What does this symbol mean?

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  1. kyleplusitunes

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    If you look at the attached image, my Wifi network shows an icon that is chain linked? What does it mean? Has anyone seen this before?
     

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  2. Hondamaker

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    Wow, I've never seen that one before! Wish I could be of more help...but that's weird!
     
  3. kyleplusitunes

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    A little more info, the network I am connected to is my jail broken iPhone 4, posting from my 4s, but it also shows up the same on my MacBook
     

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  4. fijiman

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    Do you play "World of WarCraft"...?
     
  5. RoofMonkey

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    Personal hot spot indicator.
    Snipped from the net below:
    Using Personal Hotspot from an iPad or iPod touch

    Any Wi-Fi capable device that supports WPA2 Personal security should be able to use the Personal Hotspot via Wi-Fi, including all iPod touch and iPad models regardless of iOS version. However, when using an iOS 4.3 device, Personal Hotspot networks will be indicated with a chain link icon instead of the standard Wi-Fi icon used for other W-Fi networks.
     
  6. fijiman

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    There blows my theory...:D
     
  7. Hondamaker

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    Awesome info! Thanks for finding that. I was stumped.
     
  8. Sharunda

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    Yes that is a personal hot spot indicator. I have so many people at work who have their personal WiFi's on but locked. They do not share. Even a guy in my group won't share. Can't blame them though.
     
  9. RoofMonkey

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    Luck, pure luck. I didn't have a clue either. :D
     
  10. ZR_Yancy

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    I had a friend with an iPad 2 at work and she found several personal hotspots as well.
     

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