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By ChrisNee1988, Senior Member on 28th March 2014, 12:58 PM
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Anyone know why the 4g/3g icon stays on the status bar while I'm connected to WiFi? My status bar is getting extremely cluttered... On my Galaxy S4, it went away when I disabled caller ID but it didn't work on this phone.
 
 
28th March 2014, 01:30 PM |#2  
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I believe it is just to show you what network you are on. still uses wifi just shows as like a backup if that makes sense
28th March 2014, 03:47 PM |#3  
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I think it's a sense thing. All the icons up there are annoying me. At one point I only had 3 notification icons available after blue tooth alarm vibrate battery percent and then there's a couple that pop up and I'm not sure what causes them.

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28th March 2014, 05:02 PM |#4  
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I think it's a sense thing. All the icons up there are annoying me. At one point I only had 3 notification icons available after blue tooth alarm vibrate battery percent and then there's a couple that pop up and I'm not sure what causes them.

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There's one for boomsound and one for NFC, my bar fills up really quick too.
28th March 2014, 05:40 PM |#5  
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No room at all for notifications

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28th March 2014, 06:31 PM |#6  
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I think it's a sense thing. All the icons up there are annoying me. At one point I only had 3 notification icons available after blue tooth alarm vibrate battery percent and then there's a couple that pop up and I'm not sure what causes them.

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It's not a sense thing. It is part of the Caller ID crap that Verizon puts on your phone. It is using your wifi not cell data. If and when we achieve root and you use titanium backup to uninstall the caller ID, it will disappear. My SGS4 had the same thing on it till I rooted and used titanium backup to uninstall. If you disable the caller ID app it may remove the icon.

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28th March 2014, 06:49 PM |#7  
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It's not a sense thing. It is part of the Caller ID crap that Verizon puts on your phone. It is using your wifi not cell data. If and when we achieve root and you use titanium backup to uninstall the caller ID, it will disappear. My SGS4 had the same thing on it till I rooted and used titanium backup to uninstall. If you disable the caller ID app it may remove the icon.

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I disabled caller id and it didn't go away.
28th March 2014, 06:55 PM |#8  
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I disabled caller id and it didn't go away.

It is part of the app whether disabled or not it may also be integrated into the operating system that's all you had to titanium backup to actually uninstall it
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29th March 2014, 05:38 AM |#9  
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Anyone know why the 4g/3g icon stays on the status bar while I'm connected to WiFi? My status bar is getting extremely cluttered... On my Galaxy S4, it went away when I disabled caller ID but it didn't work on this phone.

It started for me with the 4.4.2 update on the M7. Guess they carried it over.

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