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What does these up and down arrows mean? Between wifi and mobile signal icons. How to remove?

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Learner
Message 21 of 26
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Message 21 of 26

Re: What does these up and down arrows mean? Between wifi and mobile signal icons. How to remove?

Hey Jonas, 

 

I completely understand what you mentioned.

 

But the other moderator wrote "I also heard that Google will fix that in 8.1 update". So my concern is, does Google itself rolls out separate updates for phone maufacturers or is it the manufacturers who tweak the update as per their devices? 

Adviser
Message 22 of 26
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Message 22 of 26

Re: What does these up and down arrows mean? Between wifi and mobile signal icons. How to remove?

Hi,

 

Arrows are definitely Sony's "feature" and not applied on stock Android, at least by default.

I think we all should ask Sony to remove them or to make it oprional.

Sony Xperia Support
Message 23 of 26
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Message 23 of 26

Re: What does these up and down arrows mean? Between wifi and mobile signal icons. How to remove?

Hi again!

@Aaliya, Oh, I see, sorry that I misunderstood you!

I'm afraid that I don't have any specific information apart from what I wrote in my previous reply.

@Merl, thank you for this information! Slightly smiling Face

I have forwarded all the feedback from the users in this thread, however I can't promise anything!


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Message 24 of 26
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Message 24 of 26

Re: What does these up and down arrows mean? Between wifi and mobile signal icons. How to remove?

Some workaround  was provided. But it has not been solved for such a long time. We need the original regular WIFI sign without the annoying the up down arrows. Simply to hide the WIFI sign is not a complete solution. Very disappointed to see SONY doesn't care about the customer experience.

Sony Xperia Support
Message 25 of 26
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Message 25 of 26

Re: What does these up and down arrows mean? Between wifi and mobile signal icons. How to remove?

Hi @sibojan!

I understand having to remove the Wi-Fi icon is not optimal and I have forwarded the feedback internally from users in this thread and I'll make sure to forward your thoughts on this as well, as customer feedback is very important for us!

I can't however make any promises and if you want you can leave this feedback directly to your Local support team as well! Slightly smiling Face


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Message 26 of 26
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Message 26 of 26

Re: What does these up and down arrows mean? Between wifi and mobile signal icons. How to remove?

Hi, this was a really informative and a great help. Like mentioned, to remove the arrows will hide all other data connection symbols which I don't want to do, so just knowing what they are and there purpose is peace of mind.

Thanks