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    This always happens when my phone is idle. For example on my desk, my purse, bed, etc. When I grab my phone I'll sometimes notice on the lock screen there is a cog notification. Every time I unlock my phone to look at it, it just disappears. I have checked my notification log and didn't see any notifications for settings or anything related to that. Just notifications for other apps that I use. I opened my settings app and same, didn't see anything. I wanted to know what this means especially since it happens a few times a week.
    07-22-2021 09:16 AM
  2. mustang7757's Avatar
    Which phone ?
    Can you get a screenshot of it?

    I'll leave a Link to register so you can communicate here as a guest account you can only post questions but can't reply

    https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=409154
    07-22-2021 09:24 AM
  3. nicole_d_armas's Avatar
    Thank you. I realized I didn't even put the make/model of my phone. It's a Samsung Galaxy S9. I don't have a screenshot. But it looks exactly like the cog icon setting. It just appears on my locked screen, but disappears as soon as I unlock my phone. I always unlock it first, but next time I will try to screenshot it first.
    mustang7757 likes this.
    07-22-2021 11:35 AM
  4. mustang7757's Avatar
    Thank you. I realized I didn't even put the make/model of my phone. It's a Samsung Galaxy S9. I don't have a screenshot. But it looks exactly like the cog icon setting. It just appears on my locked screen, but disappears as soon as I unlock my phone. I always unlock it first, but next time I will try to screenshot it first.
    Hi, welcome to AC!
    Have you checked in settings possibly a software update?
    07-22-2021 11:37 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! And it's just the icon, without any text associated with it?
    07-22-2021 11:52 AM
  6. nicole_d_armas's Avatar
    Hi,

    Yes, I have checked in settings for a software update, but everything is up to date. Yes, it also is just the icon, no text or anything else associated with it.

    Thanks
    07-22-2021 01:30 PM
  7. mustang7757's Avatar
    Hi,

    Yes, I have checked in settings for a software update, but everything is up to date. Yes, it also is just the icon, no text or anything else associated with it.

    Thanks
    Also check your pull down notification panel but pull it completely down next to the cog wheel is 3 dots , any notification there ?
    07-22-2021 01:33 PM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Hi,

    Yes, I have checked in settings for a software update, but everything is up to date. Yes, it also is just the icon, no text or anything else associated with it.

    Thanks
    You're seeing it in the center of the screen, or in the status bar?
    07-22-2021 04:13 PM
  9. nicole_d_armas's Avatar
    Also check your pull down notification panel but pull it completely down next to the cog wheel is 3 dots , any notification there ?
    Yes, when I did that I saw a small orange circle where the three dots are. It was right where it says "Button Order" when I clicked on it, it was a button for a podcast app.
    07-23-2021 10:09 AM
  10. nicole_d_armas's Avatar
    You're seeing it in the center of the screen, or in the status bar?
    Hi, it is in the center of the screen.
    07-23-2021 10:10 AM
  11. mustang7757's Avatar
    Yes, when I did that I saw a small orange circle where the three dots are. It was right where it says "Button Order" when I clicked on it, it was a button for a podcast app.
    Had it happen again ?
    07-23-2021 10:48 AM
  12. B. Diddy's Avatar
    How about if you use Nice Catch?
    07-23-2021 11:01 AM
  13. nicole_d_armas's Avatar
    Had it happen again ?
    No, not yet.
    07-23-2021 11:49 AM
  14. nicole_d_armas's Avatar
    How about if you use Nice Catch?
    I will take a look at the app and see if it can provide any details. Thanks for the suggestion.
    07-23-2021 11:54 AM
  15. mustang7757's Avatar
    No, not yet.
    Ok try get a screenshot if it happens again
    07-23-2021 12:10 PM
  16. nicole_d_armas's Avatar
    Ok try get a screenshot if it happens again
    Will do... Thank you. I greatly appreciate your help.
    mustang7757 likes this.
    07-23-2021 01:38 PM
  17. mustang7757's Avatar
    Will do... Thank you. I greatly appreciate your help.
    Your welcome 🙂
    07-23-2021 01:39 PM

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