Visible Data Indicators for CM12.x/13 ROMs

Custom ROMs especially CM and CM based ROMs feature clean and simple material design. But this design also made data indicators to be hidden. Some users need to know the current network type when browsing the internet using cellular data. This post will guide custom ROM users how to make data indicators visible on their ROM.




  1. Open Terminal Emulator.
  2. Type these commands:
  • <then press enter>
settings put global captive_portal_detection_enabled 0
  • <note: it is a number zero, then press enter>
  1. If you are using data connection while doing this, just turn off the data and turn it on again. And you will see the data indicator is now visible.



  • Mark Herrero
  • Google
  • AMD

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