My Samsung Droid Charge has an icon in my status bar that looks like a plus inside a diamond with three curved lines extending from its right side. It is the left-most icon in the right adjusted icons in the status bar of this home screen capture.

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What is this icon for? Also, is there a setting where I can remove it?

  • it looks similar to the gps icon i've seen on other devices, have you checked your location settings? – jlehenbauer Aug 24 '11 at 15:45

According to the manual (WARNING: pdf file) for the phone (page 24), it is the GPS icon.


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  • Of course, I should have RTFM. I did check out the Android 2.2.x PDF but didn't think to look at the manual for my actual phone. – Matt Casto Aug 24 '11 at 17:03

According to the user manual (page 31 in my PDF viewer, actual page 24), that means your GPS is on/in use. You can check your system settings to disable location services (usually Settings->Location and Security).

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