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 notification panel or access the quick settings menu, pull down the status bar from the top of the screen.

Status Bar Layout

screenshot of status bar with callouts

Main Status Icons



bluetooth status icon

Bluetooth® active

gps status icon

GPS active

wifi connected status icon

Wi-Fi® active

vibrate status icon


ringer off status icon


mic muted status icon

Microphone off

speakerphone status icon

Speakerphone active

alarm priority status icon

Do not disturb mode (alarms only or priority)

total silence status icon

Do not disturb mode (total silence)

signal status icon

Network (full signal)

lte status icon

Enhanced 4G LTE data service

3G status icon

3G data service

airplane status icon

Airplane mode

alarm set status icon

Alarm set

battery charging status icon

Battery (charging)

battery full status icon

Battery (full charge)

battery low status icon

Battery (low)

headset status icon

Wired headset connected

Main Notification Icons



missed calls notification icon

Missed call

new voicemail notification icon

New voicemail

new email notification icon / new emails notification icon

New email from the Email app

new aol notification icon

New AOL email from the Email app

new exchange email notification icon

New Exchange ActiveSync email from the Email app

new hotmail notification icon

New Hotmail message from the Email app

new outlook notification icon

New Outlook email from the Email app

new yahoo email notification icon

New Yahoo! mail from the Email app

new gmail notification icon / new gmails notification icon

New message(s) from the Gmail app

new message notification icon

New text or MMS message

upcoming event notification icon


usb notification icon

USB connection

call in progress notification icon

Call in progress

wifi detected notification icon

Open Wi-Fi network detected

music notification icon / music playing icon

Music playing

store updates notification icon

Updates available from Google Play Store

downloading notification icon

Downloading or receiving data

uploading notification icon

Uploading or sending data

Note: Additional notification icons may appear. All notifications may be accessed through the notification panel.