Windows Phone 8.1 Symbols explained

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Windows Phone 8.1 is nearly enrolled for all devices now from Microsoft, and with this Update there are coming lots of new features to Windows Phone. However with these new features also new symbols are coming for the status bar at the top of the screen. For instance the symbol of the brand new ‘Action Center’, or the ‘Driving Mode’ feature also brings a nice little symbol. So that you don’t get confused with all this I will explain all new (and old) Windows Phone symbols.

 

General Symbols Description
SignalStrength Signal Strength
NoNetwork Your Windows Phone isn’t connected to a mobile nework.
NoSIM You have not put in a SIM Card in your Windows Phone yet.
UnlockSIMCard Unlock your SIM Card to use it.
FlightMode ‘Fligh Mode’ is turned on.
Roaming Your Windows Phone is currently roaming, additional costs can be applied.

 

Data Symbols Description
Edge Your Windows Phone is currently connected to an EDGE Data Connection
GPRS Your Windows Phone is currently connected to a GPRS Data Connection
3G Your Windows Phone is currently connected to a 3G Data Connection
HSDPA Your Windows Phone is currently connected to a HSDPA/HSUPA Data Connection
HSDPA+ Your Windows Phone is currently connected to a HSPA+/DC-HSDPA Data Connection
4G Your Windows Phone is currently connected to a 4G Data Connection

 

WiFi Symbols Description
WIFIavailable A WiFi network is available for your Windows Phone.
WiFi connected Your Windows Phone is connected to a WiFi Network.
DataConnectionSharing You are currently sharing your Windows Phones Data Connection with others.
WIFIupdownload Your Windows Phone is currently down- or uploading something via WiFi.

 

Bluetooth Symbols Description
BluetoothConnected Your Windows Phone is currently connected via Bluetooth.
BluetoothOn Bluetooth is currently turned on but not connected.

 

Battery Symbols Description
BatteryPower Remaining battery till you have to charge your Windows Phone.
Charging Your Windows Phone is currently charging.
BatterySaver Battery Saver is turned on.
BatteryStatus The battery status of your Windows Phone is currently unknown.

 

For any further questions drop me a comment below. Source: Nokia

Notification Symbols Description
UnreadNoti Unread notifications are awaiting you in the Action Center
Windows Phone Profile Symbols Description
Vibrate Your Windows Phone is in ‘Vibrate Mode’.
Silent Your Windows Phone is in ‘Silent Mode’.
Call Symbols Description
CallForwarding ‘Call Forwarding’ is turned on.
Location Symbols Description
Position Your Windows Phone is currently looking for your position.
Driving Mode Symbols Description
DrivingMode ‘Driving Mode’ is currently turned on.
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