Just take a look at the to see how much location and time tracking your phone does on you…. What happens if you turn location services off altogether? Does this solve your problem? Are you curious about other icons that appear at the top of your iPhone screen? Once it's toggled off reenable background app refreshing and toggle off the offending apps. This can be done very easily, you can turn off all Location Services completely or choose which applications can access them. Car Play Your iPhone is connected to CarPlay. It's almost exactly how you used to bring up Control Center, and it becomes natural very quickly. Thanks for giving me the heads up about this BeWeather 2 app. Apple Watch generates the issue.
After I unpaired mine things got back to normal. On iPhone X and later, only some of the icons appear in the top-left or top-right corner of the screen either side of the notch. I posted the similar question on the Apple support communities. I leave the master switch off until I intend to actually use it. If only I could delete the Apple weather app. This move automatically disables background app refresh to save battery. When highlighted blue, it means your Bluetooth is on.
For example, you can use Reminders. Not used Play Shows that a song, audiobook, or podcast is playing. Have you tried rebooting your device? For others still something else. You can turn it off either by changing a setting within the app, or turning off the location services switch for that particular app. Turn location services off, wait a couple of mins and see what happens.
There are new animations that perform smooth transitions between all the various states the status bar can take. However, it does not mean you are connected to a device, but that your iPhone is available to pair with a device through the Settings app. I had to turn all three off because they would just cause the hollow arrow to stay always on after successfully finding location with a solid arrow , making it look like permanent geofencing even though it's not. And, no, it doesn't bother me a bit. Network activity Shows network activity. In my case it was Google Maps and Yahoo weather. Both these iPhone models have common hardware specs like 1.
But you will be amazed and shock when you see how much indetail your iphone tracks you. The left side of the status bar will feature the system clock time, with the right side primary displaying WiFi, cellular signal strength and battery life. Wi-Fi networks, however, are even faster than any cellular data network. This is the best way to handle annoying telemarketer phone calls on your iPhone. I'm not sure if I'll leave it like that or not since it will have some sort of impact on the Now cards, but I'm not sure how much.
I've tried turning that one off, and doesn't help too much anyway. From additional Home screens or widget screens to the main Home screen. Even if closing everything, nothing set to always, on both iPads mini4, Pro12 and iPhone are now all showing this. Just a short drag and release, no need to keep your finger down. That will help to narrow down the issue. Status bar icons and symbols on the iPhone There are a whole set of icons that appear along the top of your iPhone on the status bar.
Apple recently launched its flagship smartphone in two variants as iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. When highlighted orange, your internet and Bluetooth connections are turned off and calls and texts will not be received. Sent from my iPhone 5S using iMore Forums mobile app. Turn off those you don't want or need to know your location. The next best thing I could do was find out if apps are running in the background.
Someone there was finally able to help with a solution. It's the background app refresh. Not available in all areas. This icon represents the battery life of your headset, speaker, or earbuds. Portrait orientation lock Shows that the iPhone screen is locked in portrait orientation. The default is Off for that, but it's possible the update turned that on for whatever reason. It should explain what those odd-looking iPhone symbols mean.
In this short video I cover how to figure out which app is causing the indicator to be present, and how to fix it. And I haven't tried turning it off completely since I need it once in a while for gpsI understand that you need it on, but just turn it off altogether, do it right now, to see if the icon dissapear or not. I do not have Apple Watch and all of my apps are either set to never use the location or use when in use and yet I get the hollow location icon. Name me an incident where something bad happened because an app had someone's location. Bluetooth battery Shows the battery level of a supported paired Bluetooth device. When an app runs in the background, it can use the location services if the location services are set for this app. If this icon is highlighted green, it means your iPhone can use cellular data.
This is a quick way to double check whether your alarm is set for the next morning. If not present, your alarm is turned off. The more bars, the stronger the connection. Unlike the other gestures, you do need to set it up first. Luckily, the Home button has been replaced with a Home gesture and it's incredibly easy to do. You can also perform the rest of the steps from your lock screen, if necessary.