There seems to be a bug with initializing "_statusBarBackgroundView" in the ios code.
It's initialized to YES. The code that makes it appear above the web view is in the
However, if the value did not change, it won't execute. Hence, the code
is never executed for me unless I'm toggling the flag on startup:
That fixes the issue for me in this configuration, and the status bar overlays the webview again.
It might be good enough to actually call teh the setStatusBarOverlaysWebView when defining the default.