1. Annie_i6s's Avatar
    I've noticed recently that this "network activity gear" seems to be continuously working and I'm wondering why. I've never noticed it continually spinning before..Click image for larger version. 

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    Last edited by Annie_i6s; 06-14-2016 at 09:57 AM. Reason: Updated my question
    06-14-2016 09:33 AM
  2. kataran's Avatar
    It could be a number of things like mail syncing

    Double tap your home button and swipe up to close all apps and see if it's an app working in the background
    06-14-2016 11:06 AM
  3. Annie_i6s's Avatar
    Thanks! I think you're right... it's mail syncing! I closed all apps and it was still spinning. So I did a forced restart and that seemed to stop it. Then a few minutes ago, I was checking mail, and saw it spinning again. But it stopped this time! I was just concerned for my battery life and data usage!
    06-14-2016 11:10 AM
  4. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Thanks! I think you're right... it's mail syncing! I closed all apps and it was still spinning. So I did a forced restart and that seemed to stop it. Then a few minutes ago, I was checking mail, and saw it spinning again. But it stopped this time! I was just concerned for my battery life and data usage!
    It's usually the app store after updating apps. I wouldn't get in a habit of swiping out all your apps. It's hard on the apps and uses more resources to open back up.
    06-14-2016 02:47 PM
  5. Annie_i6s's Avatar
    That's good t know as well!!! Thanks!
    06-14-2016 02:51 PM
  6. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    That's good t know as well!!! Thanks!
    I call the gear thingy a spinning wheel. Other than app updates, I really don't know what else causes it. It doesn't usually last long.
    06-14-2016 04:48 PM
  7. jimkraz's Avatar
    You can of course set mail only to come down when you want in your mail settings.
    06-16-2016 08:49 AM

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