1. executiveg's Avatar
    I posted a pic of it.
    Why is it always there?
    How to get rid of it also?
    do you also HaVE?




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    12-05-2012 02:04 PM
  2. executiveg's Avatar
    Does Anyone have this icon also?

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    12-05-2012 03:02 PM
  3. bryonp's Avatar
    I could be wrong but I think it is the gps signal icon and it doesn't go away its on all sammy phones that ive had! Even if its turned off.
    12-05-2012 03:06 PM
  4. borgdog's Avatar
    It's the location Services icon. There is another similiar looking one for GPS. I assume you are on Verizon as that is the only one I have seen it on all the screenshots. There is no way to turn it off as there is no way to disable 911 location services. At least as far as I know anyway, the truth may be something else entirely. And yes I have that and it's annoying as hell.
    12-05-2012 03:08 PM
  5. executiveg's Avatar
    It's the location Services icon. There is another similiar looking one for GPS. I assume you are on Verizon as that is the only one I have seen it on all the screenshots. There is no way to turn it off as there is no way to disable 911 location services. At least as far as I know anyway, the truth may be something else entirely. And yes I have that and it's annoying as hell.
    I hate it also .The icon is too huge.Yes Iam On Verizon.But when I put ON my gps on in notification bar, I get No New icon. What icon is for gps?

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    12-05-2012 03:20 PM
  6. TJB's Avatar
    I thought it was the Mayan countdown notification. lol
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    12-05-2012 03:23 PM
  7. borgdog's Avatar
    I hate it also .The icon is too huge.Yes Iam On Verizon.But when I put ON my gps on in notification bar, I get No New icon. What icon is for gps?

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    It doesn't show up until you open an app that uses it like maps, and just trying it when the GPS one is on the other disappears, and the gps one is on the left, and flashes a dot in the middle of the target.

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    12-05-2012 03:30 PM
  8. executiveg's Avatar
    It doesn't show up until you open an app that uses it like maps, and just trying it when the GPS one is on the other disappears, and the gps one is on the left, and flashes a dot in the middle of the target.

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-4...2013.25.33.png
    just tryed the gps .
    Oh.ok, thanks alot. got it now.
    Hopefully Someone comes out with A app to remove it, I would pay for the App.

    thanks for your time

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    12-05-2012 04:29 PM
  9. jimboman's Avatar
    Google's location service checkbox is selected.

    To turn off:
    Settings
    Location services
    unselect Google location services

    Keep in mind that turning on GPS (or apps using it) will likely ask that this function be used, and if you say yes the checkbox will be selected for you and the icon will reappear as in your pic again.
    01-17-2013 09:41 AM

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