Weird icons

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  1. sirjonofun

    sirjonofun Member

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    Over the last couple of days some of my icons have been getting little cogs in the left hand corner. Anybody have any reasons why or at least how to fix it? Right now these are showing up on my phone ipod and mail icon. Yesterday it was not showing up on my ipod icon.

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  2. brovius

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    You installed backgrounder, the so-called badge you are talking about means that that application is backgrounded.
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    To make the icons stop appearing, go into the application and hold down the home button for 3 seconds

    You should see "backgrounding disabled" and then exit to the home screen.
    Youve noticed the "badge", as its called, has went away.
  4. sirjonofun

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    I thought that was what is was, however I had never enabled backgrounder on any of these apps and some of them would show up with the badge immediately after reboot. I have deleted backgrounder and that has fixed the problem, I just think that it's weird that they would start up backgrounded after a reboot.
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    yeah, seems peculiar.
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    its because those apps background by default. If you install SBsettings and see what processes are running those are always running unless your force quit them.

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