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Questions tagged [notification-icons]

For questions concerning the icons on the notification bar, which usually sits on top (phones) or bottom (tablets) of your device's screen.

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Can anyone tell me what this notification is? [duplicate]

What is this icon? This is not my phone, so I cannot click on the app. Any info would be appreciated.
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What does this headset symbol on my phone means?

What does this headset symbol on the notification mean, and how can I remove it?
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What does it mean is there the flat square on top of another flat Square [duplicate]

I get notifications with a 3D mimicking icon that looks like a simple Square stacked on top of another simple Square
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N-looking icon on my status bar? [duplicate]

This is on an Samsung Galaxy S22 with all upgrades of Android but otherwise stock. I do have a bunch of apps of course. When I slide down from the top, this icon appears: Any ideas what is it?
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What app is this notification for? [duplicate]

1. List item What app does this notification icon belong to? It was sent to me in a screenshot from a Samsung Galaxy s22
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Help in identifying Notification icon [duplicate]

Can anyone help me identifying the attached notification icons other than the alarm symbol? -Ben
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Notification icon that looks like "C" with a dot in the center on Xiaomi device

I have a Xiaomi device and am confused about this icon ("C" with a dot in the center). I can't get what application this thing is.
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What is this notification icon that looks like the casting/screenshare icon?

It looks like the casting/screenshare icon, but I've checked and screen sharing is turned off? I've ended all running processes just to be safe, but it still persists. Nothing else shows when ...
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What's this icon that looks like a frequency wave with a slash through it on my Motorola One 5G Ace (T-Mobile)?

I have a newer Motorola One 5G Ace, provider is T-Mobile. I've traveled away from home, still in the US though, and have a strange icon (next to my battery indication) that doesn't go away. It looks ...
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Which circumstances allows 2 phone icons to be displayed on the notification bar? [duplicate]

I'm using Motorola Moto G50 on Android 12. I noticed that there are 2 phone icons on the notification bar, one on the left and the other beside the clock icon on the right. How come? Could this be ...
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What does this "gear with a ladybug" icon mean on Samsung devices?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, this icon (a gear with a ladybug? The sun holding the letter T?) suddenly appeared on my "swipe to unlock" screen. Now the touchscreen is unresponsive and can't ...
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Disable location icon in status bar for single app

I'm using /e/OS 15 (Android 12, a privacy-focused fork of LineageOS) on my Fairphone 4. After upgrading to Android 12, one of the changes I noticed is that every couple of seconds, the location icon ...
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What's this app icon? [duplicate]

Hi I hope anyone can help figure out this app icon on the notification bar. I can't for the life of me know what it is. lol
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What does a "crossed-out globe" system icon mean?

The "crossed-out globe" icon appears and disappears randomly. Don't really know which app or state it's representing. Seems like an unavailable connection. What does it mean?
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Green Android camera notification

Since this morning, the green camera icon on the top right of the status bar appears. When I open this notification, it says "In use by Google". The problem is that I don't have any app ...
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Location indicator always visible

After a year or two of nothing, my Motorola Moto One (XT1941) with Android 10 again started to show location indicator 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: Nothing, that I tried so far, worked. Restarting ...
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Notification icon that looks like a pointed ticket with a smiley face on it on Samsung Galaxy Note 9

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Besides the Wi-Fi icon, there is a notification icon that looks like a pointed ticket with a smiley face on it. When I pull down the notification bar, it disappears. ...
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Identify an app by notification icon when the notification disappears too quickly [duplicate]

There is a notification that repeatedly appears for a fraction of second and then immediately disappears. I was never able to have a look at it despite many attempts. The only thing I was able to see ...
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Android 12 unknown system status bar symbol:Pixel 4a

I updated my Pixel 4a to Android 12 a few days ago. Today, all of a sudden, I saw this screen like symbol on the right side of status bar, which wasn't present after updating. It is not app related ...
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What is this status bar symbol that looks like combined ♺ and ⇵? [duplicate]

Occasionally a symbol shows up in the status bar (top right) of my Samsung Galaxy S8+, but I can't figure out what's producing it or why. Any insight? Tapping it does nothing. Given the dashed "...
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What is this circular notification icon? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung J7 device and a notification logo showed up in my status bar as shown in the image. What kind of app is this? Thank you.
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What is this S icon inside white square? [duplicate]

Anybody who knows about this app please reply. Phone is Vivo
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Unknown "keyhole gallery icon" sometimes appears on lock screen?

Sometimes on my lock screen, an icon with what looks like a keyhole and some sort of gallery-related image appears for a few seconds and then disappears. It happens randomly when I turn on the screen ...
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What does a status bar icon that looks like a SIM card with a little house inside it mean?

I have Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. There is a status bar icon between the Wi-Fi and the signal icon that looks like a SIM card with a little house on it. What does this icon?
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What does this symbol means? [duplicate]

My friend is asking about this icon on the notification bar. Is it from a application or just find in page?
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Fit more notification icons on status bar

I have a xiaomi mi a3, recently updated to android 11. Before updating to android 11, on android 10, the limit of the notification icons that would show, at the left side of the status bar was 4 icons....
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How can you remove notification of new Messages chat features

A few updates ago on my Samsung Galaxy S10 added new "chat features from Google" and a notification of this new feature was flagged with the standard "N" icon:   Clicking the N ...
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Notification icons are not being displayed on the status bar

You can see that I have notifications in WhatsApp and Messages app but the notifications icons are not visible on the status bar. I have searched through the settings but couldn't find a way. Device = ...
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How goes The Guardian make (multi-) coloured notification icons?

The election notifications have a red and blue notification icon which remains coloured even in the notification bar (while other icons are monochrome to fit with custom themes). I thought android no ...
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What does a "crossed circle" system notification icon mean on Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10?

I recently spotted a "crossed circle" system notification icon on my Fire HD 10. What does it mean?
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Why do I have an alarm symbol on my notification bar when I don't have an alarm set

I recently started seeing the alarm icon on my notification bar even though I don't have an alarm set. Why is this happening? What can I do to find what's making this show? I don't want to disable the ...
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What does the music symbol notification mean

I'm using my son's hand-me-down Samsung S5. It runs Android 6.0.1 A few days ago, a music symbol (quaver) appeared on the notification bar. When I pulled it down, there was just the music symbol ...
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What is this icon on top right corner of screen? [duplicate]

I have an android phone which shows a peculiar icon on top right corner of the screen (notification area): I believe: Icon number 1 is for signal Icon number 3 is for wifi Icon number 4 is for ...
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How do I see number of or icon for unread messages?

My device: I use Android 9 on samsung galaxy s9. Background: I believe there was a feature before (or maybe currently still, but I turned it off) about showing number of unread messages on apps like ...
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What is this bunny icon, next to my internet usage speed?

A weird bunny logo has been appearing next to my internet speed lately, and I have no clue what it is. Also, I don't use any kind of VPN. I have tried googeling, but there isn't anything like that. I ...
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How can I condense the icons in the quick settings panel on Android?

Icons in the quick settings panel look like: But instead I would like to make the icons smaller: How can I condense the icons in the quick settings panel on Android? Interestingly the two above ...
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What does the "2 arrows inside a broken triangle" notification icon mean on Samsung devices?

Since yesterday, I am seeing the below icon on my Samsung Galaxy M30s that looks like 2 arrows inside a broken triangle. I have gone through the official user manual and found nothing related to this....
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How to enable missing system UI notification icons?

Is there a way to fix missing notifications icons on MIUI, on MIUI 9 there is no toggle symbol for VPN activated like WiFi or Bluetooth. I need a convenient way to confirm whether the VPN is running ...
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How can I disable notifications in the pulldown but keep status bar icons, for a specific app?

I have an app that gives me the current date in a non-Gregorian calendar. It has a permanent notification (I can't swipe it away to dismiss it) that I see in the pulldown notification area and an icon ...
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How do I organize notifications on a Galaxy Note 10 - Seperate Messages from System Nots, Different Sounds, etc

Just switched from iPhone to my Note10 and i love it. However what drives me crazy is that I get tons of system notifications that all pool in the Notification bar. However, to be honest I only really ...
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Mystery status bar icon (handset plus wifi signal indicator) [duplicate]

As the title says, does anyone know what this icon means? Just upgraded to a Samsung galaxy s10, but it's not an icon I've seen before. It sits between the wifi and cell signal strength icons. Edit/...
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What does the icon of a phone with “ID” written on it mean?

My friend is using a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 with Android 9.0 “Pie”. This icon appears on the notification bar. The icon also appears as the picture of some calls in the list of recent calls on the ...
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Bluetooth icon in status bar on Android pie

Is it possible to display the bluetooth icon in the status (notification) bar on Android 9 pie (Bootleggers rom, to be more specific), when the device is not connected to any other devices through ...
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What is this notification symbol for? [duplicate]

I’ve circled the icon in red. What is this notification/alert for?
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Unknown icon briefly appears in notifications

I'm hoping someone can help me figure out with this icon means. It's a phone with two left-pointing arrows on the right edge, and three concentric half-circles off the left edge. It appears randomly, ...
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Strange status bar icon on Samsung devices after using Developer Options

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 phone running Android 8. I have enabled Developer Options today and after I finished with it, I disabled it again. The problem is that a strange icon has left on the ...
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Identifying icon with phone on speaker mode or titled Wi-Fi under a rectangle

It just appeared today. No idea what it is. When I pull down my notification screen there's nothing new. I use an LG G6, running Android 8.0.
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What is the meaning of an "eye" system icon on Samsung devices?

This is a Samsung device showing an "eye" system icon on the notification bar. What does it mean?
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What is this icon in my status bar that looks like a finger pointing at 3 horizontal lines?

Can anyone identify this icon? here again with context: I can't find anything online and no one at Verizon or Kyocera can identify it either. I need help figuring out what this icon is and what it ...
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Forced download

I had this icon in notification bar once I connected to wifi .. Google play auto update is disabled and application update comes with no red dot ... When I scrolled down the status bar, no ...
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