1. Itstakenovermylife's Avatar
    Anyone ever see this before? What's the little house mean up by my signal strength indicator?
    Little House by Signal Strength-img_20140410_090703.png

    Posted via CB10
    04-13-14 10:26 AM
  2. zocster's Avatar
    verizon? network extender?
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    04-13-14 10:30 AM
  3. Itstakenovermylife's Avatar
    verizon? network extender?
    Yes to Verizon. And this popped up when I was sitting in a restaurant.

    Posted via CB10
    04-13-14 10:34 AM
  4. DawgMan's Avatar
    Are you on Verizon? I was thinking it could be a network extender like a repeater.

    Posted via CB10
    04-13-14 10:35 AM
  5. DawgMan's Avatar
    verizon? network extender?
    You beat me to it.

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    04-13-14 10:35 AM
  6. Itstakenovermylife's Avatar
    LOL. No problem. Strange though, isn't it? First time I've ever seen it, and I Google'd the hell out of it and came up with nothing.

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    04-13-14 10:37 AM
  7. Itstakenovermylife's Avatar
    Funny update: I was in a Verizon store today for an unrelated matter, so I showed the Tech my screenshot that I posted here. He said "Oh that means you're just on your home wifi network.". I said oh ok, I must live in a sushi restaurant on Wall St. then. ::facepalm::

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    04-17-14 04:07 AM
  8. Maserati Storm's Avatar
    That's weird I have this when I'm on.wifi
    Little House by Signal Strength-img_20140417_115610.png

    Posted via CB10
    04-17-14 10:57 AM
  9. FrankIAm's Avatar
    That's weird I have this when I'm on.wifi
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    Why is it weird? Looks like completely normal behavior.
    04-17-14 11:09 AM
  10. Maserati Storm's Avatar
    Whoops, I meant weird to the op. My wifi looks normal hehe

    Posted via CB10
    04-17-14 02:18 PM
  11. Itstakenovermylife's Avatar
    It definitely is weird. I only got that little house when I was sitting a restaurant. Normally I have the same as everyone else... it's definitely an anomaly.

    Maybe it's my Z30 telling me it's time to buy a new house?

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    04-17-14 08:06 PM
  12. kjjb0204's Avatar
    It's definitely a verizon network extender. That restaurant may be in a bad area and they set one up for the owners/workers, whoever. They didn't lock it down, so any verizon phone can connect. I think it's up to 4 devices.
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    04-21-14 07:57 PM
  13. jhanks64's Avatar
    I started getting this at a client's office recently and wondered where it was coming from.

    Today I was at the office next door and discovered they had gotten the Verizon extender because the owners Samsung Galaxy S3 had such a hard time getting a good signal. All of the people in the office next door didn't have any problems with their BlackBerry phones.

    Today I showed the Galaxy user (previous Bold 9650 + PlayBook user) the Verizon Z30 and he seemed receptive to returning to BlackBerry.

    The thing is, a guy with a BlackBerry Torch 9850 complains that ever since they got the Extender next door, he has problems sending text messages. He also mentioned he hears a beep at the beginning of phone calls.

    I would like to find a way to disable using the Network Extender if possible.

    Posted using CB10 on my Verizon Z10
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    05-02-14 07:35 PM