Status Bar

The status bar at the top of the home screen provides phone and service status information on the right side and notification alerts on the left. To view the notifications window or access the quick settings menu, tap the status bar and drag it down.

Status Bar Layout

illustration of status bar with callouts

Main Notification Icons



hotspot on notification icon

Mobile Hotspot is on

message notification icon

New text or MMS message

voicemail notification icon

New voicemail

gmail notification icon

New Gmail message

screen captured notification icon

Screen captured

error notification icon

General notification (for example, sync error)

more notifications icon

More notifications available (tap to view)

missed call notification icon

Missed call

call in progress notification icon

Call in progress

downloading status icon


uploading status icon


usb connection status icon

USB connection

Main Status Icons



bluetooth status icon

Bluetooth active

headphones status icon

Headset connected

location on status icon

Location service (GPS) is on

location off status icon

Location service (GPS) is off

wifi signal status icon

Wi-Fi active

ringer vibrate status icon


speakerphone status icon

Speakerphone active

full signal status icon

Network (full signal)

lte status icon

Sprint 4G LTE data service

3g status icon

Sprint 3G data service

roaming signal status icon


airplane mode status icon

Airplane mode

sync status icon

Data synchronizing – connected to HTC Sync

alarm notification icon

Alarm set

battery charging status icon

Battery (charging)

battery full status icon

Battery (full charge)