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Topic # 112104 26-Nov-2012 16:52 Send private message

Hi all,

So I had a fairly rowdy night on Friday, and on Saturday I woke up to notice a new notification icon thingy in the top left hand part of my screen. Funny thing is, it doesn't say anything about it when I access the pull down menu, nor does it mention it anywhere else in the phones interface.

Has anyone else seen this icon before? I've had the phone for about a month now and have literally never come accross it before (at least not that I remember).

Special prize for the person who can figure it out!! Pics below















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  Reply # 723170 26-Nov-2012 16:57 Send private message

I've had it before.

If I recall correctly it's when there are too many icons to display in the status bar, so that icon you see there is to indicate you have lots of notification icons. Not sure why there'd be nothing there tho when you swipe down.




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  Reply # 723172 26-Nov-2012 16:58 Send private message

Usually shows up when you have too many notifications to display.

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  Reply # 723173 26-Nov-2012 16:59 Send private message

Fairly sure it's when you've disabled notifications

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  Reply # 723177 26-Nov-2012 17:02 Send private message

P1n3apqlExpr3ss: Fairly sure it's when you've disabled notifications


Seems correct http://www.overclock.net/t/1264573/galaxy-s3-notification-bar-icon



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  Reply # 723178 26-Nov-2012 17:07 Send private message

VICTORY!! Haha I knew it would be something like that... more of an annoyance than anything. Friendship prizes for all :)

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  Reply # 723179 26-Nov-2012 17:09 Send private message

Hmmm this is odd. I have never disabled notifications, but I have definitely had that icon when there's been lots of updates from the Play Store for example, that they can't all fit on that one line.




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  Reply # 723180 26-Nov-2012 17:10 Send private message

On a similar note, does anyone know what the eye looking symbol means? I've seen it a few times for a couple of seconds but haven't worked out what it means.

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  Reply # 723183 26-Nov-2012 17:15 Send private message

Phexx: On a similar note, does anyone know what the eye looking symbol means? I've seen it a few times for a couple of seconds but haven't worked out what it means.


it means google are watching you!!!!

Only joking.  I think you may be referring to the GPS icon.

(so actually I was right the first time)

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  Reply # 723184 26-Nov-2012 17:17 Send private message

Phexx: On a similar note, does anyone know what the eye looking symbol means? I've seen it a few times for a couple of seconds but haven't worked out what it means.


The eye symbol is the 'Smart Stay' feature where it looks to see if you are looking at the display.

If you are it stays on, if not it switches off.




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