1. JK_UK's Avatar
    HTC One X. - Completely randomly an icon has appeared in the status bar (See attached screenshot). It looks like some sort of tag (is on next to phone on vibrate status icon a in status bar).

    Have no idea what it is linked to. Have tried the usual's, run virus check (AVG), Rebooted/turned off phone, uninstalled newly installed apps within last few days.

    It seems to be something running in the background or is some sort of notification, but have no idea what it is or how to get rid of it!

    Any help would be great.

    05-28-2012 10:03 AM
  2. Paul627g's Avatar
    Looks like that is an icon/tag for NFC (Near Field Communications) which is supported by the HTC One.
    05-28-2012 10:09 AM
  3. JK_UK's Avatar
    Any reason why it has appeared? Do you know what it does or what NFC is?

    05-28-2012 10:24 AM
  4. Paul627g's Avatar
    Near Field Communications is a way for your device to communicate with other NFC compliant devices and in stores to pay for items like example at McDonalds, etc. using software and a credit card linked to your device.

    It could of popped up the notification because you came in contact with another NFC supporting device.

    Check under your Settings/Wireless & Networks/NFC .. You can toggle it on/off there.
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    05-28-2012 10:29 AM
  5. JK_UK's Avatar
    Thank you! Sorted now. Must have been a "phone in pocket moment".
    05-28-2012 10:44 AM
  6. Paul627g's Avatar
    No problem, glad to help.
    05-28-2012 10:54 AM
  7. icebike's Avatar
    You ran a virus check?

    05-28-2012 11:22 AM
  8. starship001's Avatar
    Thanks - had the same thing and HTC support denied all knowledge of it!!
    07-11-2012 10:30 AM