That's "normal". No, it's not trying to sync. It's green due to a bug. As a side note, the only way to turn the green off is to do a factory reset or if you use a custom ROM, reinstall the ROM. Otherwise, just ignore it.
Originally Posted by lennie paz
I followed the tutorial, and I do get the license agreement, but the sync icon next to backup assistant is still green. Does that mean it's still trying to sync and using my battery?