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Astronaut

Strange symbol at top of the notification panel anyone know?

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I was go through my phone (exploring). About hour ago I noticed a strange symbol right next to the little wifi symbol at the top. I've never seen it before.

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SeaboundAvian
Asteroid

Re: Strange symbol at top of the notification panel anyone know?

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That means "Data Saver" is active. While Data saver is on, all background data will be stopped to conserve data. While this is good for low data plans, do note that some apps can't get notifications with Data Saver on. Go to Settings>Connections>Data Usage>Data Saver to turn it on or off.

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Daddy914
Constellation

Re: Strange symbol at top of the notification panel anyone know?

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It's battery saver mode is turned on

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SeaboundAvian
Asteroid

Re: Strange symbol at top of the notification panel anyone know?

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That means "Data Saver" is active. While Data saver is on, all background data will be stopped to conserve data. While this is good for low data plans, do note that some apps can't get notifications with Data Saver on. Go to Settings>Connections>Data Usage>Data Saver to turn it on or off.

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Bpp3
Cosmic Ray

Re: Strange symbol at top of the notification panel anyone know?

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Data saver I believe...

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Astronaut

Re: Strange symbol at top of the notification panel anyone know?

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Thanks a lot. New phones, new toys. Lol. 😄

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Samsung Care Ambassador

Re: Strange symbol at top of the notification panel anyone know?

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It's data saver

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