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  1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    This isn't roaming, the R isn't in the cell signal strength, it is part of the wifi on top of it, in the lower right quadrant.
    08-18-2020 04:54 PM
  2. hallux's Avatar
    What phone? What Android version? If you go into your WiFi settings does everything look in order there?

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    08-18-2020 05:15 PM
  3. Jason Brown25's Avatar
    Moto G7 power, Android 9 (build PPOS29.114-134-16)
    Not sure the attachment worked, so I also uploaded it here
    Attached Thumbnails Why new R in wifi (not cell signal)-screenshot_20200818-155035.png  
    08-18-2020 05:48 PM
  4. hallux's Avatar
    Hmm, found a Reddit post that says this MIGHT be an indication that you're on a metered WiFi.
    Check the settings for your WiFi network and see it it's set to metered? I can't duplicate the R on the symbol on my Tab S3 on Pie, Nexus 6p on Oreo or my Pixel 2XL on Android 10 but maybe Motorola has added something?
    08-18-2020 07:13 PM
  5. VidJunky's Avatar
    This doesn't appear to be a new issue. Most of the posts I've found go back to 2017 however. Many of them mention a Beta version of Android, I'm assuming, and most seem to refer to Moto's. Almost all of the threads abruptly end without resolve although half way through the second one listed below a user mentions that Factory Reset cured their issue. I'm not suggesting that but it's obviously up to you how far you want to take it for a cure. It doesn't appear to have any adverse affects other than curiosity and annoyance.
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    08-18-2020 07:15 PM
  6. Jason Brown25's Avatar
    The two threads you linked both show the R in the data/cell triangle, not the WiFi pie. Given that it isn't acting any differently except the icon, I'm going to ignore it.
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    08-18-2020 07:46 PM

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