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Android – What’s that Icon?

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 by | Filed Under: Android

I try my best to keep abreast of the technology I carry, but sometimes things slip by and catch me off guard. So, when I saw a strange icon on my Galaxy S3’s status bar, I panicked a little…

“Was I roaming? Would the charges be massive? Am I in Canada again?”

So I did what any tech-savvy individual would do in my shoes – I Googled it. It turns out that the notification icon in question tells me I’m on a “Network Extender”, which (at least in Verizon’s case) is a peripheral you can hook up in your house to bolster your cellular coverage.  

Since the person’s house I was at was way back in the woods, it made perfect sense – sense that was confirmed later when I left and the icon disappeared. 

Mystery solved…until next time!


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One Response to “Android – What’s that Icon?”

  1. Richard says:

    How did you Google it? Is their a comprehensive guide to S3 icons? Thank you.

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