You can find the complete instructions in the original thread.
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