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Master Geek
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Topic # 26880 6-Oct-2008 16:44
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Ive had my Nokia 6275i for about two months now, had no problems with it at all, its a great phone.. Apart from an annoying blue flag (with a green tick maybe) icon that I cant remove. Ive spoken to 5 people from telecom today and they have no idea. I know its got something to so with positioning but how do I turn it off? Has anyone managed to get rid of this icon?


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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 169346 6-Oct-2008 16:58
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Is it the bluetooth icon?  (might be stupid question, but I know several people who had no idea)

What happens when you go to:

Menu > Settings > Phone

details > Icon details.

Does it tell you what it is?

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Master Geek
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Reply # 169349 6-Oct-2008 17:03
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lol no its not the bluetooth icon.. I said blue flag.


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  Reply # 169361 6-Oct-2008 18:14

Its the GPS location flag. Look up GPS in the manual.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 169364 6-Oct-2008 18:22
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Any idea how to get rid of it? Ive looked everywhere!

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 169381 6-Oct-2008 19:20
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The flag will go away if I can work out how to turn the Location Info Sharing off, but I dont think I can, which really annoys me because its uses alot of battery.

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  Reply # 169398 6-Oct-2008 20:15
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Is it under,  menu | settings | Network Services?
Just had a quick look online manual. 

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 169550 7-Oct-2008 12:37
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The only options in that menu is Call divert and Network Feature sett.

Would it have anything to do with the Network Feature sett.?

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Master Geek

  Reply # 170621 11-Oct-2008 15:58
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i looked into it when the phone was first released - you cant get rid of it! (would like to know if you could tho lol)

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 170629 11-Oct-2008 16:54
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It's in the Log>Positioning menu

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Master Geek

  Reply # 170832 13-Oct-2008 11:28
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woox4: It's in the Log>Positioning menu

Then which option?

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  Reply # 171430 16-Oct-2008 09:38
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If you have a look at the positioning sub-menu of the positioning menu, you can choose to accept/ reject/ confirm or have personal rules (no idea what that is). My log only shows requests from GPS info (which came with the phone) and MGMaps, so I wonder if the ability exists on the Telecom network to ask for a phone's location.

From the N76 Manual:

You may receive a request from a network service to

receive your position information. Service providers may

offer information about local topics, such as weather or

traffic conditions, based upon the location of your device.

Haven't found a way to get rid of the icon entirely but if you are concerned about big brother you can choose to refuse all requests.

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