How to change the status bar notification icons' color/tint in android (marshmallow and above 23+)?-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

As the title says, how do I change the status bar icons’ color to have a dark tint instead of the default white.

FROM

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TO

dark status bar

How to solve:

For the status bar icons’ to have a dark tint instead of the default white, add the following tag in your styles.xml (or more precisely in values-v23/styles.xml) file:

<item name="android:windowLightStatusBar" tools:targetApi="23">true</item>

You can also change the flag at runtime by setting it to any View:

View yourView = findViewById(R.id.your_view);

if (Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.M) {
    if (yourView != null) {
        yourView.setSystemUiVisibility(View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_LIGHT_STATUS_BAR);
    }
}

If you want to reset the changes, clear the flag like this:

yourView.setSystemUiVisibility(0);

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Below is sample code, change status bar color when switch between portrait&landscapse. portrait mode : light bar, dark icon; landscape mode : dark bar, light icon; Theme: “Theme.AppCompat.Light”

    @Override
    public void onConfigurationChanged(Configuration newConfig) {
        super.onConfigurationChanged(newConfig);
        Window window = getWindow();
        View decorView = window.getDecorView();
        if(Configuration.ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE == newConfig.orientation) {
            decorView.setSystemUiVisibility(View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_LAYOUT_STABLE
                    | View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_LAYOUT_HIDE_NAVIGATION
                    | View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_LAYOUT_FULLSCREEN
                    | View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_HIDE_NAVIGATION
                    | View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_FULLSCREEN
                    | View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_IMMERSIVE_STICKY);
            if (Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.LOLLIPOP) {
                window.setStatusBarColor(Color.parseColor("#55000000")); // set dark color, the icon will auto change light
            }
        } else {
            decorView.setSystemUiVisibility(View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_VISIBLE|View.SYSTEM_UI_FLAG_LIGHT_STATUS_BAR);
            if (Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.LOLLIPOP) {
                window.setStatusBarColor(Color.parseColor("#fffafafa"));
            }
        }
    }

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