How to remove Google Pixel 2 status bar icons

Want to hide status bar icons on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo? Here’s complete guide to remove Google Pixel 2 status bar icons. In your Google Pixel 2 and other Pixel devices, by default you can see battery icon, time, Wi-Fi or mobile data when turn on and more. Also add other Pixel 2 icons such as Alarm, Hostpot, DND, location, Ethernet etc.

You’ll add or hide Pixel 2 XL status bar icons using system UI tuner settings. By default system UI tuner is Google Pixel 2 hidden feature. Let see steps to enable hidden system UI tuner on Pixel 2 XL and add or remove Google Pixel 2 status bar icons from home screen.

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How to remove Google Pixel 2 status bar icons

First of all make sure enable system UI tuner in your Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo 8.1 & 8.0 devices. You’ll enable it using below steps:

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel from top of the screen in your Pixel 2

Activate system UI tuner on Pixel 2 Oreo


Step 2: Tap & hold on Settings gear icon few seconds

Enable hidden system UI tuner on Pixel 2 XL Oreo

You can see this message: Congrats! System UI tuner has been added to settings

If not enable system UI tuner then first of all make sure enable developer mode in Pixel 2 device using below settings.

Settings > System > About Phone > Tap build number 7 times

Step 3: After enable developer mode, again follow step 1 and step 2

Pixel 2 system UI tuner settings

Now go to settings > System > System UI tuner

Pixel 2 icons remove from status bar

Here you can see status bar and Do Not Disturb settings.

Step 4: Tap on Status bar

Here you’ll see many options such as Auto-rotate screen, hedset, work profile, cast, hotspot, Bluetooth, Do not Disturb, Aeroplane mode, Alarm, Battery and more. Adjust Pixel 2 icons on status bar you want to see on screen.

How to remove Google Pixel 2 status bar icons

Enable option you want to show icons on status bar and disable toggle button to hide or remove Google Pixel 2 status bar icons.

Hide Pixel 2 XL status bar icons

If you want to disable all options, all Pixel 2 icons remove from status bar (Show above screenshot).

And that’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to remove Google Pixel 2 status bar icons. Do you find this information helpful? Share your thought with us on below comment section. Don’t forget to check out our other handy Pixel 2 tips.

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