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  1. droid-sls

    droid-sls New Member

    Since I installed GB on my Droid-X I notice that my phone strength bars, 3G symbol and Wireless strength symbol are either white or blue.

    Does anyone know what these specifically indicate?

    It SEEMS the white / blue for wireless might be indicating there is a successful secure connection (Blue), vs. just a linkage (white).

    Not clear what the phone strength and 3G are telling me.

    I know that some folks have tied the white phone strength to the mysterious GB phone call connects and immediately drops issue.

    Just curious if someone out there knows.

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  2. MutantCheese

    MutantCheese Well-Known Member

    I think this is accurate.
  3. adammsu

    adammsu Well-Known Member

    yep, i think blue means connected. with white i can usually get on the web, but it seems like the market and other things don't work unless its blue.

    seems to only happen after i tether, with the TBH hack and the like.

    had to reboot last time it was white...
  4. Riverman

    Riverman Well-Known Member

    Blue means you have an uninhibited connection to Google's servers. They said that back when Gingerbread first came out.
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  5. Metfanant

    Metfanant Well-Known Member

    correct...and on a AOSP device (like a Nexus) it would be Green or White
  6. loomer

    loomer Well-Known Member

    So I guess the question is, how do you get your signal blue, if it is white?
  7. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja VIP Member

    being white isnt good
    when its blue its good :)
  8. bouchigo

    bouchigo Well-Known Member

    When it's chrome like mine it's better.
  9. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja VIP Member

    chrome is too gangsta for me
  10. bouchigo

    bouchigo Well-Known Member

    It just depends on how shiney it is, as long as it isn't too shiney it's fine :D
  11. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja VIP Member

    if its not too shiny its dirty
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