Root 3g color changes. Explain

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kolosus, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. kolosus

    kolosus Well-Known Member
    113

    Oct 12, 2010
    923
    341
    113
    PA/NJ Usa
    I've noticed that my 3g icon changes colors. Someone with more knowledge please explain.

    Sometimes its greyed out. Sometimes the 3g is white but the arrows are greyed out. Those I can guess.

    What really bothers me is when the 3g is white and then the 3g changes to green. When it changes to green so does my signal bars. Then when I switch to wifi the signal bars go white and after a few seconds the signal bars go green and the wifi icon goes green with it.

    What's all them mean? Is there an icon glossary somewhere?
     

    Advertisement
  2. MiguelAMX

    MiguelAMX Well-Known Member
    53

    Nov 23, 2011
    216
    52
    53
    I've experienced this with 1x speeds where CTMOD does not have white icons for 1x speeds (well an older version didn't)

    Im guessing your experiencing the same.
     
  3. kolosus

    kolosus Well-Known Member
    113

    Oct 12, 2010
    923
    341
    113
    PA/NJ Usa
    What does the green 3g and the non-green 3g (white) mean? Nothing guys?
     
  4. easytarget16

    easytarget16 Well-Known Member
    23

    Sep 24, 2011
    47
    49
    23
    Male
    College Student
    Grand Rapids, MI, United States
    Okay, what I've noticed is that it will only turn green (or whatever theme color) if you have Background Data enabled in Account Settings. In addition to that, I found that the grey color is referred to as "connected" and the green color is "fully connected."

    So basically, the green color means that your background data/syncing is working. It also seems to indicate a more stable internet connection.

    EDIT: Oh, and in CTMod I think the default theme only changes the 1X color to green. The 3G just seems to turn a brighter white I think. It's really hard to tell.
     
  5. trenchkato

    trenchkato Well-Known Member
    93

    Jul 9, 2011
    507
    127
    93
    Atlanta, Georgia
    The color of the icon shows if you are currently signed into a Google account

    Green means syncing to Google service

    Grey means you have a data connection but no connection to Google
     
    go2vegas likes this.
  6. wetbiker7

    wetbiker7 Well-Known Member
    Contributor
    5,323

    Jun 27, 2011
    7,475
    3,426
    5,323
    Male
    USN Vet. / Certified Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counse
    So-Cal

    Thanks for confirming that. I was pretty sure I had read that before but couldn't find the post.

    I think Bloodawn had mentioned it.
     

Share This Page

Loading...