Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop star in notification bar - Meaning

If you have your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 updated to the new firmware Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, then you'll probably notice a still unknown icon in the notification bar at the top of the screen. This icon is in the shape of a star. What the star icon in the notification bar of your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with Android Lollipop 5.0.1 means that we want to tell you now vividly.

The Star belongs to the new "interruptions" mode, which can be used in the settings of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Android lollipop. If the interrupt mode is set to "Important", then a star symbol in the status bar of your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 appears.

Status "Important" in the "interrupt mode", which is also called "priority mode" means that only calls and notifications appear, you have previously considered as important. This includes notifications such as calendar reminders or the alarm clock in the morning.

For the settings of the interrupt mode navigate from the home screen of your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to the following submenu:

Menu --> Settings --> Sound & Notifications --> Do not disturb

You know now what the star icon in Android Lollipop on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 means and how to adjust the settings in interupt mode.

To turn now interrupt mode quickly on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, pulls the status bar with two fingers from the top to the middle of the screen. Tap now on the symbol with the star, which you can find at the end of the shortcuts. The following settings are possible in break mode:

  • None
  • Important (star icon will be displayed)
  • All

Select "All". Finished!

The star icon will disappear and the interrupt mode in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is disabled on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

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