8

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note 5 on Android Marshmallow. I was just wondering what that oval-shaped symbol near the top center was.

screenshot

  • Not sure which app/message it belongs to, but it must come from some system app (as it appears on the right side, it's a system (status) notification). Can you check your QuickSettings if they contain something similar looking which is activated? The Android version on your device might be helpful to know, too. – Izzy Apr 27 '16 at 8:51
  • 5
    Can you provide us the output of adb shell dumpsys statusbar? You would need adb setup in PC and usb-debugging enabled in device. Can you also select SystemUI in Resource Browser app and see if that icon shows up there? – Firelord Apr 27 '16 at 12:08
  • 2
    Somebody posted this in an answer (now deleted): forum.xda-developers.com/tmobile-galaxy-note5/themes-apps/… – Firelord May 1 '16 at 16:35
2

According to a mod to remove the icon on XDA Forum, it's RCS Service.

According to GSM Association (GSMA), the one behind the development of RCS technology,

What is RCS?

Rich Communications Services (RCS) is the platform that enables delivery of communication experiences beyond voice and SMS. It provides consumers with instant messaging or chat, one to one or to groups, live video and file sharing across devices on any network.

RCS marks the transition of messaging and voice capabilities from Circuit Switched technology to an all-IP world. It shares the same IMS investment and leverages the same IMS capabilities as VoLTE and video calls over LTE.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.