What are the different Indicator Icons on my Samsung Windows 8 Phone and what do they mean?

The status bar at the top of the Start screen provides phone and service status information.

Indicator Icons
Full Signal Strength
High Signal Strength
Medium Signal Strength
Low Signal Strength
Very Low Signal Strength
Extremely Low Signal
No Signal: You are not connected to your carrier's wireless network.
Roaming: You are roaming outside of your carrier's wireless network.
Airplane mode: Cellular, Wi-Fi®, FM radio, and Bluetooth® connections are all turned off simultaneously when you turn on Airplane mode.
SIM Card Missing: Displays when you do not have a SIM card installed in your phone or when the phone cannot read the SIM card.
SIM Card Locked: Your SIM card is locked with a PIN code for security.
4G LTE: You are connected to your carrier's 4G LTE network.
4G: You are connected to your carrier's 4G network.
EDGE: You are connected to your carrier's EDGE data network.
Call Forwarding Active: Call forwarding is active. Calls will be forwarded to the designated number.
Wi-Fi on and connected: You have Wi-Fi on and are connected to a Wi-Fi access point.
Wi-Fi on and not connected: You have Wi-Fi on but are not connected to a Wi-Fi access point.
Internet Sharing On: You have Internet Sharing turned on and your wireless data are being shared.
Bluetooth On: Bluetooth is turned on and a device is connected to your phone.
Vibrate Mode: Your phone is set to vibrate only.
Silent Mode: Your phone is set to not ring or vibrate.

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