1. AC Question's Avatar
    I have an LG G4 with verizon. Ever since the marshmallow update there is a white square in the top left corner of my notification bar and it won't go away. What is it and how do I get rid of it?
    02-21-2016 08:59 AM
  2. Javier P's Avatar
    Hi, welcome to the forums! Could you post a screenshot so we can have a better idea of what's going on? Just in case, check your accessibility settings and see if any option is enabled. Also, do you use Facebook Messenger?
    02-21-2016 09:02 AM
  3. BRE62A6428's Avatar
    I don't use messenger. I can't figure out how to post my screenshot here 😐
    02-21-2016 09:11 AM
  4. BRE62A6428's Avatar
    content://media/external/file/17207
    02-21-2016 09:16 AM
  5. Javier P's Avatar
    I don't use messenger. I can't figure out how to post my screenshot here 😐
    What are you using to access the forums? Take a look at this guide.

    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sho...d.php?t=413366
    [GUIDE] How To Post Screenshots on Android Central
    02-21-2016 09:19 AM
  6. BRE62A6428's Avatar
    I'm on my phone but still accessing the site via Google. Would it be easier to download the app to post my screenshot?
    02-21-2016 09:27 AM
  7. Javier P's Avatar
    I'm not sure how to post a screenshot from the browser unless you use the desktop version. I think it can't be done.

    By the way, do you get more information about that icon if you expand the notification shade?
    02-21-2016 09:47 AM
  8. BRE62A6428's Avatar
    No, it's like it only exists in the bar. It doesn't appear on the shade. I'll switch to desktop view and try to get my pic up
    02-21-2016 09:51 AM
  9. Javier P's Avatar
    I've found some reports about this same issue, but none offered an explanation for that icon. You could try clearing cached data in the storage settings, restart the phone and see if it makes a difference.

    There's a trick to access the notification log, but it doesn't work with the G4 stock launcher, so you'd need a custom one. Not sure if you fancy this
    02-21-2016 10:03 AM
  10. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I think it's a bug in the OS. I had it too for random apps.
    02-21-2016 10:19 AM
  11. BRE62A6428's Avatar
    Lol, finally figured it out! I did clear my cache and restart my phone. It went away for a little while but came back. I guess it's just more an annoyance than anything. Could be worse

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    Attached Thumbnails White square in notification bar-17205.jpg  
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    02-21-2016 10:20 AM
  12. Javier P's Avatar
    OK. I'll let you know if I find something else. If you decide to give Nova Launcher a try check this thread to see how to access the notification log.

    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sho...d.php?t=631546
    02-21-2016 10:48 AM
  13. BRE62A6428's Avatar
    I uninstalled my necn weather app and the square is gone. Hopefully it stays gone. I think for some reason the temperature info it provides on my notification bar couldn't display properly so it showed as a white square for some reason. Thanks for all your help!

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    02-21-2016 12:29 PM
  14. T-Rob's Avatar
    I uninstalled my necn weather app and the square is gone. Hopefully it stays gone. I think for some reason the temperature info it provides on my notification bar couldn't display properly so it showed as a white square for some reason. Thanks for all your help!

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    If you like the weather app, you can always turn off the weather notification.
    02-22-2016 04:13 AM
  15. PurviShah's Avatar
    I have this same problem and I don't have the weather app you mentioned. I cleared my cache and restarted my phone as well, but I still have the square (as you can see). Any suggestions?

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    Attached Thumbnails White square in notification bar-38894.jpg  
    02-29-2016 10:23 AM
  16. Javier P's Avatar
    Search for any app that hasn't been updated for a long time. Maybe it's just a problem with apps not being optimised for Marshmallow.
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    02-29-2016 10:31 AM
  17. Christa Piper's Avatar
    I have encountered this problem twice with my LGg4. A mysterious solid white square appears in the notification area at the top left of the screen, yet when I pull down the notification bar, there is nothing there except a weather notification. I had downloaded a local weather app, that corresponded with my local NBC news app. For some reason that app added a weather reminder to the notification pull-down menu. Turning off notifications for this weather app in the "settings- application manager" tab did not help. I manually opened the weather application and went to settings from there and turned off "notifications bar alert" or something like that, and magically, the white box disappeared!! Hope this helps someone...
    08-07-2017 01:01 PM

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