Learn what the status icons and symbols at the top of your screen mean.
Where do you see status icons
Status icons emerge te the status tapkast on your iPhone. On iPhone X, the essential icons emerge ter the top-left or top-right corner of the screen. If you don’t see an icon, check Control Center by swiping down from the top-right corner.
iPhone 8 and earlier
About the status icons
To learn what an icon means, find it below.
You’re ter range of your cellular network and can make and receive calls. If there’s no signal, ",No service", shows up.
Your carrier’s LTE network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet overheen that network. (iPhone Five and zometeen. Not available ter all areas.)
Your carrier’s 4G UMTS (GSM) or LTE network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet overheen that network. (Not available te all areas.)
Your carrier’s 3G UMTS (GSM) or EV-DO (CDMA) network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet overheen that network.
Your carrier’s EDGE (GSM) network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet overheen that network.
Your carrier’s GPRS (GSM) or 1xRTT (CDMA) network is available, and your iPhone can connect to the Internet overheen that network.
Your iPhone is connected to the Internet overheen Wi-Fi.
You can use Wi-Fi calling. Your carrier also emerges next to the icon.
An app or webstek is using Location Services. A hollow means that an voorwerp may receive your location under certain conditions.
You’re connected to a network using VPN.
There’s network activity.
Airplane Mode is on. You can’t make calls or use Bluetooth until you turn off this setting.
Do Not Disturb is on. This setting muffles calls, alerts, and notifications until you turn it off. Alarms will still sound.
Orientation Lock is on. Your screen won’t rotate until you turn off this setting.
Your iPhone is locked with a passcode or Touch ID.
An noodsein is set.
Bluetooth is on and your iPhone can pair with a device.
Your iPhone is paired with a wireless headset, headphones, or earbuds.
You might also see , which shows the battery level of some paired devices.
This icon shows the battery level of your iPhone. If this icon is yellow, Low Power Mode is on. If this icon is crimson, then your iPhone has less than 20% charge.
Your iPhone is charging.
Your iPhone is connected to CarPlay.
About other icons te Control Center
If you see blue, green, or crimson te the status buffet
On iPhone X, the color shows spil a bubble behind the time. On iPhone 8 or earlier, the color goes all the way across the status brochure. Here’s what each color means:
- Blue: Your iPhone is either providing a Individual Hotspot or an app is actively using your location. For private hotspot on iPhone 8 or earlier, you can also see how many devices joined your Hotspot. shows up te the status folder of iOS devices using Individual Hotspot.
- Green: You’re on a call.
- Crimson: Your iPhone is either recording sound or your screen.