BlackBerry Device Software 6.0 network indicators

Article ID: KB23702

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 11-27-2011

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Bold 9700
  • BlackBerry Style 9670
  • BlackBerry Bold 9780
  • BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Series
  • BlackBerry Curve 9330 (3G)
  • BlackBerry Bold 9650
  • BlackBerry Torch 9800
  • BlackBerry Curve 9300 (3G)
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  • BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0
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With BlackBerry Device Software 6.0, the following Home Screen network icons for 3G, BlackBerry services, and Wi-Fi® appear as follows:

  1. The Wi-Fi logo shows signal strength when associated using grey and white arcs.
  2. BlackBerry dots appear beside 3G when the BlackBerry smartphone is connected to the BlackBerry® Infrastructure over 3G.
  3. BlackBerry dots appear beside the Wi-Fi icon when the BlackBerry smartphone is not connected to the BlackBerry Infrastructure over 3G and one of the following is true:
    • The BlackBerry smartphone is connected to the BlackBerry Infrastructure using Wi-Fi technology, or
    • The BlackBerry smartphone is directly connected to the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server using Wi-Fi technology

      Note: When the BlackBerry smartphone is connected to a 2G network, uppercase letters continue to indicate BlackBerry Infrastructure connectivity. The BlackBerry dots are shown beside Wi-Fi whenever the BlackBerry Internet Service or the BlackBerry Enterprise Server is using Wi-Fi technology.


      BlackBerry Internet Service or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service connected to the BlackBerry Infrastructure over 3G


      BlackBerry Internet Service or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service connected to the BlackBerry Infrastructure over 3G

      Wi-Fi connection is active


      BlackBerrry Internet Service or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service connected to the BlackBerry Infrastructure over 3G

      Wi-Fi connection associated with wireless hotspot, Wi-Fi signal strength is high


      No BlackBerry Internet Service or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service connected to the BlackBerry Infrastructure over 3G

      Wi-Fi connection associated with wireless hotspot, Wi-Fi signal strength is high

      BlackBerry Internet Service or BlackBerry Enterprise Server connection with BlackBerry services over Wi-Fi, or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service directly over Wi-Fi, or BlackBerry Enterprise Server service over Wi-Fi using virtual private network (VPN)

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