Article ID : SX631304 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

Why is GPS icon visible in status bar although location setting is off?

    You might experience that GPS icon is visible in status bar although location setting is off. This is a known issue that will be corrected in a future software release.

    Note! Software updates are released at different times depending on the operator, market, region or country. Therefore, we cannot give you an exact date for when a specific update will be available for your device. In addition, network operators and specific markets may choose not to use the updates for specific models.

    Affected Xperia devices and software versions

    • Xperia XZ1 with 47.1.A.12.34 or 47.1.A.12.75
    • Xperia XZ1 Compact with 47.1.A.12.34 or 47.1.A.12.75
    • Xperia XZ Premium with 47.1.A.12.34 or 47.1.A.12.75
    • Xperia XZs with  41.3.A.2.107 or earlier on Android 8
    • Xperia XZ with  41.3.A.2.107 or earlier on Android 8
    • Xperia X Performance with 41.3.A.2.107 or earlier on Android 8
    • Xperia X with 34.4.A.2.32 or earlier on Android 8
    • Xperia X Compact with 34.4.A.2.32 or earlier on Android 8