1. Frank Buksa's Avatar
    I recently switched to the galaxy S4 from an iphone. So far I've liked the S4 but I don't know what the icon is in the screenshot I attached. Could someone tell me what it is and HOW to get rid of it?
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    06-06-2013 08:32 PM
  2. infinity12402's Avatar
    its a gps icon
    06-06-2013 08:44 PM
  3. JGouse0498's Avatar
    How can that be? I constantly have it displayed, but my GPS is turned off. The only location service I have selected is the Wi-Fi location service.

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S4 using Tapatalk
    06-06-2013 09:13 PM
  4. infinity12402's Avatar
    i think its one of those emergency services gps icons
    06-06-2013 10:09 PM
  5. rxgadget's Avatar
    I recently switched to the galaxy S4 from an iphone. So far I've liked the S4 but I don't know what the icon is in the screenshot I attached. Could someone tell me what it is and HOW to get rid of it?
    It is the Emergency GPS indicator. Every phone since my old 199# LG flip phone had this indicator. I have yet to see it removed unless there is a custom ROM that will do it.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk HD
    06-06-2013 10:12 PM
  6. RichardSM's Avatar
    Hello Frank

    I to have the very same icon on my s4 is it really an emergency service GPS icon. Is there some place on the net where this info can be found so it is verifiable? Thank you
    06-10-2013 12:43 PM
  7. steveh552's Avatar
    It is the Emergency GPS indicator. Every phone since my old 199# LG flip phone had this indicator. I have yet to see it removed unless there is a custom ROM that will do it.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk HD
    I beg to differ. No custom rom here and it is not displayed. My gps icon is on the left and only on when pulling location information.
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    06-10-2013 02:15 PM
  8. skipreid45's Avatar
    I would like to remove it as well.
    06-10-2013 02:31 PM
  9. GB333's Avatar
    If you turn off EVERYTHING related to location it will go away - at least I was able to make it go away on my Verizon S4. But I ended up learning to live with it bc Google Now won't work without turning on Google Location Services, and that makes the icon come back on.
    06-10-2013 03:41 PM
  10. James Arnold1's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me what that icon is that looks like an eye with eyelashes?
    07-22-2013 01:48 PM
  11. SlickNSXy's Avatar
    It is one of the gestures. I believe it's the one for auto scroll or the one where it will rotate screen based on how you are looking at the phone

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    07-22-2013 01:52 PM
  12. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me what that icon is that looks like an eye with eyelashes?
    Thats one of the "Smart" features....either Smart Stay or Smart Scroll
    Open your notification panel and see if one of the smart features are on
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    07-22-2013 01:56 PM
  13. Early Cuyler's Avatar
    I turned off "access to my location" under location services in the settings menu, and the "waves" to the right of the symbol went away. The "crosshairs" part is still there, though. I'd like to know how to remove it completely.
    08-24-2013 10:20 AM
  14. jkatabelo's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me what that icon is that looks like an eye with eyelashes?
    It's for Smart stay.

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    08-24-2013 11:08 PM
  15. OperationA7X's Avatar
    Verizon phones, since the beginning of I've seen, have had that service. It was discussed in another thread. It's an emergency location icon, what the intended use is for varies, from being stranded and having some sort of signal from a GPS satellite to just locating the phone. Some custom ROMs hide that symbol.

    Sent from my HTC Vivid BoRKed using Android Central Forums
    08-24-2013 11:12 PM
  16. jpriest007's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me what that icon is that looks like an eye with eyelashes?
    That is the smart stay icon. With it on your screen will not turn off as long as you are looking at it.

    Posted from my Galaxy Note 2 via Android Central App
    08-24-2013 11:32 PM
  17. jpriest007's Avatar
    I recently switched to the galaxy S4 from an iphone. So far I've liked the S4 but I don't know what the icon is in the screenshot I attached. Could someone tell me what it is and HOW to get rid of it?
    It is the E911 icon. You cannot turn it off.
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    Posted from my Galaxy Note 2 via Android Central App
    08-24-2013 11:36 PM
  18. DJ Berry's Avatar
    It is the "Access My Location" under the Location Services, which is under Permissions.
    10-07-2013 10:04 AM
  19. Shanicenicolle's Avatar
    I beg to differ. No custom rom here and it is not displayed. My gps icon is on the left and only on when pulling location information.
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    Do you have Verizon? I think that's the only carrier that uses it.

    Sent from my *PURPLE* Galaxy S4
    10-07-2013 08:36 PM

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