These are all the icons in the iPhone status bar and what they mean

by Kelvin
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The iOS status bar has numerous indications and, although it does not include as many settings as other operating systems, there are more than 25 different icons They give us extra information just by looking at the upper area of ​​the device.

  

On the support page of Apple we have a complete guide with the meaning of all these icons and we will summarize it so that you know at all times the type of icons that appear in the status bar of your iPhone or iPad.

What does each iOS status bar icon mean

The iOS status bar is that top area where it appears on time, coverage and some other important things. In the iPhone is Face ID it is possible that many of these icons are hidden and that you can only see them when you activate Control center.

Icon

Description

iOS icon It is the coverage icon, If there is no signal, “No service” will appear
iOS icon It is the coverage icon that appears on iPhone with dual SIM
iOS icon Your operator's LTE network is available and your iPhone can connect to the Internet through that network
iOS icon Your operator's 5G E network is available and your iPhone can connect to the Internet through that network
iOS iconYour operator's 3G / 4G network is available and your iPhone can connect to the Internet through that network
iOS iconYour operator's GPRS / EDGE network is available and your iPhone can connect to the Internet through that network
iOS icon You can use Wi-Fi calls. Your operator also appears next to the icon
iOS icon Your iPhone is connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi
iOS iconYou are connected to a network via VPN
iOS icon An app or website is using Location
iOS iconThere is activity on the network
iOS iconCall forwarding is activated.
iOS iconAirplane mode is activated. You cannot make calls or use Bluetooth
iOS icon Teletypewriter (TTY) is activated
iOS icon Orientation lock is activated. Your screen will not rotate
iOS icon Do not disturb option is activated. This setting silences calls, alerts and notifications
iOS iconIPhone is syncing with iTunes
iOS iconYour iPhone is locked with a code or with Touch ID
iOS iconThe iPhone is linked with headphones, whether wireless or not
iOS iconThere is an alarm set
iOS icon This icon shows the battery level of your iPhone. If the icon is yellow, the Save Battery mode is activated. If the icon is red, the iPhone has less than 20% battery left
iOS icon The battery level of the paired Bluetooth device.
iOS iconThe iPhone is connected to the Internet through Internet Sharing of another iOS device.
iOS icon Your iPhone is charging
iOS icon Your iPhone is connected to CarPlay
iOS icon The iPhone has the Internet Share or Duplicate screen options enabled, or an app is actively using your location
iOS icon You are on a call
iOS icon The iPhone is recording sounds or the screen

These are all the icons that may appear in the status bar of your iPhone, now if at any time you see an icon that you don't know what it is you can easily identify it. There are some we all know, but others have probably never seen them.