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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by karlcoot, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. karlcoot

    karlcoot Active Member
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    I've attached an icon from my taskbar, just wondering what it does?

    I've got mobile data, sync, and wi-fi off. Does this icon represent 3G being on (even though I have mobile data off).

    Or is it just a standard default icon?
     

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  2. glenmcfar

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    That's the icon for the 3G Watchdog app which monitors your internet usage. Swipe down from the top of the screen and you'll get more info in the notification area.

    Glen.
     
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  3. kboya

    kboya Well-Known Member
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    as above, but it is only an icon for that app and does not represent data 'on'
     
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  4. karlcoot

    karlcoot Active Member
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    Fast responses as ever. Never even crossed my mind that! Thanks.
     
  5. sansenoy

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    you should open it and make sure the refresh setting isn't too aggressive; I've once set mine up to update every 30sec and forgot to switch back, it nearly killed my battery overnight (no data loss, just power from constant usage); keep it on hourly intervals, you'll be fine.
     
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  6. DaddyCee

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    oops mines on every minute, wondered why my battery was rapidly depleting.
     
  7. karlcoot

    karlcoot Active Member
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    Yes, I already had mine on every hour (would prefer a manual option tbh) but thanks!
     
  8. Freddiew

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    Thanks for the tip, I just changed the setting on mine :D
     
  9. tef89

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    Unless you have the setting 'Show icon only when data connection is active' (or similar) ;)
     
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