Why is there a red dot on my iPhone?
These indicators appear when the microphone and/or camera are being used by an app.
An orange indicator means the microphone is being used by an app on your iPhone..
What does a red dot on an app mean?
It generally means that that app has that many notifications inside them that they want you to know about. It’s called a “Notification Dot”. You should be able to turn them off if you don’t like them. … Or, you can do it in your phone’s settings and turn it off for ALL apps.
Why does my Google icon have a 1 on it?
Option #1: Clear the Google Play Store Badge Notice that there is an orange “1” at the top right of the Google Play app icon. This indicates an update is available, but as Samuel mentions, the Google Play update notification is stuck. To clear the badge: Locate the Google Play icon on your phone.
How do I get rid of the red number on my app icon?
On your device, navigate to Settings -> Application Manager -> All -> BadgeProvider. Within these preferences, select Force Stop, then Disable. Restart your device and you’ll notice that any pre-existing app icon badges are now gone, and no new ones will show up.