FORUMS

Google No Longer Sending Calendar SMS Notifications

In a not entirely surprising move, Google announced that it’s putting an … more

Enable Multi-Window Mode on M Developer Preview

What was not mentioned in yeterday’s keynote was Android M’s multi-window … more

I/O Summary: Google Cardboard Virtual Reality

One year ago, Google introduced cardboard. Amazingly enough, that was all it took to fire … more

Android M Preview Images – XDA TV

Android M preview images are available. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he … more

[Q] anyone know what this icon is?

Thanks Meter: 1
 
By htcdude123, Junior Member on 4th September 2014, 11:45 PM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
I'm sure some people are going to thing I'm dumb, but does anyone know what this icon is? My first thought was home something like home wifi but that doesn't make sense and the only two times I have seen it was at a tattoo parlor and at work.


Attachment 2924870
 
 
4th September 2014, 11:46 PM |#2  
wtoj34's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag San Antonio, TX
Thanks Meter: 162
 
More
Settings, about, help, icon glossary. I believe it means you are somehow connected to a network extender
The Following User Says Thank You to wtoj34 For This Useful Post: [ View ]
4th September 2014, 11:48 PM |#3  
S1L3nTShaDoWz's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 75
 
More
I'm quite sure that is a 'network extender', what it does is it extends your mobile data to give you better signal, sort of like a little mini 4g tower or whatever.
5th September 2014, 01:25 AM |#4  
darienms1986's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Minnesota
Thanks Meter: 175
 
More
A lot of companies have their buildings wired with network extenders for poor service indoors.... Basically makes it voip for calls, But you will only get 1x/3g data speed, depends on which extender they use
5th September 2014, 03:00 AM |#5  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by wtoj34

Settings, about, help, icon glossary. I believe it means you are somehow connected to a network extender

I would have done this but I get a toast message or whatever the message is called now saying " unable to find activity to hold this action“

Thank u for the advice about the extender.

Sent from my HTC6525LVW using XDA Free mobile app
Last edited by htcdude123; 5th September 2014 at 12:19 PM. Reason: app messed up my post
7th September 2014, 01:42 PM |#6  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 25
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by htcdude123

I would have done this but I get a toast message or whatever the message is called now saying " unable to find activity to hold this action“

Thank u for the advice about the extender.

Sent from my HTC6525LVW using XDA Free mobile app

I can confirm that it's a network extender. We have a vacation home in a very poor service area and my previous employer agreed to supply one so that I would be reachable by cell phone (we pretty much live at the vacation house from April through September). The only time I see that icon is when I'm there, and it disappears when I get 30-50 meters away from the house.

I left that company but was told to keep the extender, which is great . . . without it my battery drain is astronomical as the phone would seek and attempt to hold a signal.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in Verizon One (M8) Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting by ThreadRank