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on a galaxy s 3 how do you get rid of the red circle with a number on it on the phone icon

 
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Re: on a galaxy s 3 how do you get rid of the red circle with a number on it on the phone icon

I've looked up a few suggestions for you:

 

http://www.askmefast.com/Samsung_galaxy_s3_messages_red_circle_for_unread_message_is_not_going_away_...

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Re: on a galaxy s 3 how do you get rid of the red circle with a number on it on the phone icon

Tried all suggestions nothing worked
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Re: on a galaxy s 3 how do you get rid of the red circle with a number on it on the phone icon

Sounds like a bug that Samsung may be working on, that's all I can find out.

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Re: on a galaxy s 3 how do you get rid of the red circle with a number on it on the phone icon

It's a missed call notification. Go into your missed call list and view the missed call. Icon will then disappear.
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Re: on a galaxy s 3 how do you get rid of the red circle with a number on it on the phone icon


MI5 wrote:
It's a missed call notification. Go into your missed call list and view the missed call. Icon will then disappear.

That's the issue it won't go away and seems to be a known bug.

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Re: on a galaxy s 3 how do you get rid of the red circle with a number on it on the phone icon

The link you posted was relating to the message icon. The original question related to the phone icon....? The early S3 software did have the message icon bug but has now been corrected on open firmware.... Don't know if O2 are up to date with their releases though.....?
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Re: on a galaxy s 3 how do you get rid of the red circle with a number on it on the phone icon

Ah right, thanks for that.

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