What are the different Indicator Icons on my Samsung Galaxy S™ II Epic™ 4G Touch, and what do they mean?

Learn about the different indicator icons on your device.

  • Indicator Icons
    Signal Strength: The greater the number of bars, the stronger the signal. Airplane Mode: You cannot send or receive any calls or access online information.
    No Signal: No service is available. Emergency Mode: You are in Emergency calling mode.
    3G: Connected to the 3G network. Flashing colored arrows indicate data being transmitted. 4G LTE: Connected to the 4G LTE network. An animated icon indicates data being transmitted.
    Google Play™ Store Updates: Application updates are available for download from Google Play Store. Google Play Store Download: Google Play Store download has successfully been installed.
    Call: Call is in progress. Missed Call: Missed incoming call.
    Hold: Active call is on hold. Auto Reject Mode: Device is set to automatically reject All Calls or from Reject List.
    Download: File or application download is in progress. Upload: Outbound file transfer is in progress.
    Speakerphone: Speakerphone is active. Mute: Microphone is muted on active call.
    Notifications: There are too many on-screen notification icons to display. Touch to display more notifications. Music Player: Song is playing within the Music Player application.
    Battery: Displays the charge level. Icon shown indicates the battery is fully charged. Charging: Battery is charging.
    Battery Critical: Battery has only 4 percent or less power remaining and will soon shut down. New Email: New email message received.
    New Message: New message received. Voicemail: New voicemail received.
    Visual Voicemail: New visual voicemail received. New Google+™: New Google+ notification received.
    New Gmail™: New Gmail message received. Samsung Account: Set up a Samsung account.
    Kies Air: Kies Air is active and communicating. Alarm: An alarm has been set.
    Event: Reminder for a Calendar Event. Silent/Mute: All sounds are silenced, and Silent mode is set to Mute.
    Vibrate: All sounds except media and alarms are silenced, and Silent mode is set to Vibrate GPS: GPS is on and communicating.
    Sync: Data and application synchronization is in progress. Screenshot: A screen capture has been taken and stored in the clipboard.
    Input Method: When the keyboard is active, touch to select the text input mode. AllShare® Play: Device is sharing/streaming media to a nearby device.
    AllShare Controller: Device is connected to a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)-certified device. Bluetooth Active: Bluetooth® feature is active on the device.
    Bluetooth Available: Bluetooth feature is active and there is an available visible Bluetooth device. Bluetooth Connected: Bluetooth feature is active and communicating with another device.
    Wi-Fi® Active: Wi-Fi is connected, active, and communicating with a Wireless Access Point. Wi-Fi Available: Wi-Fi feature is active, and there is an available and open Wi-Fi network.
    Wi-Fi Direct Active: Wi-Fi Direct is active and another device is available nearby. Wi-Fi Direct Connected: Wi-Fi Direct is active and your device is communicating with another device.
    microSD™ Alert: Memory card has been unexpectedly or improperly removed. microSD Unmount: Memory card has been unmounted and is now ready for removal or formatting.
    USB: Device is connected to a computer via a supported USB cable. Mobile Hotspot: Device is configured as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot.

     

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