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Microsoft Lumia 640

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List of display icons

A number of icons on the display show different settings. Follow these easy instructions to getting to know the display icons.

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1. Battery

The battery icon shows the remaining battery power. The bigger the coloured section of the icon, the more power.
Further information:
Charge the battery

2. Battery charging

The battery charging icon shows the battery is charging.
Further information:
Charge the battery

3. Signal strength

The signal strength icon shows the strength of the network signal at your location. The more lines, the stronger the signal.
Further information:
Select network

4. Flight mode

The flight mode icon shows flight mode is turned on.
Further information:
Turn flight mode on or off

5. 3G

The 3G icon shows 3G is available. If 3G isn't available, a different network mode is automatically selected.
Further information:
Select network mode
3G enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using other network modes.

6. Call divert

The divert icon shows all incoming voice calls are diverted.
Further information:
Divert calls to your voicemail
Divert calls to another number

7. SMS/MMS/email

The SMS/MMS/email icon shows you've received a new SMS, MMS or email.
Further information:
Read SMS
Read MMS
Read email

8. Silent mode

The silent mode icon shows that silent mode is turned on and all phone sounds are turned off.
Further information:
Turn silent mode on or off

9. Active data connection

The active data connection icon shows a data connection is active.
Further information:
Use internet browser

10. Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi icon shows your mobile phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Further information:
Connect to a Wi-Fi network
When your mobile phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network, you can connect to the internet without using the data connections on your mobile phone. Wi-Fi is high speed and no mobile data is used when using Wi-Fi.
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