I have an icon on the top bar of my phone that looks like a square with 2 hills. It won't go away when I clear it.

It looks like the first icon on the top in this image:

Notification icon

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    It looks like the screenshot icon, if you expand you notification drawer do you see anything related to having taken a screenshot?
    – bmdixon
    Mar 10 '15 at 17:25
  • No not in my gallery either. It's just there and wont clear lol
    – Britt
    Mar 10 '15 at 17:27
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    Yes, is the screenshot icon Mar 10 '15 at 20:35

As stated in the comments, this is the screenshot icon.

If you pull down the notification bar, you should see a notification that says "Screenshot is being saved" (it's not "Screenshot was saved" because you can't swipe it away and it's not "Couldn't have screenshot" because it doesn't have an ! in it).

It's possible you accidentally hit the key combination to take a screenshot (like Power + Volume Down) and that made the notification.


Hold the icon for a couple of seconds and enter the application manager.. Find out which icon it is.. And force stop it .


Although I can't see the image, it sounds like the NFC icon. This was added as default on in lollipop but you can turn it off via settings.

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