iPhone X ‘notch’ remover now downloadable from App Store

/ 03:23 PM November 14, 2017

Image: Apple App Store/Notch Remover

iPhone X owners who are not completely impressed with the so-called camera “notch” on the otherwise all-screen front of their devices now have a workaround through an app.

Appropriately called the Notch Remover, this app disguises the iPhone X notch with a black bar. Doing so makes the top area of the iPhone X appear more like a traditional unibrow seen on most smartphones.


The device will still display the time, signal strength and battery life in their respective spaces, albeit a little more discreetly.

However, CNBC reports that the app still has a few bugs to be ironed out. It appears that the Notch Remover only works on the home screen background and not on any other apps. The report also noted that the app had been picky on the the type of background image which can be used for the home screen. It preferred tall pictures as opposed to those with a landscape orientation.


Notch Remover can be downloaded from the App Store for an inexpensive $0.99 (around P50). JB


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TOPICS: all-screen front, app, black bar, camera notch, iPhone X, notch, unibrow, workaround
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