Anyone know what this icon at the upper left is?


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    you might want to drag the notification panel and check.this looks like a notification from some app. – Chandrani Chatterjee Sep 12 '18 at 6:41
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    Looks like a check mark with an underline that's on top of a part of your wallpaper. – l3l_aze Sep 12 '18 at 7:39
  • @touchstone Please mention your device name. May be some video editing tools, please check whether you have similar apps. – Rahul Gopi Sep 12 '18 at 12:38
  • This is exactly the image size we need when trying to identify a very small icon on the top of your screen. Can you send a better screenshot where we don't have to guess what the icon is even trying to show? (I see two location markers on a street) – confetti Sep 12 '18 at 20:35
  • 1) it's not my wallpaper. 2) there aren't any notification messages. 3) my device is a xiaomi redmi note 5 pro, with AEX rom installed. I don't have any video editing apps. – ConsciousClay Sep 13 '18 at 5:14

The checkmark with an underline is the download completed icon (when an app downloads something using the download manager). The 3 circles are a part of the wallpaper

  • Brilliant answer! – iBug Sep 14 '18 at 7:21
  • Correct, we can see that if we notice closely. – Chandrani Chatterjee Sep 14 '18 at 7:32
  • Nothing downloaded and the circles are not part of my wallpaper. It's an icon. It disappears. And it reappears. It does so at what seems random. There's no observable pattern here. I don't understand why anyone would vote the answer correct except me. I'm obviously the only person who can confirm correctness of any answers. – ConsciousClay Sep 15 '18 at 9:39
  • @touchstone well I can't comment on the 3 circles but the checkmark is definitely a download compete icon. Check your notification history? howtogeek.com/242073/… – Rahul Sundaresan Sep 16 '18 at 3:10
  • I checked the history. Nothing is registered as happening at the times the icon appears. – ConsciousClay Sep 18 '18 at 3:31

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