How to stop status bar fading Android notification icons

Just starting to test my Ionic 4 port on Android, and I have noticed when the app is running, I cannot see my other device notifications except for the battery indicator.

The the phone (Samsung Galaxy 6) , I currently have the following notifications…


However, when I run the app, I only see…


Actually they are there (didn’t notice until I did the screen shot), but they you can’t really see them on the device.

Is there any way to stop these being so faded?

Thanks in advance!