Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

How to guides

List of display icons

A number of icons on the standby display show different settings. Follow these instructions to see a list of display icons.

Step 1 of 9

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

Step 2 of 9

Battery charging

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

Step 3 of 9

3G

The 3G icon shows that 3G is available. If 3G isn't available, a different network mode is automatically selected.
Further information:
Select network

3G (UMTS) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using other network modes.
Step 4 of 9

Signal strength

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

Step 5 of 9

Flight mode

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

Step 6 of 9

Call divert

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

Step 7 of 9

Alarm

The alarm icon shows that the alarm is set.
Further information:
Set the alarm

Step 8 of 9

HSDPA

The HSDPA icon shows that an HSDPA data connection is active.
Further information:
Select network

HSDPA is a high speed data connection and it's only available in 3G networks. Your phone automatically switches to HSDPA when it's available.
Step 9 of 9

Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi icon shows that your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Further information:
Connect to Wi-Fi network

When your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network, you can connect to the internet without using the data connections on your phone. Wi-Fi is high speed and no data charges will apply when using Wi-Fi.

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 that the battery is charging.
Further information:
Charge the battery

3. 3G

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

4. Signal strength

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

5. Flight mode

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

6. Call divert

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

7. Alarm

The alarm icon shows that the alarm is set.
Further information:
Set the alarm

8. HSDPA

The HSDPA icon shows that an HSDPA data connection is active.
Further information:
Select network
HSDPA is a high speed data connection and it's only available in 3G networks. Your phone automatically switches to HSDPA when it's available.

9. Wi-Fi

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

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