Android key-icon in statusbar

Matthias Urlichs matthias at
Tue Nov 20 09:01:43 CET 2018

On 17.11.18 17:01, Robert Walli wrote:
> I’v installed wireguard-app from play store on android 8.1.
> If using the userspace version i get a "key-icon" in the status-bar when a tunnel is active.
> Switching to the kernel version the icon is not working any more.

The key in the status bar is displayed by Android whenever a VPN-ish
program redirects packets to userspace.

With in-kernel routing there is no such thing, so the key should be
replicated by the controlling app.

-- Matthias Urlichs

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