How to hide your carrier label from Android Lollipop's lockscreen [root]

How to hide your carrier label from Android Lollipop's lockscreen [root]
Some actually use their smartphones without SIM cards - maybe developers or types like yours truly who keep a 'beater' smartphone to freely experiment upon. It makes no sense to be constantly reminded that your handset doesn't have a SIM card in it! Likewise, some of you would just love it if their carrier logo disappeared off their status bar and lockscreen. 

Unless you're out and about roaming and need to know which carrier's handling your smartphone at the moment, you surely don't need to be reminded you're on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or whatever. The solution is simple - root your smartphone, install the Xposed Framework, and download the module we'll tell you about right now.

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5 Comments

1. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

It's tiny on the lockscreen, barely noticed it but definitely not on the taskbar and I'm on verizon w/ an HTC One. Did it change in Lollipop?

2. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I don't see how this is beneficial when it plastered on the back of the device. I would be very surprised if someone complained about their carriers name on the lock screen

3. NopeNein

Posts: 147; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

But, But..Why Though?

4. jdrch

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2014

That's a bad idea, as the carrier logo indicates 1) if you're connected to a mobile network 2) which network you're connected to.

5. andynaija

Posts: 1262; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

At least I'm not the only one that sees this as unnecessary.

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