Wireless connections icons

The following icons might appear in the upper-right corner of the home screen to indicate the wireless coverage level that your BlackBerry device currently has.

Image of mobile network signal The number of solid bars indicates the strength of the mobile network signal. If the signal is weak, your device might use more power to try to maintain the connection.
Image of 4G LTE data icon Image of 4G data icon Image of 3G data icon Image of 2G data icon Image of 1x data icon Image of HSDPA plus data icon Image of HSDPA data icon Image of GPRS data icon Image of EDGE data icon Your device is connected to the network type shown and can access all of the features of your mobile network plan.
Image of 4G no data icon Image of 3G no data icon Image of 2G no data icon Image of 1x no data icon Image of HSDPA plus no data icon Image of HSDPA no data icon Image of GPRS no data icon Image of EDGE no data icon Your device is connected to the network type shown but the network functionality is limited. You're likely able to make a phone call, but not able to access the Internet or view email messages.
Image of no mobile network coverage icon You have no mobile network coverage.
Image of GSM roaming icon Image of CDMA roaming icon Your device is roaming. Extra charges might apply.
Image of BlackBerry icon BlackBerry services, such as email messaging and Internet browsing, are available.
Image of Wi-Fi signal strength icon The number of solid waves indicates the strength of the Wi-Fi signal. If the signal is weak, your device might use more power to try to maintain the connection.
Image of airplane mode icon Your device is in airplane mode and all of your wireless network connections are off. You can turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth technology, but not your connection to the mobile network.
Image of SIM card error icon There is an error with your SIM card. For information on what the error is, from the top of the home screen, swipe down. Tap The settings icon Settings > Network Connections > Mobile Network.
Image of emergency calls only icon You can only make emergency calls.

The following icons appear in the upper-left corner of the home screen if your device is connected or trying to connect to another device using Mobile Hotspot mode, Internet tethering, Bluetooth technology, or NFC.

Image of Mobile Hotspot icon Mobile Hotspot mode is on. If the icon is solid, Mobile Hotspot is connected.
Image of Internet tethering icon Internet tethering is on. If the icon is solid, your device is connected to another device.
Image of Bluetooth icon Bluetooth technology is on. If the icon is solid, Bluetooth technology is connected.
Image of NFC icon NFC is on.


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