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Wireless coverage indicators

Indicators in the upper-right corner of the Home screen display the wireless coverage level for the area in which you are using your BlackBerry® device. For more information about wireless coverage areas, contact your wireless service provider.

Indicator

Description

Image of wireless signal strength indicator.

Provides information about the strength of the wireless signal. Three or more bars indicate a strong signal. A reduced signal display might indicate increased power output from your device as it attempts to connect to a weak signal.

1XEV, 1X, 3GImage of BlackBerry bullets., EDGE, GPRS, NXTL, MIKE, or NTWK

You are connected to a mobile network and you can access features such as email messaging and Internet browsing. If you do not see one of the indicators, you might be in an area of reduced wireless coverage where some features are not available (you might only be able to make a phone call or send and receive text messages).

Image of SOS emergency coverage indicator.

You can call only emergency numbers.

Image of no wireless coverage indicator.

You are in an area of no wireless coverage.

Image of wireless network connection is off indicator.

The connection to the mobile network is turned off.

Image of Wi-Fi indicator

You are connected to a Wi-Fi® network and you can access BlackBerry services such as email messaging and Internet browsing over the Wi-Fi connection.

Your Wi-Fi connection is turned on, but you are not connected to a Wi-Fi network, or you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, but you cannot access BlackBerry services such as email messaging and Internet browsing over the Wi-Fi connection.

Your Bluetooth® connection is turned on, and you are connected to a Bluetooth enabled device.

Your Bluetooth connection is turned on, but you are not connected to a Bluetooth enabled device.


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