User Guide

Wireless coverage indicators

Indicators in the upper-right corner of the home screen display the wireless coverage level for the area that you are using your BlackBerry smartphone in. 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 smartphone as it attempts to connect to a weak signal.

3GImage of BlackBerry bullets., 4GImage of BlackBerry bullets., H+Image of BlackBerry bullets., EDGE, GPRS, NXTL, MIKE, or NTWK

You're connected to a mobile network and you can access features such as email messaging and Internet browsing. If you don't see one of the indicators, you might be in an area of reduced wireless coverage where some features aren't 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're 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're connected to a Wi-Fi network and you can access BlackBerry services such as email messaging and Internet browsing over the Wi-Fi connection.

Image of Wi-Fi indicator.

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

Image of Bluetooth indicator.

Your Bluetooth connection is turned on, and you're connected to a Bluetooth enabled device.

Image of Bluetooth indicator

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



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