1. Vania1975's Avatar
    Just recently I have this white dot that is in the top left hand corner of my notification bar. When I pull down to see what it is, there is nothing. Tried rebooting the phone, looking at recent apps that I've installed to see if that's the culprit, and now I give up and come to this forum looking for help. Anyone have any idea what it is?
    06-13-2017 11:02 AM
  2. Aquila's Avatar
    It typically represents minimized notifications - if there are no notifications, then sounds like either a bug or they're using that minimized notification functionality for something else - but not sure what that would be.
    06-13-2017 12:02 PM
  3. Vania1975's Avatar
    ugg...maybe something buggy. I may do a factory reset
    06-13-2017 03:03 PM
  4. Mike Dee's Avatar
    ugg...maybe something buggy. I may do a factory reset
    If its something normal and repetitive it will just come back.
    06-13-2017 04:48 PM
  5. GSDer's Avatar
    You could try booting into Safe mode - if it's being caused by a 3rd party application that won't show up in Safe mode. Then you can start uninstalling the most recent applications you've used.

    This is easier than doing a Factory Reset (although if nothing obvious turns up that may be another step to try).
    06-13-2017 05:20 PM
  6. Mooncatt's Avatar
    Can you post a pic of this?
    06-13-2017 10:50 PM
  7. Vania1975's Avatar
    It went away after I powered off my phone completely, then waited a minute and powered it back up and the white dot is gone. Who knows what it was...
    06-14-2017 02:58 PM
  8. shadavis08's Avatar
    I have an app called music player remix that does the same thing just a white dot in the left hand corner
    06-14-2017 05:00 PM
  9. Vania1975's Avatar
    white dot in top left notification bar-white-dot.png

    Anyways..this is what it looked like.
    06-15-2017 10:48 AM
  10. GSDer's Avatar
    It's usually the result of an application that's keeping itself from being kicked out of memory by the OS; the app keeps a 'notification' running (although it may not actually be providing any kind of useful notification) as a means to stay running.
    06-16-2017 02:06 PM
  11. Roberto Murciel's Avatar
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    Anyways..this is what it looked like.
    Pull down the upper bar and you'll see a row of apps. keep pressing or thar row until the option menu let you choose to cancel notification for the program.
    Good luck
    07-01-2017 09:14 AM

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