Powerline lets you put CPU, memory, signal, storage, SMS, calls, and more indicators up in your Android status bar


Developer: UrbanDroid TeamDownload: Android
Category: ToolsPrice: Free (with in-app purchases)

When it comes to Android, keeping watch on your smartphone's indicators is easy enough to do with widgets and notifications. But there's always one more option to consider - such is the beauty of Android! What if you could use the empty pixels inside your status bar for something more meaningful, like sticking a bunch of CPU, memory, signal, storage, SMS, calls, and other indicators in it? Thus, you'd be freeing up valuable space on your homescreen and not distracting yourself reading notifications, while staying informed about things.

Powerline lets you do just that. None too shabby a deal, especially when it's up for free! That is, the free version only lets you add up to two custom indicators, while the paid one removes the restriction.

Powerline doesn't work with indicator icons, though. The app is based on colored lines, which you design yourself by changing their color, thickness, position, and the system toggle they are assigned to. That can be Battery, Signal, Unread SMS, Missed calls, Memory, Processor, Storage, External storage, Clock, and Decoration.

So, there you have it. Not only you have indicators for things that matter in your status bar, but the bar itself is now ripe with neon-like colors. Enjoy!

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6 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Nice app.

2. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

will it get rid of my battery icon if I use it for the battery line? That was one of my favorite cyanogen/aokp features. i like to get rid of the clock signal indicator and battery indicator. minimal.

3. hmd74

Posts: 540; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Nice but not useful

4. lonestrider

Posts: 88; Member since: Mar 31, 2012

what's the point if we still can't remove the status bar?

5. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

Ever heard of Immersive Mode?

6. teodoros

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

battery impact??

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