iPhone Life Magazine - - How To -

If you look closely, you'll no­tice a row of small sym­bols run­ning across the top of your screen. Know­ing what they mean can help you gain help­ful in­for­ma­tion at a glance:

Cell Sig­nal Strength of cel­lu­lar net­work (if you're out of range, “No ser­vice” will ap­pear).

Air­plane Mode All phone, In­ter­net, and Blue­tooth ca­pa­bil­i­ties are


Car­rier and Net­work Type Your car­rier's name and type of data con­nec­tion: LTE, 4G, 3G, E, or GPRS.

Wi-Fi Call Mak­ing a call via a Wi-Fi net­work.

Wi-Fi Strength of In­ter­net con­nec­tion over a Wi-Fi net­work.

Do Not Dis­turb All in­com­ing mes­sages, calls, and no­ti­fi­ca­tions are


Per­sonal Hotspot Your de­vice is pro­vid­ing a per­sonal hotspot for another de­vice.

Sync­ing Your iDe­vice is sync­ing with iTunes.

Net­work Ac­tiv­ity Your de­vice is pro­cess­ing a re­quest.

Call For­ward­ing Call For­ward­ing is turned on.

VPN You have se­cure ac­cess to pri­vate data via a vir­tual pri­vate net­work.

TTY Your de­vice is set to work with a TTY ma­chine for hear­ing and speech im­pair­ments.

Ori­en­ta­tion Lock You've locked the screen in por­trait ori­en­ta­tion.


An alarm is set.

Lo­ca­tion Ser­vices An app or sys­tem set­ting is track­ing your lo­ca­tion.

Blue­tooth When grey, Blue­tooth is on but the phone is not paired with a de­vice. When blue or white, Blue­tooth is paired.

Blue­tooth Bat­tery Bat­tery level of a paired Blue­tooth gad­get.

Bat­tery Sta­tus Shows bat­tery level or charg­ing sta­tus.

Air­Play Your de­vice is con­nected to Ap­ple TV or another Air­Play-en­abled de­vice.

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