Samsung Galaxy S6 Mobile data shortcut disappeared in status bar

If you possess a Samsung Galaxy S6, then you will have received in recent days the following problem under certain circumstances. The icon for the activation of the "mobile data" in the status bar is gone. This is of course annoying because if the mobile data is still active, itcannot be easily disabled.
In this guide we want to show you first how to disable the mobile data on the Samsung Galaxy S6 without the icon in the status bar.

1. Disable or enable Mobile data without the Quick Launch icon in the status bar

Opens from the Home Screen the menu and then the Settings. Search for "data usage" and tap on the entry, if you find it. You can now see in the next window an option with "Mobile data". By switching the controller, the mobile data connection can now be deactivated.

2. How can I restore the "Mobile data" shortcut icon in the status bar?

The cause of the disappearance of the icon "Mobile data" in the status bar of your Samsung Galaxy S6 is a bit mysterious. Samsung itself has for the moment no reasonable solution, except to create a backup reset the device to factory settings and then restore the backup. Of course, Samsung is working parallel to a new firmware update in which this issue is resolved.

Who cannot wait for so long, can use a patch from a XDA-Developers user that will return the buttons again. Here is the link: Mobile Data Patch

Use the patch on your own risk!

Unfortunately the Android Lollipop 5.0.2 firmware on the Samsung Galaxy S6 has still hiding many small bugs and the problem with the sudden disappearance of the Mobile Data Shortcuts in the status bar is one of them.

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