Wireless connection icons
The following icons might appear at the top of your screen to indicate the wireless coverage level that your device currently
The amount of solid color indicates the strength of the
mobile signal. If the signal is weak, your device might use
more power to try to maintain the connection.
Your device is connected to the mobile network and can
access all of the features of your mobile network plan.
Your device is connected to the network type shown, but
the network functionality is limited. You might be able to
make a phone call, but you might not be able to access the
Internet or view email messages.
You have no mobile network coverage. You can only make
Your device is roaming. Extra charges might apply.
The amount of solid color indicates the strength of the Wi-Fi
signal. If the signal is weak, your device might use more
power to maintain the connection.
Your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network but there is no
Internet connectivity. Your device uses the mobile network
Wi-Fi is turned off on your device.
Your device is connected to a VPN.
Your device is in airplane mode and all of your wireless
network connections are turned off. You can turn on Wi-Fi or
Bluetooth technology, but not your connection to the
There is no SIM card in your device.
The following icons appear at the top of your screen if your device is connected or trying to connect to another device using
mobile hotspot mode, Internet tethering, Bluetooth technology, a USB cable, or NFC.
Mobile hotspot mode is turned on.
Bluetooth technology is turned on. If this icon is inside a
box, your device is connected to another device using
Your device is connected to another device using a USB
cable. If this icon is inside a box, your device is connected
to another device using USB tethering.
NFC is turned on.