What do the different indicator icons mean on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Last Update Date : Jan 10. 2018

Last updated: 8 May, 2014

 

Signal Strength icon Signal Strength: The greater the number of bars, the stronger the signal.
No Signal icon No Signal: No service is available.
No SIM Card icon SIM Card: No SIM card installed in the device.
No SIM Card icon SIM Card: No SIM card installed in the device.
No SIM Card icon SIM Card: No SIM card installed in the device.
No SIM Card icon SIM Card: No SIM card installed in the device.
Airplane Mode icon Airplane Mode: Airplane mode is turned on. You cannot send or receive any calls or access online information.
Roaming: Roaming on a service provider’s partner network.
Roaming: Roaming on service provider’s partner networks.
3G : Connected to the 3G network. Flashing arrows indicate data being transmitted.
4G : Connected to the 4G network. Flashing arrows indicate data being transmitted.
4G LTE: Connected to the 4G LTE network. Flashing arrows indicate data being transmitted.
Booster: Download Booster is turned on.
Wi-Fi Active: Wi-Fi is connected, turned on, and communicating with a wireless network.
Wi-Fi® In Range: A wireless network is in range.
Wi-Fi® Not Connected: Wi-Fi network is available, or there is an issue with the wireless network.
Wi-Fi Direct®: Wi-Fi Direct is turned on, and your device is communicating with another device.
Wi-Fi Timer: Wi-Fi timer as been set on the device.
Hotspot: Device is configured as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
USB Tethered: Device is tethered via a supported USB cable connection.
USB connected icon USB: Device is connected to a computer via a supported USB cable.
USB connected icon USB: Device is connected to a computer via a supported USB 3.0 cable.
Bluetooth® Tethered: Device is tethered via a Bluetooth connection.
Bluetooth Active: Bluetooth feature is turned on on the device.
Bluetooth Connected: Bluetooth feature is turned on and communicating with another device.
Battery: Displays the charge level. Icon shown indicates the battery is fully charged.
Battery Charging: Battery is currently charging.
Battery Critical: Battery has only four percent or less power remaining and will soon shut down.
Power Saving Mode: Power Saving is turned on and conserving battery power for your device.
Active Call icon Call: Call is in progress.
Active Call icon Call Ended: Call has ended.
Call Missed icon Missed Call: Missed incoming call.
Auto Reject Mode icon Auto Reject Mode: Device is set to reject All Calls or from Reject List.
Call Forwarding Active Call Forwarding: Call forwarding is turned on.
Call Hold icon Hold: Active call is on hold.
Speakerphone Active icon Speakerphone: Speakerphone is turned on.
Speakerphone Active icon Call Bluetooth: Acive call is routed through a Bluetooth headset.
Call Muted icon Mute: Microphone is muted on active call.
Voicemail: New voicemail received.
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.
New Message: New message received.
New Email: New email message received.
Email Sending: Email is sending.
Message Alert: MMS message failed.
New Gmail™: New Gmail message received.
Multiple Gmail™: Multiple Gmail messages received.

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