How to add Custom Text in the Status Bar of Sony Devices

Many of the people who use Sony devices have always been wanting to customize their devices to the fullest and if you too are among the people ho would want to know how to add Custom Text in the Status Bar of Sony Devices, then you have landed at the right page. 

This is just a small guide to how to add Custom Text in the Status Bar of Sony Devices and you will just need to edit your SystemUI for this purpose. We will be telling you how to do that.

add Custom Text in the Status Bar of Sony Devices

We would like to thank Bewildered Wolf from XDA for this ultimate guide.

DISCLAIMER

We are not to be held responsible for any of the damage that occurs to your device during this process. You are yourself responsible for any damage done (if) to your device during this process.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • APKtool
  • SystemUI (system/priv-app/SystemUI)

How to Add Custom Text in the Status Bar of Sony Devices:

  1. Decompile SystemUI using APKTool
  2. Navigate to systemui/res/layout//status_bar.xml
  3. Add the following code:

<TextView android:textSize=”14.0dip” android:textColor=”#ffffffff” android:gravity=”left|center” android:layout_width=”wrap_content” android:layout_height=”fill_parent” android:text=”@string/hello” android:singleLine=”true” />

add Custom Text in the Status Bar of Sony Devices

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android:textSize=”14.0dip” – Change 14.0 to any size that you want.
android:textColor=”#ffffffff” – Change #ffffffff to any color which you want.

4. Now, go to res/values/string

5. Add the following line:

<string name=”hello”>Logan</string>

You have to change “Logan” to anything you want to.

6. Recompile SystemUI and replace in System.

7. Done.

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