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Bug: Wi-Fi icon changes state when entering an app [released]

asked 2014-02-01 14:39:15 +0200

nodevel gravatar image

updated 2014-04-13 23:51:33 +0200

chemist gravatar image

This looks like a new bug introduced in and it is quite annoying

When you are connected to Wi-Fi and open an app, for small a moment (blink of an eye), you can see the Wi-Fi icon change from the current state to 'exclamation mark' as there was some kind of a problem.

At first, I tought I was seeing things - I had a sudden feeling my internet got disconnected, but when I peaked back, everything was alright. It took me some time to figure out that the icon is actually changing.

After multiple tries, I was finally able to take a screenshot: Before and after this, the icon was 'Connected'

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by nodevel
close date 2014-04-11 18:23:34.116576


Observed the same since latest software upgrade!

molan ( 2014-02-05 14:30:59 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-02-04 23:52:57 +0200

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updated 2014-02-05 13:52:00 +0200

I did see it too with the Jolla being under a 16+ load and working Internet connection. I do not see it at lower loads. What is the load of your Jolla? e.g. the output of the command "uptime" in a terminal

The exclamtion mark shows continious when connected to a network without internet connection, my accesspoint with disconnected network cable:

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This has nothing to do with my original question. I know what the icon means and there was no problem with internet connection on my Jolla. Please read the question again...

nodevel ( 2014-02-05 13:34:16 +0200 )edit

Was does uptime give?

richhanz ( 2014-02-05 13:39:55 +0200 )edit

Considering when the update was released (requires at least one reboot) and the time of my question/screenshot, I'd say about 2-3 hours.... :)

nodevel ( 2014-02-05 13:49:38 +0200 )edit

Off course, and the shown load? Like: uptime result

richhanz ( 2014-02-05 13:58:11 +0200 )edit

I'll tell you when I reproduce the issue again. I guess I wasn't clear enough and should have added screenshots 1s before and 1s after. The wifi icon was showing full signal, the internet was working as usual, there was just 1 device connected to the router... I think it is a UI issue rather than connectivity issue.

nodevel ( 2014-02-05 14:18:28 +0200 )edit

answered 2014-04-11 18:23:09 +0200

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It looks like this has been fixed in the (aka Sailfish 1.0) update. Closing this for now, but feel free to reopen, if it still affects you.

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