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Weird Service Icon on Samsung Mythic - Not Recognized

Over the past couple of days, I've been in an area of my home that receives 3G service. Unfortunately, no other part of my home gets 3G, but that's not what's so important...

 

Up in the upper left-hand corner, on my blue little "indicator", I've seen the "E" icon, which stands for EDGE, and I've seen 3G, along with 3G+.

 

But the new icon shows just a plain "G". I was just wondering what that would stand for? Becasue this the first time I've ever seen it.

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Over the past couple of days, I've been in an area of my home that receives 3G service. Unfortunately, no other part of my home gets 3G, but that's not what's so important...

 

Up in the upper left-hand corner, on my blue little "indicator", I've seen the "E" icon, which stands for EDGE, and I've seen 3G, along with 3G+.

 

But the new icon shows just a plain "G". I was just wondering what that would stand for? Becasue this the first time I've ever seen it.

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From *intomobile* forums:

 


it means that currently u r connected to wap network or mobile network.
To get rid of this icon, simply stop the application which is accessing the wap service.
if you r unable to determine which application is using WAP, jus switch off ur mobile phone for 2 mins. n then switch it on.
The icon will be gone.
if still this doesn't helps, try removing the battery for about 5 mins.
it will certainly help.
All the best.
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that means you're on the internet or you clicked the browser and it didn;t fully close

to get rid of it.. go to the browser, middle button i think, and then fully exit it
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From *intomobile* forums:

 


it means that currently u r connected to wap network or mobile network.
To get rid of this icon, simply stop the application which is accessing the wap service.
if you r unable to determine which application is using WAP, jus switch off ur mobile phone for 2 mins. n then switch it on.
The icon will be gone.
if still this doesn't helps, try removing the battery for about 5 mins.
it will certainly help.
All the best.
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that means you're on the internet or you clicked the browser and it didn;t fully close

to get rid of it.. go to the browser, middle button i think, and then fully exit it
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Zombie Hunter Mission Statement

Exterminate the living dead and keep our fellow citizens alive and safe. We will be connecting with our fellow businesses, the police department, funeral home, and weapon manufacturers to help map out, and exterminate the pesky living dead from our community.

~~~Seth Mendenhall

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I see. But when I noticed it, I was trying to send a MMS message, I wasn't connected to the Internet/an application...

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I see. But when I noticed it, I was trying to send a MMS message, I wasn't connected to the Internet/an application...

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Wild Banchi wrote:

I see. But when I noticed it, I was trying to send a MMS message, I wasn't connected to the Internet/an application...


Then it probably had something to do with the connection service/speed that the tower was doing at the time? That's what I think anyway...

 

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Zombie Hunter Mission Statement

Exterminate the living dead and keep our fellow citizens alive and safe. We will be connecting with our fellow businesses, the police department, funeral home, and weapon manufacturers to help map out, and exterminate the pesky living dead from our community.

~~~Seth Mendenhall

 


Wild Banchi wrote:

I see. But when I noticed it, I was trying to send a MMS message, I wasn't connected to the Internet/an application...


Then it probably had something to do with the connection service/speed that the tower was doing at the time? That's what I think anyway...

 

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Zombie Hunter Mission Statement

Exterminate the living dead and keep our fellow citizens alive and safe. We will be connecting with our fellow businesses, the police department, funeral home, and weapon manufacturers to help map out, and exterminate the pesky living dead from our community.

~~~Seth Mendenhall

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ghostryder wrote:

 


Wild Banchi wrote:

I see. But when I noticed it, I was trying to send a MMS message, I wasn't connected to the Internet/an application...


Then it probably had something to do with the connection service/speed that the tower was doing at the time? That's what I think anyway...

 


Yeah, probably so...

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ghostryder wrote:

 


Wild Banchi wrote:

I see. But when I noticed it, I was trying to send a MMS message, I wasn't connected to the Internet/an application...


Then it probably had something to do with the connection service/speed that the tower was doing at the time? That's what I think anyway...

 


Yeah, probably so...

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In order to send a MMS your phone uses Internet connection.

In order to send a MMS your phone uses Internet connection.

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DREWSKY56 wrote:

In order to send a MMS your phone uses Internet connection.


Oh. That must've been it, then. I just have never recognized it before. It doesn't really matter, I was just wondering if anybody here knew.

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DREWSKY56 wrote:

In order to send a MMS your phone uses Internet connection.


Oh. That must've been it, then. I just have never recognized it before. It doesn't really matter, I was just wondering if anybody here knew.

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The 'G' stands for GPRS, which is the slowest data speed.

The 'E' stands for EDGE, which is the next fastest

The '3G' stands for, obviously, 3g, which is pretty fast

the '3G+' stands for the next highest level up, which is the fastest speed that AT&T offers currently. 

The 'G' stands for GPRS, which is the slowest data speed.

The 'E' stands for EDGE, which is the next fastest

The '3G' stands for, obviously, 3g, which is pretty fast

the '3G+' stands for the next highest level up, which is the fastest speed that AT&T offers currently. 

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You rock!!! Thank you vey much.

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Exterminate the living dead and keep our fellow citizens alive and safe. We will be connecting with our fellow businesses, the police department, funeral home, and weapon manufacturers to help map out, and exterminate the pesky living dead from our community.

~~~Seth Mendenhall

You rock!!! Thank you vey much.

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Exterminate the living dead and keep our fellow citizens alive and safe. We will be connecting with our fellow businesses, the police department, funeral home, and weapon manufacturers to help map out, and exterminate the pesky living dead from our community.

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lhamil64 wrote:

The 'G' stands for GPRS, which is the slowest data speed.

The 'E' stands for EDGE, which is the next fastest

The '3G' stands for, obviously, 3g, which is pretty fast

the '3G+' stands for the next highest level up, which is the fastest speed that AT&T offers currently. 


Thanks for the clarification. Smiley Happy

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lhamil64 wrote:

The 'G' stands for GPRS, which is the slowest data speed.

The 'E' stands for EDGE, which is the next fastest

The '3G' stands for, obviously, 3g, which is pretty fast

the '3G+' stands for the next highest level up, which is the fastest speed that AT&T offers currently. 


Thanks for the clarification. Smiley Happy

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