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Questions about the System-tray that is displayed as a small bar across the top of the screen in Portrait mode.

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What do these arrows mean in the status bar?

After recently updating my phone1, the following arrows above the cellular signal strength indicator and WiFi icon appear periodically. What do they indicate? 1OS version: 8.10.14176.243
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Is the Wi-Fi symbol always supposed to have “full connection”

The symbol in the top bar always shows the 4 bars, when WIFI is activated. Is this normal, or should it (as on iPhone) represent the WIFI strength?
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How do I explicitly dismiss a toast notification without having to wait for it to disappear on its own?

On Windows Phone when events of interest happen on the phone such as finding a nearby Wi-Fi network when your disconnected, a new text message arrives or an app wants to let you know something ...
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How can I force the system tray/clock to show in Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer hides the clock, forcing me to jump out of the application in order to see what the time is. Is there a way to force the clock (and other icons to show) while browsing?
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How can I show tray hidden icons (such as data connection)?

When not contextually relevant (ie. after a WiFi connection), the tray icons at the top of the screen disappear. How can I force them to appear so that I can check (for example) my connection ...