The latest Android update has a data saver feature, saves hundreds of MB’s of your data package. There are lots of complaints regarding the circle with plus sign icon on android devices. A data saver facility to save your data packages provided by communication providers. Suddenly all notification stops on android devices. How to disable/hide circle plus icon on Samsung Galaxy and other Android phones.

Disable Circle with Plus Sign in Notification bar:

  • Go to Settings and Tap Connections.
  • Open your Data Usage and scroll down and open Data Saver.
  • Turn off the Data saver and you can disable plus with circle notification in android.

What is Plus Sign Icon in Notification Bar?

Public shows panic what is plus sign icon in android. It is a data saver that recently shows in the Nougat update. Data saver helps in accessing the internet in the background so you can save your data connections (when you are on the mobile network, and not on WiFi). This option can save your battery as well as your internet package. What can you lose if, Plus in Circle Notification appears in Samsung Galaxy?

Saves your sim data, holds your applications to idle mode which uses internet in background. Facebook messenger affect by new android update.

  1. Popup Notification updates from Facebook messenger may hide, until you open messenger.
  2. WhatsApp notification may hide and you can’t get updates.
  3. App updates from play store may stop by itself.

Updates in Samsung Galaxy A Series (A3,A5,A7). Updates in Samsung Galaxy S Series (s5,s6,s6 Edge, s7, s8).

More Details: The circle having plus icon in android restricts the background process to access the internet which consumes your data. Foreground apps like (maps, weather, etc) will use fewer data. Android applications always use your memory and internet connection like your extra cameras and active games apps. App data saving Saving can boost your battery life consumption.

Furthermore, you will lose the active app connections to the server while the saver is on. Recommended for you not to turn off your data saver unless it’s much necessary. Turning it on may you miss important information as well. Apps that have active connections to the play store can turn off updates as well. Except for precious battery-saving, your tasks may disturb badly. Sometimes due to Data Saver being turned on u may miss some important notifications from some app that uses data connection regularly.

After which update android introduces a circle plus icon on the notification bar?

Nougat updates include the feature to controls your data usage of the internet with a facility of data saver.

What will happen if the circle plus sign shows on the notification bar?

Data saver is the facility to save your data and the indicator icon for data usage and saver shows by circle plus notification icon.

Emails are stopped on my android phone but there is a weird icon showing on the notification bar with a plus half circle?